If you’re like us you’re excited to get Accelerated Mobile Pages working on your site. However, you might also be running into a validation error such as “The mandatory tag ‘amphtml engine v0.js script’ is missing or incorrect”.
After lots of troubleshooting we determined that the very outdated WordPress HTTPS (SSL) Plugin was causing issues. If you can find an alternative to the plugin that would be your easiest fix. However, if you’re in the same boat as us and need only certain pages on your site to be HTTPS then here is a code snippet to add to your themes function.php file. The only change you need to make is to change the Page ID, the one in the example is 126, to whatever the page ID is for the page you want to be secure. Read more
If you’re like us and you have hundreds of clients that host on Godaddy.com and use WordPress then you’ve inevitably run into the issue where your form submission emails never show up in the clients inbox. You’ve called Godaddy and listened them tell you to install various plugins such as WP SMTP but still have not had any success. Then you found Mandrill. Mandrill WAS a free service offered by MailChimp that improved email deliverability. The problem is it WAS a free service.Read more
The problem we’re trying to solve is that we don’t want our client to have to remember that the URL to edit their site is /wp-admin or /wp-login.
We want our client to be able to go to a simple URL such as /login. How do we do that?
First, we need to open .htaccess. If you’re not comfortable working within .htaccess we would not suggest going forward. If you are comfortable and know where to find it then it’s as simple as one line of code. Read more
Today while do some work on the new LifeTrak Personal Training site we needed to add an external link to the custom menu. Simple enough task but what if we wanted to the link to open up in a new window?
WordPress does give you this option but hides it from the default custom menu screen. Read more
These three web design trends are just a few of those we’re seeing, but they are the ones that can make the biggest difference in a company’s online presence and, ultimately, their bottom line.
Because website development and design are always changing, one of the things we hear a lot at Cat on the Couch are questions that begin with “Does my website need…” Then comes the list: a shopping cart, a video section, a blog, a gaming component, a photo section, a calendar, more copy, less copy, more pictures, fewer pictures, mobile capability, tablet capability, social media, welcome pages, splash pages, independent sites that link to the main site—and it goes on and on.Read more
This week our friends at Modern Charlotte Realty called us because they were having trouble forwarding a domain with Godaddy.com. Since this was not the first time someone had asked us to do this we thought we’d put together a how-to video that explains what you need to do.
If you still have problems feel free to contact us and we’ll help you forward your domain with Godaddy.com.