Archive for May 2017

Multi Column Gravity Form

Here is a Quick and Dirty Gravity Form plugin. This plugin (or code) will help you make a Gravity Form that is multi column. It does what Gravity Form ready classes do not natively do. Here is an example mockup: Get the Code and/or plugin here: Multi-Column Gravity Forms Images courtesy of Jordan Crown

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Don't Forget the Favicon

What is a Favicon? It’s the little tiny icon in the browser tab when you site is displayed in the visitors browser. It can also appear when people make shortcuts to your website. How do you create one with WordPress? First you need to create a square image of 512×512 or larger. Then from your…

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Why Install WordPress SEO by Yoast

When you want to start blogging you have probably heard a thing or two about SEO. You know that it is important for your site to have good SEO. WordPress is extremely well-coded which is why many call it SEO friendly. Why then do SEO plugins exist and why do I recommend WordPress SEO by Yoast?…

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Change Your Permalinks from Default

One of the first things I do when I setup a new WordPress website is make sure the Permalinks are Pretty. How do you set the permalinks? From the Dashboard go to: Settings > Permalinks On this screen choose: “Post name” Click Save You are done When you get a Quick and Dirty WordPress Website…

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Disclosure Notice

When you start a website and you use it to promote other products. Your goal is to make money on the promoting of those products through affiliate commissions. You need to disclose The FTC requires us to tell you when we get paid for some of our content.  The gist of the link is that if…

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Transfer Files without FTP to WordPress

FTP can be confusing for some. I have had many people ask, is there any easy way to upload files to their hosting account outside of Themes/Plugins/Media While FTP may be my preferred method of file transfer. Mainly because I already have an FTP program already installed on my computer. WordPress File Manager Plugins Here…

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Upgrade your Site to SSL for Free

Yes, you should have SSL on your site. Why? This includes sites that are not doing eCommerce.  Everyone should have SSL on their site. First two reasons for SSL Small boost in rankings (maybe larger in the future) Most hosts are now offering free solutions using Let’s Encrypt Three more reasons to SSL It’s better…

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Title Tags Matter

Looked at a website today because I happened to stumble on it. The title tag was non-existent   This website is for a company of approx 500 employees. You can see in the Title Bar (very top) it matches the website address. The Title Tag is blank. This is bad form. Here is a screenshot…

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Can You Build a Website in 90 Minutes?

Chris Guillebeau at Side Hustle School recorded an episode for his podcast saying you could build a Website in 90 minutes > Here Can it be done in 90 minutes? Definitely. But in my opinion it will just look like an out of the box blog site and not what you think you want in…

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