WP Sparks help with WordPress

WordPress Help & Support for Business Owners

WP Sparks help with WordPress websites. We are an Australian-based team that provide managed WordPress hosting as well as WordPress support. Our support services cover just about anything you need done for your WordPress website – whether you need to fix something that has broken, are looking to update the functionality on your website by adding new features, want to install an e-commerce plugin to take online payments or want to make custom changes to your WordPress theme – WP Sparks can help you.

Add new functionality

Installation and configuration of new plugins to add new functionality to your website.

Update Content

Loading and formatting of new content, pages, articles, images and more.

Fix Errors & Bugs

We fix broken WordPress sites including formatting & functionality issues.

Theme Customisation

Make changes to your WordPress theme’s headers, footers & layouts.

WordPress Help: How it Works

We measure all of our WordPress support services in ‘small tasks’ - updating the phone number in your header and footer might be a single small task, while a larger task, like installing and configuring a contact form on your website may require you to purchase 2-3 small tasks. When you submit a request for work to be done, we will let you know how many 'small tasks' you need to purchase for us to complete the task.

Step 1: Enquire

Submit an enquiry and let us know what you need done. Be as detailed as possible, and provide any logins or access that we'll need.

Step 2: Quote

We’ll send you a quote letting you know how many ‘small tasks’ you need to purchase, along with a link for you to purchase them.

Step 3: Purchase Small Tasks

If you’re happy with the quote, you’ll jump online and purchase the required quantity of ‘small tasks’ to complete the job.

Step 4: Relax

Once we receive your order, it gets entered into our ticketing system to be completed. You will be contacted once it is done.

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WordPress Plugin Installation and Configuration

One of the most frequently requested WordPress tasks we get asked for help with is installing and configuring new plugins on websites. One of the best features about WordPress is the huge library of free and paid plugins that add additional functionality to your website at the click of a button. But while some plugins are quick and easy to install, others are a bit more complex and require configuration to ensure that they are operating the way you want them to.

WP Sparks can help you research, select, install and configure new plugins for your website to add additional features and functionality.

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Some of the most frequently requested plugins include:

WooCommerce:
to add an online store and payment functionality to your website
WordFence:
to add additional layers of security to your WordPress website
Event Calendars:
manage events and rsvps on your website
Social Media Feeds:
display your Instagram or Facebook feed on your website
Maps & Store Locators:
interactive maps so your customers can find you
Email Intergration:
Integrate with MailChip or Campaign Monitor for email marketing
Contact Forms:
Contact forms that use logic and custom fields
Pop-ups:
Grab your visitor’s attention with a pop-up message or subscribe box
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WordPress Theme Customisation

Theme customisation is another area that we are frequently asked to help with WordPress websites. Themes are a great way to save money when building a WordPress website, but often there are few little things you’d like to change – make your logo bigger, change the style of the navigation menu, make changes to your h1, h2, h3 tags, change the fonts and colours, make the footer smaller, increase the header images on your content pages…. The list goes on.

Our Melbourne-based WordPress developers can make any changes to your existing website that you require, simply fill in our enquiry form to let us know what you want done and we’ll send you back a quote.

Content Loading & Formatting

Do you struggle to make the pages on your WordPress website look interesting and attractive? Maybe you have a lot of content and information but never have time to load it onto your website. Or perhaps its time to update the imagery on your homepage but you have no idea how to get started.

WP Sparks can load and format your content for you including changes to your homepage, the header slider, landing pages, blog articles, projects / portfolios, products in your e-commerce store and more.

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WordPress Theme Editing

WordPress Hosting + WordPress Support

If you find yourself needing WordPress support on a monthly basis, then you might want to consider one of our Managed WordPress Hosting packages. Many of our hosting packages come with a WordPress support add-on that enables you to have some of these tasks completed for you for no additional cost.

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FAQs:

How do I make my WordPress website more secure?

There are a number of different ways you can make a WordPress website more secure. Firstly, select a reputable website hosting company that knows how to look after WordPress websites and make sure that you are keeping your plugins updated.

Installing a plugin like WordFence and configuring strong security settings is also a great option, along with enabling 2-factor authentication, limiting failed login attempts, enforcing strong username and password combinations, installing an SSL Certificate and more.

Are WordPress plugins free?

Many WordPress plugins are free (or offer free versions), but there are a lot that are paid, either as a once-off purchase price or as a licensing / subscription fee. Some of the free plugins also offer ‘upgrades’ or access to ‘pro features’ for an additional fee.

WP Sparks can help you find the right plugin option to suit your requirements, and can take care of the entire installation and configuration process for you.

How do WordPress themes work?

WordPress themes are the template or structure / layout of your website. They dictate where things sit on your website like the header, your logo, the navigation bar etc. Often changing elements of your theme – like colours or fonts – will be reasonably easy, but changing something structural like the location of your logo will be more difficult and require custom coding.

If you think of your website as a house – your website hosting is the land that it sits on, your website theme is the framework of the house and your content is your furniture. Making a structural change to your website is like knocking down a wall and requires a professional.

What is a WordPress child theme?

When making structural changes to a WordPress theme, it is best practice to set up a child theme and complete the changes on the child theme rather than the parent (main) theme.

Just like plugins, themes or templates need updates from time to time – to make them more secure, to give you access to new features and to make them more compatible with core WordPress updates. If you have made custom changes to your WordPress theme and you update it, then you risk losing those custom changes as the theme update will overwrite them. If you make the changes on a child theme then you can update the parent theme without losing your custom changes.

I want to add an online shop to my website, do I need to build a new website?

No. In most cases, if you have a well-build WordPress website that is running on the latest version of WordPress then we can add the WooCommerce plugin to your existing website and configure it to match the fonts, colours and styles of the rest of your existing website.

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Got Questions?

If you have any questions about WP Sparks and our full range of WordPress services and hosting packages, please get in touch with us on 1300 347 920.

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