Category: Web Design

Enhancing Your WordPress Gallery

I’ve posted previously about the in-built gallery feature of WordPress,and some of the simple things you can do using the shortcode. With this post I wanted to share a few more tips and some apparently

Have Your Face Show Up In Google Results

Have you noticed how some Google listings show a wee photo of the author along with a link to their Google Plus profile? This nifty feature is part of Google Authorship which is a way

Intro To Podcasting With WordPress

This a guest post by my friend and multimedia WordPress wizard, Jason Tucker. He streams live and archives the OC WordPress meetup group, and has recently launched a new Google Hangout and podcast show called

Intro To Podcasting With WordPress

This a guest post by my friend and multimedia WordPress wizard, Jason Tucker. He streams live and archives the OC WordPress meetup group, and has recently launched a new Google Hangout and podcast show called

A Little Taste of The Beginner’s Guide To SEO Ebook

My ebook “Beginner’s Guide to SEO for Business” is launching very soon and I wanted to give you a little sneak preview of what’s coming. Check out some pages from the book below. (Tip –

First Look At WPMU’s Appointments+ WordPress Plugin

WPMU is a mainstay of the wordpress community. As their name suggests, they began as specialists in blogging about and writing plugins for wp multiuser setups (now known as Multisite). These days they cover pretty

Beginner’s Guide To SEO Ebook Coming Soon

Search engine optimization can seem eternally confusing. It’s one of the things that clients want to know about the most, but are also a little intimidated by. There’s tons of SEO advice out there, and

Beginner’s Guide To SEO Ebook Coming Soon

Search engine optimization can seem eternally confusing. It’s one of the things that clients want to know about the most, but are also a little intimidated by. There’s tons of SEO advice out there, and

Making Twenty Eleven Behave

The current default theme Twenty Eleven is generally a good starter theme for many bloggers, but it does have a couple of annoying quirks such as not placing a sidebar on single posts, even if

Having Problems With Missed Scheduled Posts in WordPress?

The in-built post scheduling feature of WordPress is super-handy….until it starts not to work. Then it is a cause of huge headaches. I’ve yet to find a clear cut answer as to why it happens,

How To Change The Fonts On Your WordPress Site

An extremely common request by WordPress users is how to change the font in their posts, pages and themes. Many themes, especially premium ones, provide a set of options in the dashboard that lets the

6 Simple Guidelines For Your Facebook Page

Unless you have already amassed thousands of “likes”, or have money to spend on Facebook Ads, Facebook is notoriously hard to gain traction on at first. It takes time to build up “likes”, and even

Trust Is Fragile…Wherein Hootsuite Tests Mine

Trust is something that most businesses strive to develop with their customers/users/audience. Readers of  Chris Brogan will know it’s one of his cornerstones and something he’s written extensively about. Trust has to be nurtured and maintained

Trust Is Fragile…Wherein Hootsuite Tests Mine

Trust is something that most businesses strive to develop with their customers/users/audience. Readers of  Chris Brogan will know it’s one of his cornerstones and something he’s written extensively about. Trust has to be nurtured and maintained

Best WordPress Contact Form Plugins For Beginners

Ah contact forms….such as a standard feature of a website aren’t they? One would think that WordPress would have tons of great, easy-to-implement choices for this. And indeed there are TONS of choices, it’s just

Examples of Beautiful Email Marketing

Mailchimp is providing a pleasant surprise for users upon logging out by presenting them with a gallery of beautiful email marketing designs from some of their users. Take a look and consider how you can

Should You Use the Jetpack WordPress Plugin?

What Is Jetpack? Jetpack is a plugin created by the team at WordPress.com. It is one super-plugin that contains a whole suite of features – mini-plugins, if you will. It was created to make available

Speed Up and Secure Your Site With CloudFlare

The speed at which your site loads is becomig increasingly important. Not only does a speedy site provide a good user experience, but it’s becoming increasingly important from an SEO perspective – site speed is

How To Securely Remember Your Online Account Passwords

As soon as you own your own website you will quickly amass a large number of online accounts – your web hosting account, FTP access, WordPress access, Google, Twitter, Facebook etc etc. This leads to

How To Embed A PDF In Your WordPress Site

A common question I’ve been getting as of late is about how to embed a PDF into a WordPress page/post so that it’s actually viewable inside the post. If you use the Upload/Insert button to