Make money from WordPress with Google Opinion Rewards surveys

Wouldn’t it be nice to make a little extra money from your WordPress website? By adding Google Opinion Rewards surveys to WordPress you can get paid when visitors fill out surveys on your site. Implementing these surveys can be a good way to diversify the income stream of a website or to monetize a website … Read more

Setting the default Facebook image in WordPress with Yoast

Sharing posts from WordPress to Facebook is pretty easy. There are dozens of social sharing plugins that make the process quick and painless. Sometimes the image used when sharing a post can cause problems though. When you share a post from WordPress that has a featured image Facebook uses that as the image for its … Read more

A Guide to WordPress Accessibility: Making your website usable for everyone

When building a website, accessibility may not be something that stands out as a required feature. But having an accessible WordPress website allows a users with a disability to access information like anyone else would. Further, by being inaccessible you may be turning away potential users. What is Accessibility? Website Accessibility is the ability for … Read more

ThemeGrill Colormag theme modifications

Colormag is a great news/magazine style theme for WordPress. As of this post, it has over 100,000 active installs. The free version is loaded with features and functionality so its easy to see why so many people use it. Although it isn’t installed on this website I do use it on two community news websites. … Read more

WordPress .htaccess guide

The .htaccess file is a configuration file for the Apache web server. It can be used to accomplish many things for a WordPress website. For instance, by adding rules to the file you can block certain IP addresses, force your website to use HTTPS, enable caching, compress the contents of your website for increased speed … Read more

WordPress Speed Optimization: How to Lower Website Load Time

Slow load times on WordPress are one of the most frustrating things a website owner or user can experience. How likely is a user to continue using a website that takes forever to load? Not likely at all. Often it can be difficult to find the root cause of a slow loading website. Likely it … Read more

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