Author Archive | Peter French

WordPress Tracking Cookies

WordPress tracking cookies are a fact of life. When it comes to cookies, we are supposed to tell our visitors what we use. There are plugins and there are instructions how to use cookies for yourself, those cookies you would know about and be able to declare them. Did you know that there are tracking […]

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Skype Issue With DesktopServer

A friend of mine had a problem with desktopserver lite. It turned out that the culprit was Skype. Desktopserver lite allows you to develop websites locally on your PC instead of working across the internet to your web hosting. To do this it sets up a local web server using XAMPPLITE and manipulates the local […]

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Backing Up WordPress Websites

All In One WP Migration There are 2 main reasons that you spend time backing up your wordpress website: To restore your site in case of problems later To Transfer your site somewhere else on the net I spent a long time working this out and found out the hard way what was good and […]

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yoast seo sitemap 404

Yoast seo sitemap 404 error is not uncommon but it’s usually not too bad to fix. So what does ‘Yoast seo sitemap 404′ mean? It’s search engine speak to meant that I’ve got a problem with a 404 error when I access the sitemap that is managed by the Yoast SEO plugin on my website. […]

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Wordfence Security Settings

Website security is a headache at the best of times. I don’t claim to be an expert in internet security but I do try to make sense of the things that I read so that I can at least make an attempt to choose well. Wordfence is a security plugin for WordPress that is relatively […]

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Hide Youtube Related Videos WordPress

Hide Youtube Related Videos WordPress   I recently added some videos to Peter French Hypnotherapy (www.peterfrenchhypnotherapy.co.uk) and to do that in the page editor you add the code: [embed] … [/embed] You insert the URL of the youtube video that you want to embed. In my case I was linking to a stress relief video […]

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The Best WordPress Web Hosting

The Best WordPress Web Hosting If you look around there are lots and lots of webhosting that support self hosted WordPress websites and blogs. So which one is the best WordPress web hosting. The answer is always going to be that squirmy uncomfortable “it depends”. OK so if we play the “I’ve just won the […]

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Email Address Cloaking

A long time ago I left my email in an online forum. I got so much spam I could have joined Monty Python. A constant problem that we face is to be able to give our clients our contact details so that they can use them and at the same time make it hard for […]

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