React to WordPress - by kirillrocks

UserBack vs UserSnap, or what is the best bug tracking system – a UserBack review

After a long while of working without any tool helping us to collect feedback from clients, we thought that it is time, it is time to progress and get a finally use a tool.

This realization didn’t come from out of nowhere; our company has just finished developing a website for a big studio, and the project manager casually asked “please install Usersnap so that we will be able to collect client feedback”.

Although I’ve heard about those kinds of tools a lot, and we actually even were developing our own feedback tool(which we scraped), it was a surprise to see an actual big agency, using this tool with their own clients.

Read More

How much cost to build a website? The story behind the numbers…

If you’ve ever asked how much it costs to build a website, you, like many people, most likely received different answers. I tried to get to the bottom of this. Here is what I found.

כמה עולה לבנות אתר אינטרנט
I did an online survey in a big Israeli WordPress-oriented group, where I asked: “How much does it cost to build a website?”

The most selected answer was: “From 1000 to 1 million shekels.” You don’t need to know a lot of Hebrew to understand that there’s a big difference between 1000 and 1 million.

Read More

How to get clients for web development as a freelancer

In this article, I would like to share with you, the best ways on how to get clients for web development, especially for a newbie. The things I will share, are from personal experience and were the most effective for me. I can’t assure you that it will be the same for you. If you are a freelancer, never stop innovating on ways to get more exposure.

You did the greatest decision of your life, you left your high(hopefully) paying job for a better life, as a freelance developer. But right now, you are starting to realize that it is not a walk in the park. The days go by, and before you realize a month passed and you got ZERO new clients. That can really mess up someone’s mood, and maybe even change your mind of being a freelancer.

But don’t fear! I got you! I will share the top ways on how to get clients for web development, from the smallest individuals to the giant corporations that I’m still working with today.

Read More

WooCommerce Hide Product Price (No Plugin Needed)

Hello, In this simple tutorial I will show you; how to hide your WooCommerce product price even if it’s not set to zero. You will not need to install any plugins or bang your head around on how to implement the code – everything is explained.

Also look
Remove or hide add to cart button in WooCommerce while disabling / keeping purchase
WooCommerce Hide Products Without Price (Simple Fix)

How to apply “WooCommerce Hide Product Price” Fix?

This is relatively simple; you have two options, choose one:

  1. Edit your functions.php file with your favorite FTP client add these functions to the end of the file.
  2. Edit through the WordPress theme editor located at Appearance > Editor > functions.php and add this functions to the end of the file.

Read More

Remove add to cart button in WooCommerce while disabling/keeping purchase functionality

The are millions of articles that showing you the “right” way of removing the add to cart button, while some of them are good, I keep seeing people asking for more specific solutions.

In this article, I will share with you all the possible ways of how to remove the add to cart button in WooCommerce while keeping/disabling the option to purchase a product.

Read More

What is the hourly rate for a freelance web developer (updated Jan 2019)

If you are coming from the developer’s side(likewise), it is not easy to stick a price for your service. What is not low, not high, but just the perfect hourly price. Of course, you can’t just bump the cost to 1 million; it is essential that the clients you want to work with will accept the price you are asking.

To get the best price for you and still stay fair to the client, we need to go back and look at our previous projects.

Read More

How to change the publish date on WordPress for Google search results

Maybe I’m a little slow, but for me, it took a while to understand why is it Google so stubborn to not taking into consideration my modified date and showing it in the search results. After adding million of useless tags – I have found the solution for it.

Before we start…

I know you probably tried and searched functions, methods, tags like Last modified, dateModified, dateCreated and much more – those tags are not being used by Google in a direct way(as it is not part of the “rich data” information that’s appearing on the search results).

This article will show you a 100% solution for showing and modifying the times Google is showing in the search results.

Read More

WooCommerce Hide Products Without Price (Simple Fix)

Hello and welcome to this simple snippet, Here I will show you on how to hide WooCommerce products which don’t have a price or the price is zero.

Also see WooCommerce Hide Product Price (No Plugin Needed)

How to Apply “WooCommerce Hide Products Without Price”?

This is relatively simple; you have two options, choose one:

  1. Edit your functions.php file with your favorite FTP client add this functions to the end of the file.
  2. Edit through the WordPress theme editor located at Appearance > Editor > functions.php and add this functions to the end of the file.

Hide Products Without Price Hook

1. Hide products with the price set to zero in WooCommerce

add_action( 'woocommerce_product_query', 'react2wp_hide_products_higher_than_zero' );
function react2wp_hide_products_higher_than_zero( $q ){
   $meta_query = $q->get( 'meta_query' );
   $meta_query[] = array(
      'key'       => '_price',
      'value'     => 0,
      'compare'   => '>'
   );
   $q->set( 'meta_query', $meta_query );
}


If you add this function to your theme `s functions.php it will make the wp_query to show only products which have the price higher than zero.

Read More

Debug your code faster using custom live templates with PhpStorm

As a programmer and a team leader, I don’t have time to waste on debugging broken pieces of code. I need to do it fast with little to no mess. To do so, I’m using the help of PhpStorm live templates system

What are Live Templates?

Live templates are shortcodes that connecting to certain code patterns that you can re-use inside of your code with a click of a TAB. That allows you to easily create huge blocks of code by typing only a couple of characters and clicking TAB.

A live template could be as simple as just an echo statement:

echo "$END$";


phpstorm live template eco
Default “eco” Live Template

Read More