AdWords Conversion Tracking

So I ran into an issue where I needed to be able to track conversions in Google AdWords for forms that were using Gravity Forms.  While this example talks about how to do this you could really use this with any form submission to thank you page or confirmation...

Auto-Generate Meta Description in Yoast

So Yoast appears to have removed the ability for it to auto-generate the meta description based off of the content of the page or post.  Using this snippet turns Yoast into an automated SEO solution that will pull the first 250 characters of content to use within the...

Automatic Updating

So not sure how often it does do this but according to WordPress you are able to add some filters so that updates automatically happen.  It is best to add these into your child's functions.php file. add_filter( ‘auto_update_core', ‘__return_true' );...

Bad Bot Blocker – .htaccess

Here is a basic bad block blocker for the .htaccess file.   RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*(Baiduspider|HTTrack|Yandex|mj12bot|bingbot).*$ [NC] RewriteRule .* – [F,L]    

Bad bots exclusion via .htaccess

I found this floating around on the web so I can't take full credit for it but I have been adding to it. Options All -Indexes RewriteEngine on # Block Bad Bots & Scrapers SetEnvIfNoCase User-Agent “Aboundex” bad_bot SetEnvIfNoCase User-Agent...