A few weeks ago I received an email from a customer named Travis.  He’s got an online store powered by the WooCommerce plugin.  The store has been up and running for months.  However Travis recently had a problem adding product categories to the store’s custom menu. WordPress Custom Menus and WooCommerce IfRead More →

WordPress 4.1 was released late last week.  This version, named “Dinah” in honor of jazz singer Dinah Washington, is a major new release.  I’ve updated four WordPress sites today.  Two of them used the Graphene theme and two of them used WordPress Weaver.  None of the sites had a problem withRead More →

Back in the day there were a number of software systems that helped people make websites.  One of those software systems was XSitePro.  The software was released in 2004.  Sadly, their ten-year run is at an end.  They’ve closed their doors as of today. Why?  The head of the company,Read More →

Over the weekend I received an interesting email from a client, “I can’t find the place to add spacing width around my pictures anymore in WordPress – did they move it with the last update?”  Yes, the folks at WordPress removed the ability to add padding and borders around photos.Read More →

Today I had an interesting problem while adding and updating the Akismet plugin on a client’s site.  It just would not work.  I could add and update other plugins, just not Akismet.  I got error message dealing the the file.php in the wp-admin/includes directory. I did some research.  While thisRead More →