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Setting Up SEO Meta Tag Templates for Post Types on Yoast SEO

Setting Up SEO Meta Tag Templates for Post Types on Yoast SEO

The Yoast SEO plugin allows you to define a template for your SEO titles and meta descriptions for all of your post types. By default, WordPress has two post types: Posts and Pages. WordPress posts and pages are both post types. This may be a little confusing to you, so for the sake of avoiding confusion, I’m going to use the term content type instead. Going back to the topic at hand, some themes and plugins… continue reading »

How to Add a Full-Width Parallax Background Image to Dynamik

How to Add a Full-Width Parallax Background Image to Dynamik

One of our web design clients was using the Dynamik WordPress theme* which is a Genesis child theme. Dynamik is different from most child themes in that you can make CSS and structural changes via the admin panel. You can even write PHP code in its Custom section. I liked Dynamik so much that I included it in my list of highly customizable premium WordPress themes. Getting back to my client, he wanted to add… continue reading »

Disabling Alerts for a Specific Post Type with the Sucuri Plugin

Disabling Alerts for a Specific Post Type with the Sucuri Plugin

One our clients has a WordPress site that uses the YITH WooCommerce Request a Quote Premium plugin along with the WooCommerce plugin. Every time he received a quote request, I received an alert email with the following message: Message: Shop_order status has been changed; details: ID: [id number],Old status: new,New status: wc-ywraq-new,Title: Order – [Month Day, Year @ Time] Because my client’s website has the Sucuri plugin, by default, I received an email each time my… continue reading »

How to Troubleshoot WordPress with the Debug.log File

How to Troubleshoot WordPress with the Debug.log File

I learned about the debug.log file from Sucuri Security’s support team. We use Sucuri on many client sites that are on our WordPress Maintenance Plan. The debug.log file is not enabled by default. To enable it, you have to modify the wp-config.php file by adding these lines before the “That’s all, stop editing! Happy blogging.” comment. Adding this code to the wp-config.php file will allow WordPress to create a debug.log file in the wp-content directory…. continue reading »

How to Pre-Populate a Wufoo Form with Answers from a Previous Wufoo Form

How to Pre-Populate a Wufoo Form with Answers from a Previous Wufoo Form

There are two quote forms (a short one and a long one) on this website, and both of them are Wufoo Forms. Read my comment on Judy Knight’s website on why I chose to have two quote forms. Someone who had filled out both quote forms suggested to me that I should pre-populate the visitor’s answers on the second quote form for a better user experience. I agreed, so I contacted Wufoo Support to find… continue reading »

How to Track Different Google Analytics Goals with the Same Thank You Page

How to Track Different Google Analytics Goals with the Same Thank You Page

If you use the Redirect Query String feature in Gravity Forms, you can create and track different form submission goals on Google Analytics without having to create a different confirmation page for each form. This means that you could use the same confirmation page for as many forms that you want. If you have the same Gravity Form on multiple pages, you can track different goals as well. With Gravity Forms, you are able to add… continue reading »