Category Wordpress

I have been using WordPress for my website for over 13 years so have gained a lot of experience using the CMS (Content Management System) and have learned many WordPress tip and tricks.

I have had to do a lot of research to find out how to accomplish the things I want WordPress to do, getting it to run faster and to try and make my life easier.

So I have decided to start sharing my experiences with visitors to my website and whoever finds it through google etc :)

Blocksy, My Search is Over

I have used WordPress for many, many years I have been looking at the Theme repository on a weekly basis and always felt let down. I did on occasion find something nice that I sort of liked, but there have…

Adding Social Icons to Blocksy

I needed to add an icon to the social network icon within the Blocksy Theme Customizer. I did end up asking the theme developers to add Messenger to the list of supported social icons, as it happened they had added…

How to Force https on WordPress

To force https: on a WordPress Website without a plugin, you can add the code below to the top of your current .htaccess file. I would do this when you first install your WordPress site to avoid the mixed content…

Why make a WordPress Plugin

When adding functionality to your WordPress website you would usually add a pre-made plugin, usually for the WordPress Repository if you can find what you need. You may find a piece of code you want to add to your sites…