The Minimum Pro theme has been released at StudioPress. It is now HTML5 compliant and had a bit of a facelift. This theme makes use of a few different items than other themes, such as a technique called Backstretch on the big image on the front page, as well as a two-widget combo with a special plugin to get those nice big social media circles on the home page too.
WordPress Video Tutorials
See which author shortcode is best to use for authorship in this quick video tutorial. Plus, I’ll show you the trick of where it gets its info, and how to set that up properly too in your User info.
It’s good to do a manual backup on your site before you upgrade. But, those files are usually stored locally on your hosting space. If you use BackupBuddy and do a complete backup, you’re also backing up your backup files. Those could really start piling up and slowing everything down.
Plus, you’re paying for hosting space, so you don’t want to waste it on too many backup files. And, if you ever need to migrate your site, you’ll want to cut down on them before that too.
In this quick video, I’ll show you how to delete locally stored files of your backup that you created with BackupBuddy. You’ll see easy ways to get rid of the problem and keep it from happening again so your site runs fast and smooth.
Links for the byline that display below your post have two issues on Genesis themes. One is a security risk and the other is bug that started when Genesis 2.0 was released. The latter one will affect anyone who has updated to the Genesis 2.0 framework, but still has their original theme that has not been updated for the new schema markup yet. In this quick video, I’ll show you both issues and how they affect your site security and Google authorship. Plus, I’ll show you a super fix that you just may want to keep, even after they fix the bug.
The release of WordPress version 3.6 is nearing. In this video I’ll show you all of the new features. The look of the admin area had a makeover, and so did post format types, and custom menus. There are several changes to the core that you’re going to enjoy, and a few changes that are […]
On April 9th, 2013, the Sucuri blog reported that the Social Media Widget WordPress plugin was hiding spam and could inject it into your website. It has also since been removed from the WordPress Plugin Repository. In this video, I’ll show you what you need to do before you delete the plugin that will save you a ton of time. And I’ll show you how to set up another plugin called the Social Sharing Toolkit that pulls double duty for social follow and share.
Since the release of WordPress 3.5, I’ve been busy making updates to the BlogAid Video Tutorial Libraries. While updating the video for site settings, I realized that it’s been a couple of years since I checked my sites, and a few things have changed. In this video tutorial, I cover all of the standard settings and invite you to take just a few minutes to watch it while you are logged into your site. I’m betting you’ll find a few things that either changed in the core of WordPress and affect your site, or settings for new things you’ve learned since you first launched your site.
WordPress 3.5 is on the verge of being released and there are big changes you definitely need to know about, especially concerning the complete revamp of the Media Manager. Here are three posts and videos that will get you started on the right foot and keep your shock factor to a minimum.