Google Analytics will soon be known as Universal Analytics. There are two steps to upgrade. Plus, there are several ways to connect analytics to your website. This is not something you want to put off, as Google will eventually deprecate the old analytics code. I’ll show you a quick way to check your analytics account […]
Telling your WordPress site the correct time is very important. It affects when your scheduled posts publish, which could impact when your RSS service picks them up. The site time also determines when the regular maintenance duties happen, like your site backup and emails being sent out. By default, WordPress uses a Cron job to calculate time. And, there are two ways to set the time in WordPress, and the Cron job may not recognize one of them, and daylight saving time may not recognize the other. Discover the best way to set this important feature of your site properly.
First there were trackbacks. Then along came pingbacks. And both were followed closely by spammers who found the loopholes in each. Read on to learn the difference in the two, how to set your site up for them, why you want to use them, and why you may not in the future.
WordPressIf you want a little more elbow room for writing your WordPress posts and pages, there are four easy ways to change the size of your text editor or your entire composition page. Following are the simple instructions with screen shots to show you how to get all the room for writing you need.
In this video you’ll learn how to create a custom navigation menu for your site. And, the special tricks you’ll need to know when you use static pages for your Home and blog pages so that you won’t see two links for Home.
You get visitors from a lot of different sources including search engines and social media. But, do folks leave your site after reading just one page? Here’s a great way to keep folks on your site longer by giving them quick access to more headlines.
One of the most underused icons in the WordPress text editor is blockquote. And, it’s not just for citing another’s quotation. You can use it to highlight a main take-away point for your readers or bring attention to your most important point. Here’s how.
As most of you know, I LOVE my iPad. I take it everywhere. But, it’s not very handy for updating my WordPress sites. That changed today, with the announcement of an updated WordPress iOS (Operating System) for iPhone and iPad. I got it immediately, and here’s my review and how to use it. This is […]