Posts by Allen Pooley

Improving Loading Speed on a WordPress site: A Case Study

I was asked recently if I could provide a step-by-step walkthrough of improving page speed scores / loading times on WordPress websites. Okay, not so recently, but I got distracted and delayed in writing this guide. That said, here it is. A real-world example of how to speed up a WordPress website using the very…

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How do I disable 1-Click Web Apps (Installatron) Notifications?

Getting too many notifications from 1-Click Web Apps (Installatron) for your website? These can get frustrating, especially if you have things configured to automatically update and backup on a regular basis. Here we’ll look at how to adjust your notification settings. – Go to the client centre. – Click on “Manage” for your hosting plan.…

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Beaver Builder 2.0 – A Guide

For each page and post within WordPress you get a basic text editor. It’s much like working within your favourite word processing application: you can write/insert and format your text, insert images and videos very easily! This is often just fine for blog posts and even many pages. However in some cases you want to do more…

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How to Transfer from Yellow Pages

Let’s face it, changing providers isn’t always easy to do even when the company you’re transferring to and from are both helpful and friendly; that’s the whole reason we have a SiteMigrator service to do it for you. That change can be made much harder when the company you want to leave keeps trying to…

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Websavers is making friends – Partnerships Galore!

We’ve been working on some exciting news for the past couple of months, and we’re finally able to make the announcement. This all comes from the fact that we’re regularly asked what our preferred plugins for WordPress are, what we recommend for speed, security, optimization, and even page building. There’s a ton of options out…

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What to do when Thesis (WP Theme) stops generating CSS

This has happened to us a few times, namely every time we migrate a site using Thesis. The problem is that Thesis stores all its CSS (custom, skin, and editor CSS) in the database. It also stores the variables that drive that CSS in the DB. Something about how that data is transferred over when…

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How to switch from POP to IMAP email access

Since POP accounts don’t support server-side synchronization of messages, such as indicating whether you’ve read a message or not, it’s disadvantageous to use a POP connection when accessing your email from multiple devices. To fix this, an IMAP connection is necessary. With IMAP, your mail clients (apps) have a larger set of communication options with which…

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