When we talk about WordPress themes, they usually fall into one of two categories: premium or free. However, given the number of themes out there, those categories aren’t accurate anymore. There are many free themes which contain full feature sets and paid themes which are quite simple. So instead, themes
You have started using Twitter; and you now regularly update your account with useful and relevant tweets. Great! Now you want to let all of your website visitors know about your mastery of Twitter. I’ve put together this tutorial to show you how to add your Twitter feed to your
GTmetrix is a fantastic online measurement tool brought to you by the wonderful folks at Gossamer Threads. They have combined the results & scores from both Google PageSpeed and YSlow to provide you a handy checklist of where your site does well and where you could improve. They also provide
Do you have a WordPress theme that you really like, but it would be great if you could change the sidebars for certain pages? Most developers will tell you that first you go into functions.php and register the new sidebar, then create a custom page template. But, what if you
You’ve heard of this SEO thing and you’ve been told that you need some keywords to target. There’s just one little problem: you don’t actually know what a keyword is, let alone what targeting one means. That’s ok, this article is here to explain the basics.
Ok, you’ve read my previous article on what keywords are and where to put them and you’ve gotten your pages all set up. And then absolutely nothing happened. Your page didn’t rise up in Google results and tons of traffic didn’t arrive. Here’s why.
Image compression is an important part of any website’s loading speed and subsequent SEO performance. Google (and Bing) give prefer fast loading websites. If you are running WordPress, then the WP Smush plugin can optimize your images. This tutorial will cover how to use WP Smush.
One of the nice upgrades in the recent version of WordPress (released Dec 2012) was the integration of a very easy to use image gallery. This gallery provides a lot of nice features, however it does lack the very nice lightbox effects that many other galleries have. But fortunately there
Adobe Kuler is a free online tool for developing color palettes. It is primarily geared towards graphic designers, but just about anyone can use it to create a fabulous color palette quickly and easily. In this tutorial I’ll show you how to put together a quick color palette.
Facebook is a useful tool in your social media toolbox, if you regularly update. But, with our busy lives, activity on social media is a challenge. The solution is use Facebook’s built in tool for scheduling posts. With this, you can be active online and in the real world at the