WordPress Plugins

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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Adding select2 to WP Forms

Select2 is a great jQuery library that allows for ajax selection of elements in a long list. It’s wonderful functionality allows for the ability to live search the list. This guide will show you how to easily add support for Select2 to WP Forms. Note that this refers specifically to the WP Forms plugin, and not general…

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Overlapping images when using a content grid?

If you’re seeing overlapping images, or odd grid display issues when using a content grid plugin, look for a plugin that enables lazyload of images and disable it on the page. For example, we use WP Rocket on most of our sites, and while it’s a fantastic caching plugin, occasionally you can run into the…

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High MySQL CPU Usage due to select query on wp_icl_string_pages

A few days ago one of our client’s websites was causing high MySQL processor usage. To narrow down the particular site and table causing the problem we ran mysqladmin processlist and it came back with the particular DB causing the high usage and the table: wp_icl_string_pages This is a table that’s part of the WordPress plugin WPML…

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Adding an Events Calendar to WordPress

There’s no question that there are dozens of events calendar plugins for WordPress. I’d guess that we’ve probably installed at least five different calendaring plugins on websites we’ve built over the past few years. Normally once we find a plugin we like, we stick with it and use it on all of our sites. But…

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Eliminate Broken Links For Good!

Broken Link Checker is a great little plugin that keeps track of all the links on your site and ensures that the pages they link to are all up and running and responding as they should be. It’s one of those little essentials that we often forget about, at least until we login and it…

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