WordPress

Moving my WordPress websites to https

Intro I have recently moved my 3 main websites from http to https and this post gives an overview of the process, including some info on why I made the move to https and also how I completed the move to https. Why move a website [...]

iThemes WordPress Developer Course

In December 2016, I completed the online training course iThemes WordPress Developer Course. This course was over two days and took the form of online live webinars, looking at what a WordPress site consists of and tips and techniques on various tools and methods to develop [...]

WordPress Website Healthcheck service added

I've recently formalised and added a new service to my offerings - a WordPress Website Healthcheck. This service is ideal if you’re launching (or re-launching) a WordPress website and want to give the website a healthcheck before the go-live.

Fixed my WebTestLondon.com site issues, with a quick update

My WebTestLondon.com site has had some issues since auto-updating it's WordPress core to the latest 4.2 - as the theme it uses (Simplissimo) is not strictly compatible with that version. The main issue was error messages appearing at the top of each page - but after [...]

Upgrading Avada from version 3.0.1 to 3.4.3

It had been a while since I'd updated the Avada theme that this website uses and it seems the longer you leave it, the more there is to consider - what will I need to backup, what about WordPress versions, what about my plugins etc? Anyway, [...]

TechTestLondon website launched

I've recently been working on a new website - www.TechTestLondon.com - which I've built in WordPress, using the Envision theme. TechTestLondon covers the booming world of Wearable Tech, Smartwatches & Connected Tech and the apps that make the tech work – and also promotes the App [...]

Content Management Systems (CMS) Roundup

CMS Overview A CMS allows the easy publishing of content to the web, where content is key rather than HTML skills. Normally, themes and templates are used to keep content standardised across the website and these can be managed within the admin system of the CMS. [...]

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WordPress theme demos – Pinboard, AutoFocus and MYgRID2

I recently added some live demos of WordPress themes to my website, so you can see them in action. Currently, there are demos for the following themes: Pinboard - ideal theme for presenting graphical content, such as product photos, images, designs etc AutoFocus - demo of [...]

Quick Guide to Selecting a WordPress Theme for your Business Website

Selecting a WordPress theme for your business website can be a tricky business itself, so this post is a little bit of help in the right direction. There are many themes to choose from and many different types of website requirements, so this is not an [...]

Relaunching your WordPress website with a new theme: Part 6

Having recently relaunched my website to use a new WordPress theme - the excellent Avada Theme - I thought I'd add a guide to doing this on my blog, to help out anyone else planning this. Part 6 - After Relaunch Turn off Maintenance mode. Announce [...]

Relaunching your WordPress website with a new theme: Part 5

Having recently relaunched my website to use a new WordPress theme - the excellent Avada Theme - I thought I'd add a guide to doing this on my blog, to help out anyone else planning this. Part 5 - Going Live Backup / Export your existing [...]

Relaunching your WordPress website with a new theme: Part 4

Having recently relaunched my website to use a new WordPress theme - the excellent Avada Theme - I thought I'd add a guide to doing this on my blog, to help out anyone else planning this. Part 4 - Prep For Going Live Consider any SEO [...]

Relaunching your WordPress website with a new theme: Part 3

Having recently relaunched my website to use a new WordPress theme - the excellent Avada Theme - I thought I'd add a guide to doing this on my blog, to help out anyone else planning this. Part 3 - Theme Tryout To fully ensure the theme [...]

Relaunching your WordPress website with a new theme: Part 2

Having recently relaunched my website to use a new WordPress theme - the excellent Avada Theme - I thought I'd add a guide to doing this on my blog, to help out anyone else planning this. Part 2 - Theme Selection Check the various Theme websites [...]

Relaunching your WordPress website with a new theme: Part 1

Having recently relaunched my website to use a new WordPress theme - the excellent Avada Theme - I thought I'd add a guide to doing this on my blog, to help out anyone else planning this. Part 1 - Establish your Requirements What do you want [...]

Relaunching your WordPress website with a new theme: Intro

Having recently relaunched my website to use a new WordPress theme - the excellent Avada Theme - I thought I'd add a guide to doing this on my blog, to help out anyone else planning this. The guide is split into 6 parts, as follows: Part [...]

patwalsh.co.uk site and DevBlog now moved to WordPress

Have now moved the patwalsh.co.uk site and the DevBlog blog to WordPress, hosted on my one.com account. This includes all the existing content of the DevBlog which I've also moved. The install and setup of WordPress was quite easy - following a support guide - and [...]