How to Fix: WordPress Site not Working on Localhost After Port Change

If you have installed WordPress on localhost (example: using XAMPP) and then later you need to change the Apache’s HTTP port number, you will find that the existing WordPress installs will stop loading. It will auto redirect to the URL with the old port number and fail to load. Trying to load the WordPress install […]

How to Add PayPal to Your WordPress Site

There are plenty of free and simple ways to add PayPal to WordPress. Today I will provide a quick intro to 4 possible ways to accept payments from PayPal on your web site. In this tutorial, you will see: How to install and use the PayPal for Digital Goods plugin. How to install and use […]

How to Get Your WordPress Site on Google

This is a tutorial for the video answers to top WordPress questions series that we have been publishing on this site to help users get started with WordPress. If you’re just launching a new WordPress site, and want Google to start crawling it, there are generally only a couple things that need to be done. […]

Simple Table of Contents (ToC) Using Pure HTML and CSS Code

For one of my blogs, I needed a simple and clean Table of Contents (ToC) implementation that uses pure HTML and CSS only (no plugins or JavaScripts). I can then manually add the ToC into any page where I want to show it. This method has the benefit of not having to load any JS […]

Add a Status Text Next to Your WordPress Post Title

In this tutorial I will show you how you can add a status text next to the post title based on a condition. There are two different ways you can handle this: Show the status text dynamically when WordPress is rendering the post title. Update the post title text in the wp_posts database table using a […]

How to Add Google Analytics to WordPress

Adding Google Analytics to WordPress is a painless process. There are numerous ways to do it. Today, we will follow some simple steps to get it added. There is a plugin in the WordPress Plugin Repository that allows us to not only add the Google Analytics code, but load it in such a way that […]

Customizing the Payment Button Styles of the Stripe Payments Plugin

In this tutorial I am going to show you how you can customize the payment button styles of the Stripe Payments plugin. You can customize your button styling using “class” parameter of the shortcode. If it’s omitted, your button will retain the default style provided by Stripe: [accept_stripe_payment name=”Test Digital Item” price=”25″ url=”http://example.com/downloads/my-script.zip” button_text=”Buy Now”] […]

BoldGrid WordPress Website Builder Review + Guide

Out of the gate, I would like to share with you the features that excite me the most about BoldGrid. I read their entire web site and Marketing materials, including the content on their partner sites, as well as their About and Mission, and watched the videoss, etc, so I have lots to say and […]

How to Fully Optimize Images for Speed and SEO in a WordPress Site

We hear it all the time… A fast web site gets and retains more traffic. And, traffic is the lifeblood of many an online business, right? And let’s face it, images are often the main culprit in slowing down our web sites. So, how do we properly optimize the images? Is there more to it […]

Adding Your Own Custom Fields in the Software License Manager Plugin

This is a tutorial for the Software License Manger plugin. This tutorial is aimed at advanced WordPress Plugin developers. Lets say, you want to create an extension or a custom plugin to add couple of extra fields to save some info with each of the license keys. Below is a guideline on how to do it.