For my birthday my husband bought me a MacBook Pro, with El Capitan OS. Oh my! But migrating my files from my MacBook Pro with Mavericks to my new computer created a bear of a problem with email using Apple Mail.
Many of you just want the answer to how we solved the email problem, so I will go ahead and summarize the results. But I hope some of you will read the whole article to discover how we arrived at these conclusions. Continue reading →
In this article I want to share with you my learning process for installing, setting up and using PremiumPress Directory Theme. You may think this is a long article, but setting up a new theme with special features, such as PremiumPress has, is a process that takes a bit of time and understanding.
Further down the page, below my notes, is my experience with installing and setting up PremiumPress Directory Theme. I will openly admit that I made some huge errors initially, so hopefully my experience with help you avoid similar mistakes.
There are many great plugins to manage advertising, I decided to try WP Pro Advertising System because I wanted the ability to place ads on multiple websites, including WordPress sites and sites that I had created with Dreamweaver. WP Pro Advertising System has Post Tags (short code), Template Tags, and iFrame Tags. For simple rotation ads there are other options and for banner ad management there are other options, but this plugin seems to do it all (with optional add-on plugins).
That said, I am just learning to use this WP Pro Advertising System plugin and I have not found the documentation to be totally helpful. There is a Video Tutorial available, and it covers the basics, but it leans more towards using the plugin with the optional selling-banner ads plugin, and to begin with I only want to place and manage affiliate ad code. So I am making notes as I go along, to help myself and to hopefully help others with using WP Pro Advertising System.
How to Migrate Your Website With All-in-one WP Migration – Plugin For WordPress
To move a WordPress website, there are two ways, the macho manual way or the easier way, use a plugin. LOL
There are several reasons to need to migrate a WordPress website. You may need to move a website from one hosting service to another, or if you are working on your own computer, you might have the need to move a website up to a hosting service, and if you are working on a site as a sub-domain during development you would need to move the site to its new home when it is finished.
Using a plugin such as All-in-one WP Migration you can easily move a website, well maybe with a few hitches if you are not a pro. LOL Migrating your website is not hard, but it is time consuming, and there is plenty of room for minor errors that can cause you hours of frustration. Continue reading →
Advertising Plugins to Help Monetize a WordPress Website.
Most people who have a website would like to earn some income with their website. It might be from selling products directly from their website or another way is by placing 3rd party ads on the website. Below are a list of WordPress plugins to help manage banner ads, text ads, and affiliate ads. Continue reading →
Directory & Membership List Plugins & Themes for WordPress
When talking about WordPress plugins, there are two types of memberships, membership directory lists or membership areas.
This article is about creating membership lists or directory websites such as directories of groups of businesses like local restaurants or national directory of hotels, or yellow pages style business listings, and club roosters and organizational membership lists.
You have merchandise you want to sell in your own online store. Sounds easy enough, but looking for an ecommerce shopping cart software program is confusing to say the least.
Opinions in discussion forums and the reviews of ecommerce software programs are as mixed as the programs available. Even if you hire someone to design and set up an online store for you, you are still the one that is going to have to be using the program to manage your online store. So which shopping cart software is best for you?
Looking for a Domain Name with some free features such as free email or a simple web page feature?
Below is a list of some Domain Name Registrars with a one or more free basic services.
I did this research, because I ran into a situation where I wanted a domain name with just a couple of services, so I looked at over one-hundred domain and hosting services and the list below is all that I found. Now yes, I could get a domain name and add email or hosting for a price, but my needs were so small it did not seem logical to pay a fee for a couple of simple extras. Then, of course, I could get a free email at say Gmail or Yahoo, but I wanted a domain name with matching email and a simple web page. Continue reading →
My Favorite Holiday, Seasonal, and Special Occasion Movies
My holiday and special occasions movie list goes beyond Federal Holidays to include the days each year that I consider special movie days. Due to religion and personal preference, your special movie dates list may be different than mine, but I hope you will find some of my movie picks interesting. At the bottom are links to lists of special dates. Continue reading →
I have spent more hours than I wish to admit researching and comparing the best ways to create a website. I have narrowed it down to three options (programs) depending on what kind of site that I want to create: Dreamweaver – WordPress – Joomla.
Programs, such as WordPress and Joomla, that are used to create web sites that can store and retrieve data, are called CMS programs (Content Management System). Dreamweaver is normally used to create good HTML static websites, although with programing knowledge it can do other things. Continue reading →