The Default style in the Store Locator Plus Style Gallery was updated this week. The following changes have been made:
Phone and Fax fields are in a new div with the contact_info class. These fields are displayed on their own line in the results.
Website, Email, and Directions links are in a new div with the online_info class. These fields are displayed on their own line in the results.
The hours span has the textblock class added which displays the hours on its own line and with a pre-wrap format.
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Weebly is my new favorite “block builder” website creation tool. Creating a basic website is quick and easy. Adding a MySLP based locator is no different. The process is very easy for anyone that can use a web browser.
Create Your MySLP Account
Sign up for your MySLP service. Any level of service will work including the low-cost Advanced level.
Add A Location or Ten
After you have created your MySLP account go ahead and add at least one location. Once you have the locations added you will be able to deploy your locator.
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Caching of your site tends to create a superior user experience as pages are served to your site visitors more quickly. In the modern technological world of “NOW!”, where we expect our requests from technology to delivery immediately, anything that takes longer than a few seconds to deliver what the user asked for is considered slow, useless, or obsolete.
Caching of live WordPress sites is something that used to be a rare occurence. With more informative articles, better hosting companies, and the user community “leveling up” their technical expertise, caching of WordPress sites has become more commonplace than ever before. That is a good thing.
Many other web presence services and hosting companies have deployed caching for years. Some are more advanced than others with their deployment process. The better web presence platforms will manage flushing the cache for you.
If you are managing your own hosting and caching solutions here are some things we’ve encountered on our own WordPress sites and MySLP deployments.
Security or Proxy Service Caches
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