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How to deactivate all WordPress plugins via the database

By The Mighty Mo! Design Co. / January 20, 2022 /

Go to phpMyAdmin. Go to the “wp_options” table. Search for the field named, “active_plugins”. Edit the “active_plugins” field. Delete the value/contents of the “active_plugins” row. Save. That’s it! All your plugins are now deactivated!

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Website DNS, Domain Registration, & Hosting Basics

By Toby Cryns / November 30, 2021 / Comments Off on Website DNS, Domain Registration, & Hosting Basics

Websites have multiple layers: Domain Registration When you register a domain, you pay someone ~$20/year for a .com domain. Registration means you are leasing the domain for a year or more. A domain is the “yoursite.com” or “yoururl.net” or “yourorganization.org” that people type into their browser. We use services like Namecheap, Dreamhost, and GoDaddy for…

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Avada ThemeFusion loads 80+ javascript files on every page! DON’T RECOMMEND!

By The Mighty Mo! Design Co. / November 18, 2021 / Comments Off on Avada ThemeFusion loads 80+ javascript files on every page! DON’T RECOMMEND!

I inherited a WordPress site using Avada ThemeFusion, and it is experiencing really bad performance issues. After doing lots of my standard bag-of-tricks optimizations to little effect, I decided to simply count the javascript files. To my surprise horror, I found it was loading over 80 javascript files on every single page! (For comparison: themightymo.com…

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Why I switched from WPMUDEV’s Defender Pro to WordFence for WordPress Security

By The Mighty Mo! Design Co. / November 12, 2021 / Comments Off on Why I switched from WPMUDEV’s Defender Pro to WordFence for WordPress Security

A while back, I started using WPMUDEV’s Defender Pro plugin for security on all my WordPress sites. I made a decision this week to switch to WordFence. The conversation was forced on me, because I had a site using Defender Pro that was hacked. I do not blame Defender Pro for the hack, however, this…

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How to Preload Font in WordPress Functional Plugin

By The Mighty Mo! Design Co. / August 5, 2021 / Comments Off on How to Preload Font in WordPress Functional Plugin

use a plugin to do a bunch of optimizations on this site, but for some reason, the preloading of fonts is broken. So I rolled my own font preloading function and placed it in my functional plugin (You could also put it in functions.php). Here’s the code.

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