Author: Erik Golinelli

Since I was first given a Commodore64 as a child my love for the keyboard was more than obvious! I’m Erik and I currently work in my own company in italy, where I am deployed as a fullstack developer (or one man army as you prefer). I have been studying graphics and communication but the curiosity has led me to be involved in all aspects of web design, from design to programming. I am the author/contributor of some plugins and templates for WordPress and WooCommerce, follow me on

How to secure the WordPress login panel with fail2bain (and without plugins)

If you are running your own server, it may be useful to create a jail with fail2ban to block attempts to access your blog. (I assume you already have fail2ban installed) Edit the local jails file: sudo nano /etc/fail2ban/jail.local Find the log path for your server (important) NGINX: /var/log/nginx/access.log APACHE: /var/log/apache/access.log add the wp-auth jail: […]

Show a Qr Code on contact form 7 mail submit

This example show how display a  QR code on mail submit with Contact Form 7 For first go to the 3rd tab and edit the success message (the first) adding at the end %%[_date]-[_serial_number] (so the message will look like “success message sent %%[_date]-[_serial_number]”) ref.

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This is an example created some times ago for a support question into contact form 7 support forum, but could be very useful in order to show the uploaded images into a form with a input type file. ref. Example 2 This is another example that check the image size to be less than […]