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June 14, 2019

5 Plugins To Export WordPress Posts to PDF Files

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Creating PDF files from your WordPress posts and pages provides an effective way to repurpose your content. You can engage your subscribers by offering them giveaways, e.g how-to guides, case studies, and checklists. They can access and download these files easily. While WordPress doesn’t support exporting posts and pages to the portable document format by…

May 28, 2019

How to update WordPress plugins automatically?

In a recent sprint, we made a remarkable revamp for the UI architecture of Prevent Direct Access (PDA) plugin and its extensions: Membership Integration and File Access Restriction. We faced a problem that when the customers update the new version 3.1.0 of PDA, they also have to update the next version 1.1.6 of Membership Integration…

May 15, 2019

How to add a new widget in WordPress?

We have completed a task related to WordPress widgets recently, which brings us a chance to figured out how to create a new widget in WordPress. In this article, we will share our experience with you. Step 1: Register Widget It’s very convenient when WordPress provides a hook called widgets_init. We will create “your_class_name” in…

May 6, 2019

How to reuse steps in CircleCI?

There are more than 10 development projects that require CircleCI at Prevent Direct Access. The problem is as we’re using the same configuration for different jobs, we have to copy all the steps codes over and over again. As a consequence, it’s very hard to modify and maintain them. In this article, we will show…

April 9, 2019

How to Bulk Upload Media Files Using WordPress CLI

Most hosting providers set a maximum file upload in WordPress ranging from 2 to 64MB. This is a huge restriction especially when you want to upload a lot of large files. Even if you manage to increase the upload size limit, big GIF and video files often cause timeout error when uploading through WordPress media…

March 28, 2019

7 Ways to Redirect WordPress Attachment Pages

Every time you upload a media file to your website, WordPress will automatically generate a new “attachment” page for that file. In other words, there is an attachment page for each file upload that you have on your website. This page displays your embedded PDF file with a description if any on a blank page. For example, if you upload a file…

March 15, 2019

Vue.js in WordPress Plugin Development

Last month, our team decided to transform our plugin’s setting page to reactive UI by using one of the most popular JavaScript framework, Vue.js. In this article, we will share our experience while working with Vue.js in WordPress plugin development. Why Vue.js? We choose Vue.js among the alternative frameworks due to the simplicity. A good…

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