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Rewlea Swimming

Just completed setting up a quick WordPress based website for Rewlea Swimming at http://www.rewleaswimming.online Working with the client I helped them to choose a theme which would represent their company in a professional manner, and then tailored it to suit their needs. I am also managing SEO and Hosting...

Digital Music Network

Just completed setting up a website for the Digital Music Network at http://digitalmusic.network This project involved not only setting up a website for the online radio station, but also setting up the streaming server using ShoutCast, along with the creation of social media pages on Facebook and Twitter, and...

Exeter Airport Hotel, Fair Oak B & B

Just completed setting up a quick WordPress based website for Fair Oak B & B at http://www.exeterairporthotel.com Working with the client I helped them to choose a theme which would represent their company in a professional manner. I am also managing SEO for the client on an ongoing basis...

WordPress – rewrite plugin

The newest updates to WordPress allow developers to carry out rewriting of pretty URL permalinks using the WP Rewrite class in a fashion similar to Apache’s htaccess mod rewrite but handled internally within the PHP instead of by Apache. A useful tool for creating these rewrites and testing them...

wSecure – WordPress admin URL masking

Another great security plugin I have started using is wSecure. It secures your WordPress website by working on the principle of hiding the admin URL from potential hackers. The wSecure plugin works by hiding admin URL so that¬† “www.yoursite.com/wp-admin” will no longer bring up the admin page. Instead, wSecure...

Wordfence WordPress security and anti malware

I have been looking at securing my WordPress installations for myself and clients a lot recently, and one of the new tools I have started using to do this is Wordfence WordPress security and anti malware. It is a plugin which has a number of tools such as software...

Anti Spam by Clean Talk

Found this great plugin for WordPress the other day, it blocks spam from things like Registration forms, WooCommerce reviews, Comments forms,  and Contact forms! And It covers a wide range of popular plugins too like JetPack, WooCommerce, Contact 7, etc! A years service costs just $8 USD, and if...

https://wordpress.org/plugins/custom-sidebars/

Another great little plugin for WordPress which lets you create custom sidebars for pages and posts from within the Admin widget area, once created you can then assign any page or post the custom sidebar content! Great if you are working on custom themes! https://wordpress.org/plugins/custom-sidebars/

https://wordpress.org/plugins/fluid-video-embeds/

Fluid Video Embeds Plugin for WordPress Handy little plugin which automatically makes any video embeds from YouTube or Vimeo responsive, dynamically changing the width to 100% of the containing element’s width and maintaining the correct aspect ratio of the video so it displays correctly be it on Desktop, Tablet,...