WP Courseware eLearning Plugin For WordPress

Even if you aren’t aware of it, there’s a good chance that you have some unique knowledge that others would benefit from… Perhaps it’s related to your professional career as a zombie makeup artist… or your mycology hobby, or your unique style of iPad illustration or cartooning. Whatever your skills are… On the Internet those skills create an opportunity! You have an opportunity not only to solve a problem for someone else who is looking to learn, but also create a business for yourself. How? Create an online course to…

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Jupiter’s Moons… And Long Tail SEO

Jupiter's moons and long tail SEO

Jupiter has 69 moons… 69! What!?! I had no idea. Jupiter has the most moons of any planet in the solar system. The largest of the moons of Jupiter are called the Galilean moons because they were discovered by the father of modern physics, Galileo Galilei. This made me think about Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and the importance of long tail content when starting a blog or an online business. What is Long Tail Content? Everyone knows the largest planet in our solar system… You could probably name all the planets, including…

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Help! My Logo Doesn’t Look Crisp!

If you have a WordPress site and your logo doesn’t look “crisp” and clean it can be fixed by using a “scalable vector graphics” or SVG file. PNG, JPEG and GIF files will get pixelated when reduced or increased in size. However, a scalable vector graphic (aka “SVG” file) will expand or contract exactly to appear perfect and crisp in any size you want. SVG files do not lose their resolution. WordPress SVG Plugin Out of the box, WordPress doesn’t work with SVG files. However, you can use a plugin…

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Div Class Entry-Content Missing on WordPress Posts?

One of my WordPress websites started acting up today… Specifically my site was missing its content from all the posts. Pages were OK. WooCommerce products were OK. But no content in posts. I didn’t even discover this… So who know how long it was like this.  A customer emailed me to say that she wanted to read an article I had posted, but when she went to the post, the content was missing. Post Content Missing It’s relatively easy to build a WordPress blog… And usually the tech acts bulletproof.…

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How to Create a Free WordPress News Aggregator with Google Alerts

how to create a free wordpress news aggregator

Creating a news aggregator to add to your site can be helpful for you and your readers. For you, it can help your site by improving clickthroughs, and reducing “bounce rate”. For your readers, it can help them find other articles on other sites that are related to what you are writing about. You can add a news aggregator in a widget on your WordPress site, or you can embed it in a post or a page. In terms of embedding it on a single page, you can use a…

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How to Add an Internal Link to a Specific Place on a Webpage

How to Add an Internal Link to a Specific Place on a Webpage

As you start to blog, you’ll find that your long form blog posts often rank higher in Google than the shorter ones. Blog post “length” and “rank” are not necessarily linked by causation, but research suggests that the longer the post, perhaps the better in terms of position in the SERPs. To quote Brian Dean from a post on SEO on his site Backlinko: 4. Based on SERP data from SEMRush, we found that longer content tends to rank higher in Google’s search results. The average Google first page result contains 1,890…

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Wufoo Mailchimp Integration Problems?

Wufoo Mailchimp Integration Problems?

Wufoo is a free and premium service for creating useful applications with online forms on the web. Founded way back in 2006, Wufoo was one of the first web application companies to make it easy for online businesses to engage with their customers in different ways. Wufoo allows you to collect emails, ask and answer questions, offer quizzes, create contact forms, conduct surveys and much, much more. Wufoo even can capture payments via integrations with PayPal or Stripe. After about 5 years of independence, Wufoo was acquired by the smart…

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How to Install Header and Footer AdSense Code in WordPress

How to Install Header and Footer Code for WordPress

The easiest way to earn your first penny when you start an online business is to put ads on your blog… And Google AdSense is an easy way to get started with ads. If you’re not familiar with it, Google AdSense is a free service that lets you install advertising software and serve ads on your blog or website. To make this happen, you simply cut and paste some code that you get from AdSense into a certain spot on your WordPress blog. How to Install Header and Footer AdSense Code in WordPress…

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