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Website DNS, Domain Registration, & Hosting Basics

By Toby Cryns / November 30, 2021 /

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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How to Change Background on Beaver Builder Sticky Header with CSS

By The Mighty Mo! Design Co. / July 29, 2021 / Comments Off on How to Change Background on Beaver Builder Sticky Header with CSS

Beaver Builder doesn’t give you an interface to change the background color of the sticky menu after scrolling. Here’s a simple bit of CSS that can help.

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