Specifying Posts for the Recent Posts List

The Problem My client has a widget on his home page that was created with the Divi Sidebar module.  It is set to display the ten most recent posts.  Now,  he wants to display two of those posts in a special block in the center of the page, to the right of the list of...

php.ini for WordPress and Divi

The php.ini settings provided by your website host as defaults may not be optimal for use with WordPress and the Divi theme. If your global php.ini file has settings lower than shown below,  adjust them upward to these.  Your WordPress experience should improve....

Generating a Proper WEBM File in OSX

The Problem Web browsers will play either MP4 or WEBM formatted video files, or both.  Thus it is important that both formats be available.  In the Divi theme, from Elegant Themes, the video modules ask for both formats.  I found that the MP4 format would display...

Divi Slider Height

Background The Divi WordPress theme from Elegant Themes is really a development system that includes a wide range of customizable modules.  I ran into a problem with one module in particular, the Divi slider module.   Out of the box, this module is designed...

Scam Emails

The ProblemOne of my clients recently noted that some of his clients were getting emails with this content:From: accountant@yourwebsite.comSubject: Balance Invoicewould like you to confirm to me the status of your owed and unsettled payment if there is any. Please...

Making a Website GDPR Compliant

The Issue The European Union created a policy called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  GDPR gives web users specific rights including the ability to delete any information your website has collected about them.  There are lots of web pages that discuss...