Disable WordPress plugins via FTP or within PHPMyAdmin

When developing or debugging a WordPress website it might be necessary to disable all your currently enabled WordPress plugins at once. Often if you need to do this, you might not be able to access the plugins section within Wp-Admin. One of most common reason I’ve seen for this needing to be done is the WordPress White screen

Unable to communicate back with site to check for fatal errors

The error you are seeing is part of the new sandbox feature in WordPress 4.9, after a change is madewp tests to make sure your site isn’t whitescreened, if it can’t determine the state, the save is disabled to avoid accidental breakage. What may cause the problem If you use any services on your site

Can’t Add or Install Plugins in WordPress

One of the most common questions we are asked by WordPress beginners is: “Why can’t I add plugins in WordPress?”. It usually follows up with how the user is seeing an upgrade message or that their admin area doesn’t have the plugins menu. You are Facing Memory Limit Issue The failure notice is usually caused

WooCommerce: Change “Return to Shop” URL

When you have just a single product, the cart page is not really necessary and instead, you want that page to take users to the product page instead. Instead of creating a redirect with an external plugin, we wanted to just change the link of the "Return to Shop" button. One Google search later, I've

Move widgets on top of the page for mobile

Recently we had a client that wanted to have a search bar and sub-categories displayed on WooCommerce categories, but only when viewed on mobile. We achieved this by adding a sidebar to the category pages and adding both search & categories widgets. Then we simply hide that sidebar on desktop devices with css. Note: also

How to Increase Maximum Upload File Size in WordPress

There are 4 ways that you can choose to increase the maximum upload file size in WordPress. Update .htaccess file php_value upload_max_filesize 128M php_value post_max_size 128M php_value memory_limit 256M php_value max_execution_time 300 php_value max_input_time 300 Change the numbers to the values that you need. The max execution time and max input time values are in

WordPress updating failed on Gutenberg

There is a big issue with the Gutenberg editor on WordPress 5.0+. Upon updating to the recent version of Gutenberg, there is an issue that doesn't allow you to save or publish posts. An "Updating Failed" or "Publishing Failed" error. keeps popping up. Screenshot of the inspector: The Problem Plugin related issues Error in plain

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WordPress Performance Tips

As I’m sure most of you will agree, a slow or poorly performing site is a massive no, no. If a site takes more than 5-7 seconds to load, I will click back and try and find an alternative. Of course, we don’t want that, we want to keep the visitors on your site as

Create Custom WordPress Authors Page

When we want to add a new feature to our WordPress site, we just google the question and in most cases, Google spits out the answer. Sometimes its a snippet -a custom code that needs to be added in some theme or plugin file, and in other cases it's a premade plugin that's available to

How to create a Custom Single Post Template

I would like to start by saying how much I love my current WordPress theme. It's the first premium theme that I bought and at the time it fulfilled all my needs. However, over time I started to hate dislike the single page template because of the sidebar. So, today I decided to change the

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