Setting up mail on MAMP on El Capitan

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I’ve only recently switched over to Macs and have found setting up mail sending on the MAc’s MAMP as hard as Windows! So here’s how. Firstly it all needs to be down in the “Terminal” – so click on Finder, then Applications, then Utilities to open a terminal (looks pretty similar to Windows CMD!) Check […]

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How to rescue a WordPress Hack

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This evening, I rescued a client’s WordPress website from a hack that was so bad their host shut it down. I have a checklist that I use now to recover WordPress sites, which I’d like to share with you. Or you can hire me to do it for you as it requires some technical confidence! […]

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Emailing out Service Rotas

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I’ve finally managed to fix and improve emailing out service rotas – the 2 bugs were simple to fix, but I wanted to add a message to the email too. Please update to v0.584 now for the improvement. As ever do let me know via the support pages if you find a bug – I’d […]

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School Parents Evening Booking System

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A local primary school wanted a parents evening booking system for their WordPress based site. It needed to be secure, but simple and easy to use. The public booking page looks like the picture below – parents click on their class to add their child’s name and choose from an available appointment. The form is […]

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www.thegatewaychurch.info

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A good church website needs to do a lot of things. 1) To a potential first time visitor, it needs to communicates the who, what, where and when through words, images, sermon mp3s and even video that the church is worth trying 2) To regulars, it needs to help the church flow and function in […]

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www.taxresearch.org.uk

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The leading UK tax blog needed a site refresh – a clean two column layout in a red colour scheme. Richard Murphy has worked hard to expose corporate tax-avoiders, so “content is king” was the mantra for this project. Front page excerpts Comment count in a speech bubble Nested commenting for lively discussion Big headlines […]

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www.panachehaircompany.com

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Panache Hair Company needed a show case website for a great new hairdressing and beauty salon in King’ Lynn. Sharon and her team wanted the best hairdressing website in town to gain new clients – we are confident we have delivered! The colour scheme matches the interior of the salon. Don’t forget to get a […]

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Bulk WordPress Password Reset

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Sometimes it is a good idea to reset all the passwords for your WordPress website and email the users to let them know their new password. Especially when you have been hacked – if you have been hacked, read about what to do My emergency password reset plugin will regenerate every user’s password and email […]

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Using Meta Boxes on Plugin Admin Pages

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Meta Boxes are boxes that appear on the dashboard and for custom features on edit page/post pages. They can also be used in plugins too. Here’s how to create meta boxes on an admin page that will remember whether you have opened/closed them and the order you have dragged them into. They are relatively easy […]

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www.establishingmyheart.com

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Establishing My Heart was created for Andy King’s new worship album of the same name. It features mp3 tasters and Paypal ordering. The background uses the same image as the album cover. The contact form uses Akismet filtering to stop spam messages being sent out.

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