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Hide WordPress Menu Items

"HOW TO" TIP OF THE DAY: With certain sites, it may be of value to hide navigational items from the WordPress menu. For example, you may wish to display a website's section to only users who are logged in. Conditional logic made simple by using this...

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Internet Sales Taxes

STATE ECOMMERCE TAXES: If you've got an ecommerce presence, you likely need to pay State Sales Taxes on tangible goods sold. "Tangible" generally means physical items, such as toys, tee shirts, mugs, etc. Services and virtual, downloadable goods are...

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Custom Products – WooCommerce with Zakeke

VERY COOL TOOL: Let shoppers customize your products in WooCommerce with this most excellent service from Zakeke. From Milan, Italy, Zakeke is out to change the world of ecommerce. Have a look at the video below where I customize a tee shirt using Zakeke:...

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Customize the WordPress Registration

ADD A CUSTOM MESSAGE: If you are allowing folks to register for your WordPress site, here's a handy tip you can use to add a message to the standard registration page. (See the image below). Simply add the following code snippet to your functions.php file:...

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Add Some Animation

TEXT TO SPEECH + ANIMATION = PLOTAGON Looking to spice-up your posts? Try adding some animated videos with Plotagon. It's easy to use, and basically, if you can type, you can do it. From Plotagon: "Plotagon lets anyone create amazing animated videos by...

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Don’t Be Admin

CHANGE WORDPRESS USERNAMES: Admin is probably the worst possible choice for a WordPress username. It's the first name a hacker tries to gain access to your site. If Admin, or some easy to guess derivation thereof, is your username, consider changing it as...

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Stop Comment Spambots in WordPress

BOTS OVERTAKE THE WEB: (Hide the children). Most website visitors aren’t humans, but are instead bots—or, programs built to do automated tasks, both good and bad. According to the security firm Imperva, 52% of web traffic isn't human. Worse, 29% of this...

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WooCommerce Percentage Tweak

ADD A CHECKOUT SURCHARGE Adding an additional fee in the form of a percent of your total sale is easy with WooCommerce. By adding the following code snippet to your functions.php file, at checkout, your customers will be charged an additional percentage...

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Brew Your Own RSS Feed

AGGREGATE AN RSS FEED You can easily create an RSS Feed from various news sources and use it on your website. Perhaps, add a link to the feed on your site menu, or create a sidebar widget, or even embed to a post or page. Best of all, you can do this for...

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HappyFox Chat

CHAT/HELP DESK SOLUTION: We are pleased to now be affiliated with the fine folks at HappyFox chat, the ultimate chat and help desk solution for WordPress and WooCommerce sites. HappyFox is the best live chat plugin for Wordpress and WooCommerce. It was...

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