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Find out how much space used on Digital Ocean Droplet

Find out how much space used on Digital Ocean Droplet

While Digital Ocean is a great hosting environment one downside is its not easy to see in the dashboard how much space your droplet is taking up. If you know your way around Linux once you SSH into your server its easy to find with the command below. df -h...

Divi – Reducing the space between menu items

Divi – Reducing the space between menu items

You can customise many things about the Divi menu within the WordPress Dashboard under [Appearance] [Customise] [Header & Navigation] but one thing you cannot adjust is the spacing between the menu items, this can be a problem if your menu consists of many items...

Professional Photos make all the difference.

Professional Photos make all the difference.

I often tell people I'm working with or training about the importance of images on their website, stock photos have a place, but they are never a replacement for photos of your actual work. When it comes to talking photos many website owners will take photos...

Moving a WordPress website

Moving a WordPress website

For whatever reason you will probably finds yourself in a situation where you want to either make a copy of your website, or move it from one host to another. The easiest way I have found to do this is to use a plugin to make a backup of your website and restore it to...

Taking ownership of a Google Maps API project

Taking ownership of a Google Maps API project

In order to use Google Maps as part of a website or app it uses a system called an API, this allows your project to talk to Google and generate a bespoke map. Each time you do this a tiny amount is charged to your account and at the end of the month you are billed....

Scheduling backups with Updraft Plus

Scheduling backups with Updraft Plus

It's important that you regularly backup your WordPress website and while its easy to manually back up your site its also easy to forget. Its best to set up an automated regular back up so you don't have to worry about it. Here we are using the UpdraftPlus plugin. 1 ....

Backing up WordPress

Backing up WordPress

1. Go into [Dashboard]  [plugins] and install and activate UpdraftPlus WordPress Backup Plugin, if you do not know how to install plugins take a look at this blog post first. 2. Once installed go to [Settings] [UpdraftPlus Backups] 3.  To run an adhoc back up click...

What is Gutenberg?

What is Gutenberg?

If you have updated WordPress recently  you will no doubt have seen a notice about Gutenberg the new editor coming from WordPress. It is currently in beta and can be accessed by installing a plugin, but will eventually become the default. So what does it do? well as...

Why you need https (a green padlock)

Why you need https (a green padlock)

Hi, You are probably here because I have told you that you need https (The little green padlock) on your website, Traditionally it was just something we expected on banking or eCommerce but these days there is not really any excuse, It protects you, your customers,...