Tag Archives: WordPress

Redirection (WP Plugin Tuesday No. 5)

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I finally get to talk about one of my favorite WP plugins. Ok, it’s not sexy but it is so useful. What happens when you change a URL? (That could really nasty for other pages and search engines who refer to that URL). What if you mistype a URL in an email campaign? (Happened to   …Continue Reading


Broken Link Checker (WP Plugin Tuesday No. 4)

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A great WordPress utility plugin that every web site must have is Broken Link Checker. It’s such a great plugin, I don’t understand why it’s not built into the WordPress admin by default.


WordPress Calls to Action (WP Plugin Tuesday No. 3)

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Hey Marketeers!! This one’s for you!! Does your WordPress site need a Call to Action (CTA) button? Usually, we are trying to get our visitors to do something from a page. Sign up for a newsletter, start an enrollment or do a download are just a few ways a Call To Action can be used.   …Continue Reading


Easy Modal (WP Plugin Tuesday No. 2)

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A great little plugin I just started using is Easy Modal. In case you don’t know Modals have more than popped up all over the web in the last year or so. Popped up are the operative words here. What’s a Modal? When you select a link and a window appears on top of your   …Continue Reading


Meta Slider (WP Plugin Tuesday No. 1)

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Web page sliders have become all the rage these days. I’ve tried a lot of image slider plugins for WordPress, from Sliderly to Revolution. The one I love is Meta Slider because it’s the easiest to use. It gives you just enough options without being overwhelming. That’s my idea of a great plugin. After installation   …Continue Reading


Webinar On How To Install WordPress Using Bluehost

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Here’s the replay of the webinar I did on Monday, January 20, 2014. But first, let me tell — or remind you… About My WordPress A To Z Webinar Series Get a crazy Early Bird Discount if you sign up before February 1 for my four-part WordPress series that starts on Monday, February 10, 2014.   …Continue Reading


It’s A Wild Web Out There. Better Practice Safe WordPress

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Students of mine – especially my WordPress students – have often heard me profess the need to practice “Safe WordPress.” In other words, you need to take precautionary steps to prevent your site from getting destroyed by a hacker. Way long time ago, when I was learning WP, I had a practice site hacked. It   …Continue Reading


Essential WordPress Plugins

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Today I start an intermittent series on great WordPress plugins. Some of these plugins will be mainstream and used by millions. Others will be more obscure but fun, useful or indispensable none-the-less. A plugin works a lot like an app for an iPod or similar device. It allows you to extend a system’s core (default)   …Continue Reading