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Facebook Messenger on your website

I'm an admin on a lot of different Facebook pages. One thing I've noticed over the last year is that more and more people are contacting businesses via Facebook messenger....
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How to Embed YouTube Video in WordPress

I was searching through old blog posts the other day, looking for out-of-date posts and happened upon one where I describe how to embed YouTube video in WordPress. This post...
WordPress Document Management

WordPress Document Management

Have you ever wanted to offer your website visitors a way to download documents, like PDFs, Word docs, or even Power Point files? Figuring out the best options for WordPress...
Professional Website

A professional website will grow your business

There are a lot of choices when it comes to getting a professional website and many times a small business with a tight budget will opt for a do-it-yourself website...
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Comment Spam

Everyone hates spam. You can get email spam, form spam, analytics spam, robocall spam and comment spam. That's a lot of types of spam and I'm sure that's not even...
Conversion Tracking

Why use Google Analytics for your site?

Because if you can't measure it, you can't improve it. Having a website is great. You should have one. But a good website, a strategic website, is one that is...
WordPress Web Design

Why use WordPress for your small business website?

There are a lot of options when it comes to websites for your business. WordPress? Joomla? Drupal? Wix? Weebly? SquareSpace?  Open source or something proprietary? How do you know which...
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The Best WordPress Plugins for Small Business Websites

Did you know there are currently 54,476 plugins in the WordPress Repository? That's a lot of options for expanding the functionality of your website. I thought I'd share a list...
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Email Blog Subscriptions – How and Why

Do you have a business blog? I feel strongly that creating new, original content is one of the best ways to drive new traffic to your site, and help you...
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How to customize your permalinks in WordPress

As I'm learning my way around Gutenberg, I'm finding myself with new questions that I'm determined to find an answer to. One of those questions right off the bat was...
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Brute Force Attacks: What you need to know.

If you've never been the victim of a Brute Force Attack, be grateful. And then take steps to prevent it from happening to you. As a person who has been...
Schedule your blog posts

Scheduling WordPress posts to publish at a different time

If you're new to blogging, you may not be aware of this but did you know you can publish blog posts for future dates and times? Just because the button...
Add a PDF to your post or page in Gutenberg

Adding PDFs (and other docs) to posts and pages using Gutenberg

Using the Gutenberg editor is A LOT different than using the classic WordPress editor. And there are many things you are probably familiar with in the old editor that you...
Sharing Blog Posts

Auto-sharing blog posts to social media

If you are publishing on a blog frequently, and you're also on social media, it's a really, really good idea to share your blog posts on social media. It creates...
WordPress User

A word about WordPress user levels

If you have a WordPress site, then you have at least one user: you. And there's a good chance that you're an administrator. WordPress actually has five different user levels,...
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Should I run the updates for WordPress, my plugins and theme?

I was talking to the son of a client one day, a younger guy who is really into technology, does some web design as a side job, and he said...
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What you need to know about alt text

Alt text isn't a left or right textual conspiracy, it stands for Alternative Text but is sometimes called alt attribute, alt description, or alt tags. (It's not a tag, so...
Gutenberg Tutorial Video

A fast Gutenberg Tutorial

Gutenberg is the new editor experience in WordPress 5.0. You may or may not want to use it, but eventually we'll all have no choice, as the classic editor plugin...
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Obligatory Gutenberg Post

If you haven't heard, Gutenberg dropped last week. What is Gutenberg? Gutenberg is the new editor experience that debuted in WordPress 5.0, which officially launched into core on December 6th....
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Need a website creation company? We’re here for you.

Web design? Web development? Web services? Web creation company? Whatever you want to call it, when it comes to building websites, we have your back. I was recently asked why...
WordPress Web Design

Do you need a WordPress Expert?

WordPress is a great content management system, and by that I mean it is great for managing your content. But it's not easy to design and develop. If all you...