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Integrate Uber To Your Business Directory using WP Taxi Me

If you run a business directory for your local area one way in which to improve each listing is to provide each business listing with it’s own Uber button. Uber is a taxi service where people could order taxis from their phones, and is popular in most major cities worldwide. As such, if you have…

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How To: Save CMB2 Colour Picker fields as RGB Values

Recently I have been working on a project where we needed to save CMB2 Colour Picker field as a RGB field. As great as CMB2 is, by default, the field is saved as hexadecimal field (like #FFFFFF). This makes sense as it is the most common ways to display colours on the internet. However, should you…

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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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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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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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