I host/look after several different websites. Over the years I’ve used several different hosting companies. I want to run through what my current site setup which I’m using to manage the site I look after.
I’ve been doing a lot of work recently on WCAG guidelines on making websites accessible and usable for all users. Something which I discovered and never knew about is using WebVTT which is a basic text file to add subtitles, audio description to video rather than embed straight into the video.
In the WordPress 5.5 release they have added the ability to generate a XML sitemap. XML sitemap are great because it tell search engines such as Google and Bing what pages to crawl. One of the sitemap which the WordPress core creates is a user sitemap. On a WordPress site I work on we didn’t want to use this feature, so I’m going to go through the process how to disable the sitemap.
I recently got asked to look at friends WordPress site. Nothing major just installing a few plugins and changing around the permalinks. However there was big problem it’s been a over year since she’s last logged into the site and she doesn’t know her password. The password reset email also doesn’t seem to be sending out. So I’m going to lists some methods how to get into one of your WordPress site if you locked out.
Google Analytics is a great tool for your site. There is loads of areas of the tool which you can learn about user behaviors. In this example we will be looking at how to hook up WordPress Search queries with Google Analytics.