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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Active Analytics Update

What is Active Analytics Active Analytics have been one of our best-selling plugins almost a decade ago, when it was…

Thursday, February 11, 2021

eCards Plugin Update: Gutenberg and Columns

A new version of our WordPress eCards plugin has been released, bringing fixes and new features. Let’s dissect the changelog:…

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

How to Create Your Own Image Optimization Plugin by Leveraging Jetpack’s Photon

This is a quick code tutorial detailing how to leverage Jetpack’s Photon for custom images. Not all images in your…

Monday, April 22, 2024

How to Create Your Own Website Screenshot Service by Leveraging WordPress’ mShots API Service

This is an example-based tutorial where you will learn how to create a custom post type called Site, add a…

Monday, April 22, 2024

17 Best Website Speed And Performance Testing Tools

50% of people expect a site to load in less than 2 seconds! Your site’s load time could be the…

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

YouTube Playlist Player, Core Web Vitals & Website Performance

My YouTube Playlist Player plugin got an update today and it speeds things up considerably. 1. First of all, I…

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Instant Loading in WordPress Lighthouse Plugin

If you’ve read my thoughts on instant page loading in WordPress, and are wondering which solution to go with, note…

Monday, April 22, 2024

How to Submit a Patch to WordPress Core Using TortoiseSVN and Windows 10 (for beginners)

Here’s my steps to submit a patch to WordPress code. The whole process of editing WordPress core and submitting a…

Thursday, September 29, 2022

eCards, eCard Collections and the Block Editor

Hi, May I know how can I control the display order of the ecard thumbnails? I tried: 1. Drag and…

Friday, November 13, 2020

How to Detect Multiple Matterport URLs and Embed Them Automatically

Embedding a Matterport tour in a WordPress page proves to be a bit problematic using the regular link-to-oEmbed method. There’s…

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

The Ultimate Post-Launch Checklist for Your New WordPress Website

This article is a follow-up of our previous pre-launch checklist article. You will learn how to make your new WordPress…

Friday, March 8, 2024

The Ultimate Pre-Launch Pre-Flight Checklist for Your New WordPress Website

This article is split into 2 parts, and we’ll assume you’re launching anything but a blog. You will learn how…