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.

Hiding the Download URL of the File with Simple Download Monitor Plugin

The simple download monitor plugin has an option that you can use to keep the download URL of the file hidden. This can be useful if you are offering some password protected file downloads and you want to keep the actual URL of those files hidden.

AMP Boot Camp: Making Your WordPress Site AMP-Only

AMP, or Accelerated Mobile Pages, is meant to be displayed on mobile devices that often lack in the powerful hardware of the desktop computer. AMP pages are marked up in a special way, and keep speed in mind. They limit the tags that can be used, and feature a rule set of which can be […]

How to Reset the htaccess File of Your WordPress Site Using FTP

Sometimes, changes to a .htaccess file, whether manually or via a tool with appropriate access, renders a WordPress site inoperable. It might be that all pages 404, or there is simply a white screen without errors, or you get redirected to weird places, or you have the inability to login. Whatever the case, for me, […]

Image Optimization Tools: Making WordPress Pages Load Faster

With the recent launch of Accelerated Mobile Pages, which reminded everyone of Facebook Instant Pages and Apple News, it’s clear they want us slimming down our web pages. They want Speedy Gonzales, but we’re offering a fat, lazy mouse with unnecessarily giant ears. And by “they” I mean: publishers, platforms, and your everyday web user. […]

7 Proven Ways to Create Powerful Headlines for Your Content

You’ve seen the “STOP” and “SLOW DOWN” signs on your local highways, right? Even if you’re driving at 100 kph, you read them and obediently follow the instructions. You hardly ever miss them because they’re in your face with a clear message. That’s exactly what a magnetic headline does as well. It makes your readers […]

How To Increase the Consumption of Your Blog Content

Creating quality content requires a lot of time and effort. A well researched 1000-1500 word blog post can take you between 2 to 5 hours (sometimes even more) to write. But is your hard work really worth it? Is anyone reading your content? According to Hubspot, more than 60% of readers never read more than […]