Canva Review

Canva Review
Canva Review

I’ve started to use an excellent tool called Canva.com to create images for blog posts, ads and other online needs, here is my video Canva review. Canva is a freemium online  image manipulation tool, I have been using it for about one month and as a non-designer I am very very happy with the results.  It is free to sign-up but there are some advanced …

How To Add A Facebook Page Plugin To WordPress
How To Add A Facebook Page Plugin To WordPress

The Facebook page plugin (or like box as it used to be called) is a way to showbcase your Facebook page on your website away from Facebook itself.

Plugin Review: Activity Log
Plugin Review: Activity Log

Do you need an activity log for your WordPress site? Are weird things happening on your website? Are things changing, but you never did anything? Is someone messing with your sites config? A great tool to monitor what is happening on your site is a plugin called Activity Log. https://wordpress.org/plugins/aryo-activity-log/ What It Does It captures all activity on your site.  New posts, edits, starting and …

Debugging Your WordPress Site
Debugging Your WordPress Site

Most of the time your WordPress site will chug along happily, but when it breaks, the information available to you is limited. Debugging your WordPress site to find errors is a pretty simple thing. Trouble shooting any issues on your WordPress site becomes much easier if you put your site in debug mode.  In this post I will tell you how to do that so you …

How We Deal With The “You Touched It Last” Syndrome
How We Deal With The “You Touched It Last” Syndrome

It is a very common thing for us to get comments after we have worked on a clients site along the lines of “Since you did X with our site Y no longer works, you touched it last”.

Making Your WordPress Site Run Over HTTPS
Making Your WordPress Site Run Over HTTPS

Google have announced that running your site over https will improve your search rankings, see this post for more details. In this post I will take you through making your WordPress site run over HTTPS. I’ve decided to make wpdude.com run over https in its entirety, this post will show you how to do this. What Is HTTPS HTTPS is the secure form of https …

Fix On Fail
Fix On Fail

I’ve brought a concept from big corporate IT over into my small business at WPDude.com and that is fix on fail. I offer a fix on fail service to my maintenance plan clients in this post I want to explain what fix on fail is and how it applies to a WordPress site. What Is Fix On Fail? As I’ve already mentioned fix on fail is …

Why I Use Contactually As My CRM
Why I Use Contactually As My CRM

I’ve been jumping between CRM (customer relationship management) solutions for some time.  I’ve finally settled on one and I thought I would share the thinking behind why I have chosen Contactually. Some of the other CRMs I have trialed are Salesforce Highrise Capsule CRM Nimble CRM What I Want A CRM For I’ve been running wpdude for nearly eight years and in the time I …

How To Customize Your WordPress Emails
How To Customize Your WordPress Emails

The standard emails WordPress sends  out are just okay.  Nothing more nothing less, in this post I want to show you how to customize your WordPress emails and jazz them up a little. Every interaction with your site visitors is a marketing opportunity and a way to promote your brand chance to promote your brand. They are a little bit lacklustre and don’t promote your …

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