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Video Dashboard for WordPress – Now With Vimeo Support

Video Dashboard plugin in the WordPress Repository - Now with Vimeo Support

We just updated the plugin we have in the WordPress repository – Video Dashboard. As many of you already know, this plugin allows you to embed a streaming video into the dashboard of your WordPress website. For a couple years now I’ve been wanting to add Vimeo support to it, and I am happy to report that we have completed … Read More

Why Your WordPress Site is So Slow

Headline for the blog post on Why Your WordPress Site is So Slow

Whatever you’ve read in the past about why your WordPress website is slow, throw it away. If you have books, burn them. Because they are all beating around the bush. Take a look at the following chart. What we’ve done here is highlighted the main areas which affect website load times. Website Load Times – Importance of Various Factors Take … Read More

Is WordPress Website Down?

Sometimes WordPress just crashes...

Whether it’s the WordPress.com site or your own WordPress self-hosted website, sometimes it might go offline and if it does, you’d like to know about it! If you’re sure it’s down, then you’ll want to get WordPress working as soon as possible. But how can you tell for sure if it’s down? Oftentimes there are issues that are just on … Read More

New Website for Division 12 of the APA Launched

We are proud to announce the launch of a new website for Dissemination & Implementation, a project of the Society of Clinical Psychology. This is a project we’ve been collaborating with for some time and are happy to reveal to the general public. One of the biggest concerns from Division 12 (SCP) was regarding the extensive blocks of content that … Read More

The 9 Best Manufacturing Website Examples in Minnesota

The current state of Manufacturing websites in Minnesota is, quite frankly, very poor at the moment. I looked through hundreds of websites and was disheartened at the lack of quality I found. It seems many manufacturing and industrial companies don’t put much stock in their website design, which is a shame. Even for B2B companies and those in Manufacturing and … Read More

Redirection Plugin Not Working for HTML Pages

Today I want to focus on a very simple problem that’s pretty easy to solve. This problem occurs when using the Redirection plugin for WordPress and attempting to redirect .html or .htm pages and having it not work. This could also apply to any instance of a static page ending in .php, .txt, .zip, or whatever else you might have. … Read More

New Responsive WordPress Website for Burnsville Marketing Company

We recently completed a new website for the fantastic company Wild Fig Marketing based out of Burnsville, MN. We’ve been partners with them for many years and are excited to be releasing their new website. The site is notable for a few of its attributes: Utilizes a fully-responsive design Parallax scrolling Side navigation WordPress X Theme and Cornerstone Frontend editor … Read More

How to Limit BackWPup Storage Space Usage

While BackWPup might be a decent backup solution for WordPress in the right circumstances, one of its features which seems to be pointlessly difficult to figure out is how to restrict the number of backups it stores and the space they take up. You would think this would be incredibly obvious, but it actually isn’t! Once you know how to … Read More

Why Your .htaccess Redirects Never Work in WordPress

For years, I kept making simple .htaccess 301 redirects for old pages on my WordPress sites, and they¬†never¬†seemed to work! It was incredibly frustrating, especially since I would always test out my redirects with an .htaccess checker, and they would always pass. I kept thinking maybe I just didn’t have the required mastery of regular expressions, or possibly I was … Read More

How to Change Default Page Template in X Theme

Today we have a relatively simple task: changing the default page template within X Theme. You can use this to set all your misc. pages to be full width and hide the sidebar, or you could even change the side the sidebar is on. It’s really easy to do, so let’s begin! Setting the Default Page Template Go to X … Read More