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 »

Including EU VAT in WooCommerce

When selling digital goods in the European Union, taxes need to be paid. Since 2015, electronic services and products in Europe are bound to the value added tax (VAT). Though they are not collected by an european institution, but every member state is required to adopt the VAT law. Practically, this means that even though one… Read more »

Language corrections using .po files

Most themes and plugins automatically recognize the language version of your WordPress installation and the country you work from. Then they install the right language package and without ever noticing the different language versions, everything is shown in the right language. But what if a different language then automatically detected is needed? Or what if the… Read more »

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  • 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 »

  • Including EU VAT in WooCommerce

    When selling digital goods in the European Union, taxes need to be paid. Since 2015, electronic services and products in Europe are bound to the value added tax (VAT). Though they are not collected by an european institution, but every member state is required to adopt the VAT law. Practically, this means that even though one… Read more »

  • Language corrections using .po files

    Most themes and plugins automatically recognize the language version of your WordPress installation and the country you work from. Then they install the right language package and without ever noticing the different language versions, everything is shown in the right language. But what if a different language then automatically detected is needed? Or what if the… Read more »