Protecting Your WordPress Website with Let’s Encrypt SSL

September 1, 2016

I’ve been hearing about Let’s Encrypt for several months now. To be honest, at first glance I was not impressed. But now I’ve changed my mind.

Using a Rolling 12 Report to Understand Income Trends

April 11, 2016

The Rolling 12 Report is a powerful tool to help freelancers get a better view of trends in variable income.

Freelancing on a Desert Island

March 30, 2016

The three dangers of isolation freelancers face and how to deal with them.

The Problem with Being a Problem Solver

March 22, 2016

The problem with being a problem solver is that sometimes our drive to find a solution makes us lose sight of the ultimate goal.

Speed Up Your WordPress Site with .htaccess and GZIP

March 2, 2015

Adding these lines to your .htaccess file can dramatically speed up content delivery.

The Ultimate WPMU Coupon Code – $79 for a year!

December 7, 2014

Get a year of WPMU Premium Access for $79 (regularly $475), one of the best sources for premium plugins around.

When Facebook isn’t using the Featured Image for your WordPress Post

May 9, 2014

I received an email this morning from a client stating that Facebook wasn’t using his post’s featured image but was pulling other images from the site instead.

Restricting WordPress Search to Titles Only

April 10, 2013

Yes, WordPress search leaves a lot to be desired. But with some tweaking, you can get the results you want. By restricting search results, many extraneous matches can be filtered out.

How to Make the WordPress Editor Look Like Your Web Site

April 19, 2012

Why doesn’t the font match? I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had clients ask that question when using the WordPress Visual Editor for the first time.

How to Add Easy Social Icons in the WordPress Navigation Menu

March 3, 2012

Social Media Icons are a must-have for any web site these days. But adding them attractively to a theme can be a challenge.

Easy Random Background Images for WordPress

December 27, 2011

Here’s a fantastic little solution I found from Dan Benjamin that allows you to drop a simple php script in a folder of images to display them at random.

Supercharge WordPress with LoopBuddy + Custom Post Types

December 6, 2011

How to use LoopBuddy from PluginBuddy and CustomPress from WPMU to extend the capabilities of WordPress.