Category: Blog Startup Web Training

Google Analytics Academy online training is Excellent

Google Analytics for Beginners

If you are looking to upskill on Google Analytics – free web tool to help you analyze your website traffic – then I can highly recommend the online training programme published by Google Analytics Academy. I completed the Beginners course

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Embed Google Map – How to WordPress

Adding a Google Map to your WordPress site is relatively easy. You will often see them along with a Contact Form on a Contact Us page or in a footer of a website. This post will provide instructions on how

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Smart Slider 3 – how to add to your website

Learn Smart Slider 3 WP YouTube

t seems that every website now has a beautiful slider on its homepage. This post outlines how to use Smart Slider 3 a fantastic free plugin from Nextend to create sliders – either as a main feature on a homepage

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How to Customise your 404 Error Page?

Error 404 Featured Banner

This blogpost outlines how to create a 404 error page that is customised to your business – that can include links to key pages on your site and a contact form plus much more. The instructions require you to download

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Using FTP client with WordPress (intro)

FTP Blog Banner

I have asked Ger, my technical WordPress Guru, to write an introductory post to FTP, or File Transfer Protocol. This was prompted by a message which pops up when I installed WP Super Cache (a highly recommended plugin to speed

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Configuring Contact Form 7 WordPress

Contact Form 7 is a superb plugin that I highly recommend during my Two Day Build your Website using WordPress programme. It is a great way to introduce the concepts of Plugins and Shortcodes. This post will provide instructions on

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Instructions to set up ‘Pay with a Tweet’ in WordPress

Quick Hack 7 Pay with a Tweet

This post outlines summary instructions to set up Pay with a Tweet – a cool WordPress plugin that facilitates you to request that a visitor to your site posts a standard tweet in order to download a document (pdf). There

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How to embed an individual tweet in a WordPress blog or post?

If you are wondering how you can embed an individual tweet in a WordPress page, post or widget – this article is for you. There are several elements to get right in integrating your Social media within WordPress. These include:

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How to add animated Gif to WordPress website?

Quick Hack 5 Animated Gif

Wondering how to create an animated GIF to enhance the Wow factor of your content. This is a short blogpost which presents an example of a simple animated GIF and explains step by step how it was created. I have

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What colour is that on my website?

Quick Hack 4 Colour Picker

  This is a short blogpost which answers the question in the title: What colour is that on my website? by explaining how to add a tool referred to a browser extension to Firefox and Chrome which idenitifies the RGB

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