WP Theme Speed Blog
WordPress and the plugins, web services, automations and processes that let WordPress do amazing things.
‘move discarded messages into’ Impact of the choice of Mail setting across multiple devices
I implemented some new settings to better manage my email(gmail) on multiple apple devices. I’m sharing in case it helps you declutter your inboxes more or helps prevent them from getting bad in the first place. I have a Mac, and IPad and an iPhone and have 4 email...
Whitelisting Cloudflare Email Forwarding & Whitelisting Divi Email Forms
'Whitelisting' incoming gmail emails from Cloudflare's Email forwarding service requires creating a 'Filter' in Gmail or Google Workspace (or whatever they've renamed it again this year). And the process to Whitelist emails sent from the Divi Builder form to a gmail...
Quick items we are working & researching
Google Calendar and Zoho CRM calendar synchronization guide
Synchronizing calendar entries of Google Calendar and that of the Zoho CRM Calendar is now made easy with the Google Calendar Synchronization feature. You can update the calendar entries in either Google Calendar or Zoho CRM and have them updated in both. If you...
Snagit 2021 Upgrade – Templates get even better
I really needed to speed up my process of creating training images and videos. So today, I'm upgrading to Snagit 2021 today. (I updated to the latest Camtasia a month back). Why am I personally upgrading? Snagit is improving in leaps and bounds. The improvements in...
Zoho Meetings Microphone Options on a Mac
Kept having problems with Zoho Meetings not pushing audio from my better microphone to the actual system. I could 'select' the Microphone in Zoho Meetings Settings, but still no sound. I'm on a Mac, and I found that if I open up the Mac Audio Settings window, I could...
Simple Sweet free stock image plugins for wordpress
Quick guide on a great little free stock photo plugin for wordpress that connects to Pixabay. (Plus a second plugin for Pexels. The second plugin is still coming along maybe not yet as reliable.)
WerdSmith to WordPress
How to send a WerdSmith article to a WordPress site that’s not on wordpress.com via a free Zapier Zap using a Dropbox folder.
2 Directions to Automate MailChimp and WordPress
There are 2 directions in which MailChimp and WordPress can work together. A WordPress blog post can trigger a MailChimp email newsletter to be sent out of MailChimp. This is probably the oldest and most common. It involves creating a Campaign in MailChimp from the...
What should I consider when setting up Google Analytics for a website?
Excerpts from the Google Analytics Account Structure The Google Analytics Account determines how data is collected from your websites and manages who can access that data. Typically, you would create separate Analytics accounts for distinct businesses or business...
Quick items we are working & researching
Three Easy to Edit Image Hover Effects Free Divi Layout from Divi Soup
This free Divi layout uses the native Divi image and text modules with absolute positioning to show or hide text or swap the image for another on hover. View the demo and download this free
6 MicroInteractions to help Divi Theme websites in WordPress deliver results
Microinteractions are a great way to enhance user experience as they interact with your site. Slight animations of icons, buttons, or images can cue the user to take action in a fun and purposeful way. There are countless microinteractions you can include on your...
Genesis + Divi Builder Plugin vs Divi Theme speed comparisons (video)
Anecdotal speed test of a site running a Genesis Child theme + the Divi Builder Plugin vs switching that same site over to only run the Divi Theme. The results surprised me. Divi Theme was faster. Note the site also ran the ACF plugin. (VIDEO)
Adding additional users to YouTube Channel – Managers, Owners & users
Quick tip on where/how to add additional Users or managers or even add/change owners of a YouTube Channel. Branded Account Explanation Tip The YouTube channel must be a 'Branded Account' if its not a branded account, then you need to change your basic youtube channel...
WordPress Search Engine Visibility in MySQL PHPMyAdmin
How do I turn Search Engine Visibility on in MySQL or PHPMyAdmin? I've been working with WordPress for 13 years. I hadn't needed to do this until today. It's easy if you are comfortable with PHPMyAdmin and MySQL. If not, maybe get help from someone that is. Steps Make...