What is WordPress?

What is WordPress? WordPress is a CMS (Content Management System) based on PHP and MySQL. It is free and open source. For WordPress to work it needs to be hosted on a server that supports it. To host WordPress your host will need: PHP version 7.2 or greater My SQL v 5.6 or greater (MariaDB V12 will also work) HTTPS … Read More

WooCommerce – Review

About WooCommerce We only use WooCommerce to create online shops for clients, we will continue to use it. The plugin is free and open source but WooCommerce has a lot of extra plugins and themes that can be added on, but for a simple online store, WooCommerce out of the box always does the trick. January 2018: According to Builtwith … Read More

MailChimp for WordPress – Review

About MailChimp We love MailChimp, and not because of the Monkey Logo 🙂 After trying a few different options, we found that MailChimp is the easiest to use and understand. It runs separately from your website and you can use this to send normal email newsletters or use their automation services. When a visitor visits your website the MailChimp signup … Read More

Contact Forms

Website Contact Forms are Everywhere Most websites has a standard contact form where visitors can leave a message. This message is then delivered to the website owner via email.  Our add a page service does include a contact form for the contact page, this is a simple form, much like we have here. We use contact forms on websites for … Read More

Sliders for your WordPress Website

Interactive Sliders for your website can be a great idea. We have all seen them, big sliders, small sliders conveying just the right message for you to click and read more. Sliders than contain headings, text, buttons, products images and even video, it can all be done. And very often they look great! Sliders can be used anywhere on your … Read More

How to Update WordPress Software

Quick Steps to updating WordPress Software (Core, Themes and Plugins)   Create a Backup of your WordPress Site and Database. Test your backup and make sure everything works. Log in to your WordPress website and click the update buttons on your theme, WordPress Installation or Plugins respectively. Check your website to be sure everything works just fine. If all went … Read More