Posts By: Liam Jay

WooCommerce update to 4.0

WooCommerce 4.0 is incoming

WooCommerce have announced that they plan to release version 4.0 of their ecommerce plugin in March 2020. This is going to be a major release, which means that there will be some breaking changes. The good news for anyone running WooCommerce, is that the amount of breaking changes is much smaller than for WooCommerce 3.0…. Read more »

WordPress Plugin Security

Popular WordPress plugins are being hacked

If you need another reason to keep WordPress updated, several popular plugins are being hacked right now! WordPress Plugins have had some issues before, but recently, web hackers have been taking advantage of security flaws discovered in some popular WordPress plugins. They have begun to target websites that still run vulnerable versions of them. According… Read more »

Gutenberg for WordPress

Stop WordPress auto updating (because of Gutenberg)

Gutenberg has been generating a lot of noise within the WordPress community, with both positive and negative points, but I’m not here to discuss that as it’s been done before, many, many times over. TL;DR: Gutenberg might break your website, so turn off the WordPress auto-updates feature and test it first. For those who haven’t… Read more »

What is an SSL Certificate?

What is an SSL Certificate? (HTTPS)

What is an SSL Certificate? An SSL Certificate or “SSL” for short, stands for Secure Sockets Layer. In simpler terms, it’s how online business communicate with customers that they can browse, buy products or services, and share information safely online. Without getting overly technical, adding an SSL creates a safe connection for those kinds of… Read more »

Bustle & Sew Website

Website redesign for Bustle & Sew

A website redesign for a Somerset based, stitching and craft company, Bustle & Sew. Recently, we were approached by Helen and Rosie from Bustle & Sew, a local company not far from Wells, Somerset. Bustle & Sew blog frequently to share tales of life in Somerset, as well as producing a monthly magazine for their subscribers. They… Read more »

Is Instagram good for business?

Is Instagram any good for business?

I pondered if the title of this post should be “Is Instagram any good for business?” or if it should be called “How Love Creative UK is trying out Instagram”. We are already on the following social networks: • Twitter • Facebook • Behance • Flickr I think it’s fair to say that although we… Read more »

Sublime Text - Fuzzy Search

Sublime Text: How to use fuzzy search

Here at Love Creative UK, our text editor of choice for web development is Sublime Text. It has many helpful features to make your coding life easier and today we’re covering “Fuzzy Search”. Using Fuzzy Search in Sublime Text If you’ve never heard of a fuzzy search before, you can think of it is a… Read more »

Force Strong Passwords - WordPress Plugin

Help WordPress clients be secure with Strong Passwords

We help our WordPress clients be more secure by ensuring they’re using Strong Passwords. Designing and building great WordPress websites for our clients is what we specalise in, but that isn’t where we stop. We also offer ongoing support and maintance. One issue we’ve encountered more often than we’d like is where a user has… Read more »