A new client project I’m working on requires I duplicate their website, install it on my development server and work on it before transferring it back onto their server once complete. To do this, I need access to the OpenCart admin panel, but I want to keep the existing admin users where they are and … Continued
I’m currently completing a rather large project for a client. While I regularly make backups before installing any major extensions or conducting core work, yesterday I needed to make my first restore on this particular database. While Magento has a great tool for backups and restores, I always prefer to do it manually from either … Continued
Sometimes you may want to add a contact form 7 form into a template directly. While normal use is via a shortcode eg, you can’t use this directly inside a PHP page template. Instead, you need to wrap this inside the WordPress do_shortcode function, in order to enable it to parse correctly. Wrapping your form … Continued
So you may be like me and not need or want extra links in the Magento account area which don’t actually do anything. Personally, if they serve no purpose there is no point having them there. While it’s annyoning you can’t switch them off from the admin area, there are also no unique classes so … Continued
If your store offers multiple shipping methods to your customers, it’s important to align all shippers to use the same unit for weight. This is becuase weight in Magento is not actually a particular unit. Weight to Magento is just a number, so theoretically, could be grams, kilograms, pounds, tonnes, you name it. Realistically, you … Continued
While there are so many factors to consider when finding a great balance between design and conversion, here are 5 instant tips to consider and tweak to increase web conversion straight away. 1. Website Colours Colours play a massive role in websites. Not only do they carry a psychological sway and role in influence, but … Continued
Why use your own bandwidth when you can use Google’s own! This snippet ensures your WordPress website correctly calls the Google jQuery library direct from Google for speed, security and reliability: NB: Just make sure you use the above with… …in your header file, or wherever your wp_head scripts get called from.
This little snippet removes the admin bar permanently from all users while logged in and viewing the website from the front-end. Personally, I never use it and always turn it off with this little snippet.
I love website conversion and find myself becoming more and more intrigued with attempting to master this fine art. It blends design, psychology, user experience, development and combines a deep understanding of how people actually use the internet and how they read webpages. Overall, it’s pretty interesting stuff. During the course of my studies, I’ve … Continued