Content management systems have the ability to maintain multiple user and admin accounts. Sometimes, it becomes necessary to deny users access to their accounts. This post explains options available to you in WordPress and the pros and cons of each.
WordPress is by far the most popular content management system in the world. So, naturally, I love it and have quite a bit to say about it. My WordPress posts may be slightly biased towards code hacks (as opposed to simpler configuration tweaks), but well, I'm a software guy... So, no apologies.
While the Jetpack Publicize feature is a really handy and time saving feature for blog posts, it is probably not such a great idea for WooCommerce products. This post contains a quick functions.php code snippet that helps disable Jetpack Publicize only for WooCommerce Products.
The regular plugin-based methods for noindexing pages may not work for files and the question becomes: How do we hide (noindex) files in WordPress from search engines? In this article, I explain a solution to this problem and I demonstrate with live example files how you can hide (noindex) other types of media like PDF and Excel files in WordPress.
If you have done any web development or website maintenance work, then you must have come across the .htaccess file at some point. This is an important file for many reasons and this guide will provide an overview of what the .htaccess file is, what you can do with it, how to create it, and options available to you for editing it on your WordPress website.
Trying to change your WordPress admin email but not receiving the confirmation email needed to verify the change? No worries. I had the same problem but found a quick workaround. It doesn’t require messing with your database or phpMyAdmin either.
Locked out of your WordPress website? No worries. This article explains how a server administrator can either force reset a user’s WordPress password or create a new WordPress admin user with a brand new password. Database and FTP methods are described.