6 07, 2018

WordPress Maintenance/Security Upgrade 4.9.7

By |2018-07-06T16:08:14+00:00July 6th, 2018|WordPress|0 Comments

WordPress has issued a maintenance/security release to WordPress core, which fixes a few bugs. You can read more about this in WordPress’ official release post. We will be updating all customers to this latest release.  Because you are a Blacktower customer, you do not have to take action at this time. Our team will apply [...]

9 03, 2018

A Settings Link for My WordPress Plugin

By |2018-03-11T18:30:47+00:00March 9th, 2018|Technology, WordPress|0 Comments

While developing my Thematic Maps WordPress plugin I wanted a Settings link on the Plugins list page for quick access to the plugin options page: By default, WordPress displays Activate, Delete, Deactivate, and Update links on the Plugins page. To add additional links I had to leverage filters and hooks! I found a great reference [...]

22 02, 2018

Sending Email from WordPress

By |2018-06-09T14:24:37+00:00February 22nd, 2018|Tips, WordPress|0 Comments

There are many reasons why you may want to use a 3rd party email provider to send email from your WordPress site, such as if you are having deliverability issues on our platform, or if you are sending newsletters or other bulk email. Being a Blacktower customer means having many aspects of managing your site [...]