Category: Web Development

Easy Ways To Create Columns, Grids and Cool Layouts in Your WordPress Post

Easy Ways To Create Columns, Grids and Cool Layouts in Your WordPress PostLAST UPDATED: August 2016 Have you had one of these fights with the WordPress post editor? Have you tried creating neatly aligned rows and columns of images? Or perhaps attempted to place 2 videos next to each other? Such tasks…

Do You Want To Make Money From Your Blog?

Do You Want To Make Money From Your Blog?Ah, I thought that might get your attention….. Yes, what blogger does NOT want to make money from their hard work? Oh what’s that? You’re independently wealthy and just doing this for kicks n’ giggles? That’s nice for you. Now…

How To Change Colors of Comment Text, Number, Brackets and Backgrounds in Thesis

The other day a friend asked me about styling the various parts of the Thesis comments display and when trusty Google didn’t come up with a fast answer, I was forced to delve into some CSS with the aid of…

The Huge Importance of Tiny First and Next Steps

The Huge Importance of Tiny First and Next StepsThe first step in any new project is often the hardest. At the beginning, the idea exists only in your mind with no tangible manifestations of it, and therefore no “proof” that it can be achieved. Our human nature is…

WordPress Security Alert – TimThumb Image Resizing Script

WordPress Security Alert – TimThumb Image Resizing ScriptIn recent days a significant WordPress security threat has emerged. The root of it is the ability for unsavory types to compromise a very common image resizing script called TimThumb which is used in many WordPress themes and plugins. Through…

Treat Your Blog Like A Business – Slides From San Diego WordCamp

Treat Your Blog Like A Business – Slides From San Diego WordCampBelow are the slides from my San Diego WordCamp talk on “Treat Your Blog Like A Business”. I discussed a few common monetization strategies, and the ins n’s outs of each. My overall premise is that in most cases, monetization…

WordCamp San Diego Wrap-Up – Community Rocks!

WordCamp San Diego Wrap-Up – Community Rocks!This past weekend I had the pleasure of speaking at the first ever WordCamp in San Diego. It was an amazing experience for many reasons. I delivered a presentation entitled “Treat Your Blog Like A Business: Which Monetization Strategy Is…

WordPress Training – Intermediate Class – The Next Steps – July 23rd

WordPress Training – Intermediate Class – The Next Steps – July 23rdWordPress – The Next Steps – Intermediate Level Class Saturday July 23rd, 1:30pm – 4:30pm @ Blankspaces 5405 Wilshire Blvd (2 blocks west of La Brea) Los Angeles, CA 90036 free parking is available – see Blankspaces website for details. You…

Learn A Step-By-Step Approach to Search Engine Optimization – Class – July 14th

Learn A Step-By-Step Approach to Search Engine Optimization – Class – July 14thStep-By-Step Search Engine Optimization For Your Blog/Website Thursday July 14th, 7:30pm – 9:30pm, $40 @ Blankspaces 5405 Wilshire Blvd (2 blocks west of La Brea) Los Angeles, CA 90036 free parking is available – see Blankspaces website for details. You’ve set…

How To Tell Google That You’re A Great Content Author

How To Tell Google That You’re A Great Content AuthorIn its continuing effort to keep low quality content out of its search results, Google announced this week that it would be supporting  “authorship markup”. Authorship markup is essentially a couple of specific pieces of code you can add to…

How To Tell Google That You’re A Great Content Author

How To Tell Google That You’re A Great Content AuthorIn its continuing effort to keep low quality content out of its search results, Google announced this week that it would be supporting  “authorship markup”. Authorship markup is essentially a couple of specific pieces of code you can add to…

Google’s Plus 1 Button Now Available For Your Website

Google’s Plus 1 Button Now Available For Your WebsiteThe web world has a serious case of trying to keep up with the Jones’, or rather the Zuckerberg. This week both Twitter and Google have launched features that mimic Facebook. The other day I mentioned Twitter’s new “Follow” button…

Twitter Launches Follow Button

Twitter Launches Follow ButtonFollowing in the footsteps of the Facebook Like Box, which allows users to “Like” a site’s fan page without leaving the website, Twitter today launched a similar feature. Their “Follow” button allows you to follow someone’s Twitter account without leaving…

WordPress Plugins for Food Bloggers

WordPress Plugins for Food BloggersGoogle Recipe View Since Google introduced their Recipe View it was only a matter of time before the WordPress community rose to the occasion with plugins to help non-code-geek bloggers take advantage of the development. So far I’ve found 3…

WordPress Training Class – June 11 – Los Angeles

It’s that time again folks! Time for another WordPress training workshop to initiate more beginners into the WordPress family. Learn How To Use WordPress For Business and Blogging! Have an idea for a business or blog and need to get…

Get More Clients & Sell More Products with Effective Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Get More Clients & Sell More Products with Effective Search Engine Optimization (SEO)It’s true that there can be many confusing intricacies to the science of Search Engine Optimization, but what’s also true is that most people get tripped up on the basics, before they even get to the complex stuff! In working…

Learn SEO Class – Los Angeles

Practical Search Engine Optimization For Your Blog/Website You’ve set up your blog, now what? How will anyone find you? How will you attract the targeted traffic you need for your business? Search engines are one of the most powerful sources…

Strategic Use Of Twitter For Business

Strategic Use Of Twitter For BusinessSMBCEO.com just published a guest post I did for them  – “5 Ways To Use Twitter Strategically For Your Business” which gives you a few ideas on how to get the most out of Twitter from a business perspective. By…

Strategic Use Of Twitter For Business

Strategic Use Of Twitter For BusinessSMBCEO.com just published a guest post I did for them  – “5 Ways To Use Twitter Strategically For Your Business” which gives you a few ideas on how to get the most out of Twitter from a business perspective. By…

Food Bloggers Take Note – Google Rolls Out Recipe View

Food Bloggers Take Note – Google Rolls Out Recipe ViewGoogle Recipe View If you’ve Google-d for a recipe lately you may have noticed a new feature Google has launched, which is a recipe-specific search – they call it Recipe View. It allows the user to search results specifically designated…