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Jean Galea

Jean Galea is an investor, entrepreneur, and blogger. He is the founder of WP Mayor, the plugins WP RSS Aggregator and Spotlight, as well as the podcast. His personal blog can be found at

New Relic to Stop Offering Free Features, What Are the Alternatives?

There are some important changes coming to New Relic in November. The main issue is that things like server monitoring will no longer be offered for free. This has caused considerable strife amongst their user base. I have been using New Relic happily for a few years now, and I like their service and mobile app. While I understand their reasons to start charging for services that were previously free, I have started looking for alternatives.

Create a Community-Based Website with UserPro WordPress Plugin

f you have a community website wherein you would like your members to sign up and interact with each other – WordPress’s inbuilt login/registration won’t suffice.

Enter UserPro – a front-end user profile plugin that helps you manage your community effortlessly.

UserPro allows you to create any number of custom profile fields, giving you complete flexibility in designing your registration form. In fact, it allows you to create multiple registration forms and give each registration form a default assigned user role (subscriber, customer, manager, etc.)

Best Resources on How to Create Your First Website

A lot of people tend to ask me for resources that they can use to create their first website. The priority here is that the resources should cater for absolute beginners.

Here are the two I refer most people to…

WordCamp Europe 2017 – An Awesome Event

This year’s WordCamp Europe, held in Paris, was in my experience the biggest and best ever.

With the number of attendees approaching 3000, there is no doubt that this was the biggest event yet. This year’s venue was in my opinion laid out much better than last year’s and way better adapted to handle this amount of people.

WP Mayor is 6 Years Old!

WP Mayor is 6 years old!

The site was created in November 2010 as a way of sharing our WordPress knowledge.

Thanks to all the people who have followed this website for the past 6 years, and of course all our clients and partners without whom coming so far would simply not have been possible.

WP Mayor Attends Web Summit 2016 in Lisbon

Last week we had the pleasure of attending Web Summit 2016 in Lisbon, Portugal. This is one of the biggest worldwide tech conferences, and we were happy to see more startups and attendees that are also part of the WordPress community.

Best Document & File Management Plugins for WordPress

6 Best File Management Plugins for WordPress; Free & Paid

Are you in the dark about WordPress file and document management plugins? Have you entertained the thought opting for Joomla because of its Docman plugin? Read this post first and you will learn about the best file management and download manager plugins for WordPress.

WP Mayor to Attend Web Summit in Lisbon Next Week

The WP Mayor team will be attending the Web Summit conference in Lisbon next week. We are looking forward to seeing what’s new in tech and also meeting people in the WordPress space. Last year we partied with our friends from WP Engine and this year we’ll be sure to repeat that and meet lots of other people from our community.

How to Disable Password Change Notifications in WordPress

If you want to disable the email notifications for password changes of users on your WordPress site, just insert this piece of code into your theme’s functions.php file or create a custom functionality plugin and insert this code in there. for Sale

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Best Plugin for Translating WordPress Plugins and Themes

Translating plugins and themes into other languages apart from English is all the rage these days as WordPress usage booms across the globe. After all English is not even the most widely spoken language, so clearly we need to take care of the speakers of other languages and this will also help us plugin and theme developers make more sales for our products.

A very handy plugin to help you translate your plugins and themes is Loco Translate, which can be downloaded for free from the plugin repository.

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