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Gravity Forms: Easy to miss features and tips

Notes from the Gravity Forms presentation GRAVITY FORMS WEBSITE Templates: https://www.gravityforms.com/form-templates/ Video Training: https://www.gravityforms.com/video-tutorials/ Roadmap: https://www.gravityforms.com/gravity-forms-roadmap/ PERSONAL DATA Automate GDPR (for clients). Reduce database bloat. RESTRICTIONS Avoid unexpected transactional email costs. Avoid a performance hit from email spammers. NOTIFICATIONS Routing. Conditions.

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Gravity Forms version 2.5. What’s new

Gravity Forms -2.5

A video post taking a look at what is coming to Gravity Forms 2.5. The hightlights are:
Cleaner (Gutenburg-esque) styling to the form editor and revamped settings pages.
Drag-and-drop column control (for up to four columns).

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WooCommerce database updates made easier with MainWP Pro

Bulk WooCommerce Database Updates

One of my frustrations with maintaining WooCommerce sites has been updating the plugin in bulk via MainWP  (easy) only to login to one of the sites later and discover it is waiting on a database update. What it did not realize for the last 5 years is that as a MainWP Pro user I could…

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How to remove the WordPress Site Health Check widget

Remove WordPress Site Health Check Widget

In WordPress Version 5.4 the Health Check widget was added to the Dashboard by default.  For many of us who support clients with administrator roles this could be an annoyance, but here are a few ways to remove it. 1. Manually add a code snippet Add this to your child theme’s functions.php file // Removes…

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WordPress Productivity with Assistant

Assistant is a pre-release plugin (available on the WordPress repository and on Github) and by the Beaver Builder team, In their own words: Assistant is a new way to work with WordPress. It’s an every-day productivity tool that lets you navigate your WordPress site and handle quick tasks without needing to go to the WordPress…

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What’s coming to Beaver Builder V.24?

This video takes an early look at what is presently due to come out in Beaver Builder version 2.4. A couple of things are worth saying first: 1. Most plugin authors don’t publicly release Alpha versions so we can’t expect things to work perfectly or be the final version. More things may come. Beaver Builder…

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Show a Beaver Themer header on scroll up

Beaver Themer header on upwards scrolling

Beaver Themer comes with a few preset options. You can make it transparent, have it fixed on scroll up and down, and shrink on scroll too. There isn’t is  an option to have it appear on up scroll only, but it only needs a small snippet of  JavaScript and CSS. The JavaScript I tried a…

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Monitoring websites. So many tools, yet this is what I do

Monitoring Websites

I’ve been offering low cost website hosting and maintenance for about 5 years. Without it, our business would have gone down the pan. Instead, it’s close to being a passive income that’s giving us lots of freedom. What’s great is… MainWP has given a low cost and efficient way update and manage sites on mass.…

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MainWP Client Report Personalization

I was asked if it was possible to add individual notes to clients when sending out client reports in bulk. As the MainWP community forum had just opened up, I asked there and got this useful reply from Bogdan Rapać.  Having tried this out, I thought I would add a little more context and share…

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What’s new with MainWP Client Reports

Here’s an overview of the two client reports extensions available as part of the MainWP pro package.  Both are more customizable than they may first appear and can be used together. As mentioned in my last video on MainWP  we consider client reports to be essential to our business,  but only to remind customers who…

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