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WordPress Tutorial: How To Download and Install WordPress [Basics]

This WordPress administration tutorial is for self-hosted WordPress websites and is intended to teach users how to download and install WordPress core on a remote server or web host. In this tutorial I cover how to download and install WordPress core to a remote server (your webhost or ISP). Steps to download and install a […]

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Project: Exporting your Google Plus page followers to CSV with JavaScript ES6

This is a side project I did based on a a question I was asked to answer on Quora. In this project, we look at possible ways to export, extract, or grab information about users from our Google+ followers page. We ultimately use JavaScript in a browser console to scape user information using ECMAScript 6 […]

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WordPress Tutorial: How to login to the admin Dashboard

This WordPress administration tutorial is for self-hosted WordPress websites and is intended to teach users how to login to the administration dashboard, where you can manage your site, add content, create and publish posts, monitor your SEO and statistics, add plugins, change themes, reply to comments, and much more. This is where all the action […]

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Developer Journal: Redesigning my MailChimp Blog Updater Email Campaign

Earlier this month I spent quite a bit of time researching, redesigining, and tweaking my MailChimp email autoresponder campaign. This campaign updates users automatically in their email whenever I post something on my blog. I wanted to learn how to design a better MailChimp campaign email. I went from something that looked like the Before […]

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Gimp Tutorial: 125 pixel WordPress Ad Widget banner

This tutorial is for Gimp version 2.8 and is intended to teach users how to design a 125px x 125px advertising banner for use in website sidebars and elsewhere. These advertisement banners are perfect to use on your WordPress site with the WordPress Ad Widget plugin (https://wordpress.org/plugins/ad-widget/), though 125×125 pixels is a common and popular […]

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Design Journal: Researching Web Design Portfolios and Case Studies

I’ve recently discovered the need for a decent web developer portfolio. Now, I’ve been aware of web developer portfolios for a while and I’ve seen some good ones. But, usually the ones I came across were quite by accident, and part of someone’s larger design portfolio. These design portfolios consist of mostly graphic design and […]

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Developer Journal: Making ShopIsle Theme Search Page Display Excerpts Instead of Full Content [without plugin] – Pt. 01

This is part of a new series I’m starting called Developer Journal. Posts in this series discuss my challenges — various programming and design topics I’m trying to figure out. I take you on my journey of learning and discovery. You get to experience my process for problem solving and troubleshooting technical issues. While these […]

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Contact Form 7 Broken on WordPress – GoDaddy, MS Exchange Email Spam Issues Likely Cause

Picture this. You just finished building a very basic WordPress website using any one of several popular contact form plugins including WPForms, Gravity Forms, Ninja Forms, Pirate Forms, or the old stalwart (and arguably the easiest contact form plugin to set up and configure), Contact Form 7. Maybe you’ve designed a detailed custom contact form […]