Hiding the Download URL of the File with Simple Download Monitor Plugin

The simple download monitor plugin has an option that you can use to keep the download URL of the file hidden. This can be useful if you are offering some password protected file downloads and you want to keep the actual URL of those files hidden.

AMP Boot Camp: Making Your WordPress Site AMP-Only

AMP, or Accelerated Mobile Pages, is meant to be displayed on mobile devices that often lack in the powerful hardware of the desktop computer. AMP pages are marked up in a special way, and keep speed in mind. They limit the tags that can be used, and feature a rule set of which can be […]

WordPress Plugin – Cite the Source for Images Attached to Your WordPress Posts

WordPress is clever with data storage in that it likes to avoid redundancy. And since, arguably speaking, storing data like the content of posts, in a database is a handy thing, so is storing “other data” within the same field and table structure. While I (Keith here) don’t want to get into how databases are […]

How To Increase the Consumption of Your Blog Content

Creating quality content requires a lot of time and effort. A well researched 1000-1500 word blog post can take you between 2 to 5 hours (sometimes even more) to write. But is your hard work really worth it? Is anyone reading your content? According to Hubspot, more than 60% of readers never read more than […]

Upgrading the Core WordPress Custom Menu Widget

In this article, I walk through upgrading the Custom Menu widget for WordPress to offer the ability to use the Menu Name as the Title for the menu, without the redundancy of having to retype it. I do not hack the core to make these changes. I add code to the functions.php file of a […]

Top 12 Reasons Your Website Needs to be Responsive to grow Your Business

Have you been outside lately? You know how you are seeing more people using tablets and smartphones? Well, it’s not a trend as much as the norm any more. Walking around, we are plugged in to our mobile device. At some restaurants, the waiter or waitress takes our order. Mobile is ubiquitous. So why, why, […]

How to Effectively Use the Color Red On Your Web Site

This article  is a continuation of the color, theme and design tips article series that I have been covering on this site. You may want to read the following two articles first (if you haven’t done so already) Color psychology and how it affects your site Color theory tips In this article I talk about designing with […]

The Importance of Buttons and Strong Calls to Action

Whether you are trying to convert targeted visitors to buyers, or curious web surfers to “FREE” members, the recipe you will usually need to follow when constructing your landing page is the same: that is, you must strive to have an unambiguous and clear call to action on your web page. Some Internet Marketers like […]

How to Use Firebug to Modify Your WordPress Site’s CSS (Video Tutorial)

In this video tutorial I will show you how you can customize the style of your WordPress site easily using a FireFox addon called Firebug. You can do the same thing using Google Chrome’s inspector tool too. I will do this by walking you through a live example in which I will make a selection […]

A Cloud With a Silk Lining & The Kindle Fire

When Amazon launched the Kindle Fire recently you could be excused if your initial thoughts were whether we really need another mobile tablet device on the market. However, when the features and capabilities were revealed it quickly became apparent that this is not just another tablet device akin to the very popular iPad or the […]