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Get The Posts Page URL Dynamically in WordPress

Here’s something I discovered recently, and shows what’s cool about WordPress – it’s so big, that you could discover something that other people will find relatively straightforward. Previously in WordPress I had been building themes with links to other pages as being static. This has worked out well for a number of years. However recently a…

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How To Effectively Track Buffered Tweets in Google Analytics Using IFTTT

Recently I was listening to the Apply Filters podcast. In Episode 45 they discussed Google Analytics tracking for their projects. It’s something I should do better, but at the moment I’ve not been playing around with it too much. One area that I am looking to optimise is the automatic tweets that I have running on the Winwar Media…

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How to Fix Your Facebook Link Description if it is Wrong

Recently an issue occurred on the WordPress Support Forums (which I’ve started contributing to by helping out a few times a week – you should too!), where a user was was editing the Facebook Link description in an already published post, but it wasn’t being shared correctly. The Facebook Link Description was wrong, and this post will…

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WordPress SEO Tools for Webmasters

As a recovering SEO, I still have many friends and contacts in the SEO industry. I still keep an eye out on what is hot & what is not in the SEO world. Whilst I cannot really claim to be much of a SEO nowadays (though I’ve given an WordPress SEO talk or two in…

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Setting Up SSL for WordPress on Digital Ocean using ServerPilot

One thing I’ve been looking a lot of recently with the WP Taxi Me Premium updates is the security of connections and server and serving pages over SSL. It’s set to be a big thing, what with Google treating SSL Rankings as a Ranking Signal now, but it is something that any serious webmaster should look to do.…

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An Explanation on WordPress Version Numbers

So recently I’ve been asked a number of times on how WordPress version numbers work, as they feel they are doing a lot of security updates recently – in the past week or so we’ve seen 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.1.3, 4.2, 4.2.1 and 4.1.4. All complex software will have bugs, some of them security bugs, so patching…

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How To Check if a Gravity Form Exists

Recently we had a project where we had to see if a Gravity Form existed before outputting anything. The reason we had this issue was because the plugin would be on a bunch of themes, each with different form numbers. As such, if the form didn’t exist, we’d have an ugly “We Couldn’t Find The…

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How To Remove Jetpack Related Posts From Custom Post Types

Since I’ve recently been working on the site, one of the problems I’ve had and been trying to fix is the related posts appearing on the WordPress Plugins. I’ve been looking at ways to try and improve them, as this area has the highest traffic on the site, and I’m looking to try and get people…

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