Create a WP Favicon

GIMP

I need a favicon.  This article covers it all.  They use GIMP, free PhotoShop like software,  for the tutorial.  I left out the section about the history of the favicon. Source: https://torquemag.io/2016/11/wordpress-favicons-beginners-guide/   A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO WORDPRESS FAVICONS JOHN HUGHESNOVEMBER 28, 2016 Your…

Smart Slider 3 plugin review

GREAT PLUGIN!  I cannot stress the stellar usability and results enough.  I bought the Pro upgrade, which I have not used yet.  The free version is fully featured.  I don’t have time to detail.  Just try it.5 stars!!!!! It is not difficult to…

Safe WP Upgrade to PHP7

Upgrade WordPress to PHP 7

I tried to upgrade to PHP 7 thru cPanel and crashed my site.  So I need this info.  There are other useful tools in this article as well. Source: https://themeisle.com/blog/upgrade-wordpress-to-php-7 September 14, 2017 UPGRADE WORDPRESS TO PHP 7: HOW TO DO IT SAFELY CATEGORIESFEATURED, WORDPRESS…

How to Lazy Load Images in WordPress

Lazy Load settings

Do you want to lazy load images in WordPress? Lazy Loading allows your website to only load images when a user scrolls down to the specific image. You can see it in action on many popular websites like Buzzfeed. In this article, we…

5 Tips for a Faster, Safer WordPress Website

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Website and application visitors expect their online experiences to be both fast and secure. This is especially true as websites and applications are more frequently used as the primary storefront for businesses, support transactions with sensitive information, and store private customer data. With…

How to Create and Add Cinemagraphs in WordPress

Cinemagraph example

Do you want to learn how to create and add Cinemagraphs in your WordPress posts? Cinemagraphs are images with one part or area moving while rest of the image stays still. These images are highly engaging and add an storytelling element to your…

8 Off-Page SEO Practices to Make Your WordPress Site a Favorite on Google

On-page SEO is one of the most important factors when it comes to ranking your web page. However, there is another factor that comes into play and that’s off-page SEO, which as the name indicates is everything not directly on the page. Off-page…

How to Podcast 101

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This is a tutorial to start a podcast.  I have been considering podcasts for my ESL class that I teach.  Something else that I should not spend time on. How to Start Your Own Podcast (Step by Step) Last updated on November 21st, 2016 by Editorial…

How to Add the WordPress Logout Link to Navigation Menu?

Logout HTML widget

Do you want to manually add a WordPress logout link on your site? If you run a WordPress membership site, then having a prominent logout link is helpful for your users. In this article, we will share the direct path to WordPress logout…

YouTube vs Vimeo – Which One is Better for WordPress Videos?

Vimeo on Demand

When it comes to uploading videos online, YouTube and Vimeo are the two most popular platforms in the market. That’s why we’re often asked about YouTube vs Vimeo – which one is better? They are both great platforms with their respective advantages and…