Category: Web Development

How to make your own “Font Awesome”

Posted on 31 October 2023

Recently we updgraded the Plexaweb website and wanted to make some things a bit leaner to gain on performance. One thing we did notice was the size of the font awesome font and CSS was massive in comparison to the handful of icons we used. To get around this we decided to DIY it. Download …Read more.

How to Use ld+json Schema Markup for FAQ’s so They Show Up on Google Search

Posted on 15 March 2023

If you’re looking to improve your website’s search engine optimization (SEO) and drive more traffic to your site, implementing Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) is a great way to achieve this. However, to make your FAQ section more visible and effective, you need to optimize it with schema markup, specifically ld+json. In this article, we’ll explore …Read more.

How to use PHP to add breadcrumbs to your WordPress theme

Posted on 13 March 2023

If you’re using WordPress for your website or blog, you’re likely familiar with Yoast SEO plugin. One of the features of Yoast SEO is the breadcrumb trail, which helps visitors navigate your site and understand where they are in the site hierarchy. While Yoast SEO automatically generates breadcrumbs for most themes, if you’re using a …Read more.

How to Use a PHP Function to Hide the Quantity of an Item on a WooCommerce Website

Posted on 12 March 2023

If you want to hide the quantity of a product on your WooCommerce website, using a PHP function is an effective way to achieve this goal. This article will guide you through the steps of using a PHP function to hide the quantity of an item on your WooCommerce website. Understanding the Importance of a …Read more.

How to Speed Up a WordPress Website: 10 Key Techniques for Optimisation

Posted on 6 March 2023

A slow website can have a significant negative impact on user experience, search engine rankings, and conversions. When it comes to WordPress, slow website speed can be due to various reasons such as using heavy themes, plugins, unoptimised images, and a sluggish database. Fortunately, there are several techniques available to help you speed up your …Read more.

How to add custom user meta data in a WooCommerce sign up form

Posted on 2 March 2023

Step 1: Create the Custom User Meta Data Field The first step is to create the custom user meta data field that you want to add to the WooCommerce sign-up form. You can add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or create a new plugin: // Add custom user meta data field function add_custom_user_meta_data_field( …Read more.

How to Properly Include JavaScript in a WordPress Theme or Plugin

Posted on 27 February 2023

When it comes to including JavaScript in a WordPress theme or plugin, there are some best practices that you should follow. By using the proper method of including JavaScript, you can improve the performance of your website and ensure that your code is compatible with other plugins and themes. In this article, we’ll explore the …Read more.

How to Disable XML-RPC in cPanel using .htaccess

Posted on 16 February 2023

XML-RPC is a protocol that allows remote access to WordPress sites. While it has some benefits, it can also be a security risk, as it can be used by hackers to launch DDoS attacks or brute-force attacks on your website. If you’re not using any plugins or apps that require XML-RPC, it’s a good idea …Read more.

Why you should keep your WordPress plugins up-to-date

Posted on 12 February 2023

WordPress is a popular platform that powers millions of websites and blogs. One of the reasons for its popularity is the availability of numerous plugins that extend its functionality. Plugins help users add features and customize their WordPress site to meet their specific needs. However, these plugins require constant updates to stay secure and compatible …Read more.

Why you might want to choose WordPress over Umbraco

Posted on 12 February 2023

WordPress and Umbraco are both popular content management systems (CMS) that are used for building websites and web applications. While both platforms have their unique features and benefits, WordPress is the more widely used CMS, powering over 40% of all websites on the internet. Easy One of the primary reasons for the widespread popularity of …Read more.