I have been getting a few comments and emails from a variety of my users who are looking for the Remind Password feature which was included with my SB Welcome Email Editor plugin for WordPress so thought I should explain about it. Since I added the feature it was always contentious because the only way to send someone their EXISTING password is to store it in a format in which it can be used again… in other words plain text. … Continue reading
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A couple of years ago I wrote a plugin called SB Uploader. I did this because I didn’t like the media library that WordPress used and wanted to setting the featured image within any WordPress post or page simple. Well after a couple of years of development it is now in use by potentially thousands of people (perhaps a tad self indulgent but it has been downloaded a lot and is bundled with a fair few stock and premium themes) … Continue reading
I spend a great deal of my time writing new themes for people by design. I work closely with graphic designers who make bespoke layouts and imagery for me to work into a WordPress theme. However given the financial climate these days a fair few people are asking for a more cost effective route instead. Over the last few months I have been offering a stock theme option for my clients who want something a bit different on some pages … Continue reading
This is something that people seem to be searching for so I thought I should write a post to explain. It seems that the general knowledge of websites and their costs is fairly low and therefore I shall explain. There are four main costs when setting up a new website. These are Domain, Hosting, Design and Programming. I shall talk about each area in some detail. Domain The domain is the name of your site. My site is called currently … Continue reading
It’s been on the cards for a while this one but I have just arranged with my Accountant for my new company to open it’s virtual doors. Nothing will really change for me or this site for now although I have an excellent new theme to put live very soon and a WordPress Clinic to open!
I have been using custom post types in WordPress for a long time now…. In fact each new theme or plugin I write I tend to integrate a custom post type and some supplementary meta boxes here and there. If you have no idea what i’m talking about then this article probably isn’t for you… however read on and I shall explain briefly. Custom post types are wonderful for parts of sites that don’t generally fit into the standard Post … Continue reading