Sir Apfelot Blog

11 October 2021
Gtranslate Wordpress plugin for automatic translation

GTranslate.io WordPress plugin for automatic translation - my pick of the week in KW38

It's time I worked up the "picks of the week" a bit, because I've been behind for weeks, so here's my pick for week 38: I've really been grappling with the idea for years, [...]
25 June 2021
Hyphenation in WordPress

WordPress tip: Headings with hyphenation and breaking points

I had the case today at a customer website that the theme does not break long words in the headline when the website was viewed in mobile view. Since the headings are centered, you can see [...]
26 April 2021
Nitro Pack WordPress Plugin

NitroPack for WordPress - Pick of the week KW17

This week my pick is a WordPress plugin called "NitroPack". It is a plugin that ensures that your WordPress website scores well in the Google Pagespeed Insights test - actually not just good, [...]
9 February 2021
Ecwid free shop - my experiences

Ecwid: Mini shop for under 10 products created in one afternoon

A few weeks ago my wife and I took over the marketing of the small Simbrix handicraft stones in Germany. So that we could also offer the Simbrix kits online, I was looking for an uncomplicated shop system that [...]
3 November 2020
PHP forced update - error messages on websites preprogrammed

Ionos or 1 & 1 will stop PHP 7.2 support at the end of 2020 - check your website now

I came across it by chance when I switched the PHP version in Ionos hosting (Ionos is part of 1 & 1) for my customer. There it is noted for the PHP 7.2 version that they only have support [...]
2 November 2020
PHP warning Continue targeting switch is equivalent to break.

WordPress Error - Warning: "continue" targeting switch is equivalent to "break"

Today I moved a customer's WordPress blog to a subdomain because she wanted to run the site in a kind of internal area. The main domain should be redirected for this. After I set up the subdomain in Ionos [...]
10 October 2020

WordPress "Bulk Move" plugin: Bulk move posts between categories

It's not spring and it's not the time for spring cleaning either, but my huge category structure in the blog has annoyed me for months. Today I have decided to put some order in the categories [...]
26 September 2020
WordPress Plugin Public Post Plugin for public preview

Public Post Preview: Send WordPress posts in advance for viewing

For me it happens every now and then that companies that book a sponsored post want to read in advance what I have written about their product or service. This can of course be solved by [...]