AMP 2.0.8 WordPress Plugin Update 9th December 2020

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AMP 2.0.8 WordPress Plugin was released on 9th December 2020. What’s new? You can see the Git here. This update focuses on compatibility with the Twenty Twenty-One theme, PHP 8 and Web Stories. If you’d like help to change to the Twenty Twenty-One theme or update your version of PHP, get in touch. Updating yourself …

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How to Fix WordPress White Screen of Death (WSOD)

Okay, so you got a problem? Your WordPress website just. Went. White!! In this WordPress tutorial, I will describe some of the processes you can go through to resolve your WordPress White Screen of Death (WSOD) quickly and efficiently, so that you can get your website back up and running; you can worry about the …

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WP Rocket Seasonal Licence Offer

Silicon Dales recommends WP Rocket as one of the many tools you can use to speed up your own WordPress website or WooCommerce store. The Offer ***offer has now expired*** 35% off all licenses Example ***offer has now expired*** For the top package: “Infinite” you’ll save $87.15. The package will reduce from $249 to $161.85 …

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Gravity View Seasonal Offer

Silicon Dales recommends Gravity View as one of the many extensions you can use for Gravity Forms. Gravity View gives Gravity Forms users the ability to display Gravity Forms entries on the front-end and even create a Directory with Gravity Forms Data. The makers also ship an extension which allows website admins to import to …

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Seasonal notices for your WordPress website

Nearly every business we work with asks for a seasonal notice around this time of year, whether it’s special delivery times around Thanksgiving or notifying customers of a change in office opening hours at Christmas. Deliveries, availability and special offers all mean that at some point, you may want a site-wide notice to make sure …

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The Silicon Dales Guide to Updating WordPress

WordPress is used by 30% of websites – even in a sample of the top million websites. It’s popular and it works.

In order to keep up with a changing world, the code powering WordPress is updated on a regular basis. As a result, the plugins, themes and integrations which work with WordPress also update on a regular basis (at least, the good ones do!).

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25% off at WP Rocket – 6th Anniversary Special

WP Rocket are now part of the furniture. They’ve been around the website optimization block. They really know their stuff, and, their 6th anniversary has just come around. We love WP Rocket here at Silicon Dales. Check out this page all about WP Rocket to see how we’ve used it to speed up sites and …

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All our Gists now work in AMP & WordPress

A while ago, we started using Gists for code snippets in this site, and this has been a great way to share code and give back to Open Source.

However, since implementing AMP, this has not always played nicely when viewing pages on a mobile, via AMP.

That is now fixed! Any Gist you see in this site will now show up just fine when you visit the AMP version, too. Win.

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Launch of the BigCommerce WordPress Plugin

Online eCommerce platform, BigCommerce, have announced the release of the BigCommerce Plugin for WordPress on 5th December 2018. The release coincides with BigCommerce sponsoring a “Sounds of Nashville” party alongside WP Engine and 10Up at the WordCamp US conference. Users can install the plugin on multiple WordPress sites, and importantly, manage the functions of their BigCommerce store …

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Black Friday Sale: 50% off Barn2Media plugins

We love Barn2Media here at Silicon Dales. Check out this page all about Barn2Media to see how we’ve used it to enhance WooCommerce and WordPress sites for clients. For the Black Friday 2018 shopping event, the team at Barn2Media are offering a generous 50% off all plugins and extensions. Get 50% off Friday 23rd November …

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