Last update (Sept. 2016) of Woocommerce Storefront theme included Google fonts into the theme. While WordPress has finally removed their Open Sans font from the core, WooThemes decided to add a default font from Google. And then to sell their Storefront extensions to remove it. Nice.
I wanted to install my very old Wacom CTE-430 (Sapphire) pen pad on my new system with Windows 10. Tried several latest drivers from Wacom, but they didn’t work. At the end, found a driver that worked: PenTablet_5.2.4-5 – you may download it from their repository.
Recently I had to create a new custom theme for Zendesk. I believe if you already started making a custom Zendesk templates, you know how to access it. Several highlights that would help to find some hidden features of Zendesk template engine are provided below. Zendesk template help provides a list of helpers.
I’ve recently discovered an opportunity to add enhanced security via HTTP headers, as most big sites do. You can test your headers information with developer tools in any modern browser from the Network tab. There is also a good site that could check your HTTP headers for security. In fact most security headers are very easy to add to your site. Here’s how.
Importing posts from WordPress as Facebook Instant Articles (FBIA) is relatively easy. FBIA will show to Facebook mobile app users when you share your posts / pages over the FB networks. Read more about Instant Articles considerations and settings in this post by WebProm. But here I want to show some tweaks possible in Automattic Instant Articles WordPress Plugin.
After you install this plugin, setup guide is written at its settings screen. But the most challenging thing during setup is to avoid and eliminate errors generation when converting WordPress posts into Instant Articles. One must tweak Custom Transformer Rules to remove such errors.
Arconix FAQ is a very nice FAQ plugin useful for any WordPress site. It has a good developer support too.
While optimizing my site for better speed in PageSpeed Insights I’ve noticed that when Autoptimize was switched on for my site, the FAQ page became broken.
I had to add
arconix-faq.css into my list of files excluded from optimization in Autoptimize plugin’s settings.
When using shipping settings and advanced shipping plugins with Woocommerce Shop, you will usually have to set your product dimensions on Woocommerce back-end product setting tabs. These dimensions will be displayed on Additional Information tab in many Woocommerce themes.
You may find many examples of code to remove whole set of dimensions from the tab, but it’s hard to find a code snippet to remove only one of product’s dimensions.
Recently Google announced it will use AMP in its mobile search results. Specs are based on AMP project guidelines. For WordPress there is an official Automattic AMP Plugin which currently adds AMP versions to posts, as well as meta tags for Google to discover such pages.
I’ve added AMP versions to several WordPress sites to see how they work. There is a difference if you want to add such pages to a site with Yoast SEO installed or to a website without Yoast plugin. Here’s what I’ve found and how to add them to different WordPress installations.
I’ve recently redesigned my main website WebProm Design and starting to think on revamping this blog, We’ll see if I’ll have several days to change the look a bit, to make it responsive and better to larger screens. Keep coming back.