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Conversion Rate Optimization 101

By |April 10th, 2013|

Conversion Rate Optimization is a lot of fancy syllables basically saying, "How do I turn more visitors into buyers?"

Site Deployment Best Practices

By |March 31st, 2013|

When setting up a new site, you have several options before you go live. Here are some pros and cons to your choices.

Changelog

By |March 10th, 2013|

The changelog can be something of a secret weapon to gauging the competence of a theme developer.

Custom Menu Shortcode

By |February 28th, 2013|

Looking to add a list of pages or posts or categories or anything into a page? Create a custom menu first and then use this shortcode to put it anywhere on your site.

CSS Gradient Generator

By |February 22nd, 2013|

Using CSS gradients, you can get that slick Photoshopped look without the images or even Photoshop.

Hey, I found a great theme!

By |February 21st, 2013|

"Hey, I found this fantastic theme! Can you customize it?" Of course I can. But it's analogous to going to the house contractor and saying, "Hey, I saw this gorgeous house. Can you build it?

How to search a site that doesn’t have a search function

By |February 13th, 2013|

If you know one little trick, you can use Google's powerful search engine to search for any content on a single site--even if that site doesn't have a search function.

Delete Your Old Accounts

By |February 4th, 2013|

If you don't use an email address any longer, delete it. It's not always as easy to do as you think!

WordPress as Learning Management System: Sensei

By |January 23rd, 2013|

You're 25% done with the lessons on learning how to play guitar. Wow, can your website do that kind of learning management? Sensei can.

We Can Do This the Easy Way or the Hard Way

By |January 21st, 2013|

We can do the Quick and Dirty job or we can do the job right. Or is it not so straight forward?

If you’re only going to do one thing to protect your WordPress site, try this one.

By |January 12th, 2013|

If your administrative login is still the default "admin" you're basically giving a headstart to the hackers. Now all they need to do is guess your password.

Why I Don’t Use Custom Post Types

By |January 8th, 2013|

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.

Jetpack Publicize

By |January 7th, 2013|

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.

MX Records: change at domain registrar or host?

By |January 4th, 2013|

Does it make more sense to set up your domain name information all at the registrar or point it all to the nameservers?

WP Engine

By |December 30th, 2012|

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.

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