Posts Tagged ‘WordPress’

WP Builds Newsletter #54 – WordPress 5.1.1, plugin updates and Facebook goes down

WordPress 5.1.1, plugin updates and Facebook goes down - WP Builds News

This weeks WordPress news – Covering The Week Commencing 11th March 2019: WordPress Core WordPress 5.1.1 Patches Critical Vulnerability“WordPress 5.1.1 was released yesterday evening with an important security update for a critical cross-site scripting vulnerability found in 5.1 and prior versions. The release post credited Simon Scannell of RIPS Technologies for discovering and reporting the…

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119 – Using Groundhogg to self host your email marketing with Adrian Tobey

Using Groundhogg to self host your email marketing with Adrian Tobey - WP Builds

Email marketing is usually the domain of expensive SaaS apps. Well, not any more. With the Groundhogg WordPress plugin you can automate all-the-things from inside your website! It’s got lots of customisation options and works with a visual builder, just like the services that you’re currently using. Adrian comes on to tell us about how it all got started and how the plugin works and what scenarios it might be useful for…

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118 – We know nothing about website pricing

We know nothing about website pricing - WP Builds WordPress podcast

There are so many ways you can get paid for building WordPress websites, and if you’ve been in this industry for any length of time, then you’ve perhaps tried a few out? Do you charge on-off fees or use a model which judges the value that you add to the client’s business? Perhaps you perfer to work on the basis that the website is an ongoing cost and the recurring revenue is really where you should be getting paid? We have no idea which is best, but it’s fun chatting it all though…

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117 – Using WordPress to run your online course with Chris Badgett from Lifter LMS

Using WordPress to run your online course with Chris Badgett from Lifter LMS

It’s all the rage isn’t it? Set up an online course and teach the world about the things you know! You’ve seen the Facebook ads. You’ve sat down and thought about all the great content they you’ll teach to your students, made some videos, created some handouts, even devised some tests that the students will have to complete to graduate. But then the daunting question arises… how do I actually get this online? Lifter LMS might be the answer…

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116 – How to secure your WordPress website with Oliver Sild from WebARX

116 - How to secure your WordPress website with Oliver Sild from WebARX

Do you glaze over when someone talks about internet security? Well, you’re not alone – it’s quite a difficult subject to understand. Thank heavens then that there’s people like Oliver Sild who will understand it all for you. His company, WebARX has built a product which get all of your WordPress websites secured. They have one central dashboard which shows you all of the activity on your sites. Their firewall will drop suspicious traffic and keep you safe.

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115 – The client is always right, we just need anger management

115 - The client is always right, we just need anger management

Are you the type of person who always does what your clients ask of you, or do you get angry with them? It’s hardly a binary answer is it, but it certainly feels like it is sometimes! We’ve all been there… you’ve worked really hard on their WordPress website and you think that you’ve done everything right, but then the client comes back to you with a difficult email and your serenity is blown out of the water! What should you do…?

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