WordPress Tutorials

Hidden field in Mailchimp signup form

A client asked me to look into event plugins where we can set up a signup form for a webinar he plans to give soon. I did some research, but couldn’t find any (including the popular commercial plugins) that would let us automatically send out a reminder email a few days before the webinar; this […]

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 […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Looking for some inspiration for your new (or old) WordPress ecommerce site? Here are more than 30 real-world ecommerce examples to view, almost all of which use either WooCommerce or Easy Digital Downloads. If you’re considering a security/firewall/CDN solution, two of the best for WordPress are featured in this […]

If you’re already using Mailchimp for your email newsletter, did you know you can also use it to send subscribers your latest blog posts in their email inbox? While there are a few WordPress plugins that manage email subscriptions, I like using Mailchimp so I have all my email campaign information – and mailing lists […]

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. For the WordPress newbie – how to save time by bulk-editing page and post details, like Author, category and publication status. Using Mailchimp for your newsletter marketing? Good for you – I am too. Here’s a guide to integrating Mailchimp and your WordPress site, including adding a registration […]

Admin menu for 4.3 in Chrome

If you’re using Chrome and seeing your admin menu items jump around or hide, it’s not WordPress – it’s a known Chrome bug and it is going to be fixed in a soon-to-be released version. But in the meantime, here’s how to fix it. In Chrome open a new tab and paste or type this […]

New WordPress tutorial videos!

Every WP Minder member now gets access to our library of over 25 video tutorials for WordPress. If you’re new to writing and managing a WordPress site, these videos are perfect for you! Learn about: The Dashboard Posts vs. Pages Photos and Images The Media Library Managing Comments Managing Users Adding Widgets Post Revisions Custom […]

Need to add reviews to a site that are specialized – like reviews for a service or product – but not using a shopping cart that will make it easy for you? No worries – you can create a form for visitors to add reviews for just about anything, and display them throughout your site. […]