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How to embed a hyperlink in your WordPress webpage or blogpost? updated for Block (Gutenberg) Editor 2019

Hyperlink for SEO

Links are extremely important for Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) – Google and the major search engines attach great significance to pages which are being ‘talked’ about on Social Media and also being linked to by other sites. It also values websites which contain links to other sites thereby providing the reader with additional (optional) sources of information. This blog post… Read More »How to embed a hyperlink in your WordPress webpage or blogpost? updated for Block (Gutenberg) Editor 2019

Custom CSS for WordPress – A quick introduction

Custom CSS for WordPress

Welcome to the 3rd article in the series of Quick Hacks for WordPress. Post two addressed HTML and referred to CSS which stands for Cascading Style Sheets. This article will now provide a brief introduction to CSS in order to explain how you can use Custom CSS to make small changes to your WordPress Theme for instance prescribing the colours… Read More »Custom CSS for WordPress – A quick introduction

Common uses of Html for WordPress

The wonderful thing about WordPress is that you don’t need to learn HTML to create a website. But sometimes a little HTML can be useful. This article will outline some very simple html hacks that I regularly use when formatting content within pages and posts – for links, email links and YouTube. What is HTML? Hypertext Markup Language, a standardized… Read More »Common uses of Html for WordPress

How to create Anchor Links within your WordPress page?

Anchor for anchor links

I was writing content for a page for my other website. The page is about Feasibility Studies and needed to be fairly long (almost 1,800 words with several images). It is structured into five distinct but related areas. This is ideal for Anchor Links whereby the reader can see the topic that they want to read and can click on… Read More »How to create Anchor Links within your WordPress page?

How to add photo or image slideshow to your GIBO website?

Picasa Web Albums LogoThis blogpost will outline how to add (embed) a slideshow of images or photos stored in your Picasa Web album to your website. The post will detail how I added a slideshow to this post in WordPress and also the steps followed to add the same slideshow to a sample website that I created as part of the Getting Irish Business Online (GIBO) initiative using the Blacknight Solutions Content Management System which is known as the Blacknight Sitebuilder. BTW, similar principles and general instructions apply when embedding other media such as YouTube, interactive Google Maps and Slideshare presentations. Read More »How to add photo or image slideshow to your GIBO website?

How to create TABs for your Facebook Business page

Facebook Landing Page

Facebook Icon
This blogpost explains how to create Menu items called TABs for your facebook page. All visitors will firstly see your Facebook timeline but some people will want specific information that is not included in your About Page such as: maps, timetables, youtube videos, twitter and blog feeds, and competitions.  Studio 21, a fitness studio in Limerick City, have a great example of a two part Welcome Page, created using a 3rd party App, that explains how the facebooker can request a complimentary voucher for a fitness class .  Read More »How to create TABs for your Facebook Business page