How To Fix A Broken WP Astra Theme Customizer

I recently went to edit the copyright on a WordPress site running Astra and the place to make edits was blank: The same thing happened when I tried to edit a HTML block: I was able to add the blocks and move them around. I just couldn’t edit their contents. To fix a broken WP

Fix Broken Formatting On WordPress Gutenberg Editor

Have you ever logged into WordPress, gone to edit a post or page and found it filled with <!– wp:paragraph –> tags and raw HTML? Something like this: Thankfully it’s usually a simple fix. The problem is the visual editor has been disabled. To fix the broken formatting in the Gutenberg editor, in the admin

Custom Spam Filter For Contact Form 7

I like Contact Form 7. It’s been around forever, it’s lightweight and simple to setup. It’s perfect when you just need to throw up a contact form onto your site. However, it’s not so good in the spam filtering. I usually use Honeypot for Contact Form 7, which helps, but a fair few bots still

How To Display A Message On Every Post In WordPress Astra

I had a request from a reader for a tutorial on how to add a message to every post, but not to archives, categories or the blogroll. Specifically, they wanted an affiliate disclaimer to appear on every post, below the post title. They were using the Astra theme. But they didn’t want the affiliate disclaimer

How To Find Your WordPress Version

There are three ways you can find which WordPress version is running on your site: displayed in the WordPress admin area, in the HTML source, or by using PHP code. How to find your WordPress version in the admin area When you first log in to the WordPress admin area as an admin, you will

How To Move MariaDB Database Files After Upgrading Version

I just upgraded from MariaDB 10.1.x to 10.6.x and wanted to move some of my old databases over to the new version. Typically you would use a database dump or the MariaDB upgrade wizard, but none of those would work for me. I’m also running it on a Windows 10 machine, so a lot of

How To Add An Icon To Astra Meta Date

A reader of this site requested this tutorial. He was after something like this, where there is a custom icon in the Astra post meta just before the date. The best way to do this is either with Font Awesome or with a custom SVG. If you are already loading Font Awesome and one of

How To Customize WooCommerce Order Thankyou Text

Have you ever wanted to change WooCommerce’s default thankyou text from “Thank you. Your order has been received” to something that better represents your brand? I usually want to add in something about checking their spam folder for the confirmation email if they haven’t seen it within 30 minutes. Before customization, the order received text

How To Make A Four Column Layout In Gutenberg

To make a four column layout in the WordPress Gutenberg editor, select the equal three column layout, hover over a gap between the columns and add the fourth column. Start by choosing the “Columns” block. Assuming you want four equal columns, choose the three equal columns variation. It’s the 33 / 33 / 33 one.

How To Make A Full Width Divi Template For Gutenberg

Sometimes we want to use the Gutenberg editor for some of the simpler pages on a Divi site. I know, there are better ways, like using GeneratePress or Astra with Elementor or Beaver Builder. Those are my usual combinations when I know I’ll be building out a bunch of Gutenberg pages. But sometimes, you just