Weekly Links Roundup – Bitcoin, Easy WP Guide, Usernames, Testimonials

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 online, or save a PDF for your computer (just don’t print it! It’s huge and gets updated often). Easy WP Guide is the straightforward user manual for WordPress.

As an aside: WordPress now powers 54 of the top 100 Inc 5000 company websites. Read more about it.

Ever needed to change your username in WordPress? This happened to one of my clients in the last few weeks. The easiest way to do it is create a new admin user with the new info, then login as that new user and delete the old user account, making sure to attribute all content to your new user account when you see that option. But there are a few other ways to change a username too, read more here.

Finally… Do you use testimonials on your business website? If not, you should be doing this – it’s a great way to increase your credibility for prospective clients by adding social proof. This post outlines the process of gathering and publishing testimonials with one of my favorite plugins, Strong Testimonials.


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