No Visual Editor in WordPress – Can’t view any text on the page to edit

No Visual Editor in WordPress – Can’t view any text on the page to edit

When you go to edit a page in wordpress, you see an empty page.  In actuality, the text is there, if you highlight it, you will see it, but there is no visual editor. Go to edit a page in Chrome Turn on Developer Tools You’ll see it says: ReferenceError: tinymce is not defined PROBLEM: This is probably due to a conflict with your theme or a plugin. RESOLUTION: Open your wp-config.php file and add the following line, right before “Stop editing”.. see below LINE TO ADD: define(‘CONCATENATE_SCRIPTS’, false); define(‘WP_DEBUG’, false); define(‘CONCATENATE_SCRIPTS’, false); /* That’s all, stop editing! Happy blogging. */ […]

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How to Make a Mailchimp Pop Up – so that it works in WordPress

How to get MailChimp Subscriber Popup working in WordPress Introducing the MailChimp Subscriber popup … that doesn’t work with WordPress Update: Please read why a popup subscribe form will negatively affect your SEO. There are many means of adding a MailChimp subscribe form to WordPress. I tend to use either the MailChimp supplied embedded forms, the Gravity Forms MailChimp add-on or the excellent MailChimp for WordPress plugin. With the increasing popularity of pop-up forms on websites, MailChimp released a brilliant and very flexible popup subscribe form for all MailChimp plans. Most excellent of all is that the MailChimp popup looks beautiful, is totally free and is […]

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How to unlock a locked gravity form

How to unlock a locked gravity form

After you access phpMyAdmin (usually through cPanel or your hosting control panel), browse the wp_options table and then click the Search tab at the top of the screen. Enter in %_GFCache_% for the option_name field and then click Go. You should be returned one or more rows of data (each transient uses two rows. One for the transient data and one for the expiration). Simply delete these transients using the delete link that phpMyAdmin  gives you for each row. You should then find that your form is unlocked and you’ll be able to edit it.he original location.  

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How to view a WordPress website before propogation

How to view a WordPress website before propogation

Sometimes when designing a new web site, you may need to test certain aspects of the site before launching the site live to the general public. By editing your local Hosts file, you can affect what happens when you type in a certain web site address on your own system by redirecting the web browsers on your computer to a different IP address to view that particular site than the rest of the world would see. So while the rest of the users of the Internet type “www.myfavoritefood.com” into their web browsers and get redirected to the web server at […]

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Can’t update wordpress, or plugin sub-menu not showing

Can’t update wordpress, or plugin sub-menu not showing

    WordPress was telling me I didn’t have ‘sufficient permissions’ to update my own install even when logged in as the Administrator. I had the following line in my wp-config.php file: define(‘DISALLOW_FILE_MODS’,true); I was able to apply updates once again after I changed this line to: define(‘DISALLOW_FILE_MODS’,false);

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Don’t use @import for child themes anymore

Don’t use @import for child themes anymore

It is not best practice to use @import for child themes. Instead, use this in the functions.php file: * Enqueue the parent theme stylesheet. */ add_action( ‘wp_enqueue_scripts’, ‘vantage_parent_style’ ); function vantage_parent_style() { wp_enqueue_style( ‘parent-theme’, get_template_directory_uri() . ‘/style.css’ ); } /** * Enqueue the child theme stylesheet. */ add_action( ‘wp_enqueue_scripts’, ‘multipurpose_child_style’, 20 ); function multipurpose_child_style() { wp_enqueue_style( ‘child-theme’, get_stylesheet_uri() ); }

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How to embed a shared google calendar with different colored events

When you embed a shared google calendar (multiple calendars in one view).. You lose the color coding! The trick to add color coding back in to the various calendars is to add a color after the &source. Google Calendar Embed Color Codes These are the color codes for events when embedding multiple google public calendars on your site. Pink – %23B1365F Fuchsia – %235C1158 Red – %23711616 Crimson – %23691426 Orange – %23BE6D00 Orange Red – %23B1440E Red Orange – %23853104 Burnt Orange – %238C500B Brown Orange – %23754916 Gold – %2388880E Goldenrod- %23AB8B00 Darker Goldenrod – %23856508 Pale Green- %2328754E Lighter […]

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