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Set CSS Variables to give WordPress clients more flexibility

So recently I’ve been mulling over how to utilize color options I created for a client in the WordPress admin.  We use SASS to compile our theme’s CSS but really wanted to utilize the color options we created with Redux Framework.  Say you wanted a user to be able to define their header background color.  You could […]

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Is Gutenberg the Worst Thing To Happen To WordPress?


After about 15 years with the classic WordPress editor, WordPress decided to shake things up and redesign their interface. Meet Gutenberg, the new WordPress editor. A lot of people are pretty angry about it, but I think it’s great! Disclaimer: I realize Gutenberg is pretty darn polarizing at the moment. So if I got something […]

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Keeping your WordPress site up to date helps keep it secure.


This may seem like a simple premise, but keeping your website installation up to date can save you a lot of headaches. Below are some options we suggest to make sure you keep the bad guys out of your wordpress! How to keep your site up to date We suggest updating your WordPress website at […]

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Removing the 5pJQhrPh3XJCUOiaQCa6 WordPress hack


Today I was tasked with removing a hack from a WordPress website that resulted in users being redirected to a malicious website with the intent of tricking users into believing they have a virus. I’m referring to it as the 5pJQhrPh3XJCUOiaQCa6 hack due to a code comment I found in the header.php of the theme […]

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