2021 Domain Names For Sale!

Time to clean out my domain name closet! Below is a list of domain names that I simply do not have time to build/maintain websites for. I continue to renew them thinking that maybe some day I will have time. Contact me or leave a comment below if you want any of these names. Comments…

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Force SSL Checkout in WooCommerce

When I set up my most recent WooCommerce website, I got the message: “Square is enabled, but the force SSL option is disabled; your checkout is not secured! Please enable SSL and ensure your server has a valid SSL certificate.” My client has a properly installed valid SSL certificate. I checked their “Really Simple SSL”…

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Adding domains to your Standard UCC SSL Certificate

These directions work on HarmoniousHosting.com , a GoDaddy reseller. Scenario: A client has 3 Managed WordPress websites with SSL Certificates. Two sites have individual certs. One has the UCC SSL Certificates, which will cover up to 5 sites! Certificates, domain names, and hosting are all under the same Harmonious Hosting account. The nice thing about…

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SSL for your WordPress

Quick Answer: Depending on where you get your SSL certificate and how you install it, you may need to take extra steps to fully enable https. EastTexasDesign, for example, has a free SSL certificate. But there are multiple places with hard-coded HTTP:// content. (no S, not secure) WordPress offers some great free plugins to help…

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Trying out the Grammarly’s free version & Premium

I consider myself to be a decent writer when I have the time to focus and proofread my work. Unfortunately, that extra time is getting harder to come by. I tend to avoid software that checks my spelling and grammar. As much as I would love for my writing to be perfect, a large portion…

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AdSense Auto Ads – An interesting idea. But how does it work out?

Google AdSense has launched their new “Auto Ads”, the most exciting improvement in AdSense since responsive ad units! What are auto ads? They are pretty simple. You place the auto ads code snippet on your page once and the computers at Google will do their best to pick good placement for AdSense. I decided to…

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WordPress Issue: Lightbox not working in WooCommerce 3.0

WooCommerce 3.0 no longer comes with a gallery feature. This can easily be re-enabled even if your template does not offer a woocommerce gallery option. Try this: Backup your entire wordpress website, including files and database. This is always a good practice before making changes. Simply add the following lines to your after_setup_theme action. (most…

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Shopify

Currently looking into Shopify for one of my clients. I will give a full review when I am finished with my research, and possibly testing. My initial impressions are: Good Support Nice stores if you want to stick with the basics Unfortunately, they do not allow anything to customize the checkout process. This means we…

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