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Best Analytics Tool

PIWIK (Now Named MATOMO): Scoring very high on my list of website analytics tools is Piwik, who recently changed their name to Matomo. Other than the name change, Piwik/Motomo is the only completely open-source analytics platform that gives you full...

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The WordPress Excerpt

THAT WAS EASY: Are you using WordPress Excerpts to display your blog posts and/or RSS Feed? If so, you may know excerpt length is by default limited to 55 characters. You can easily increase or decrease this limit by adding the following PHP code snippet...

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PHP Versions – Why Should You Care?

Hypertext Preprocessor: That's a mouthful, let's stick with the acronym; PHP. PHP is the most popular scripting language on the web in use by over 83% of all sites out there. Definitely the elephant in the room! Of course, WordPress is built on PHP....

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WordPress Stats – Time Flies!

TEMPUS FUGIT: My, how time flies! It's been less than eight years since WordPress Version 3.0 was released, but since this time, WordPress has been updated with major revisions twenty times, and of course, the current version is 4.9x. In between major...

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Social Warfare

BUSINESS TOOL: Social Warfare is a lightweight, fast WordPress plugin that comes packed with great features. Along with modern and appealing social buttons, it includes a tweet counter, analytics to see who has clicked on your social buttons, and...

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Login With Username or Email

NO PLUGIN REQUIRED: Adding the snippet below to the functions.php of your WordPress theme will let users login using an email address or a username. The second snippet will change the text on the login page from “Username” to “Username / Email” but you can...

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Add New Fonts to the Divi Theme

ADDING FONTS TO DIVI IS INCREDIBLY EASY: The most excellent Divi Theme from Elegant Themes is packed with over 800 fonts for your use. In addition, you can also upload your own custom font files right from inside the Divi Builder. Simply select your .eot,...

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Add Tabs To WooCommerce

ADDING TABS TO WOOCOMMERCE PRODUCTS IS EASY: I recently wrote a post about removing the "Additional Information" tab from WooCommerce Product pages HERE. But, what if you want to add other tabs where you have complete control over the tab names and...

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PHP Code Snippets

ADD PHP CODE SNIPPETS TO YOUR SITE: PHP code "snippets" change the functionality of your site, either to the backend or front, much the same as WordPress plugins. In fact, many plugins you use are nothing more than PHP snippets. Searching for PHP snippets...

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Enjoy Instagram

THE GROWTH OF INSTAGRAM: ...has been nothing short of phenomenal. Since Facebook acquired the property some six years ago, active users has grown from 30 million to an estimated 1 billion today! According to Facebook, Instagram is currently contributing...

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