New WordPress “Race Maps” Plugin Built in Silicon Dales

New WordPress “Race Maps” Plugin Built in Silicon Dales featured image

This plugin has been closed and is no longer available for download. 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 […]

WooCommerce Accommodation Bookings – Hide partially booked dates from displaying red triangle

WooCommerce Accommodation Bookings – Hide partially booked dates from displaying red triangle featured image

The thoroughly excellent WooCommerce extension WooCommerce Bookings may be further extended with the addition of WooCommerce Accommodation Bookings to swap over days for nights, and to add a checkin and checkout time (i.e. to make the extension useful for hotels, bed and breakfasts and other “overnight” accommodation provider style bookings. We have a client using […]

WordPress & WooCommerce Tutorial: Remove Black Magnifying Glass Hover Mouseover Image

WordPress & WooCommerce Tutorial: Remove Black Magnifying Glass Hover Mouseover Image featured image

There is a black magnifying glass on image mouseovers on some archive pages in WordPress > WooCommerce which a lot of our clients want removed. It makes sense: the icon suggests zooming in, rather than clicking to view more info on the product. Adding the following line to your theme’s Custom.css or somewhere else in […]

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.

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. featured image

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 & WooCommerce Tutorial: Remove “Showing All … Results” and “Default Sorting” from Shop / Category Pages

WordPress & WooCommerce Tutorial: Remove “Showing All … Results” and “Default Sorting” from Shop / Category Pages featured image

If you use WordPress and WooCommerce to sell products on your website, you may well want to remove the default sorting and/or “Showing All X Results” text from your shop and category pages – particularly if you don’t have more than a handful of products! The code snippets below will allow you to do just […]

How To Remove Microsoft Word Formatting From a WordPress Post

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It is not a good idea to copy directly from Word Processing software, such as Microsoft Word, into WordPress’s visual editor directly, as word processors add lots of styling information which gets copied across, and you may well find that your website’s styles and fonts are not respected in your document! When you do copy […]

The Correct Way to Copy/Paste From Microsoft Word / OpenOffice Writer to WordPress

The Correct Way to Copy/Paste From Microsoft Word / OpenOffice Writer to WordPress featured image

As we stated before, copy pasting from Microsoft Word or OpenOffice Writer directly into WordPress’s Visual Editor is not a good idea, as this will import a lot of styles and fonts – and a lot of unnecessary code – from the word processing software you use into WordPress, leading often to undesirable results, like […]

How to Change the Colour of Text or a Heading in a WordPress Post or Page

How to Change the Colour of Text or a Heading in a WordPress Post or Page featured image

In this tutorial, I will explain, very quickly, how to change the colour of some text, or a heading, in a post or page in WordPress, using the inherent Rich Text Editor (RTE). Step One – Click the “More Options” (show/hide kitchen sink) Button First up, the option you need is in the more, or […]

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