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Make menu items into buttons

Highlight selected menu items in your WordPress site by changing them into buttons.

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SVG File in a Web Page

The problem with raster graphics (such as your typical JPG, GIF, or PNG file) is that they don’t scale up very well. They get fuzzy…

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Thoughts on Featured Images in WordPress

Where should themes display featured images, how can you gain some control over that, and how does that tie in to what images show up in social media shares?

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Remove your mailing address from MailChimp newsletters

Bottom line: you can’t; use mailerlite instead. By law, a company sending email for you has to know your mailing address. The law doesn’t require revealing it to your subscribers. That’s MailChimp’s policy.

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Hide the author name on pages and posts

If all the content on your website has a single author, it may be superfluous to display author name on every post, especially if your…

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Responsive Widgets to Top in Graphene Theme

Graphene is one of my favorite themes — I’ve used it on several websites. It has a nice look out of the box, a reasonable…

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Configure MailChimp to email blog updates

This article assumes you already have a MailChimp account and a subscriber list there (even if there is nobody in it yet). I’ll show how…

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Contact form that goes to different recipients based on selection

I use Contact Form 7, the most popular and versatile way to add a contact form to your site. If you’re not the only person…

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How to remove the credit line from a theme

Most themes have a bit of text and a link at the bottom to the maker of the theme. Especially for their free versions, there…

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Adding Subscribe link after Sassy Social Share follow icons

The plugin Sassy Social Share, which I recommend for share buttons, includes the ability to add a widget with “social links” to the organization’s social…

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