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Alternatives to Mailchimp’s Social WordPress Plugin

I was browsing Facebook when I couldn’t sleep a few days ago, when I saw a sponsored ad from a company I follow – Mailchimp – announcing they are closing the Social plugin. This disappointed me, as I use Social (on my personal blog, as well as Wrestling Betting), so I’m gutted it’s being discontinued.…

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3 Ways To Make Your Blogging Easier in 2016

We’re a few weeks into the New Year already, and already there has been some interesting developments in the WordPress world. We’ve already had one release (4.4.1), which was released early last week, however still people are generally getting back into the rhythm on what to do in 2016. As such, I’d recommend to use…

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Predictions for WordPress Businesses for 2016

Happy New Year Everybody! I hope you had a great break and are feeling refreshed for the new year! We took a nice break, we didn’t switch off¬†totally but did end up having a fair few days just keeping an eye on things rather than doing much work. It is definitely needed though as projects…

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State of The Winwar – A Year In Review

So as alluded to in the previous post, 2015 has been an interesting year for me personally, and professionally there’s been a lot of changes as well, most of which has been good. This post will hopefully be a bunch of thoughts on the year. Scrum Down Right. I’ve no idea if this is Scrum…

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Maps Marker Pro WordPress Plugin Review

Recently I was approached by the people behind Maps Marker Pro to give a review of their plugin and share my thoughts on it. I was honoured and delighted to be approached for this, so after playing around with it over the weekend, here’s what my thoughts on the plugin is. Maps Marker Pro is…

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WordCamp Edinburgh – Roundup

Over the weekend just gone I was up in Scotland to attend WordCamp Edinburgh 2015. This is the first WordCamp I attended in Scotland so I was keen to meet the community up there, and of course to visit one of my favourite cities. The conference was in Skyscanner’s office slap bang in the city…

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Hello WordCamp Edinburgh, I’m Rhys

I haven’t done one of these for a while, but WordCamp Edinburgh is this weekend and I’m looking forward to it immensely. This is the third WordCamp this year (behind London & Manchester), and the first one outside of the country (yeah, as a Welshman, I recognise Scotland as a separate country!). I look forward…

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Analytics Tracking for WordPress Plugins – How I Do It

I heard a fascinating podcast recently on Apply Filters Podcast, which detailed proper Google Analytics tracking. A lot of developers are pretty terrible at marketing and SEO, and many of them also don’t properly attribute their links and where they come from. A few months ago I was in the same boat, which really gave…

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