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Beginners experiences on converting my graphic design skills and static page layout skills to a full content management system, starting with wordpress ….

 

Excel-Like Price Changer for WooCommerce

May 21st in Wordpress Plugins by Wordpress Jedi . WooCommerce is a powerful plugin capable of handling small and large stores. If you have too many products, making price changes one item at a time will not be the best way to use your time. The Excel-Like Price Changer for WooCommerce lets you make changes to your product information as you would in a spreadsheet. How to fix your hacked WordPress site The Light version ...
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How to Add Magnifying Zoom for Images in WordPress

Do you want to add an Amazon like magnifying zoom for images in WordPress? Zooming images allow users to see details that they would not see in a normal sized image. In this article, we will show you how to easily add magnifying zoom for images in WordPress. Adding Magnifying Zoom for WordPress Images First thing you need to do is install and activate the WP Image Zoom plugin. For more details, see our step ...

Regain Disk Space from Homebrew

One of my favorite utilities is Homebrew, the shell utility for installing and upgrading other utilities -- it's a lazy developer's dream.  Dreams can easily turn to nightmares, however, and I recently learned that Homebrew caches older versions of installed packages, leading to loads of disk space being used up by old files. Want all of that disk space back?  Run brew cleanup -s: I understand why Homebrew keeps the previous versions around but when ...
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ShapeShift for WordPress Lets You Exchange Cryptocurrencies

May 20th in Wordpress Plugins by Wordpress Jedi . Those of you who have invested in less popular altcoins know that exchanging them to other currencies is not always a smooth a process. Thankfully, there are a bunch of decent cryptocurrency exchange sites that can help you with that. The ShapeShift plugin is also worth a look. It lets you trade blockchain assets effortlessly. ????️ Divi Builder drag & drop page builder for WP This ...
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Brilliant Directory Theme for WordPress

May 19th in WordPress Themes by Wordpress Jedi . You can build almost any kind of site based on WordPress. We have already covered a bunch of plugins that can turn your site into an online directory. Brilliant Directory for WordPress can also help. It is a commercial theme with support for unlimited custom fields, categories, and packages. Tip: 20 ways to drive more traffic to your site Brilliant Directory is responsive and mobile friendly ...
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Interest Only Loan & Mortgage Calculator for WordPress

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WordPress 4.9.6 Privacy and Maintenance Release

WordPress 4.9.6 is now available. This is a privacy and maintenance release. We encourage you to update your sites to take advantage of the new privacy features. Privacy The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect on May 25. The GDPR requires companies and site owners to be transparent about how they collect, use, and share personal data. It also gives individuals more access and choice when it comes to how their own ...
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13 Best Content Marketing Tools and Plugins for WordPress (Expert Pick)

Are you looking for the best content marketing tools and plugins that will help you create killer content for your WordPress blog? Great content helps you increase your website traffic, get more subscribers, and grow your sales. In this article, we have hand-picked the best content marketing tools and plugins for your WordPress site. Why Do You Need Content Marketing Tools & Plugins? Often businesses rely on their best guesses to create a content strategy ...

CDN, Web Security, and DDoS Protection from Incapsula (Sponsored)

There used to be day that you could have a small to large website that didn't require protection and worldwide CDN but, with how easy it is to initiate a DDoS attack and how important website speed is for search engine placement, it's a given that you should look for a service to handle CDN and web security needs, regardless of the size of your site.  Over the past few months I've been experimenting with ...
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Everest Google Places Reviews for WordPress

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How to Create a Product Catalog in WordPress (without a Shopping Cart)

Do you want to create a product catalog in WordPress without adding a full-blown shopping cart? Sometimes businesses want to take order by phone while still displaying their product catalog on the website. In this article, we will show you how to easily create a product catalog in WordPress without a shopping cart. Why Add a Product Catalog without Shopping Cart> Some businesses have products that they can’t sell online because they have an undetermined ...

Detect WebVR Support with JavaScript

It's been two years since I was heavily involved with WebVR at Mozilla but, despite not contributing every day, I can see VR making leaps and bounds, from Firefox making an increased effort to Chrome pushing VR and Oculus and HTC (Vive) improving their offerings.  Native games are getting better but, more importantly, browsers are getting faster and three.js and aframe are empowering incredible VR experiences with JavaScript. Before you can serve up VR experiences, ...
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What is GDPR, anyway?

Everyone is talking about it — What is GDPR, anyway? General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the new European Union privacy law, approved in 2016 jointly by European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission. GDPR will replace the existing European Data Protection Directive (which btw, came into the picture in 1995), which will be in effect until May 25, 2018. Post this date, GDPR will supersede and all the laws attached to data protection ...
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WooCommerce Social Login Plugin

May 16th in Wordpress Plugins by Wordpress Jedi . Plenty of top websites and online stores allow their users to login using their custom credentials. Care to add such feature to your website? The WooCommerce Social Login plugin lets you do just that. It integrates with your login and registration pages and supports Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and many other social networks. Currently Trending Themes The plugin not only makes your website more user-friendly but ...
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How to Display Your Facebook Page Reviews in WordPress

Do you want to show your Facebook page reviews and ratings on your blog? Facebook reviews include user ratings of your products or services which is a great social proof for boosting conversions. In this article, we will show you how to display your Facebook page reviews on your WordPress site. Why You Should Display Your Facebook Page Reviews? Facebook pages have a review system that allow users to post reviews and rate their favorite ...

Get React Component Data by DOM Node

Retrieving a React component's DOM node is fairly simple from within the component itself, but what if you want to work backward:  retrieve a component's instance by DOM node?  This is a task that the old Dojo Toolkit's Dijit framework allowed with the dijit.byId method, so it made me think if you could do the same with React.  It turns out you can retrieve a component instance by DOM node! The following function allows you ...
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WordPress eCommerce Notification: Display Real-time Sales to Your Customers

May 15th in Wordpress Plugins by Wordpress Jedi . There are already a bunch of awesome plugins that let you bring your store online. You will still have to promote your store aggressively and provide your customers with incentives and triggers to achieve more sales. WordPress eCommerce Notification is a handy plugin that lets you display what others are buying on your site. Learn How to Code ➡️ PHP, CSS, JavaScript, WP Coding This plugin ...
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How to Better Manage Online Booking in WordPress with StartBooking

Do you want to better manage online booking on your WordPress site? Many WordPress businesses and individuals rely on a booking system to efficiently run their business and manage customers. In this article, we will show you how to better manage online booking in WordPress with StartBooking. Why Manage Online Booking in WordPress with StartBooking Often business websites need an online booking management system to allow customers to book appointments online without calling. Aside from ...

How to Add an Image in WordPress Sidebar Widget

Do you want to add an image to a sidebar widget in WordPress? By default, WordPress makes it easy to upload and add images anywhere on your website. In this article, we will show you how to easily add an image in your WordPress sidebar widget. We will share multiple methods, so you can use one that works best for you. Adding an Image in WordPress Using The Image Widget The easiest way to add ...

How to Get a React Component’s Element

JSX is an amazing pseudo-language for React, and if I'm honest, it's what brought me to love React so much.  Using React without JSX is cumbersome and frustrating, while using JSX is such an easier way to express your code.  One drawback of JSX, however, is that it makes accessing component elements indirect, if not difficult. The truth is that accessing a component's own elements is actually much easier than most think.  Let's look at ...
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