How to check for a WordPress plugin conflict

Resolve WordPress plugin conflicts

Step-by-step instructions to check for a WordPress plugin conflict on your site (works for themes too!) What is a WordPress installation? Your WordPress installation (website) consists of: Your domain name. The hosting that you are using to display your site on the web. WordPress Core (a fresh installation of WordPress). The theme & plugins that … Read more

Understanding WordPress Category Pages

WordPress post layout

Understanding WordPress category pages and how they relate to the Business Directory categories What are WordPress blog categories? Display WordPress category page Add a WordPress category pages to your site’s menu How to Edit WordPress Categories How to edit Business Directory categories Formatting WordPress Category Pages Business Directory category pages What are WordPress category pages? … Read more

WordPress Security Update

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“WordPress 4.8.3 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.”  ~WordPress.org See the full article for details: https://wordpress.org/news/2017/10/wordpress-4-8-3-security-release/ How to Manually Update WordPress It is always a good idea to keep your WordPress version up-to-date. Because this particular version is security related, your site … Read more

WordPress Bulk Edit

WordPress bulk edit

Bulk Edit options are determined by WordPress From the admin posts (businesses) screen, if you select more than one record and then select Bulk Edit >> Apply, you can edit the whole group of records at once.  This feature is useful if, for example, you want to add several records to the same category. Add … Read more

Display Images & Video

How can members add images and video to their Directory listing? Did you know that WordPress 5.0 lets you oEmbed (automatically embed) videos, images, tweets, even music to any page or post straight from the URL? Once you have the Member Updater plugin setup, your members can add a YouTube or Vimeo link to spice … Read more

Scottsville Chamber of Commerce

Scottsville Chamber of Commerce using Chamber Dashboard plugins

Chamber Dashboard User Showcase www.scottsvilleva.com   Benefits & Time Saved “The Greater Scottsville Chamber of Commerce is a small organization with only 66 members.  All time provided to tracking membership is volunteer and, over the years, as various people assumed this responsibility, many errors occurred resulting in poorly maintained records. After an extensive search for … Read more

WordPress Dashboard Filter Posts by Category

Post filtering options in WordPress dashboard To filter your Business Directory Listings, go to Businesses >> All Businesses. From the admin businesses or people screen you can filter by category, membership level, connected people, etc.  Click on the category and WordPress will automatically show you only the businesses in that category. Before clicking on ‘Drinks & … Read more

Chamber Dashboard Plugins Need PHP v7.0+

Update WordPress php version

The Chamber Dashboard plugins need PHP version 7.0 or higher to run properly.  Before installing or updating your Chamber Dashboard plugins, you may want to check with your website host to see what version of PHP your site is running on. What version of PHP your host is running? As the owner of a WordPress … Read more

Member claimed Business Directory listings

Claim your directory listing, Chamber Dashboard plugins for WordPress - benjamin-child-20186 v2

Use this WordPress plugin to let your members claim & update their Business Directory listings As your organization grows, keeping membership listings updated can become a big job.  Having an up-to-date Business Directory is one of the most valuable resources on your website and offering member claimed Business Directory listings and letting members make their … Read more

What Version of WordPress Are You Using

How to Check your WordPress Version It’s a good idea to keep your WordPress version up-to-date. Using the most current version of WordPress helps keep your site secure.  You can easily see which version of WordPress you are using by logging in to the admin area of your WordPress site. Click on Dashboard from the … Read more

New Custom Chamber Theme Release

Chamber Beautiful WordPress Theme for Membership Groups crp

Chamber Dashboard is proud to announce the release of ‘Chamber-Beautiful’! Chamber Beautiful is a responsive multipurpose WordPress theme designed especially for Chambers and membership organizations. This theme is built for simplicity and ease of use. It has a clean, professional look that will make your site stand out. Chamber Beautiful is specifically written to support … Read more

Latest Release of Business Directory

Chamber Dashboard Business Directory map display

Alpha Order Search Results Version 2.8.7, when using the Search Widget, search results will now automatically display in the alphabetical order. To display your Business Directory in alpha order, simply use the orderby parameter.  For example: [business_directory orderby=”name”]  More tips to alphabetizing your Directory… See the Search Widget in Action… Adjust the Height of Map Display … Read more