Handling surges in traffic to a WooCommerce site with NGINX
I’ve recently worked on a few WooCommerce projects where we’ve needed to handle large surges of traffic from social media/email campaigns on sites we host for our customers. Alongside this for one customer, the problem was amplified by the fact that Microsoft’s “SafeLinks” functionality in their Office 365 service scans every URL they see in […]
In the studio: API integrations, GDPR compliance, scaling up a LearnDash site, improving user experience and tracking the International Space Station!
There was a definite theme to the work we were doing in March in the Delicious studio – lots of API integrations! We used various APIs from Google, Amazon, YouTube and Mapbox on various clients’ websites to improve the usefulness of content for users, add functionality for clients and keep them compliant with strict selling […]
Developing for WordPress multisite – tips for developers.
WordPress Multisite is an excellent tool for building networks of related sites. I’ve been working with WordPress multisite for a long time, in fact since it was a fork of WordPress called WordPress MU which merged back into WordPress in 3.0 and was released in 2010. Over that time I’ve worked on WordPress multisite projects […]
WordPress powered multi-event delegate directory, a meeting room booking system and tombstones.
We’ve had a very busy start to 2023 with lots of projects both large and small for existing clients. This month, we’ve been working on adding custom (and complex!) functionality for some clients alongside more straightforward design and layout tweaks for others… Adding tombstones to a law firm client’s site Nothing to do with novelty […]
Eight ways to make your dry or technical training material more engaging
It’s a common reality that companies often need to offer training on dry, technical, or even boring subject areas. This could be compliance training or even the company’s internal policies and procedures. While these topics may not always be the most exciting for learners, they are still important for employees to understand and adhere to. […]
In the studio: A LearnDash LMS site launch & WooCommerce basket modifications
What better way to finish the year than with the launch of a brand new website for a very happy client? That was just one of the highlights from the Delicious Media studio in December. There was no chance of winding down, with last minute projects keeping the team busy right up until Christmas… New […]