How to Update to WordPress 4.1 “Dinah”

How to Update WordPress

12.18.14: Version 4.1 of WordPress, named “Dinah” in honor of jazz singer Dinah Washington, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in WordPress 4.1 help you focus on your writing, and the new default theme lets you show it off in style. For more details, click here. WordPress Updating Tips IMPORTANT As noted above: To get on the latest and … [Read more...]

Is Your WordPress Site Run by the Grinch?

Grinch WordPress Sites

From October through November I work with clients to "Holidize" their sites. We plan their specials calendar from shipping discounts, mailings and discount coupons and when we are going to put them live on the site. Including little graphics here and there to reflect the Holiday at hand. From Halloween, then on to Thanksgiving and then finally to the big Holidays. Even though adding little … [Read more...]

How to Get Ready for Black Friday

Black Friday is 9 days away!

You'd better be thinking about Black Friday ~ Cyber Monday. Only 9 days from today the craziness will kick in! Actually, did you know that a bunch of folks shop on Thanksgiving Eve -- a week from today! Considering shopping early birds have already been at it and you have to ship before say December 19th -- you have a very limited window to advertise, sell and ship! Here are the things I … [Read more...]

Without Our Veterans; We’ve Got Nothing…

Thank a veteran today!

"The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten." Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933) Today is Veteran's Day. So no posts about WordPress Themes, Plugins or Tips. No SEO or Marketing how-tos today. Instead I hope you will all be flying Old Glory proudly as we do at our home every day and thanking those Veterans who cross your path. It is because of these heroes that we have the … [Read more...]

Tips to Prepare for the Holidays

Christmas in September

It's November and that means you had better have your calendar all marked up with your upcoming Holiday activities -- and duties! There are things every WordPress site owner needs to take into consideration from this day forward to prepare for the upcoming Holidays. If you are like me, you hate the fact that there is Christmas merchandising going on already in the stores. Yep, that clock is … [Read more...]

Top 10 Scariest WordPress “Boo-Boos”

Scary WordPress Boo-Boos!

"It's Alive! It's Aliiiiiivvvvvve!" That's why I update this post each Halloween Season -- Enjoy! These little tid-bits, my pretties, are just a few of the small excruciating details that can make the difference as to whether your visitors run for the hills or feel it is worth sticking around. Are your site visitors screaming in glee or agony over your WordPress site? Do they have the … [Read more...]