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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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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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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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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A while back I made a video post on ways to save time when using WordPress images. It featured ways to automate image optimization, SEO and some sizing tips.  These things have been very handy for me, but I still had a problem explaining to clients where to go for free images, how to crop…

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