Tag: Tips and Tricks

WPBakery builder controls - no edit or duplicate functionality provided

WPBakery Builder is still pretty new to me. The portfolio template I first made for a client should have been specific to each of two categories. My searches for how to edit a WPBakery builder template and how to duplicate a template revealed no satisfactory answer. Admittedly, there may be a better solution or a video […]

hostgator is trying to get you to use online chat

*** Update November 3, 2018: I was thanked for this post so you might want to try it. Another alternative is Twitter. (I hate chat support!) All but one of my clients are off of Hostgator and only a few left on EIG. Who is good at ticket support is BigScoots.com out of Chicago. Hostgator […]

Boggle letters spell out tips & tricks

Lately I’ve had quite a few clients changing their domain names to retool their message or to entirely change their branding. It so happens that these websites are all on Hostgator but the procedure should be similar for any web host. There is information in the WordPress Codex >> Changing The Site URL  which should not […]

Boggle letters spell out tips & tricks

These notes are a very pared down version of how to make a WordPress site in a subdirectory become the main domain site. I do this for my new client sites a couple of times a year. Perhaps not a full blog but more a jog, a memory jog (recipe) for the next time. Hope […]

Hover on the edge of a box in the edit window to move it to a different location

2019 update: Thin Out Revisions plugin discussed here has not been tested since version 4.2 so I can no longer recommend it. There are WordPress settings and plugins (Optimize Database after Deleting Revisions) that will delete “all revisions” prior to a certain date, but not a plugin where you can choose which revision to delete. […]

Striking documentation - my misunderstanding

Striking Mutliflex theme is fantastic (see sites used) but I had a problem figuring out how to get images in the exact order preferred by the website owner. Wanted: Exact placement of pictures in portfolio display Parameters at play: ids select items on id basis comma seperated (optional) orderby : no, page, author, post-id, title, […]