In this article, I'll share some insights and behind the scenes details about the soon to be rebranded and rereleased ExchangeWP eCommerce plugin for WordPress! This article is an update to a previous article I wrote about the first failed take over of the former iThemes Exchange plugin. Shortly after writing my original article, I got an email, this one was from James Laws, the Co-Founder of Ninja Forms! Alright alright alright, so it was an email blast that I was a part … [Read more...] about Update: The Exchange WordPress eCommerce Plugin is NOW Ninja Shop
ExchangeWP is a WordPress e-commerce plugin. Similar to WooCommerce, but way more simple and light weight. Oh, and way more cost effective! There is huge news to the development of this plugin! You can read all about the new development here => ExchangeWP is NOW Ninja Shop, powered by Ninja Forms! A little History It use to just be called Exchange, and was originally developed by iThemes. However, they were trimming the fat in 2017 and decided that Exchange didn't fit their product focus, so … [Read more...] about ExchangeWP Shut Down – Opportunity Missed?
You're ready to sell online but you need a way to do that. Do hire someone, do-it-yourself, what will it cost, what is the best option? Do a Google search for "ecommerce website" or "hosted ecommerce websites" or "WordPress ecommerce" and you'll find a bunch of solutions, but which one is right for you? When a client ask me about selling products on their website I have a simple evaluation process to help determine the best solution for them. It's all based on the "real cost of an … [Read more...] about The Real Cost of eCommerce Websites
This is a very common WordPress error message. In this article I will address the three main causes and how to resolve each of them. Incorrect Database Login Credentials Database is Corrupted Hosting Issue and the Database Server is Down What is the Error Establishing a Database Connection? WordPress is dependent on a database. All the content, pages, posts, plugin settings, theme settings, everything, is stored in the database. This is why the entire page is blank, no data … [Read more...] about Fix Error Establishing Database Connection WordPress
If you just did updates on your Genesis powered WooCommerce website and now seeing an error message on your "shop" page and potential other places, your solutions is below. You may see a blank page or a similar error on your shop page: Fatal Error: Call to undefined function ......wp-content/plugins/genesis-connect-woocommerce/lib/template-loader.php:268 Why this is happening WooCommerce rolled out an update, v3.3, and one of the major features was to increase theme compatibility. Which … [Read more...] about Fatal Error: Genesis Connect for WooCommerce – Solved!