Joomla used to be one of my favourite CMS systems for designing a website but as WordPress has become more and more popular I have designed less and less with Joomla. I had a site that I wanted to update and migrate from Joomla to WordPress. The process isn't well documented so here is my tutorial on exactly how to migrate from Joomla to WordPress. Continue reading →
A review of the Social Share plugin Hupso Share Buttons. Continue reading →
The All In One SEO Pack Wordpress plugin is one of the most used SEO plugins available. This review covers the free version. Continue reading →
Google's free font directory has hundreds of great fonts to choose from. Your theme usually dictates the fonts available for you to use by way of the style sheet (style.css). However, occasionally you might want to add Google Fonts to your blog to include a different font in a page or post or jazz up certain aspects of your theme to make it unique to you. Continue reading →
Yesterday we covered how to create columns in posts using CSS. If you find that you are using columns in a lot of your posts or pages you should use the Column Shortcodes plugin instead. Continue reading →
This WordPress plugin will help you create attractive looking sidebars without the need to know any coding. We have previously covered some of the basic HTML that you should know to create nice looking sidebar widgets.
However, this plugin is even easier - you don't need to know any code as it's WYSIWYG (What You See IS What You Get). Continue reading →
We all love video - it's touted as a big deal for bloggers but how many of you would like a nice looking way to display your videos?
I have tried many different video player plugins and not really liked any of them until I came across The Traffic Player. I wanted one that made the videos look a little different to all the standard video players out there (I like different!) Continue reading →
Here's a quick tutorial on how to create a gallery using the WordPress Media Library and the built in gallery feature. Continue reading →
If you allow guest bloggers to post on your site and you want to acknowledge their authorship you need a custom author box. Or if you just want a fancy author box below your own post. Here's how to add a custom author box to your blog. Continue reading →
Opt-ins are the life blood of your business. You can have the most successful blog in the world, in terms of visitors reading it, but if they don't opt-in to your mailing list you are losing the opportunity to convert those readers to clients.
We have all heard the saying 'The money is in the list!", right?
Well it may be a cliche, but it's true.
So how do you make sure you get people to opt-in? Continue reading →