Posts on WordPress CMS, plugins, themes, and functionality.
If your Salient Child Theme dynamic-combined.css path is wrong, you probably need to create a blank dynamic-combined.css file in your Child Theme.
Part 4 of my WordPress tutorial to help developers teach clients about WordPress. Part 4 discusses Writing Settings.
Part 3 of my WordPress tutorial to help developers teach clients about WordPress. Part 3 discusses General Settings.
Part 2 of my WordPress tutorial to bridge the knowledge gap. This tutorial will help you teach your clients about WordPress.
A WordPress tutorial to bridge the knowledge gap. Chances are your clients don't know much about WordPress. This tutorial will help you teach them.
WordPress Themes 2015: the Sorry State of the WordPress Union. WordPress core should handle layouts instead of letting theme builders mess it up.
Getting an "XML-RPC services are disabled on this site" error from your WordPress app? If you're running Wordfence, update to 5.0.3+ to solve this problem.
Trying to use WordPress Contact Form 7 and Fancybox 3? It's possible—and actually pretty easy—but there's a catch. Here's what you need to know.
WordPress Jetpack development mode not working? Tried Jetpack's JETPACK_DEV_DEBUG parameter but still can't activate some modules offline?
WP No Category Base not working? Your "/blog" or static front Custom Structure is being stripped from your permalinks and you're getting 404 errors right? This is probably why.
This tutorial explains how to import large data sets into WordPress. Most WP installs allow XML files of up to 7MB. But even when importing 2MB, the process still fails. Here's why and how to fix it.
WordPress' Jetpack plugin was causing a memory leak and throwing a fatal PHP error. Here's how I fixed it.
A quick cry for help: Knead Child Theme not working? I started a thread Obox Design's support forum and I'm repeating it so more people can find it.
Is your WordPress Post Date not showing with every entry? Here's how to fix a broken post_date() function if some entries are missing a published date.
Got the "More Than One OG URL Specified" error in Facebook Debugger? Jetpack is conflicting with WordPress SEO plugin. Here's how to fix it.
How to remove WordPress Jetpack CSS from your WordPress blog, a copy-and-paste PHP code example. Paste example block into your theme's functions.php file to see your Jetpack CSS disappear.
W3 Total Cache is on the fritz. The site won't load & I get "unsupported form of compression" from Firefox & "cannot decode raw data" from Safari/iPhone. Frederick Townes & W3 Edge to the rescue!
Are WordPress comment-notification emails broken? I'm no longer getting notification emails when people comment on my posts. My last three posts have all received comments. I should/would have approved and replied to those comments immediately, but I never saw them.
These are my favorite WordPress plugins. I use them on all of my WP sites and I highly recommend them. They're useful. They're easy to configure. And, best of all, they're free. I've compiled this list in hopes that it might help other WordPress fans with their projects.