For ten years we have produced content to help you grow your WordPress site. During those years, I have given dozens of free workshops and spoken at numerous WordCamps. Delivering content to you has been at the top of our lists and we don't have any plans to change that anytime soon.So I thought … [Read more...] about Be a BobWP Backer
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As you know our schedule is to push out content every day, whether a post or podcast. Last couple of weeks have been spotty leading up to WordCampUS. And as we get our editorial calendar ready for the New Year, the remainder of December will be a perfect time for you to catch up on content here that … [Read more...] about December is a Time to Catch Up on Content
Featured products allows you to showcase specific products in different parts of your online store. Some of this will depend on the theme you use, and also if you are using the Products widget. Adding a Featured Product in WooCommerce To make a product a featured product there are a couple of ways … [Read more...] about How To Set and Use Featured Products in WooCommerce
It's confession time.If you were at WordCamp US this year, or attended any in the past, it's likely that someone, even dozens of people, might have asked you:"What do you think of the sessions so far?"I have gotten this question many, many times. And my answer is almost always the … [Read more...] about Confessions of a WordCamp US Hallway Tracker
I have worked with many clients over the years, from setting up their Genesis child themes to helping them understand the settings and how to manage their own sites. Most catch on quickly once they understand how widgets play such an important role on the homepage of many Genesis child … [Read more...] about How To Avoid Duplicate Posts in Your Genesis Homepage Widgets
When I was a teacher, one of the worst things a kid could have, the thing that would hold her back throughout life and beyond, was low self-concept. It was whispered about children, as though they would never get any farther than flipping hamburgers at the local McDonald's because they had, you … [Read more...] about What One Trait Separates the Good Blogger from the Exceptional One?
Yes, I am talking about RSS. Sometimes I wonder if people new to blogging even know what it is. We subscribe to newsletters that are created via RSS. Same with podcasts.Let's step back. What is the definition of RSS? According to Wikipedia, RSS is: this is the intro: RSS (Rich Site Summary; … [Read more...] about Following Blogs Using RSS. It’s Still a Good Solution.
Whether you post weekly on your WordPress blog or daily, there is nothing more satisfying then pushing that ‘publish’ button and sending your words of wisdom out to your loyal readers.Formatting done? Check.Photos placed? Check.Ready to hit publish? Check—er, wait.Is there something … [Read more...] about Seven Reasons Your WordPress Blog Post Is Not Ready to Publish
I know,'pick your brain' is now a cliché. But as far back as the early 90s, when we started our own business, the term was alive and well.And it became a term that a lot of us service providers grew to despise.Because the call or email with the question: Can we get together for coffee? I … [Read more...] about Want to Pick My Brain for an Hour?
A bit ago I had the pleasure of having my friend Shawn Hesketh from WP101 on our podcast talking about: Insights Into Starting and Running a Video Tutorial Online Membership SiteThis is one area in particular that I was interested in, and for many people who are just getting into starting a … [Read more...] about Shawn Hesketh from WP101 Gives His Thoughts on Lifetime Subscriptions
Well, it's that time of year. And yes, we do have our own list that we want to share with you. Although I will admit I received dozens emails requesting that we add them to our post this year, as in previous years, I am sticking to WordPress products I know and trust personally, and that I have also … [Read more...] about Some WordPress Deals Going on Around the Holiday
Last Wednesday, WordPress 4.9 came out and by now you might have seen a few posts on it. I decided to create a few videos to break it up into some of the features you will find. So pick and choose what interests you. My WordPress 4.9 Update: Success! On the day after the release, I updated our … [Read more...] about BobWP Video Demos of the Features in WordPress 4.9