Simple Solution to SSL (HTTPS://)

My hosting company finally got around to enabling Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates. I’d been nagging for at least a year. I managed to move ALL my sites to SSL for free (apart from the ones I’d already bought certificates for), in one morning. All I did was enable Let’s Encrypt for each site in turn, […]

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Really Simple SSL

I recently needed to upgrade an existing wordpress site to SSL/https:. This was made more complicated by the fact that it was on a shared hosting server, AND used cloudflare CDN. This should have been simple: Generate certificate request Buy certificate Install certificate Tell WordPress to use https:// Redirect http to https. Except it didn’t […]

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WordPress post-by-email feature.

The best way to make this work is to use the Jetpack plugin, and enable the post-by-email feature. That gives you an e-mail address where anything it receives is published as a blog post. However, I found I couldn’t get it to work until I switched from ithemes security to wordfence. Apparently, it’s a known […]

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Online Selling & Marketplaces in 2015

As you have probably gathered by now, I do a bit of online trading.. (understatement) A few years ago, my list of online marketplaces would have included ebay(uk), amazon(uk), cqout, “play” store, and ebid. These days, I’ve narrowed it down to ebay(UK) and amazon(UK). I sell more stuff on Amazon than ebay by a massive […]

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Wordpress Technical

Text File Widget 2.0 Released – WordPress 4.3 Compatible

I’ve just uploaded a new version of Text File Widget (2.0). This addresses the php v5.0 constructor issue – WordPress 4.3 will throw a warning if it encounters php v4.0 contructors. Thanks to Remy Corson for providing a working example of the correct code. Not sure why I didn’t use that in the first place.. Anyway, […]

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Wordpress Technical

“Text File Widget” is live on WordPress.Org

My first plugin – “Text File Widget” is now live on the WordPress Plugins Repository. It’s a proper job – complete Readme.Txt file, Banner, and Icon. Looks great! Here’s the link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/text-file-widget/ It’s a very simple plugin, all it does is display the contents of a text file as a widget. I couldn’t believe that […]

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Wordpress Technical

I’ve just created my first WordPress plugin!

I found that no existing plugin did exactly what I wanted to do: display the contents of a text file as a sidebar widget, so I made my own, from scratch. [There was a plugin that displayed the contents of a text file whenever a shortcode was inserted, which was ok for inside pages and […]

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How To Create Unlimited Quality Content in Seconds…

Imagine if you could fill your website with amazing content in a matter of minutes, all instantly monetized with commission siphons? Sounds a little crazy, right? Well, there is a HOT new piece of software that is literally shocking the Internet Marketing world and you can watch the demo video of this bad boy in […]

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Special Launch Offer – Rapid Mailer -Limited Time Bonus Offers

Key Benefits and Advantages We have packed this amazing plugin with tons of features that even the big autoresponders cannot match… Here are just a few you can use for your blog reviews and promotions The customer is able to switch easily between email providers or use their own host… Instantly queue blog posts for […]

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Forget Google – Get Pinterest Traffic..

Top Brands Use Pinterest With many of the top brands using Pinterest to capture leads and drive prospects to their sites, it’s right to return your attention to the continued growth of Pinterest! This free traffic source is still proving to beat other social media platforms and that is only set to grow. Many niches […]

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