WordPress Speedup – Change the way you add Google Adsense Ads

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Google Adsense is a great way of earning some cash by placing a few adverts on your WordPress blog. However, if you create an advert in your Google Adsense console and just copy and paste it straight into your WordPress site, you are loading a separate script each time for each advert. So, would it … Read more

WordPress – Completely disable Heartbeat Control

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If you are having speed issues with your WordPress website then you may find that this is because of the the heartbeat control that is within the WordPress software. Running speed checks on your website like PingDom may reveal that your admin-ajax.php is taking ages to load. So, what do you do about it? It really … Read more

Exclude Certain Categories from the Homepage on WordPress Blogs

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If you are using WordPress for your blog then you will probably be using your latest posts to make up your home page. By default, all categories of posts are included in your home page, but what if you want to exclude a category or multiple categories of posts from displaying on your home page? … Read more

WordPress – Code snippet display

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We have had a few people ask us how we wrap our code snippets on this site with the yellow background. This is a very simple piece of code using the <pre> function. You can customise it as much as you like with different fonts, sizes, colours and borders but this is our default to … Read more

W3 Total Cache Error: Page Cache Rewriting is URL Not Working

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If you are using WordPress for your blog and trying to setup W3 Total Cache, you may find that on your Administration page, you are getting this error: “W3 Total Cache Error: Page Cache Rewriting is URL Not Working. Please verify that the server configuration allows .htaccess” There can be a few reasons for this … Read more

How to add VK.com to your Jetpack Sharing Buttons

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If you want to add a VK.com Jetpack sharing buttons then there is a very simple way of doing this. Just login to your WordPress administrator site and navigate to Settings > Sharing: You should then scroll down to the Sharing Buttons section and click on the “Add a new service” link: You should then … Read more

Blogger to WordPress Mobile Redirection Fix

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If, like us, you have converted from Google’s Blogger platform to WordPress, then you will have probably redirected all your posts from your old platform to your new one. Work’s great huh? well yes it does – for normal tablet and computer browsers, but have you tested it with an iPhone browser? You may find … Read more

WordPress – WP Tab Widget Broken Fix

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Since the WordPress update to version 4.5, you may have noticed that your WP Tab Widget may not be working. There is an update coming out soon to fix this, however, in the meantime for a quick fix, you can add the following code to your themes “function.php” file: if (!is_admin()) { wp_deregister_script(‘jquery’); wp_register_script(‘jquery’, (“https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.11.3/jquery.min.js”), … Read more