How to use WooCommerce to sell videos

The first question you might ask is: can I do this without WooCommerce extensions? You could indeed use a WooCommerce Virtual + Downloadable Product (stock functionality) for this, but it comes with a few drawbacks. It provides the option to specify a URL to the file/video you want people to access upon payment, and you…

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How to edit a WordPress username

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By default, WordPress does not allow usernames to be updated, however with self-hosted and open source utilities like WordPress, there is always a way to overcome these kinds of limitations. This guide will show you how to edit the WordPress username. You can also edit the settings in this plugin to send a notification whenever…

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5 web design tips for non-designers

Alongside the numerous web design firms, there’s also plenty of web developers out there that love building websites, but who are not officially trained in web design principles. If you’re one of those people, this list of tips for non-designers – those who are not formally trained in either web design or general design principles…

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Is premium DNS worth the cost?

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Premium DNS is another one of those buzzwords like “cloud hosting” that isn’t exactly a clearly defined service across all providers. However across all those that provide a premium DNS services there’s a few qualities that are fairly consistent: Premium DNS is, in many ways, simply another way of saying a third-party cloud-based DNS system.…

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How to convert an Elementor site to BeaverBuilder

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This guide will show you the steps necessary to convert an Elementor site to BeaverBuilder. The same steps can be used to convert from other page builders, like WPBakery, Divi Builder, or Brizy. Simply replace the term Elementor in this guide with whatever your site is currently using for a page builder. Why would you…

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How to change the owner on your account

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This guide will show you how to change the Owner for your Websavers account. If you’re looking to create a new user for your account see our guide here. Note: you must be the Owner of the account to make this change. If you are unable to login as the Owner User, please see our…

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How to make your WordPress staging site live

This guide will show you how to make the changes on your staging or development environment live. We’ll be referring to a WordPress site in this guide, however the same steps can be followed for any web app in our 1-click utility. If you haven’t already created your staging or development site, you probably want…

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Black Friday 2021 Round Up

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It’s that time of year again; everyone and their dog, and the dog’s favourite e-commerce companies, are trying to get you to spend your hard-earned money on their products. The world of WordPress development is no different, so we’ve decided to do something a bit different this year and collect some of our favourite deals…

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How to Create a User or Contact

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There’s a few reasons why you might want to create users or contacts. The following types of users and contacts can be created along with details about how each should be used. Client Centre Users are easier to manage and have far greater reach into your account, while Plesk Users provide more fine-grained controls over specific…

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How to add http headers using Plesk

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There’s a few reasons why you might want to add custom headers on your website, however the most common reason today is to add apache or nginx security headers. Many of these headers cannot be pre-applied globally as they would directly affect functionality of some sites that rely upon functionality which these headers would restrict,…

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Free domain ID protection – what’s included?

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In case you didn’t know, any domain registered with or transferred to Websavers has the option to get free ID Protection — all you must do is check the box during your order. But what is ID protection and how does it compare to the competition? Whenever you register a domain, the details of that…

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How to configure Plesk for WordPress Multisite Networks

There’s lots of great documentation on the web showing how to create your WordPress Multisite network, but there’s also lots of different ways you might want to set up that network, and so this guide is designed to help you configure Plesk to work best with the options you want. This guide assumes that the…

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How to use webp images with WordPress

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By default WordPress does not support webp images. Yet according to Google’s analysis, webp images can help shrink the size of your images by up to 36% thus speeding up every image download. So you probably want to get on that, eh? The trouble is some browsers, like Apple’s Safari browser, do not support webp…

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How to add Google Analytics to your WordPress Website

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If you’ve got a website, you probably want to know how many visitors you have, how they’re getting there, and what they’re doing on your site. Enter Google Analytics. There’s non-Google options out there if you’re in the anti-Google camp, but that’s the subject of a future article. Google Analytics is an incredibly powerful tool…

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Event Tracking with Google Analytics & WordPress

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If you’re reading this, you should have already set up Google Analytics in your WordPress site. If you haven’t yet, go do that now! I’ll wait here. … Ok, so now that you’ve got that step done, we need to talk about event tracking. Event tracking can be any sort of thing you want to…

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