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3 WordPress Security Plugins to Keep Your Website Safe from Hackers

3 WordPress Security Plugins to Keep Your Website Safe from Hackers

I’ve lost count the number of times I’ve had to fix hacked WordPress websites because people haven’t had any WordPress security plugins installed. They don’t know what they don’t know, right?! Either way, I’m definitely not saying that WordPress itself is insecure – it is very much secure! Over 37% of websites built on a… Read more

Custom Redirect After Login for User “Groups” in WordPress

Custom Redirect After Login for User “Groups” in WordPress

The Problem If you’re using the Groups plugin to set up and manage groups of users within WordPress, the plugin’s documentation for setting up a custom redirect after login using shortcode is great on a case by case basis. However, trying to manage the login redirects of each group to a particular page on a… Read more

Reset menu_order of WooCommerce products in phpMyAdmin

Reset menu_order of WooCommerce products in phpMyAdmin

The Problem At the time of writing this post, there has never been a native feature within WooCommerce that allows you to reset the ordering of products within the “Products” section in the WordPress back-end. Sure, you can go in and click the “Sort Products” link just above the table of products, then drag and… Read more

3 Gelato Stores You Have to Eat at in Italy

3 Gelato Stores You Have to Eat at in Italy

I’ve always had a love for sweet things… which is why I married my wife, Laura! Ha! But I also love sweet, sweet ice cream! Yes, you’re here because you must love sweet, delicious gelato too, and you want me to talk about it, and I will, but there’s a little secret I need to tell… Read more

Custom Login CSS for White Label CMS Plugin

Custom Login CSS for White Label CMS Plugin

The White Label CMS plugin is great for customising the user interface (UI) of the WordPress admin area and front end of your website. In this short tutorial we’re going to look at how to set up the basic custom login CSS for the WordPress Login page. The Custom Login CSS Below is the basic CSS snippet that I created:… Read more

Agents of SHIELD Responsive Website Design FAIL!

Agents of SHIELD Responsive Website Design FAIL!

Many of you may be watching and enjoying the new TV series from Marvel, Agents of SHIELD – I know I have been! The movie-length pilot episode last week here in Australia was awesome, although I felt that the 2nd half of the pilot wasn’t as exciting as the 1st half. So hopefully this week’s episode… Read more

Explaining Apple iOS 7 to the Silent Generation & Gen X

Explaining Apple iOS 7 to the Silent Generation & Gen X

Apple’s latest operating system, iOS 7, was just released. I won’t bore you with all the dates that it was released and in which countries because you probably don’t care… but if you do, I found this article which states the release dates of iOS 7. Anyway, back onto the point of this article, which… Read more

Cool 404 Error Pages With Some Character

Cool 404 Error Pages With Some Character

What is a 404 error? I’m assuming you know what a 404 error is, but if you don’t, it’s that annoying “page not found” internal server error you get when you access a broken link on a website. Most of the 404 not found error pages that I’ve seen are usually pretty bland. Usually it’s just… Read more

Create a favicon.ico with Converticon Generator

Create a favicon.ico with Converticon Generator

So what is a favicon? Firstly, favicon is short for “favourite icon”. It’s essentially a shortcut/bookmark icon file (i.e. .ico file) that contains one or a series of certain sized icon files (e.g. 16×16 pixels, 32×32 pixels, etc). And typically when someone creates a favicon file, the filename they assign it is simply, “favicon.ico”… makes… Read more

How to Open SVG files in Adobe Fireworks CS6

How to Open SVG files in Adobe Fireworks CS6

The ability to open SVG files (scalable vector graphic files) in Adobe Fireworks should have been a feature from the beginning! Come on, a vector-based program that can’t open SVG files – what the hell were Adobe thinking?! Anyway, I don’t want this to turn into a bitch session about Fireworks (because I do love it, believe it… Read more

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