Translation: Translation Plugins (automatic) Vs Human Translation

More and more frequently, in this shrinking, digital, world, we find we are asked to consider more than just one language when new web development projects come through. We recently completed a website which is available in two languages – for a Germany based translation firm, interestingly enough. This work led us to consider the […]

Mandrill: wp_mail has been declared by another process or plugin, so you won’t be able to use Mandrill until the problem is solved.

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Troubleshoot this Mandrill-related clash on your WordPress website. The following error message may be produced if the WordPress plugin Mandrill is installed and activated while there exists another plugin on your WP setup which tinkers with the email settings on your WordPress: wp_mail has been declared by another process or plugin, so you won’t be […]

WordPress Extensions

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We often install the Open source (free, and developed by a community of programmers, rather than one, paid, team) Content Management System (CMS), WordPress. WordPress was originally a blogging platform developed by Matt Mullenweg, but, in its short history, the software, which runs on (also Open source) PHP and MySQL, has developed into far more […]

How to Get Auto-Update Working on WordPress – Update WP Version & Plugins Without FTP

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Whenever there’s a new version of WordPress out (which should always be installed for security reasons – (WordPress 3.4.2 is out today!)) or a new version of your WordPress website’s theme or plugins is released, you’ll often want to upgrade from within WordPress without having to download, FTP, upload and install each new version. Luckily […]

Fix Broken YouTube Auto Embed with WordPress

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On WordPress blogs, there has for a number of versions been a really handy trick which automatically embeds YouTube videos when you post the URL on it’s own on a new line. Traditionally(!) this was a real time saver, as it allowed busy WordPress webmasters the opportunity to grab YouTube URLs and simply paste them […]

New WordPress “Race Maps” Plugin Built in Silicon Dales

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This morning, we committed the 1.0 version of a new WordPress plugin, called “Race Maps” to the WordPress plugins repository, on behalf of international running website, Race-Calendar.com. You can find Race Maps at WordPress here. The plugin very simply allows bloggers with an interest in running, or health, to very quickly add interactive maps (built […]

Mobile Versions: How Do We Make Our Website Look Better on an iPhone or Android Handset?

Mobile Versions: How Do We Make Our Website Look Better on an iPhone or Android Handset? featured image

The mobile web is here, and it doesn’t look like it is going anywhere fast, now, does it?! So you probably want to make your company website look good on an Apple iPhone, iPad, or Google Android Handset? Well, the good news for people who use WordPress to manage their web content is that there […]

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