Word-based passwords are not a new thing, but they have not readily been available for WordPress. Over the course of time supporting my WP-Members membership plugin, I have gotten a lot of requests for simplifying the password process, so I’ve worked to develop a new plugin to create word-based passwords for WordPress called WordPass. [Read more…]
Here are some posts that I have done on the site to help you manage WordPress better. [Read more…]
You may have noticed that last year I started the process of reinforcing my personal brand image, placing a larger importance on personal branding. This included a web site makeover, a new logo for consistency between the web site and social media, and yes, my own URL shortener.
The first two things may make a lot of sense to people, but I know that the importance of owning your own URL shortener may leave a few folks scratching their heads. Is that really necessary? And by that I’m referring to the custom URL shortener, not the personal branding itself. [Read more…]
I have several other posts on how to improve the reliability of email sent via wp_mail and how to troubleshoot your WordPress email settings, most of which has focused on the sending end. A common followup problem is email sent from your WordPress site ending up in the user’s spam folder. What can you do to your WordPress email settings to make your sent message less likely to be flagged as spam by the receiver?
The answer is that your WordPress email settings matter. [Read more…]
One of the greatest things about WordPress that has made it so popular is the incredible API the application has providing an easy way to customize and extend the application. Unfortunately, this can also be one of it’s greatest drawbacks as well. If you want to be successful as a WordPress plugin developer, you need to familiarize yourself with the WordPress API. [Read more…]