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How to remove the permalink base from a Custom Post Type slug

| January 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
If you are using a permalink structure like /blog/%postname% and want to remove /blog/ from a custom post type slug, here's how to do it. customstructure 1. In your functions.php where you created your custom post type, use this code and replace 'newsletters' with the slug you want for your custom ... View Post

How to migrate a site without pulling your hair out using BlogVault

| January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
How to express my love for blogVault without sounding corny... I've migrated many many sites. I've tried using lots of different plugins for migration such as Duplicator, WP Migrate, and others but there always seems to be a snag along the way, or a minor annoyance like having to upload an file like importer.php ... View Post

Blogvault: backups that actually work and how to de-clutter your server

| January 8, 2015 | 2 Comments
A while back, we reviewed three systems for managing multiple WordPress sites - InfiniteWP, ManageWP, and WPRemote. These management platforms include features such as plugin upgrades, spam comment removal, backups, and more. In the end, we decided on InfiniteWP and were pretty happy with it for a while - really friendly ... View Post

Gravity Forms error and solution: This field requires a unique entry

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
As you know, we love dem Gravity Forms. One of our clients set up a new form on their site using Gravity Forms(aff) so people could register for one of their events. However, they told us that people were getting errors and couldn't submit the form properly. The error was: "This field requires a unique entry and [option] ... View Post

Breadcrumb Blues: Old Yoast Breadcrumbs plugin not working on Thesis with Custom Post Types

| December 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Sometimes we inherit old sites that clients need help with, but weren't built by us. And often they come with lots of old, outdated and even deprecated plugins. Clients often just want to fix the glaring issues, so unless an old plugin poses a security risk, we'll let it keep running. But sometimes they just ... View Post

Recently Active plugin tab in WordPress – little noticed, little understood

| November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
We at illuminea HQ were discussing the newly released Bulk Deactivated plugin reviewed by WP Tavern and how useful it is for tracking which plugins have been deactivated as opposed to those which were already deactivated. Rebecca then said "but the Recently Active tab in the ... View Post

How to import a CSV file into a WPML site with custom post types in WordPress

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
I am working on a site that is multilingual (English and Hebrew) and we are using the WPML plugin to handle the translations/localization. We are using a custom post type on the site that has many entries and the client needed to import a bunch of entries in both languages. After trying several CSV importer plugins, ... View Post

WordPress notifications not working with Office 365 – and the magic fix!

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Problem: All of a sudden, WordPress notifications (and Gravity Forms notifications as well) weren't working from our client's site. It turns out that WordPress admin notifications stopped working when they switched over to Office365. To try and solve the problem, we installed the Easy WP SMTP plugin with the following SMTP settings:... View Post

Getting into Genesis: How to use Custom Post Types and Taxonomies in the Featured Post Widget

| July 13, 2014 | 3 Comments
I've started dabbling with the Genesis framework lately, trying to see what all the rage is about. For one of my recent projects, I created a Custom Post Type called "Classes" using WPGenerate (the guys behind WPGenerate spoke at WordCamp Israel 2014). I wanted to display posts from said Classes custom post type via the Genesis Featured ... View Post

Gravity Forms not sending email notifications? Here’s the Super Notification Sauce for Google Apps and Gmail with SMTP

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Well, here's some Awesome Gravity Forms Notification Sauce (we'll have to see if this usage will pass the Urban Dictionary critics). It's been years now since we've been using Gravity Forms, and we're still very much in love. All that dragging and dropping and integrating with PayPal, MailChimp, even ... View Post
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