Tag Archives: WordPress
How to Quickly Adjust Contact Form 7 So It Fits in Your Sidebar

How to Quickly Adjust Contact Form 7 So It Fits in Your Sidebar

I was working on a website for a friend, and in order to “comply” with best design standards, installed the Contact Form 7 plugin so I could add a highly visible contact form prompt to the sidebar. CF7 performs its duties via a shortcode. So, I added a text widget to the sidebar and copy/pasted […] Read more
Category: Blogging, Wordpress
Why GoDaddy Hosting Rocks!

Why GoDaddy Hosting Rocks!

When I registered my first domain, it was with… GoDaddy. Not surprising, since GoDaddy has been the largest domain registrar for many, many years; and I think the majority of people who have that “I wonder if…” moment automatically think of GoDaddy first. I suppose having half naked girls in SuperBowl commercials hawking Read more
Category: Web Hosting
5 Tips for Writing the Perfect Blog Post

5 Tips for Writing the Perfect Blog Post

Writing blog posts on a regular basis can be a pain in the *ss. Not everyone is a natural writer (I’m definitely not), and getting that perfect “flow” between paragraphs to create a great article is a formidable task. On top of that, just thinking of enough content to include in a post can be […] Read more
Category: Blogging
Is WordPress a CMS?

Is WordPress a CMS?

Seems like every day I read a comment about “the WordPress CMS” (Content Management System), or how great WordPress is as a CMS, or something similar. I admit, I have to cringe. Not because I don’t like WordPress — because I do like it very much… but whether or not I “like” WordPress being described Read more
Category: Wordpress
WordPress Templates

WordPress Templates

Anyone can claim to be a web designer and offer their services to people who need a site. In fact, anyone can make money as a web designer, even if their skills aren’t great. If you want to take a step above that and turn it into a real career in which you can not […] Read more
Category: Web Design
What to do When WordPress Misses it’s Schedule

What to do When WordPress Misses it’s Schedule

Occasionally, when a post is added to a WordPress blog, it is scheduled for a future date and time. Or someone may use one of the dozens of plugins that adds multiple posts at one and schedules them for you. Usually, this scheduling works. Sometimes it fails. And, when it does fail it can be […] Read more
Category: Wordpress
Testing Vladimir Prelovac’s Insights Plugin

Testing Vladimir Prelovac’s Insights Plugin

Blog post about curation Wikipedia Google News Blog Books All of the above were easily added to the post using Vladimir Prelovac’s “Insights” plugin. I like it. It really is a good sidekick for Zemanta. Now this next articles is really something…   Related articles Facebook message led to football player’s rape Read more
Category: General
Zemanta Browser Widget vs. Zemanta Plugin

Zemanta Browser Widget vs. Zemanta Plugin

I like Zemanta. It is a “curation” tool that helps you create “nice” posts. It goes along with the whole idea of magazine-style blogs that have lots of content that interests people. I have tried a couple other curation tools, but Zemanta is the easiest and most available of the current products. When I first […] Read more
Category: Blogging, Web Design

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