Learn JavaScript Free

There are several good resources out there for learning more about JavaScript including CodeAcademy.com, w3Schools.org, and learn.appendto.com, but I found that none of them really gave a full or complete understanding for the beginning learner. I was very surprised to find this class from Udemy that does just that: Programming for Entrepreneurs – JavaScript. Don’t… Read More

Simple Custom CSS Plugin

Often when I advise people on how to customize their themes, I have to warn them about not making changes to the default theme. If you bought a theme, or are using one of WordPress’ themes like Twenty Fourteen, if you make changes to the CSS in the style.css file, they will be overwritten next… Read More

How to Make Images SEO Friendly

Today, images are incredibly important in creating an engaging website. Plus, a picture is worth a thousand words, right? Well, without those actual words, Google has a hard time knowing what an image is about. Here are some great guidelines for adding those words that you need for SEO from Mike Cutts of Google. Here… Read More

Create an Image Gallery Without a Plugin

I couldn’t have written it better myself, so I won’t. Click here to read this great tutorial. http://www.wphub.com/create-wordpress-picture-gallery/

Gravity Forms Not Tabbing Right? Here’s the fix:

I’ve spoken to a few people who have had problems with Gravity Forms tabbing to another form on the page. If you’re having that problem, Gavity Wiz has a great fix. Here’s the code to add to your functions.php file:

I Hope You’ll Come See Me Speak

I’ll be speaking at the WordPress Westchester/Hudson Valley WordPress meetup groups next month on how to customize your theme using Firebug. I hope if you’re in the area you will attend. http://www.meetup.com/Wordpress-Westchester-Meetup-Group/events/172229912/

WordCamp CT 2014- Stamford Innovation Center

If you’ve never been part of a WordCamp, you’re missing out. Right now, you can still get tickets for an incredible day of WordPress classes for just $20. We have an amazing list of speakers with lunch included – and a t-shirt! How could you say no? Get your tickets now before they are sold… Read More

How To Create A Google+ Page And Set Up Your Google Authorship

If you have a business, you need a Google+ page. If you have a blog, you need to set up Google Authorship. This is a great post from one of my mentors that shows you exactly how to do it. http://marknetgroup.com/how-to-create-a-google-page-and-setup-your-google-authorship-on-wordpress/

Free Photo Editing Software

Every once in a while I’ll have a customer who needs to crop images to a certain size and they either don’t have any photo editing software, or the software they have allows them to crop images, but doesn’t tell them what size they are cropping the image to. My first recommendation for photo editing… Read More

Flexbox

If you’re new to CSS or just don’t know the details about flexbox yet, this article is a great introduction: http://demosthenes.info/blog/780/A-Designers-Guide-To-Flexbox