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3 Plugins for Crafters

Rev up your craft blog with these 3 Plugins for Crafters, free from the WordPress plugin repository. 1. Etsy Shop With over 4000 active installs, the Etsy Shop plugin was last updated only two months ago. It is designed to let you place sections ...

5 Pretty Themes for Crafters

Do your eyes light upon fabric or pretty paper or wood and your mind immediately goes to what beautiful and creative thing you can make with it? Are you one of those people who craft so much that you sweat glitter? Do you hoard craft supplies? Is ...

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Why I Chose SiteGround for Hosting

I've had one or more WordPress websites for over 10 years now. I originally chose iPower as my hosting provider many years ago based on a low introductory price. For the first few years, things were fine but as time went on, I began to get ...

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Pre-Publish Post Checklist Plugin

Can you fill in the blank in this sentence? Sometimes I've been so excited about a post I've written that I rushed to hit the publish button and totally forgot to _________ (insert important activity here) first. Maybe you've forgotten to ...

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Broken Link Checker Plugin

Nothing is worse than linking to some awesome related content from your post, only to find out later that the page has been removed or the website is no longer online and readers who were clicking through were finding a broken link. I don't know ...

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Avada Theme

In honour of my new book coming out soon, I wanted to launch a new author website. My old author site used Avada but the version was old because I hadn't updated it in a while and it was on my original domain that did not reflect my full pen name. I ...

Finding Images for Your Genealogy Blog

You might have 1000 words but that won't replace finding just the right image for your post. The right image will enhance your post and invite readers to read your words. It will draw them in and make them click to find out more. (Didn't you want ...

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Motive News Theme Review

It’s been a while since Out of My Tree Genealogy had an overhaul and this week while I was on vacation, I decided to do a total overhaul on the website, turning it from a traditional genealogy blog into a Magazine and Newspaper type website where I ...

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Literatum Theme Review

I’m using the Literatum theme by Rafael Martin over on The Social Historian website, a long-form story website about social history. Features It is compatible with the Aesop Story Engine which is a great plugin, and I like it’s modern look. I also ...

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X Theme Review

The X Theme by Themeco is the second best selling theme on ThemeForest with over 114,300 sales, with my own purchase being one of them. Innovative Design Themeco released the X theme version 1.0.0 back in October 2013 and it quickly rose in ...