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WordPress Security – Version 4.7.2 Fixes Vulnerabilities

WordPress Security Update WordPress Security is very important.  Wordpress is great, but since it is the most popular web publishing system in the world, it is makes WordPress a hackers biggest target. Luckily the people at Automattic keep on top of the issues and release Security and Bug updates. WordPress 4.7.2 Security Release is an […]

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WooCommerce Subscriptions hits 2.1

One of the biggest changes to the popular WooCommerce Subscriptions plugins is the addition of some great features Subscription Reports Failed Recurring Payments Retry Manual Payment Retry New Cancellation Dates and several other features including new customizable emails and others… For the overview, check out this update on WooCommerce.com. What’s New in Subscriptions 2.1 – […]

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Quadshot’s Favorite WordPress Plugins

Here’s some of our team’s favorite WordPress Plugins: OpenTickets Community Edition – A plugin very close to our Quadshot hearts ever since we released it to world and the WordPress community in 2014. OpenTickets Community Edition is a free event management and online ticket sales platform, built on top of WooCommerce. Yes, that’s right we […]

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Getting Requirements Right First Time

It is less expensive and certainly more efficient to get requirements right the first time.   It is a truism that trying to change a computer system AFTER it has been built can be much more expensive than having done it right the first time. This is even true of systems built using Content Management Systems […]

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Writing a WordPress Plugin – Where to Begin

How do you starting writing a WordPress plugin? Today, I started writing a post about the beginning steps of making a WooCommerce Extension, when suddenly it occurred to me that I should start from the beginning instead. What are some skills you needed in writing a WordPress Plugins? What are some things you need to […]

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WordCamp St. Louis

Had a great time at WordCamp St. Louis! Great speakers. I always learn new approaches and find new tools at WordCamp… This morning I spoke on E-Commerce with WooCommerce, and honored to sit on a panel for Q&A from all the Users this afternoon. Turns out I also got to meet an OpenTickets in person who […]

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Security Alert: Fancybox-for-WordPress Plugin Exploit

The plugin ‘Fancybox-for-WordPress’ has a zeroday exploit in the wild. It has been removed from WordPress.org. If you are using this plugin, we suggest you remove it immediately. Sucuri had a great writeup about this issue. This is a great example why it is important to choose plugins carefully and keep them up to date. […]

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Why planning is important

Recently we were asked to (do a very difficult task) on a (ridiculously short timeline). Well, it honestly doesn’t matter what the particular tasks was, it highlighted the importance of planning. When developing a WordPress website or plugin (which we do a lot of), it is critical to plan WHAT you are doing before just […]

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WooCommerce Workshop Success

 Thank you to the attendees at our January Workshop. This month we covered WooCommerce. The group was fantastic with great participation. We setup and configured an eCommerce store from beginning to end, including digital downloads and products with variations. Thanks to the PoQ (People of Quadshot) and all the attendees!

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