Add User to LearnDash Group When Orders a WooCommerce Product

LearnDash and WordPress Groups

I love the LearnDash LMS for WordPress.  I use it over at javascriptforwp.com and not only is it powerful out of the box and with plugins, but it's hooks allow for even more. One thing LearnDash cannot do out of the box is sell access to Groups via WooCommerce. A Group in LearnDash, amongst other things, let's you assign … Continue reading Add User to LearnDash Group When Orders a WooCommerce Product

Learn How I Built the JavaScript for WordPress Master Course and Teaching Site on the “How I Built It Podcast”

"If you're looking to setup an online course just grab this podcast!" I love hanging and chatting Joe Casabona.  Naturally, I was excited when I found out he wanted to chat with me on his How I Built it Podcast about how I built my JavaScript for WordPress Master Course. A lot of folks have asked me content related questions about … Continue reading Learn How I Built the JavaScript for WordPress Master Course and Teaching Site on the “How I Built It Podcast”

Connect WooCommerce Products with LearnDash Courses

I have been happily using LearnDash LMS with WordPress for my JavaScript for WordPress Master Course. One of the tricks of using WooCommerce and LearnDash together is that you can build your courses separately from your WooCommerce products. This is helpful for creating bundles that automatically grant access to individual or multiple courses.  In my Master Course I have … Continue reading Connect WooCommerce Products with LearnDash Courses

Getting PayPal API Credentials for WooCommerce Refunds

You can process payments in WooCommerce with PayPal using only the account email.  However, in order to refund payments from within WooCommerce you must enter your PayPal API credentials. Here are the steps for doing that: Login to PayPal Go to Profile > Profile and Settings Click My Selling Tools Go to API Access Select NVP/SOAP API … Continue reading Getting PayPal API Credentials for WooCommerce Refunds

Marketing Video for WPSiteSync

I love the folks at ServerPress, who make DesktopServer.  So, I was super excited when they approached me to make a marketing video for their latest product: WPSiteSync. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpeiTMbdj_Y This amazing plugin let's you sync portions of content between WordPress sites without having to migrate entire databases. If you have to migrate WP sites between local, … Continue reading Marketing Video for WPSiteSync

$100 Off My WooCommerce Development Workshop at WooConf 2016

I'm super excited to head out to Austin on April 6-8 this year for my 2nd WooConf.  This year I will be doing a workshop based on a WooCommerce Theme Development Course I did at Treehouse. Thanks to the folks at WooCommerce, I have an unlimited coupon code "WOOCONFZAC" for $100 off for anyone who wants to attend the conference … Continue reading $100 Off My WooCommerce Development Workshop at WooConf 2016

The Best Free WordPress Backup Plugin

I was recently reviewing WordPress backup plugins for a Treehouse project and came across BackWPup (from the folks at MarketPress.com).  From the research I have done, this is the best featured most solid free backup option for WordPress. It has all of the following important features Backup files and/or database Schedule backups Create multiple backup Jobs Backup to server Send backups … Continue reading The Best Free WordPress Backup Plugin

A “Classic” Color Scheme Plugin for the WordPress Admin Area

Sometimes when I'm working in the backend of so many different WordPress sites I like to change the admin color scheme so I can tell at a glance what site I'm working with.  While working on a rebrand for Web Hosting for Students, I came across a great admin color scheme, called WP Admin Classic Colors, that looks … Continue reading A “Classic” Color Scheme Plugin for the WordPress Admin Area

If You Need Help Setting Up the SEO from Yoast Plugin, Check Out This Resource

Once again the folks from Tutsplus (formely WP Tuts) deliver. Ahmad Awais did a little series for them on setting up and using the awesome SEO plugin from Yoast: Configuration Social Settings Final Tweaking On Page SEO We'll have a course on Treehouse soon that covers all this, plus hopefully a little guest appearance from Yoast … Continue reading If You Need Help Setting Up the SEO from Yoast Plugin, Check Out This Resource