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Adding a copyright year to your WordPress website footer that will stay updated

With the fresh new year upon us, have you found yourself having to remember to update the copyright at the bottom of your WordPress website? If so, this blog post is for you!!

Happy new year!

NOTE: This is an advanced WordPress instruction. To add a copyright year to your footer (in PHP) that will stay updated […]

By |January 1st, 2012|Advanced WordPress Help, Blog|0 Comments

Have a lot of great ideas for your new website?

To keep your site from having a ridiculous release date of next year, limit the scope to a time period that is doable and contains the core of your message. Once your site is live, you can continue to update and embellish it.Visitors will appreciate your site is a living, growing part of your […]

By |November 30th, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

Quicktip: Drive more traffic to your website

If you keep track of your website statistics and are looking to increase the number of visitors to your website, you’ll find that writing truly helpful articles is only half of the equation.

Your website is an island until you build bridges out to the world.

How do you reach your audience? You can […]

By |August 1st, 2011|Blog, Quicktips|0 Comments

MAMP and Location of the mySQL dump path

I’ve been using MAMP which has allowed me to develop my WordPress sites locally. I’ve recently installed the wp-dbmanager in order to do backups before doing major changes to a test site and had trouble finding the mySQL dump path. Thanks to the help from Adrian Tomic, I was able to set the dump path […]

By |July 3rd, 2011|Blog, Developer's Corner|0 Comments

Creating & using “Child Themes” in WordPress

If you find yourself liking most of a theme and just want to change a few aspects of it – and they haven’t allowed for CSS updates within the user interface, then a “child theme” is for you!

Why create a child theme?
Why not just change the theme and be done with it? Well… to get […]

By |October 10th, 2010|Advanced WordPress Help, Blog|0 Comments

How to install a plugin

Today, I will show you how to install a WordPress plugin to your site. This plugin allows you to add functional forms that allow people to contact you through your website. ~ Enjoy!

Installing a Plugin
In this video lesson, we will install a Plugin called “FormBuilder”. This plugin enables you to easily add custom forms to […]

By |September 3rd, 2010|Blog, Recommended Plugins, WordPress|0 Comments

NextGen Gallery hack

If you have installed the NextGen Gallery & find it slightly annoying the page scrolls back to the top when you’re clicking back to the page, here is the fix you’re looking for:

FTP to your site and find the following file:
wp-content/nextgen-gallery/shutter/shutter-reloaded.js

Search for and comment out the following two lines:
document.documentElement.style.overflowX = ”;

window.scrollTo(0,t.Top);

Unfortunately, if you auto-update the […]

By |August 20th, 2010|Blog, Hacks!|0 Comments

Looking to link your website to the social media sites you use?

Install & activate the “Social Media Widget” to connect your WordPress site to the social media sites you keep up with. This is a very flexible and comprehensive widget! See the links to the right for examples. (Note: none are active links. They are activated simply as an example.)

Once you activate the plug-in, you have […]

By |August 17th, 2010|Blog, Recommended Plugins|0 Comments

Lost access to your WordPress site?

If you’ve lost access to your WordPress site because you moved the WordPress files in or out of a subdomain, made a mistake when filling out the WordPress “General Settings” or transferred your domain name and need access to the previous site, you’re not totally up the creek! The following is a hack that you […]

By |August 17th, 2010|Blog, Hacks!|0 Comments

A Simple Way to Share Privileged Information

Whether you’re selling retail and wholesale items, or simply need to share some content with registered users, or alternatively, content only with visitors, then this simple solution will come to the rescue! It’s so simple and easy to follow, you’ll feel the power of dynamic site content!
Content for users who are logged in
Just paste the […]

By |August 6th, 2010|Blog, Recommended Plugins|0 Comments