[FIX] Dimensions Settings Missing in Gutenberg (Bad News)

WordPress 6.1 will be released soon, and with it, a new "Dimensions" layout lets you adjust the margins and padding of most blocks, including the paragraph block. Unfortunately, the dimensions setting will be missing for most people, and there's only one way to fix it right now - to change your … [Read more...]

How to Fix Duplicate Title Tags in WordPress

Sometimes, SEO tools will throw an error about duplicate <title> tags in WordPress. Here's why it happens and how to fix it. Related to WordPress Errors: How to Check for Duplicate Post Titles in WordPressHow to Add a Photo Above the Post Title in WordPressHow to Change the Header … [Read more...]

3 Reasons Why HostGator WordPress is SLOW

Many people choose HostGator as their first web host thanks to high discounts and a large number of HostGator coupons. Unfortunately, HostGator WordPress is slow by default. Here's why. Related to HostGator WordPress: HostGator Managed WordPress ReviewBest LiteSpeed HostingNGINX … [Read more...]

[FIX] Unable to Communicate Back with Site: WordPress Error

Yesterday, I got this error while editing a plugin in the WordPress editor: Unable to communicate back with site to check for fatal errors, so the PHP change was reverted. You will need to upload your PHP file change by some other means, such as by using SFTP. Here's a screenshot of what the … [Read more...]

How to Have Infinite Replies with WordPress Threaded Comments

WordPress doesn't allow to have infinite replies beyond the maximum nested comment depth. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to create a "Reply" link for all threaded comments, regardless of the depth. Related to WordPress Comments: How to Disable Links in WordPress CommentsHow to … [Read more...]

How to Disable Links in WordPress Comments (NO Plugins)

Here's how to disable auto-linking in WordPress comments and remove the comment author link. This will keep your comment section free of spam. Related to WordPress Comments: How to Allow Infinite Replies in WordPress Nested CommentsONE Cloudflare Firewall Rule to Block WordPress Comment … [Read more...]

[Fix] Cloudflare Blocking REST API Requests

Sometimes, Cloudflare blocks REST API requests and prevents WordPress from working correctly. I most commonly encounter this problem when the WordPress Gutenberg editor throws the following message: Updating failed. The response is not a valid JSON response. Cloudflare Blocking REST API … [Read more...]

How to Inline Above the Fold CSS

Inlining your CSS is especially important if you have low-cost web hosting, like Hostgator for example. Here are the steps to identify and inline above-the-fold CSS for your WordPress site. Related to Inlining CSS: Best TTFB HostingCDN Web Hosting for Low-Cost ProvidersServer-Side Caching: … [Read more...]

3 Must-Have WordPress Plugins for Blazing Fast Speed

Now that search engines like Google have started considering the page experience for rankings, your site needs to load quickly. WordPress by default is pretty slow. It wasn't built with loading speed in mind and as a result, there are lots of JavaScript, CSS, and page generation inefficiencies. It … [Read more...]

How to Track Clicks in GA4

For this tutorial, you should already have added GA4 on Google Tag Manager. Once you've done that, here's how to track clicks on GA4. Related to Google Tag Manager and Google Analytics: Add Google Analytics to Google Tag Manager Exclude Logged in WordPress Users with Google Tag … [Read more...]

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