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Rhys Wynne

Rhys Wynne is the senior editor at Winwar Media's blog, with over 8 years experience in blogging, and enjoys creating WordPress plugins. You can follow Rhys on Twitter.

Posts by Rhys Wynne:

Using Buffer, Remember the Milk & IFTTT To Improve Your Blog Marketing

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Something I noticed recently was this great post from Garrett Moon on the Problogger blog which details 10 Simple Hacks That Will Increase Your Blog Traffic. On there is a great infographic which details when you should promote your content. When it comes to promotion on social media, you’ve a lot of noise. According to Buffer, the…


Easy Digital Downloads – Taxamo Integration v1.3 Released

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Today I’m delighted to announce the release v1.3 of Easy Digital Downloads – Taxamo Integration. This version fixes a fair few bugs, and is a recommended upgrade. Speed Increase One of the biggest bug bears for users on the site is the speed. The plugin was always quite slow due to the amount of API…



Easy Digital Downloads – Taxamo Integration v1.2 Launched

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Tonight I’m delighted to announce the release of Easy Digital Downloads – Taxamo Integration, version 1.2! This release fixes a bunch of bugs and adds a translation. Free Transactions – Fixed Issues One thing that became apparent once we released this plugin was that people occasionally used free transactions on their site, usually this has been…


Thank a Plugin Author By Helping Fight Negative SEO

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One post that did the rounds recently was Ryan D. Sullivan’s Negative SEO attack. It resonated with me, to some effect, as I used to cut my teeth in the SEO community as an SEO’er. I used to know people who orchestrated Negative SEO attacks, and was on the receiving end of a few myself. Unfortunately,…


How to Get The First Sentence of a WordPress Post

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Recently there was an instance where I had to grab the first sentence of a WordPress post. Not the first X amount of words, but the first sentence. From the capital letter to the full stop. There are many simple ways detailed in many blog posts to change the excerpt length, but they’re generally limited…


How To Disable The Gravity Forms Spam Filter

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Okay, let me get it out there, I love Akismet. It has saved me so much time on the account I simply don’t have any reason to check spam. It’s truly something that you can set and forget, and really you should pay for it. Another great plugin you should pay for is Gravity Forms,…


Easy Digital Downloads – Taxamo Integration v1.1 Launched

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Tonight I’m delighted to announce the release of Easy Digital Downloads – Taxamo Integration, version 1.1! This plugin is considered a major release, due to the amount of clean up that has been done in the past week on this plugin, as well as adding a new feature. Internationalisation First and foremost, the biggest change…



List Latest Tagged Posts v1.0 Released

I’m delighted to announce the release of a new plugin – List Latest Tagged Posts. This plugin is remarkably simple that allows you to list the latest posts tagged with a certain tag in a shortcode, which you can add to any post, page or custom post type that allows shortcodes. This is the first…