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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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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