What to do if an update breaks your WordPress site

Updates are important, if not to say mandatory. They make your site more secure, more compatible, more functional and durable. Nevertheless, they can also cause sites to break, usually caused by numerous different kinds of conflicts between old and new code If things break in your live website or WooCommerce store, I hope you took that… Read more »

Updating WooCommerce

How to update WooCommerce like a Pro

WooCommerce in a WordPress installation can be a powerful e-commerce setup. To stay that way, the CMS and the plugin need to be upgraded to ensure performance, to stay secure and to look and function continuously well. As important as these updates are, there can always be bugs and conflicts when installing an update on… Read more »

WordPress Speed Optimization

Geschwindigkeitsoptimierung und WordPress

Ladegeschwindigkeit ist wichtg. Sehr wichtig. Eine Infografik auf Loadstorm zeigt, dass schon eine Ladezeitverlängerung von 1 Sekunde zu Verlusten in Conversion, Page Views und Kundenzufriedenheit führen. Zudem beeinflusst die Ladegeschwindigeit dein Google Ranking. Speed Optimization ist dadurch sehr zu empfehlen. Gründe für langsame Webseiten Bevor du anfängst, deine Ladezeit zu verbessern, ist es hilfreich zu verstehen,… Read more »

SEPA and WooCommerce Subscriptions

In Europe and in my experience a lot in Germany, direct debit is a commonly used payment method – no matter if for single payments or subscriptions. Credit Cards on the other hand are much less widespread. Instead there are still many households who don’t even own one. And cheques and paying with them are… Read more »

How to change a multisite subdirectory to the primary domain

Working with Multisite in WordPress has many advantages. You can easily manage and create similar websites, while they still act as separate sites for visitors. While you can easily change subdomain directories from one to another, replacing the main domain with a subdirectories content and vice versa is a different topic. It happened to me… Read more »

How to hide the Price Range for WooCommerce Variable Products

If you sell a variable product on WooCommerce, it’s quite likely that different options come with different prices. In your store, customers can then choose a certain variation and will be charged the according price. When selling many different options, in some cases store owners don’t want their customers to look at the full price… Read more »

The Storefront Parallax Image Plugin

The Prallax effect is a nice add-on for modern websites. While adding some interesting looks, it’s not obtrusive and it makes scrolling down a page more fun – at least in my opinion. WooThemes has a nice extension that integrates with Storefront: Storefront Parallax Hero. There are two different ways, to integrate a parallax effect into… Read more »

Removing the Storefront header padding

Storefront can be a great theme, but it comes with some hard-coded features, I personally don’t like. One of them is the huge padding around the header. I like headers to be rather slim and less “in your face”. The setup used in this post is the Storefront Theme and the Storefront Designer extension. The designer adds… Read more »

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Displaying the featured image on facebook

Publishing a blog post for most bloggers automatically include posting it on facebook, twitter, and all other networks to spread the content. Unfortunately, facebook does not always pick up on the featured image and instead shows a different image, the header image or no image at all. How facebook choses which image to display Facebook retrieves… Read more »

Why I love working with WooThemes Canvas

The Canvas theme Canvas describes itself as: “a clean, minimalistic and beautiful WordPress theme framework or so called starter theme that you can use as-is or customize it via Theme Options. Canvas Theme Options provides with over 100 different values you can tweak to change font size, color, background, widget styling, layout width, featured image size… Read more »

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  • What to do if an update breaks your WordPress site

    Updates are important, if not to say mandatory. They make your site more secure, more compatible, more functional and durable. Nevertheless, they can also cause sites to break, usually caused by numerous different kinds of conflicts between old and new code If things break in your live website or WooCommerce store, I hope you took that… Read more »

  • Updating WooCommerce

    How to update WooCommerce like a Pro

    WooCommerce in a WordPress installation can be a powerful e-commerce setup. To stay that way, the CMS and the plugin need to be upgraded to ensure performance, to stay secure and to look and function continuously well. As important as these updates are, there can always be bugs and conflicts when installing an update on… Read more »

  • WordPress Speed Optimization

    Geschwindigkeitsoptimierung und WordPress

    Ladegeschwindigkeit ist wichtg. Sehr wichtig. Eine Infografik auf Loadstorm zeigt, dass schon eine Ladezeitverlängerung von 1 Sekunde zu Verlusten in Conversion, Page Views und Kundenzufriedenheit führen. Zudem beeinflusst die Ladegeschwindigeit dein Google Ranking. Speed Optimization ist dadurch sehr zu empfehlen. Gründe für langsame Webseiten Bevor du anfängst, deine Ladezeit zu verbessern, ist es hilfreich zu verstehen,… Read more »

  • SEPA and WooCommerce Subscriptions

    In Europe and in my experience a lot in Germany, direct debit is a commonly used payment method – no matter if for single payments or subscriptions. Credit Cards on the other hand are much less widespread. Instead there are still many households who don’t even own one. And cheques and paying with them are… Read more »

  • How to change a multisite subdirectory to the primary domain

    Working with Multisite in WordPress has many advantages. You can easily manage and create similar websites, while they still act as separate sites for visitors. While you can easily change subdomain directories from one to another, replacing the main domain with a subdirectories content and vice versa is a different topic. It happened to me… Read more »

  • How to hide the Price Range for WooCommerce Variable Products

    If you sell a variable product on WooCommerce, it’s quite likely that different options come with different prices. In your store, customers can then choose a certain variation and will be charged the according price. When selling many different options, in some cases store owners don’t want their customers to look at the full price… Read more »

  • The Storefront Parallax Image Plugin

    The Prallax effect is a nice add-on for modern websites. While adding some interesting looks, it’s not obtrusive and it makes scrolling down a page more fun – at least in my opinion. WooThemes has a nice extension that integrates with Storefront: Storefront Parallax Hero. There are two different ways, to integrate a parallax effect into… Read more »

  • Removing the Storefront header padding

    Storefront can be a great theme, but it comes with some hard-coded features, I personally don’t like. One of them is the huge padding around the header. I like headers to be rather slim and less “in your face”. The setup used in this post is the Storefront Theme and the Storefront Designer extension. The designer adds… Read more »

  • Displaying the featured image on facebook

    Publishing a blog post for most bloggers automatically include posting it on facebook, twitter, and all other networks to spread the content. Unfortunately, facebook does not always pick up on the featured image and instead shows a different image, the header image or no image at all. How facebook choses which image to display Facebook retrieves… Read more »

  • Why I love working with WooThemes Canvas

    The Canvas theme Canvas describes itself as: “a clean, minimalistic and beautiful WordPress theme framework or so called starter theme that you can use as-is or customize it via Theme Options. Canvas Theme Options provides with over 100 different values you can tweak to change font size, color, background, widget styling, layout width, featured image size… Read more »