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Working to recreate the Canvas Portfolio function without using a custom post type.

Why I Don’t Use Custom Post Types

I have tried to stay away from Custom Post Types (not a post or a page, but another type of “post” in WordPress) in case I change themes or plugins and they’re no longer compatible or friendly or just don’t work the way I want them to.

WordPress Jetpack

Jetpack Publicize

Until Jetpack came out with their Publicize module, getting your posts connected to your social media took a few plugins, a bit of hacking, and or a chunk of patience. With Jetpack’s new Publicize, it’s a snap.

Fast WordPress Hosting at WP Engine

WP Engine

Super fast managed WordPress hosting. Give them a look-see and take them for a test drive. If your business is important, your hosting should be in good hands.

Added Thin and Thin/Italic to typography options

Added Thin and Thin/Italic to typography options.

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Why WOO

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Why WOOThe WOO Framework sits under (is the foundation for) all of WOO’s themes, including Canvas. Why do you care? Well, you don’t. But you also do … you just didn’t know it.

Fast WordPress Hosting

Do I need to buy all variations of a domain name?

If you find the perfect dot-com URL for your new projects or business, do you have to buy the dot-org, dot-net and dot-whatever? What about spelling variations? Before you plunk down hundreds of dollars, check out the pros and cons.

Google Apps

Google Apps No Longer Free

Google has announced a change to Google Apps that ends the option to create free accounts for groups of 10 or fewer users. Ow, that hurt.

WordPress Development

WordPress Overview 3.5

Here’s a VERY quick run through of the basics of WordPress. In case you’re rusty.

Summary Tables

Summary Tables

Did you know WordPress’s own Site Stats (through Jetpack) has years of stats right there in the dashboard? Either did I.

Likoma as arbitrary naming strategy

Exact Match Domains

Should you buy the domain “luxuryleathergoods.com” or “luxeleather.com”? If you’re just going for Google rankings, the latter might be better.

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