Plug-in Conflict w ‘Blog Designer’

This plug-in looks fantastic!  But I can’t use it on toni-esl.com.  It causes the entire first paragraph of content to be a link that goes nowhere.  I use too many plug-ins there to figure it out and I don’t need the plug-in. This…

Simple Tags WP Plug-in Review

A example tag cloud (with dynamic color and size)

Simple Tags is an incredibly useful plug-in.  It displays your tags so that you can choose from them, plus suggested tags from various sources based on the content.  Tagged terms are highlighted in the content as tag links.  There is the ability to mass edit…

Using Taxonomies, Categories, and Tags, in WP

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I have used WP for years and I do not have a handle on tags and categories.  By now they are a mess in each one of my sites.  This article form WPMU will help! Using Categories, Tags, and Taxonomies Properly in WordPress…

Add Border Around Text in WordPress with CSS

Getting a border around text was far more difficult than I thought.  Here is one method using only CSS, no plugins.  Got it all from WPMU. If you want a box around words or paragraghs then place the CSS as below in the Additional…

Create WP Database from CPanel

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WordPress database creation is an important skill if you manage your own WordPress website.  I know nothing about databases and little of the backend of WordPress.  Very frustrating!  This looks like a something to try on a local machine to get some hands-on…

Display Widgets plug-in removed from WP

Display Widgets, a plugin with more than 200,000 active installs, has been removed from WordPress.org due to its authors inserting malicious code. SEO consultant David Law was the first to bring this issue to the attention of the plugin team after discovering that…

The Essential Guide to Content Formatting to Increase Time on Page

Content formatting is an important piece of the puzzle that is blogging and content marketing. While you would think that the information inside your posts is what matters most, it turns out that the presentation is just as important. While the content is…

How to Create a Video Gallery in WordPress (Step by Step)

Recently, a user asked us how to create a video gallery in WordPress. WordPress makes it easy to embed videos in your blog posts, but it does not allow you to create video galleries out of the box. In this article, we will…

25 Tools for choosing a site color scheme

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Scored some web dev tools info! I found this fantastic article with links to tools for creating website color schemes at CodeMyViews.com.  An international web development company with an impressive business model: Our clients are all over the globe, so our team is…

How to Fix 503 Service Unavailable Error in WordPress

Are you seeing a 503 service unavailable error in WordPress? The problem with the 503 error is that it gives no clues about what’s causing it which makes it extremely frustrating for beginners. In this article, we will show you how to fix…

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