Aug 28, 2012  •  In Blogging, Geek, Tutorials, Web, WordPress

How to Manually Add Social Media Buttons to the Bottom of Each WordPress Post

Ever since I unveiled my latest blog design, I have received more than a few messages from those who are curious about the social media buttons at the end of each post. Not sure what I’m talking about? This is what they look like: (I should also note that when you mouseover each button, it will change colors via a nifty transition effect. Go see for yourself! ) Now, I know that there exist tons of WordPress plugins for sharing posts. But I also know that oftentimes, these plugins can slow down a site, and/or not have enough customization options…
Mar 22, 2012  •  In Blogging, Bloggy Thursdays, Geek, Tutorials, Web, WordPress

Bloggy Thursdays: How to Track Visitors on Your WordPress Site

Welcome to this installment of Bloggy Thursdays, where I share with my fellow bloggers tips and tutorials to maximize and better your blog. While I do not consider myself an expert, I do like to think that after 10+ years of blogging — in addition to my technical knowledge — I know more than the average blogger when it comes to making your blog more appealing to readers. Do you have any comments, questions, or topics you’d like to see covered here? Please send me a message via my contact form. Enjoy! Today’s Bloggy Thursdays is in response to a…
Feb 16, 2012  •  In Bloggy Thursdays, Geek, Tutorials, Twitter, WordPress

Bloggy Thursdays: Customizing the Twitter Widget Pro Plugin

Welcome to this installment of Bloggy Thursdays, where I share with my fellow bloggers tips and tutorials to maximize and better your blog. While I do not consider myself an expert, I do like to think that after 10+ years of blogging — in addition to my technical knowledge — I know more than the average blogger when it comes to making your blog more appealing to readers. Do you have any comments, questions, or topics you’d like to see covered here? Please send me a message via my contact form. Enjoy! A couple of weeks ago, Rachael, Really commented…
Feb 2, 2012  •  In Blogging, Bloggy Thursdays, Geek, WordPress

Bloggy Thursdays: Why I Stopped Using LinkWithin (And Switched to nRelate)

Welcome to this installment of Bloggy Thursdays, where I share with my fellow bloggers tips and tutorials to maximize and better your blog. While I do not consider myself an expert, I do like to think that after 10+ years of blogging — in addition to my technical knowledge — I know more than the average blogger when it comes to making your blog more appealing to readers. Do you have any comments, questions, or topics you’d like to see covered here? Please send me a message via my contact form. Enjoy! While doing some research for today’s Bloggy Thursdays,…
Jan 26, 2012  •  In Blogging, Bloggy Thursdays, Geek, Web, WordPress

Bloggy Thursdays: Backing Up Your Blog

Welcome to this installment of Bloggy Thursdays, where I share with my fellow bloggers tips and tutorials to maximize and better your blog. While I do not consider myself an expert, I do like to think that after 10+ years of blogging — in addition to my technical knowledge — I know more than the average blogger when it comes to making your blog more appealing to readers. Do you have any comments, questions, or topics you’d like to see covered here? Please send me a message via my contact form. Enjoy! I have stated in an old WordPress Plugins…