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This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. If you have a Google map in your site, or have tried to add one recently, and found that following the instructions for getting a Maps API Key (cryptic for many users at the best of times) are no longer working? This is because this summer Google made […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Should you ‘nofollow’ all outgoing links in your blog posts? It’s a big question with a complicated answer. Basically, when you link to another site you’re giving them an official vote of confidence, or a statement of trust. Read the first post to learn when it’s appropriate to […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. As a developer who hand-codes I’m not a fan of page builder themes and plugins. Though I agree that they accomplish their goal very well – enabling users to make nice-looking complex layouts without knowing any code – the majority of them have some big issues. The ones […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. iThemes has published a post with pro tips for more WooCommerce conversions – and who doesn’t want that? And speaking of online sales, here’s a step-by-step guide to setting up automatic tax calculations in WooCommerce. You don’t want to deal with over 12,000 sales tax jurisdictions in the […]

User privacy concerns

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) went into effect on May 25, 2018. Even if you are not selling or marketing to EU customers directly, this is still very important for website owners. And it is very much a moving target – you’ll see conflicting information, very little in the way of direction, and this […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Ever thought about starting a membership website? It can be a daunting proposition. Here’s a short but informative list of FAQs for starting a membership site from MemberPress that may help you gel your ideas before you decide to take the leap. Also: MemberPress is an awesome tool for […]