Category: WordPress

Remove copyright from footer on a wordpress website

Remove Copyright from the Footer of a WordPress Website

At Slocum Themes, we are proud of our work and like the feeling that we get when we look at a website and it reads, “Designed by Slocum Studio”. That is our signature and it is there to give us credit to those who are using our themes for FREE. But, that being said, this […]

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How to Make WooCommerce Thumbnails Clickable

WooCommerce is super-popular plugin for selling digital or physical products from your WordPress website. It’s used by tens-of-thousands of shops around the world. It’s quite an amazing plugin but lacks one simple interface function — clickable product images in the store view! Crazy right? Unfortunately, it’s going to take some developer chops to get this […]

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Remove the Page Title WordPress

Remove the Title from a WordPress Page

This article has been updated in March of 2019. WordPress is a great platform, initially designed for blogs; now the popular Content Management System is widely used for business sites. But not all of it’s “features” translate well into business websites. Page and post titles are one. But there are some steps you can follow […]

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Edit User Roles WordPress

Choose the right WordPress User Role for your client

It’s 10 o’clock at night and you receive an email from your client. You know the one I’m talking about. Your client — the one who demanded Administrative access to your site yet doesn’t understand WordPress — managed to find the Editor and turned your once stable creation into a scary white screen of death […]

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Align the header WordPress

Choose the right WordPress header layout for your website

Consider this the beginning of our series on building, selling, and managing WordPress websites for clients. We start our series on creating easy WordPress sites for clients from the top. The header is perhaps the most important piece of the website. After a large call-to-action or image on the front page, it is going to […]

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How to create a woocommerce website quickly

How to create a WooCommerce website quickly and affordably

WooCommerce is the most popular free solution for eCommerce on WordPress. WooCommerce was acquired by WordPress creators Automattic, so we can expect that much will be done to make WooCommerce the official solution for WordPress eCommerce. Thankfully, WooCommerce is also one of the most widely supported WordPress eCommerce plugins. It is the one we have […]

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Set up shipping WooCommerce

How to set up shipping in WooCommerce

One would assume that if you are reading this resource, you have already accepted WooCommerce as your WordPress eCommerce solution of choice or are strongly considering it. There are a few technical details that can be extremely daunting when using a free plugin like WooCommerce. These include: Accepting Payment Managing Stock Creating variants (small, medium, […]

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Is My Site Mobile-Friendly after the

Is my WordPress website mobile-friendly? (after Google update)

As a member of a web agency, it is rare that I receive panic FROM a client. Normally, we are the ones identifying risks and resolving them. This all changed after Google made an announcement; as of April 21, 2015, the appearance of your website on a search results page would be far more dramatically affected by […]

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WP Smush.it Alternative

Smush.it may not work. Here are some alternatives.

You may or may not be surprised to learn that WP Smush.it is an image optimization plugin for WordPress that uses Yahoo! to run its services. With the popularity of WordPress and the plugin — which is at time of posting active on over 300,000 websites — it is safe to say that Yahoo!’s servers […]

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iThemes Exchange vs WooCommerce

WooCommerce vs iThemes Exchange: the battle of free eCommerce plugins

Everyone looks for the cheapest, easiest solution to a problem. Why wouldn’t you? When you are using a free platform like WordPress, having similarly “free” options in your plugins and themes is attractive, right? Not necessarily. This is a look at WooCommerce vs iThemes Exchange — two of the most popular free WordPress eCommerce plugins […]

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