How One WordPress Migration Plugin Has Saved Us Thousands of Dollars


If migrate WordPress websites you’ve likely run into strange behavior. You’ve also likely spent hours troubleshooting and manually rebuilding things. And all those hours over a year can add up to thousands of dollars worth of time. Earlier this month, my team ran into a strange issue during a WordPress migration from our dev environment to…

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Learn WordPress – Educational Resource Smackdown


When it comes to WordPress, not all educational resources are created equal. I’ve gone through a lot of them over the last few years and landed on four formal training resources that have provided me with the most consistent benefit. If you want to learn WordPress, look no further: Now, let’s…

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How To Add Author Tracking In Google Analytics To Your WordPress Website

author collage

We often work on media sites that have several authors, and the one essential statistic they all want to be able to track is author performance.  Example sites we’ve worked on that have that need include: GeekBeat Lifestyle Frisco The Imaginative Conservative Earth911 The standard configuration of Google Analytics doesn’t have author tracking.  However, they do allow customization of the…

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How Does Responsive Design Affect Google Search Ranking

mobilegeddon, too many mobile device

Mobilegeddon is upon us. We’ve known it’s coming for a while and it’s sent many website owners scrambling to update their sites to be responsive on smaller screens. For the moment, let’s put aside the fact that mobility has been essential for a long time. Instead, let’s discuss how this impacts your site, dispel a…

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Fix Dropdown Menus That Fall Behind Embeded Video

Update 12/2011: YouTube is now embedding with iframes so you’ll need to add ?wmode=opaque to the end of the video url in the iframe. For example: Original Post Starts Here…… Javascript menus which drop down from the main navigation menu (mouse over “About” on this site to see a single item dropdown as an example)…

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