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Should you use WooCommerce With LearnDash

One of the most common questions people ask me is “Jack, should I use WooCommerce with LearnDash?”  And like most questions to provide an answer, more questions need to be asked to see if it’s a good fit.  Let’s look at the positives and negatives of using WooCommerce with LearnDash.  Positives of Using WooCommerce With…

How to Improve Your Email Deliverability Using a Dedicated IP

An often overlooked aspect of email marketing is actually having the email hit the inbox and not the spam box. It’s not as simple as loading up your favourite email marketing software and clicking “send”.  Using a Dedicated Sending IP If you’re serious about your email marketing efforts it’s worth splashing out on a dedicated…

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Remote Work & Slack

Chances are if you work remotely your team will either use Slack or Teams, sure there are some other alternatives but in the interest of not writing out 50 competitors, let’s take the two.  These tools are great, making collaboration across time-zones simple when people are only a message away.  Yet therein lies the problem,…

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My 2021 — A Year In Review — Looking Back and Looking Forwards

2021 is almost over and with that comes a new year. Whether you set goals at the start of a new year or throughout, the end of a year is always a good reflection point. To look back at what went right, and where you’d like to improve for next year. Professionally, personally or both. …

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Not Everything Is The Fault Of WordPress

Everywhere you see “that’s WordPress, our plugin isn’t responsible for that”.  That’d be like buying a car and your brakes don’t work. Take it back to the dealer and they say “That’s a Brembo problem not ours”.  Maybe you’re reading that and thinking “well that’s dumb”… exactly. It’s stupid right?  Sure maybe it’s a manufacturing…

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WordPress Plugin Settings Are Complex — How Wizards Can Help

Settings. The bane of the developer and the bane of the end user. If you install 99% of WordPress plugins they have too many settings, a setting of a setting, of a sub-setting and to top it off, add another setting on.  If settings were cake WordPress plugins would be that delicious chocolate cake that…