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Making Contact Form 7 more usable

If you use Contact Form 7, there’s a thing you might do to avoid user misunderstandings from the default form behavior.

Plugin review: WP Rollback

If a plugin update causes a problem, how do you find out which plugin and how do you rewind to a previous version?

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Plugin review: CC Child Pages

I often want a page containing an automatically generated grid of subsidiary pages, without having to work hard to make it happen.

Post-Read Pages

For authors who have their own websites, this is a way to leverage the site to engage readers, to encourage additional sales and reviews. When… Read More »Post-Read Pages

Using and Improving the Accordion Block

The Accordion control lets you create “click to expand” outline entries. I share the custom CSS I came up with to make this control more website-visitor friendly.

How to Manage Your Passwords

For your security, it’s best to use a different password on every account. But keeping track of them all is a pain.

Make menu items into buttons

Highlight selected menu items in your WordPress site by changing them into buttons.

Thoughts on Featured Images in WordPress

Where should themes display featured images, how can you gain some control over that, and how does that tie in to what images show up in social media shares?

Remove your mailing address from MailChimp newsletters

Bottom line: you can’t; use mailerlite instead. By law, a company sending email for you has to know your mailing address. The law doesn’t require revealing it to your subscribers. That’s MailChimp’s policy.