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Is Google Getting Greedy?

Is Google Getting Greedy?

Pay for Google Maps - What's Up With This? I received a disturbing email from Google advising they will now be charging website developers such as me for using their Google Maps API when used on my client sites. Here's the email: "Today we are announcing...

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Display Today’s Date

Display Today’s Date

How to display today's date in the header of your WordPress site: Sometimes it's nice to display the current date in the header of your WordPress site. If for no other reason, site visitors will get the impression your site's content is current and fresh....

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Video Screen Captures

Video Screen Captures

A GREAT BUSINESS TOOL: Make superb video screen recordings with this powerful and totally free tool from Apowersoft. Checkout my demo video below: Apowersoft Free Online Screen Recorder affords options such as: Set the screen capture to any size, from full...

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Save Partial Entries with Gravity Forms

Save Partial Entries with Gravity Forms

NEVER MISS AN OPPORTUNITY: Nobody wants to miss out on any potential sales or business leads. Well, now you don't have to worry. Collect data in real time as it is entered on your Gravity Forms. WooCommerce, Shopify and similar shopping cart applications...

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Google Slides

Google Slides

CREATE SLIDE SHOWS ON THE FLY: No access to PowerPoint? No problem! Use Google Slides instead. Not only is it simple to use, it's robust in features and, bonus - it's free! Below is a simple slide show example. With Google Slides, you can embed as I have...

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Best Analytics Tool

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

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?

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!

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

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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