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If you are running a single author website, then you can create a "regular" About Me page and you can simply use the default image widget to add your photo(s).On the other hand, if you are running a multi-author website, then you'll have to display an author bio box at the end of each post. It's a very common and efficient way to show an author’s profile photo with a brief bio and some links to their website or social profiles. Here's an example:It's simple and efficient.But, here's the t
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We are talking a LOT about email martketing ...Why?Because, email marketing is probably the most powerful and cost-effective marketing tool available to business today.If applied correctly, email can represent the ideal channel to reach potential clients and existing customers in a well-targeted and truly efficient manner. An efficient and well adapted email marketing strategy can generate a huge amount of sales for an extremely small investment of time and money.According to Direct Marketing A
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As we all know, categories and tags are the two "default" ways (taxonomies) to sort your content in Wordpress.Usually, categories get more exposure due to their broader scope, which gives tags a little less attention ...And that's wrong because tags are well-suited to specific ideas within the context of your articles ... In other words, they can help you to make your site more user-friendly.And here's the thing ... As you constantly create new content, you’ll have more and more new tags
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Let's start with the obvious question: why let users to filter posts and pages on your Wordpress site?Well, the answer is also very obvious ... Because, your ultimate goal is to make your site as user-friendly as possible.By default, Wordpress comes with tags and categories in order to ...allow you to sort your content into topicshelp users to easily find any topic-related contentBut there's a "small" problem ... Users can only view one tag, category, or archive page at a time and it will only
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Normally, you can work on/with your Wordpress site without having to put it in maintenance mode.You can customize its appearance, perform various tweaks or structural changes, add/publish new content, change themes, add/remove plugins, etc without any downtime.However, certain actions can require a lot of time and during this time your site may appear inaccessible/broken to your users ... Now, if your site is relatively new and you don't have a steady traffic flow with lots of visitors, a short
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A few days ago I received an interesting question from one of my readers ... She was looking for a simple method of displaying a mortgage calculator on her Wordpress website.But, let's start with the term itself ...What is a mortgage calculator?A mortgage calculator is an automated tool that will allow you to get estimates for your mortgage payment, with interest rate and amortization period.In other words, is a must-have tool for any real-estate or property-related website, because it allows v
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As we all know, spam comments can become a big and really annoying issue as your website grows ...All those spam comments can hurt your site in various different ways, and what’s worst is if you accidentally approve a spam comment, then it makes your brand look bad!More than that, spam comments take up unnecessary space in your Wordpress database, making your site slower and slower ...Luckily, there are multiple ways to block spam comments in Wordpress.You can do it manually by reading an
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First of all, let's see the term itself ...What is a modal box/window?Put simply, a modal box/window is an effect that will allow you to overlay a given, relatively smaller element (in this case a login form) over a webpage.Now let's see the WHY part ...If you run a membership website, an online store or any other kind of website that will require/allow users to register and login, you'll need an efficient and user-friendly login system/interface.Usually, when users click on the login link, the
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Here's a rock-solid fact: many Wordpress users prefer to create their initial drafts using various desktop apps like Microsoft Word, etc.Why? The most common reason?Because, the Wordpress post/page editor cannot spellcheck and these desktop apps are coming with spelling and grammar check options.But, there's a small problem ... If you are using desktop solutions you may still miss errors while editing articles in Wordpress! In other words, if you want to create truly error-proof articles, you'l
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A few days ago I received an interesting question from one of my readers ... He was looking for an efficient method of displaying a before & after photo effect on his Wordpress website.I've made some research and of course there is a solution ...But let's first clarify the term ... Basically, a before and after photo effect is a side by side comparison of two identical images with certain, usually minor differences.It's a simple yet powerful solution used as a visual aid that "depicts" two
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