How to secure your WordPress website with an SSL certificate

2020-03-25T13:06:56-06:00Mar 25, 2020|Website Security, WordPress|

Securing your WordPress website provides numerous benefits

When you secure your WordPress website with an SSL certificate, you will get the padlock icon next to your domain name on the address bar of your web browser. Some might simply state “Secure” next to it.

What’s an SSL Certificate?

An SSL certificate is an electronic protection you can purchase from a provider online and setup on the server where your website files and database reside. When setup properly, it creates a “chain” that certifies

How to import bookmarks from Safari to Google Chrome

2019-03-27T15:32:44-06:00Mar 27, 2019|Make your life easier, WordPress|

You may have decided to switch from Safari to Google Chrome for a better online experience

Don’t get us wrong, we love Safari and everything Apple but in terms of online performance and web browsing (we design WordPress websites after all), we have come to the conclusion that Google Chrome offers the best online experience and performance in our opinion.

Now, if you’ve been using Safari for a while now, does that mean you’re going to lose all of your carefully

How to replace “Howdy” in WordPress Admin bar – 2019

2019-07-30T16:54:42-06:00Mar 20, 2019|WordPress|

You may want to replace the old school “Howdy, [your username]” on your WordPress admin bar

It could be personal if you wish to have fun a little or it could be professional, to fine-tune such details for a client’s website you’re designing.

There are 3 options to achieve this:

1-With code

Edit your website’s code in your functions.php file of your WordPress theme (it’s easy, you can go to “Appearance” > “Theme Editor” OR “Editor”> choose the “functions.php” file on the sidebar on

How to password-protect a WordPress web page

2019-03-08T16:58:54-07:00Mar 8, 2019|WordPress|

There are many reasons why you would want to protect a page of your WordPress website with a password

Maybe you’re providing specific forms to your clients and you’d like to make them available to them only or you’re a photographer and you’re protecting your client’s wedding gallery page.

Regardless of the content you’d like to protect and the rationale behind it, it’s easy to protect a page on WordPress:

  1. There is a”Publish” box on the right of your page in the

How to add a loader/spinning wheel on Woocommerce checkout

2019-02-13T18:13:10-07:00Feb 13, 2019|WordPress|

The checkout process of any ecommerce website should be as simple and clear as possible.

Although not required, sometimes showing a loader or spinning wheel during the checkout process can help your customers better understand that the transaction is being processed.

While setting up the Woocommerce plugin on your WordPress website, you can use this specific plugin to choose all sorts of preloaders to display during the checkout process: WooLoader.

There are ways to achieve this too through custom CSS

How to switch back to the Classic Editor in WordPress 5.0

2019-01-31T13:06:42-07:00Jan 31, 2019|WordPress|

You can switch back to the old Classic Editor in WordPress 5.0 if Gutenberg is not for you

We get it, change is difficult… but necessary nevertheless to keep moving forward with everything in life!

If you’re like us and want to embrace some of the great changes WordPress 5.0 has to offer without using the Gutenberg editor, then you’re in luck, there’s a plugin for that!

As we use a professional designed WordPress template with a beautiful page builder, we didn’t want

How to create a custom link in your WordPress main menu

2019-01-03T16:47:04-07:00Dec 26, 2018|WordPress|

When you create your main menu on your WordPress website, you may wish to create a custom link for a better user experience.

Wait, what?

What’s a custom link in WordPress?

Glad you asked.

It’s basically a menu item that appears as one of your main pages but users can’t click it.

But why would you want to do that?

Well, imagine you have created quite a few pages for your company’s website. You’re organizing them as sub-menu items so the hierarchy of your website makes

How to translate the Date Picker in French in Gravity Forms

2018-11-13T14:51:27-07:00Nov 13, 2018|WordPress|

Gravity Forms is one of the best plugins for creating forms in WordPress.

But when you need to translate something as unique as the way the dates are shown on a Date Picker you’ve added to a contact/booking form for your users’ convenience, it may become a bit challenging.

It’s actually easy!

    1. Copy the code from this file and save it as “datepicker-fr.js” to the /js/ directory of your active theme using an app like TextWrangler for example.

How to simplify your WordPress screen options

2018-07-18T15:06:27-06:00Jul 18, 2018|Make your life easier, WordPress|

When you write a post on your WordPress website, your page will display a lot of screen options like the publish box, the categories, comments, authors, and plenty of other items.

How to simplify your screen and show only what you need

  1. Create a new “Post” or “Page” on your WordPress website
  2. Click the “Screen Options” on the top right corner
  3. Check or uncheck what options you want to see

That’s it, you’ve now optimized your workspace to only show the sections

How to fix the WordPress theme Avada issue “can’t register your theme licence”

2018-07-09T16:36:52-06:00Jun 19, 2018|WordPress|

We found that one of the best WordPress themes available is Avada.

We’ve designed many professional websites for our clients with great results.

When you purchase the WordPress theme Avada, you also have access to its “Child Theme”.

If you don’t know what a “Child Theme” is, find out more though this eBook.

To get support and updates from the fantastic support team at Avada, you can register your purchase licence through the WordPress backend of your website.

However, we found from experience