Category Archives: WordPress

At Thrive Web Designs, we understand how much time and money goes into building a website. We also understand how important professional web design is to your business and livelihood. That’s why we’d like to talk about WordPress security in today’s post. WordPress is a wonderful platform that is extremely secure straight out of the […]

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Yesterday we got reports that our client’s website wasn’t communicating with Infusionsoft anymore and that it wasn’t capturing contacts or tags anymore. We looked into the code and found that the cURL request that gets executed behind the scenes was failing with a 500 server error. We contacted Infusionsoft a few times with this and […]

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You may have heard of upcoming GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) deadline that goes into force May 25th, 2018. Basically, if you own a website and some of your visitors are in Europe, you need to be compliant by May 25th or you can face hefty fines! In a nutshell, GDPR is new legislation that […]

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At Thrive we update a lot of plugins. A notoriously fickle plugin is the eCommerce plugin, WooCommerce. In a recent seemingly incremental update, the entire shop lost its custom theme templates and were all defaulted to the generic page layout. Did this happen to you? Well, after much searching, the solution was a single line […]

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Quick note about the difference between the two WP_Query parameters! The key (ignore_sticky_posts) is a bit confusingly named because to me (and many people on Stack Overflow) it seems to suggest that WP_Query will filter out sticky posts with ‘ignore_sticky_posts’ => 1. However, this just means that sticky posts will not be sorted (stickied) to […]

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I finally got tired of seeing the Visual Composer notice in wp-admin about activating, so I added the following to the functions.php of the project on which I’m working.

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We’ve all had to bump up the memory or the upload max or the post max in the hosting for WordPress but this one had us scratching our heads a bit. When we ran phpinfo(), PHP was reporting that the upload_max_filesize was 64M but within WordPress we were still getting that message “Maximum upload file […]

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