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Yourls Google Analytics Link Tagging

In my last post, I wrote about the benefits of using YOURLS, a self-hosted link-shortening service.¬†I’m finding that YOURLS is great, but it’s not perfect. Some of the issues I have experience are part of what you get using most URL shortener services. Some of the downsides of using link shorteners are: Google Analytics doesn’t […]

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Code WordPress

Storing Data in WordPress Plugins – A Quick Rundown

Coding better WordPress plugins As I’ve worked with WordPress plugins, I’ve learned new ways of working with WordPress. WordPress has tons of built-in functionality that is very useful and easy to use once discovered. I am by no means a great PHP coder. I am still learning OOP principles and how to write code better. […]

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Plugins WordPress

Show Content Only Plugin – A Perfect Keyword Research Companion

Download the Plugin from WordPress.org Another WordPress SEO Plugin by Katz Web Services The Show Content Only Plugin¬†enables you to show only a post or page’s content, without sidebars, footers, and other content. There are many different reasons for wanting to show just the content, but there’s never been such an easy way to do […]

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How to Prevent Loading WP-DownloadManager's CSS File

If you want to disable the WordPress plugin WP-DownloadManager‘s download-css.css file from being loaded, add the following code to your functions.php file: remove_action(‘wp_print_styles’, ‘downloads_stylesheets’); Alternatively, if you would just like to use your own stylesheet, you can add a file named download-css.css to your theme’s directory, and the plugin will automatically load your stylesheet instead.

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How to Display a Random Testimonial or Post in WordPress

Set up a testimonials category — no need for a plugin. There are a couple of plugins designed specifically for testimonials, but I didn’t want to use them; they use their own databases, and don’t keep with WordPress’ simplicity. If possible, the best way to work with WordPress is to use it’s built-in functionality. I […]