Manage User Roles and Permissions with User Role Editor Plugin

User Role Editor plugin with capabilities in human readable form (not code).

When I changed the analytics plugin recently for my clients’ sites, with that change came a loss of a daily email message.

An automatic message to my clients with highlights of the previous day’s analytics.

The message was helpful to clients who wanted info about their site, but didn’t want to delve deep into site analytics.

I wanted to continue to provide access to analytics info to clients, but the more privacy-friendly plugin (Koko Analytics) didn’t offer any kind of email messaging.

But did offer a dashboard widget to quickly show site visits for the past month.

Which would work well for my client.

Except the dashboard widget was only viewable by users with Administrator capabilities for the website.

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How to Turn Off Google’s Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC) on Your WordPress Site

Disable FLoC plugin home page on the WordPress plugin repository.

When I learned Google was rolling out Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC), their latest advertising experiment, to Google Chrome users, I knew it wasn’t something I wanted to participate in.

And it wasn’t something I wanted my website visitors to unknowingly participate in.

Why?

My main reason: privacy for me and website visitors. Continue reading How to Turn Off Google’s Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC) on Your WordPress Site

Share Your Favorite Plugin: Heroic Table of Contents

bulleted list of email message table of contents highlighting steps to take before sending a message.

Who hasn’t started reading a long online article, only to leave because the article was too long?

Or you weren’t sure it was going to answer your questions?

Wouldn’t it be nice to have an overview of what the article is about?

That’s when a table of contents, like the table of contents for a book, can help keep readers’ attention.

A table of contents highlights the major sections of the article, providing a way for readers to navigate to sections they’re interested in. Continue reading Share Your Favorite Plugin: Heroic Table of Contents