How to remove TLSv1.0 / 1.1 and enable TLS 1.3 in Nginx …

… on Ubuntu 18.04 or 20.04 In January 2020, SSL Labs started to downgrade ratings for websites still using TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 Protocols. In this tutorial we will: Disable TLSv1.0 and TLSv1.1 and enable TLSv1.3, Enable HTTP/2 if it still isn’t, Improve Nginx security. These changes should not affect servers using Let’s Encrypt […]

How to insert Google Charts in Wordpress

How to insert Google Charts in WordPress

Inserting charts in WordPress posts or pages is not so easy it could be. There are indeed some plugins to simplify your life, but they are mostly not up to date or somewhat not satisfying: ChartBoot for WordPress is the best solution to date, definitely worth trying and using, but is still limiting in some […]

Interactive charts how-to – NVD3, charts.js and Google Cahrts in Wordpress

Google Charts vs NVD3 vs Chart.js – Part 2

Here is the second part of my search of the best free-to-use charting library. Part 1 was a comparison of horizontal bar charts rendered with Google Charts and NVD3 (Chart.js doesn’t support horizontal bar charts). Example 2: line chart The second example is a line chart featuring the growth of the Netherlands-based ethical bank Triodos […]

How to insert Google charts, NVD3 and charts.js

Google Charts vs NVD3 vs Chart.js – Part 1

A few days ago I wrote a post on how to add Google Charts in WordPress. The method I describe can also be used to insert NVD3 or Chart.js graphics. As I’m starting a new website on ethical banking, I’m trying to find the best charting library for my basic needs. Let’s take a look […]

Vantage WordPress Theme – Remove the footer

If you run the Vantage theme on WordPress, you’ll notice the “A SiteOrigin Theme” footer. If you want to get rid of it, remove it, delete it, here is how to do it. First, create a child theme. In your newly created styles.css, add the following lines: #colophon #theme-attribution { display: none; } Reload your […]

Twenty Fifteen WP theme: the right way to remove post dates and author

If you’re trying to remove the post dates and author in WordPress Twenty Fifteen theme, you could just add the following code to the style.css file of your child theme: .entry-footer { display:none !important; } An awful lot of WordPress forums show an excessive use of this CSS trick. It works perfectly, except for one […]

How to add a new domain/website to a WordPress network (multisite)

In this post you’ll find how to add a new site with a new domain name to your existing WordPress network (aka multi-site installation). What you want: Add a new site to your WordPress network – your new site has its own domain name. What you need: A working WP Multisite installation. If you didn’t […]

Backup Scheduler, the only really free multisite-compatible plugin in the wild!

Free backup plugins for WordPress Multisite

This post is about free backup plugins for Wordpress Multisite installations. The web is full of really useless “greatest backup plugins” and “best WordPress backup” lists, as these ignominiously mix up paid and free plugins. Moreover, they hardly write a word about Multisite (also called WordPress MU for MultiUser or site network). I really had a […]

Cheat-sheet: creating a new WordPress site

On this post I’ll share my experience on building up WordPress sites. I’m not a WordPress Guru, but after having spent many years with Joomla and Drupal, I really feel that WordPress is the best solutions for my needs: creating relatively small websites and maintaining them effectively. Everything feels so good with WordPress that I […]