Category Archives: WordPress

So you’ve spent hours upon hours researching and writing the perfect article for your website blog. Now that you’ve spent all that time, you’d like to repost that content to another website or to social media. With little additional effort, you can reach new audiences but if you’re not careful, you could actually lose traffic Read More »

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What is CRM software? CRM stands for Customer Relationship Management and it’s software, usually an online service, that allows you to manage your customer contacts so you can easily categorize them, email them, and market to them. It’s a great way to mass-communicate with your customers, promote your business, and manage your customer relationships. Since Read More »

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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 Read More »

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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 Read More »

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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 Read More »

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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 Read More »

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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 Read More »

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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 Read More »

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