One of the questions I get asked most often is where to find your PayPal PDT token for WooCommerce's PayPal settings. So here's a quick little walkthrough. Requirements: A PayPal business account WooCommerce, with PayPal gateway enabled   1. Log into PayPal with your business level account and go to Profile...

Update: This information is no longer valid for Subscriptions 2.0.  Today I worked on the WooCommerce Subscriptions plugin for Stacey over at freshstitches.com. It turns out, when a subscription is processed (post initial signup) it deducts from the available or unavailable inventory. This makes sense if...

I'm not usually the type of person that shills services or products, but I just have to shout from the mountain top about CloudWays. I have used LOTS of hosting companies. VPSes are crazy expensive for a small business, and shared hosting doesn't cut it...

Just a heads up, I've seen a rash of WordPress site users reporting problems that can be traced back to using Chrome beta version 44. When the user's browser is rolled back to regular version 43 the issues go away. Symptoms include forcing a WordPress...

xmlrpc. The bane of my existence. It's used for remote access to a WP install. That could be a third party app, or most notably it could be the Jetpack Plugin. Symptoms of an xml-rpc bot ruining your site include mostly extremely slow site response time...

Update: Java SE 6 is now installable directly via Apple: https://support.apple.com/kb/DL1572?locale=en_US. The following steps are no longer needed.   I have worked with Macs for years, both as a tech at my full time job and personally. I am an Apple Certified Mac Technician. (Actually my creds go...

One of the requests I get most frequently is adding a shop built into the main website, vs. a shop on hosted platform like Etsy or Shopify. My go-to shop tool is WooCommerce, because it's easy to set up, it handles digital products beautifully, it's free...

I design custom themes for the Canvas Framework fairly regularly. Recently I had a request that was new to me: add a search bar to the top menu. This function is already a part of Canvas for the main navigation, but not for the top...

Just a note for my future knowledge, you can set the crop position (left, right, top, bottom) of custom image sizes. [code language="php"] add_image_size( 'custom-size', 220, 220, array( 'left', 'top' ) ); [/code] The first element in the ‘crop array’ can be ‘left’, ‘center’, or ‘right'; the other can...