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by Jo Shaer, on June 8, 2015

We've all done it! The 'expert' showed us how to do it and we think: "Yes, that's easy, I'm sure I can remember how to do that!" And then a …

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Topics:Web DesignWordpress Tutorials

by Jo Shaer, on January 4, 2015

Wordpress is one of the best loved website platforms because it is so easy to use. The down side of being so popular is that hackers can cause maximum effect …

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Topics:Web DesignWordpress Tutorials

by Jo Shaer, on March 15, 2014

A worrying blog post from Krebson Security about yet another attack on Wordpress blogs. 42,000 of them this time. The latest attack leveraged the pingback feature which allows other sites …

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Topics:Webmistress HostingWordpress Tutorials

by Jo Shaer, on March 8, 2014

It was most frustrating! A new site and we were setting up Google Authorship using Yoast's SEO Plugin. But my own User name just did not appear in any of …

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Topics:How To/TipsWordpress Tutorials

by Jo Shaer, on January 29, 2014

There is nothing worse than logging into your Wordpress website and finding page after page of spam comments. Well, actually there is! It's logging into your Wordpress website and finding …

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Topics:Web DesignWordpress Tutorials

by Jo Shaer, on October 17, 2013

As I keep on saying, Wordpress is a fantastic content management system and this is highlighted once again by the existence of Wordpress Roles for Multiple Users. Jo, I want …

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Topics:Local Business MarketingWordpress Tutorials

by Jo Shaer, on August 4, 2013

how to compress photos to upload to your website Have you found yourself asking how to compress photos to upload them to your website successfully? There is nothing more frustrating …

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Topics:Small BusinessWordpress Tutorials

by Jo Shaer, on July 9, 2013

Sadly RSS Grafitti will be shutting up shop as from 1 May 2015. But we have found a new option - IFTTT. Here's our blog post on how to get …

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Topics:FacebookWordpress Tutorials

by Jo Shaer, on July 6, 2013

wordpress delete all comments I spoke about how to delete pending comments from Wordpress a few months ago with my discovery of the aptly named Delete Pending Comments plugin. However, …

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Topics:Wordpress Tutorials

by Jon Law, on June 27, 2013

Feedburner RSS Feeds on Wordpress A great way to get readers to subscribe to your Wordpress content is through RSS feeds and a great way to get readers to subscribe …

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Topics:WordpressWeb DesignWordpress TutorialsFeedburner on WordpressFeedburner RSS

by Jo Shaer, on June 25, 2013

wordpress images an error occurred in the upload, please try again laterWordpress image upload issues The site I am working on was set up by another developer and we have …

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Topics:Web DesignWordpress Tutorials

by Jo Shaer, on April 20, 2013

Wordpress does not always make it obvious where it has hidden features like Author on its pages and posts. And it is important to remember that it is possible to …

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Topics:Search Engine OptimisationWordpress Tutorials

by Jo Shaer, on April 13, 2013

I noticed a blog post from Hostgator yesterday that reveals the uncomfortable news of Wordpress Brute Force Flood. This is an online attack of Wordpress sites all over the world …

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Topics:Wordpress Tutorials

by Jo Shaer, on March 3, 2013

There is nothing worse than going into one of your Wordpress blogs and discovering that you have 10,000 pending comments! The spammers have found you. That's what happened to me …

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Topics:Webmistress Hostingdelete pending commentsWeb DesignWordpress Tutorials

by Jo Shaer, on January 20, 2013

We redesigned a client's website and moved it to our own hosting with the lovely TSO Host yesterday but then got a nasty shock when we realised that the Privacy …

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Topics:Web DesignWordpress Tutorials

by Jo Shaer, on December 6, 2012

Everything was running smoothly and I was editing a post and save it. I went to the home page and.... ... nothing! My url was in the search bar but …

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Topics:Webmistress HostingWeb DesignWordpress Tutorialswordpress-white-screen-of-death-fix

by Jo Shaer, on September 25, 2012

The more advanced the technology gets, the more Cookies seem to get deposited on the websites. And, because our coding colleagues in the US don't have the same legislation restrictions, …

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Topics:social mediaWeb DesignLocal Business MarketingWordpress Tutorials

by Jo Shaer, on September 13, 2012

The question of paid or free blogging platforms raised its head again recently when a new client was very excited to show me the new blog they had set up …

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Topics:Webmistress HostingSearch Engine OptimisationWeb DesignLocal Business MarketingWordpress Tutorialsblogging platforms

by Jo Shaer, on June 26, 2012

I always thought that allowing comments would make for better engagement on a site. However, the ways that people are able to scam and spam your website through comments have …

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Topics:Webmistress HostingWeb DesignWordpress Tutorials

by Jo Shaer, on May 26, 2012

There are two ways that you can create content on your Wordpress site - Pages and Posts. Pages are what appear across the top of the menu header and Posts …

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Topics:Web DesignWordpress TutorialsWordpress CMS

by Jo Shaer, on May 19, 2012

I had a very tricky job recently involving a Wordpress Favicon. If you're not sure what one is, it's the little image that appears for each website in the tabs …

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Topics:Webmistress HostingWordpress Tutorials

by Jo Shaer, on March 23, 2012

The upload dialogue box looked the same as normal except for the final line about the images which read Image Full Size (0x0) with a checkmark. It was so frustrating! …

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Topics:Webmistress HostingWordpress Tutorials

by Jo Shaer, on January 18, 2012

Great infographic from The Globe and Mail about the new SOPA Anti Piracy Bill and what it actually means in plain English. Click on the image to see the enlarged …

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Topics:social mediaWordpress Tutorials

by Jo Shaer, on September 11, 2011

Working with my clients recently on their new Wordpress websites, they pick up creating and editing Pages very quickly in Visual. But, of course, if I have set up a …

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Topics:Web DesignWordpress Tutorials

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