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This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. A statistical milestone: WordPress now powers 30% of the top 1,000,000 websites! This is over 60% market share of all content management systems (CMS) too. Ever struggled with (or unsure how to) get a YouTube video into your WordPress site? Here’s a nice simple guide to 4 methods […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. For WordPress security, I’ve been using and recommending Wordfence for a few years, but with a recent update they totally changed the interface , greatly reducing the quality of the user experience, in my opinion. I find the new version hard to navigate, and that doesn’t bode well […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. If you’re involved in the roller coaster ride that is Bitcoin, this might interest you – learn how to accept Bitcoin payments on your WordPress ecommerce site. This article covers simple donations, WooCommerce and more. The venerable Easy WP Guide for WordPress 4.9 is now available. Use it […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. (Yep, I changed this series’ name because a friend pointed out that this weekly post shows up in social media on other days than Fridays). I’ve seen WordPress sites with just a couple of plugins run like a drunk turtle on a low-quality hosting environment. I’ve also seen sites […]

Yoast SEO, my favorite SEO plugin for WordPress

WP Engine is hosting a webinar for you on Wednesday, January 18 at 1pm CDT – Advanced Tips for Using Yoast SEO. I’ve attended their webinars in the past and this should be a valuable half-hour if you’re wanting to become better at Yoast SEO. What you’ll learn: Why use Yoast SEO? Hidden features: the […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. To slide or not to slide? The poor slideshow has taken a beating from web designers in the last few years as being too big, too distracting, and a waste of space, but some of us still believe that they have their place in certain circumstances. Here’s a […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. This is always a timely topic: how to fix 10 common WordPress errors and problems, including the dreaded White Screen of Death. The first thing is to make sure you always have a fresh site and database backup stored somewhere other than your hosting account… Page speed really does matter […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. If you’re a dedicated blogger, it might be time to consider putting together a product to sell on your blog, like an ebook. Is that a daunting idea? Do you just not have the time or resources to consider it? If you think you’d like to give it a go, […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. WordPress search has room for improvement. Here’s a great post that provides examples of four powerful ways to improve WordPress search: Faceted search Using a more powerful search algorithm Upgraded search for BuddyPres or Multisite Providing a better search experience Doing your own SEO? Here’s a big comprehensive […]