A Child Category Sub-Menu

Over at Swanson Heritage I was faced with an interesting challenge.  As I do enjoy a challenge, I dug right in and solved it.

The issue: A Child Category Sub-Menu:

The site is a Family Tree. It has a deep structure of Categories and Child Categories and Grand-Child Categories making the menu structure a challenge. I have created ‘people’ as categories and used the child category structure to organize them.

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How to Set Up Browser Caching with WordPress

In this post, we will learn How to Set Up Browser Caching with WordPress.

As all web dev.’s should, they often run their sites through multiple online website optimization tools.  I commonly test with these: Google PageSpeed Insights and GTmetrix. This will also now improve your PageRank with some, as they are using website performance as a metric. (Slow sites will not be well listed in search).

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Using phpMyAdmin To Get Registered Users Email Addresses

In this post, Pioneer Web Design show how PVWD is Using phpMyAdmin To Get Registered Users Email Addresses.

Using phpMyAdmin To Get Registered Users Email Addresses

I have been asked this before: “How can I get all my registered users email addresses?”

One way is to use phpMyAdmin, the MySQL database tool used by most (good) hosts.  If you are not both an advanced user and know how to backup your database, do not even continue to read as an error there can destroy your database and therefore your site!

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Redirect Search Query in WordPress

In this post, Pioneer Web Design will show you how to Redirect Search Query in WordPress without a plugin. Steps by step instructions are given.

Redirect Search Query in WordPress

I was attempting to redirect a search query using the built in search form in WordPress and needed to do some research to get this to work. Attempting on one site, what I thought should work did not! That site uses a theme that adds an action hook to `get_search_query`, (more later) so I just tried on a site that uses the default (child) theme – this one.

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Using WordPress To Block Comment Spam

In this post, Pioneer Web Design will show you how Using WordPress To Block Comment Spam can be done readily from the WordPress admin panel.

Using WordPress To Block Comment Spam

In my humble experience, there are techniques built into WordPress that make Spam comments very much a non-issue:

A) Moderate all comments: Admin Dashboard>Settings>Discussion>Before a comment appears>An administrator must always approve the comment

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