How to Get in WordPress if You’re Locked Out

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For whatever reason, you’ve found yourself locked out of your own site.  Without a user attached to your email address, you can’t even use the Forgot Password feature to get in.  But, you own the site, so surely there must be some way to get in.

Good news, there is!  Better news, it’s easy!

In this post, I’ll show you how to quickly gain access to your WordPress admin area by having access to either the files or the database. Continue reading How to Get in WordPress if You’re Locked Out

How to Update an ACF Field Name Without Losing the Data

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Are you using ACF (Advanced Custom Fields) and have the need to change the field name, but then you discover that it makes all the data disappear?

Since ACF uses the field name as the meta key to save and retrieve data, it makes it seem impossible to change.  You may consider changing only the label and leaving the field name alone.

However, in some cases, changing the name is needed.  If you’re in that boat, I’ve got good news.  It is possible to migrate all your post meta data to the new meta key.

In this post, I’ll show you exactly how to run a couple SQL statements on your database to migrate all the post meta data from the old key to the new key. Continue reading How to Update an ACF Field Name Without Losing the Data

How to Make a Fixed Header Align and Play Nice With the Page

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Do you have a fixed header area on your website that is not playing nice with the rest of the page?  You can’t quite get the bottom of the fixed header to line up with top of the page content?

Maybe you tried manually adjusting the margin at the top of the content, but when the header height changes at different screen resolutions, what to do?

Well, there’s an easy fix that makes the margin completely dynamic and it uses jQuery.  Use this jQuery in your theme… Continue reading How to Make a Fixed Header Align and Play Nice With the Page