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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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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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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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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Apologies for mentioning this just after the festive holidays, but the ACF pro plugin lifetime deal is due to end in “early 2020”.  I’m not an affiliate. I’m just a big fan of this plugin. I was in two minds about this. I’m completely behind Elliot Condon’s decision to finally charge subcription, but equally I…

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What’s MainWP MainWP a (5 star rated) WordPress plugin that let’s you turn a WordPress install into a Master Dashboard. From there you manage all your other WordPress sites more efficiently. Updates and changes can be done in bulk with a single button click. We’ve used MainWP daily since 2015  and It’s been central to…

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In this video post I’m talking about Plugin Load Filter which is a free plugin from the WordPress repository. It allows you to deactivate unnecessary plugins on individual pages and posts to speed up your site. It’s a simpler alternative to plugin I used for some years called Plugin Organizer and is similar to Plugin…

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  People have asked me what I use to build my Beaver Builder live demo sites and I’ve avoided doing a video because I was unsure of my set up. When I started in 2014  I used Ninja Demos (from the team who created Ninja Forms).  It was a unique product, but they did not…

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Project Management in WordPress

 I’ve been using 3rd party project management (PM) tools for an age. As an employee I had the job of trailing an early contenders for our Government department.  I carried on as a self employed web “designer” moving about from BaseCamp, to Trello to Asana. More recently, I’ve started to feel they have become…

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