Tag: WordPress

12 Analytics Plugins for WordPress

With the right analytics plugin, a WordPress ecommerce merchant can access extensive data to track visitors and discover what they like and what they don’t, to convert more visitors. Here is a list of analytics plugins for WordPress. There are solutions to track visitors, create page …

How to Configure WordPress to use a Remote Database

WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. When your WordPress CMS grows in traffic and you have outgrown your current server resources, a professional solution is to host your database on a separate database server. With this solution, you …

How to (Safely) Add Code to functions.php in WordPress

  Scouring the Internet for solutions to WordPress problems will inevitably bring you to sites that ask you to insert some piece of code or the other into functions.php. If you’re new to WordPress, this can be a confusing thing. By default, WordPress doesn’t have any …

11 WordPress Plugins for Customer Support

Offering support throughout your shoppers’ purchase experience is a good way to ensure their return. If you have a WordPress site, there are a variety of customer-support plugins to help. Here is a list of plugins for customer support on WordPress. There are plugins to provide …

How To Backup A WordPress Site On Linux

Given that WordPress is the most popular blogging software in the world, many users expect there to be an easy, backup system built into it. Sadly, there isn’t, so users who want to backup a WordPress site, will have to do it manually. SQL Database A …

How to Delete Revisions in WordPress

I regularly copy my live WordPress sites back to my local server. Not only is it an extra backup, but it allows me to develop locally with up to date content. Lately I’ve been getting annoyed at how bloated the WordPress databases seem to get. A …

How To Install WordPress.com Desktop Client on Ubuntu

If you are a WordPress.com blogger, and using Ubuntu, Automattic made the desktop client for GNU/Linux for you. If this sounds new for you, this so-called desktop client is similar with Thunderbird for email or Firefox for web. You can write posts without using your web …

How to Create a Custom Page Template for WordPress

Most WordPress themes should have a file that serves as the default page template that any page in a WordPress build will be assigned to by default — it should go by page.php. Sometimes, however, the default page template might not be conducive to the design …

How To Install WordPress On Plesk

I use Media Temple VPS for all my hosting. By default they come with PLESK to manage the server (although you can choose cPanel). Plesk comes with a 1-click installer (under Applications), and you can use this to install WordPress. However I’ve run into problems before …