One of the basic elements of WordPress best practices is to use a Child Theme. This allows you to make customizations to your theme without worrying about losing those changes when the theme author releases an update. [Read more…]
The functions.php file is an important element in customizing WordPress. It is also an important element in terms of customizing and integrating WP-Members into your site.
While you are not required to do any customization to get WP-Members to work on your site (it is, after all, a plugin), to leverage the power of the framework and thus make it look professional and seamless on your site, you will need to have some knowledge of the functions.php file. [Read more…]
WordPress is a great tool and it has become an icon in the Internet world. But with success of distribution comes the vulnerability of becoming a target for hackers. Many of you have experienced what it is like to deal with hacking and malware. Hopefully most of you haven’t experienced this yet. This post will cover some best practices so that hopefully, you won’t ever have to deal with that. [Read more…]