I’m now a Certified WordPress Expert at Codeable

While I’ve been working as a web designer and developer for nearly 10 years now, 5 of those have been as a freelancer and consultant specialising in WordPress development and bespoke design. Honestly, I don’t think I could ever go back to employment. Recently, I applied to become a certified expert at Codeable, and today … Continued

Show different number of Posts Per Page for different Post Types

During work for a recent client, I needed to limit the number of posts on one archive, yet show every post on a single page for another. By default WordPress uses the value set in the admin screen ‘Settings’ > ‘Reading’ and seen as ‘Blog pages show at most’. But in my case, I needed … Continued

Rename Completed order status in WooCommerce

I had a task from a client to rename the default WooCommerce order status from the original to a custom name. The client wanted to rename ‘Completed’ status in WooCommerce, to a new status ‘Dispatched’, as once the order has been sent out, they wanted it a little clearer that it was sent, rather than … Continued

Fix ‘Another Update in Process’ error in WordPress

I recently stumbled upon an issue with updating WordPress.  A brand new install without content, I couldn’t see why I was facing the issue of updating WordPress.  All plugins had updated just fine, but when I went to update WordPress, I saw an ‘Internal Server Error’ message.  Trying the core update again, I was then … Continued

Remove P tags from Contact Form 7 forms

I love Contact Form 7 and use it on 99% of my client and my own sites. It’s simple, lightweight and does a perfect job for mail. Depending on the form you use, you sometimes need to remove the <p> and <br> tags that appear in the form, which are auto-generated by the plugin. While … Continued

Changing WooCommerce Availability Text

Sometimes you may want to change the default text that WooCommerce states under a products availability. By default, WooCommerce lists products in stock as either ‘X in stock’ or only showing the message when you are running low on stock. These are set in the WooCommerce settings: WooCommerce -> Settings -> Products -> Inventory -> … Continued

How much does a WordPress website cost?

Each web development project I undertake for clients is somewhat unique so it can be hard when it comes to WordPress development pricing. I find that no two websites are exactly the same, so before I know your exact needs, it is very tricky to work on an accurate description of what your site will … Continued

The easiest way to export WordPress comments into another site

Recently, during a website makeover, I began working on a new site and while developing it, new comments had been added to the live site.  As I had already made a copy of the site to work on at the start of the project, the latest comments wouldn’t have been included in my copy when … Continued

Show WordPress current version and latest version in admin footer

It can be a little annoying when there is a new version of WordPress available and you’re not sure what version your are currently running. Sometimes it’s worth waiting a while after a new major update to see if it brings bugs and it would be worth to know how far behind you are to … Continued