How Akismet prevented my Mom from leaving her first WordPress comment, and some anti-spam alternativesLast week our agency launched a shiny new custom site for an academic think tank. I showed my mom the new site. “It’s so nice Miriam!” said my ever-objective Mom. She dutifully scrolled up and down the home ... View Post
Jetpack WordPress plugin – The new comments and image carousel features almost make me want to use it
WordPress.com has limited flexibility and functionality in many ways. For example, you can't add plugins, and you have to sign up to a paid upgrade in order to use ads. Even so, many of us who use and create self-hosted WordPress sites (with WordPress.org), have some serious FOMO when it comes to some of the built-in... View Post
Several of our clients requested that we add popup disclaimers before someone sends an email to the site admin or before they submit a comment. Here's a screenshot of what we're going to do:
Case 1: Add a Contact Us link to the navigation menu that triggers a ... View Post
We had a client come to us and ask how to re-enable comments on older posts. I started searching around and found 2 ways of allowing comments on many posts at once.1. Use the built-in WordPress Bulk Edit feature.
This feature was introduced back in version 2.7 but only now did I fall in... View Post