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Adding custom functions to your website

Sometimes, when you are editing a website, you will come across php code snippets that you can use to edit your WordPress/WooCommerce website’s functionality. Until you’ve practiced this a few times, the first question will be, “Where do I put this?” There’s an easy answer, but it requires a bit of thinking things through. There…

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Honduras 2017

“Only God and Vecinos Honduras visits these villages.” (Edwin Escoto, Vecinos Honduras Program Coordinator.) “Only God and Vecinos Honduras visits these villages,” says Edwin Escoto, with a smile and a glance in the rearview mirror as he drives. He is the Vecinos Honduras Program Coordinator, and at this point in the journey, I am starting…

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WooCommerce: Stripe 4.0 Icons

Note: The colour icons have been returned in the 4.1.0 update. These edits are no longer relevant.  The WooCommerce Stripe 4.0 extension has recently been released, with many exciting upgrades. But one of the results of this upgrade is a change in the way the payment icons are displayed at checkout. The previous version of Stripe…

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Abbotsford earns a place in Automattic’s Hall of Shame

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Automattic, the company I work for, has a mission: to democratize publishing – and one of the ways it does it is with the open source software, WordPress. In other words, because of WordPress, virtually anyone can use the same software to build their site as the large news corporations, and can therefore speak their mind openly…

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