Why we chose to use Woocommerce & AliDropship

There are two main ways to set up a dropshipping store: Shopify/Oberlo, or WooCommerce/AliDropship. We have chosen to use the second option, because 1. we already have hosting (£4/month!) 2. we are familiar with domain registration (GoDaddy) 3. we already know our way around WordPress ( we run several WP sites ) 4. WooCommerce is Read more about Why we chose to use Woocommerce & AliDropship[…]

We are getting into dropshipping..

There are two main routes we can take: Shopify / Oberlo WordPress/Woocommerce/AliDropship For reasons I will explain more fully later, I am going to be going the AliDropship way.. This means I need to purchase the AliDropship plugin, which usually costs $89, but I’ve found a discount code: STARTER15, which knocks 15% off that. ($75). Read more about We are getting into dropshipping..[…]

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, Read more about Simple Solution to SSL (HTTPS://)[…]

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 Read more about Really Simple SSL[…]

Wordpress Technical

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 Read more about WordPress post-by-email feature.[…]

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 Read more about Online Selling & Marketplaces in 2015[…]

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, Read more about Text File Widget 2.0 Released – WordPress 4.3 Compatible[…]

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 Read more about “Text File Widget” is live on WordPress.Org[…]

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 Read more about I’ve just created my first WordPress plugin![…]

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