One day, I found myself staring at my plugin’s page in the WordPress directory, wondering why there was such a difference between the number of downloads recorded and the number of active installations. I looked around and it appeared to be the same story for every plugin. The information on the Statistics tab seemed so limited and gave me no real clue as to what was going on. So I decided to create a tool to help. Read more
Easy Digital Downloads is a great piece of software if you’re selling plugins and themes. I’m using it on the Wisdom plugin site (Wisdom allows plugin developers to get information about where and how their plugins are being used). Because this website only sells one product, I’ve enabled the EDD feature to redirect the user straight to the checkout page after adding the product to their basket. Read more
I use Easy Digital Downloads Software Licensing to manage and distribute the plugins I sell. Without going into detail, you get a handy class and code snippet that you add to your plugin files that allows your plugin to check for available updates after it’s been installed on your clients’ websites. Read more
There are many support queries regarding the WordPress log-in error message: “Error: Cookies are blocked or not supported by your browser. You must enable cookies to use WordPress.” And there just as many possible solutions… Read more
Better Contact Details adds settings for all your different contact details, such as phone numbers, email address and postal address as well as links to your accounts on all the major social media services, like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and so on. Read more
By default, WooCommerce displays an ‘On Sale’ flash on any products that are on sale. You might wish to display other information to the customer, such as whether the product is featured or even if it’s out of stock. Read more
WooCommerce gives you the option to provide a shorter product description (like an excerpt) as well as a longer description. In most themes, the short description appears in the product summary area along with the product title, price and add to cart form, next to the images. The long description appears in the tabs underneath. Read more
This is an updated version of the original post. It started out as a tutorial demonstrating how to add an image to a category but I’ve since amended it to include adding an image to a custom taxonomy as well.