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How We Increased Our Organic Search Traffic By Using HitTail

Everyone who has a successful blog or online presence can agree that search engine marketing is important. After the Google Panda and Penguin updates, everyone is trying to find ways to increase their organic search traffic the right way. A while ago, we came across… Read More »

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Jan 24, 2013
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How to Change the Default Media Upload Location in WordPress 3.5

The new Media Uploader in WordPress 3.5 is probably the most important change of this release. Another important but less talked about change is the disappearance of the option to change the upload directory path from Settings. The reason for removing this option from the… Read More »

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Dec 14, 2012
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How to Fix the Custom Menu Items Limit in WordPress

Just a few days ago, one of our users reported an unusual problem. The problem was that he was reaching the custom menu items limit. Anything he saves after he reached the menu item limit would not save at all. We had never heard of… Read More »

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Dec 11, 2012
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How to Find a Backdoor in a Hacked WordPress Site and Fix It

Time and time again, we have helped users fix their hacked WordPress sites. Most of the time when they reach out to us, they have already cleaned up the site, and the hacker was able to get back in. This happens if you did not… Read More »

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Nov 28, 2012
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How to Automate WordPress and Social Media with IFTTT

We get questions like how can I update facebook from my WordPress blog. Or how can I automatically tweet every time I publish a new blog post. There are tons of plugins for that, but we are about to show you a method that doesn’t… Read More »

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Nov 14, 2012
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How to Easily Embed Instagram in WordPress with oEmbed

In the past we have shown you how to embed videos, slideshare, and soundcloud in WordPress using oEmbed. One of our users asked if there was a way to easily embed Instagram in WordPress with oEmbed. The answer is YES. In this article, we will… Read More »

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Nov 5, 2012
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How to Automatically Link Twitter Usernames in WordPress

Two years ago, Twitter launched Twitter Anywhere API which made it really easy for us to mention twitter usernames and have them be automatically linked to the right profile. It also allowed for beautiful hovercards with additional info. Sadly Twitter has decided to retire the… Read More »

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Oct 25, 2012
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How to Add Rich Contact Information in WordPress

Web search engines like Google or Bing are trying to pull more and more semantic from the content of the websites they index every day. Specific markups like microdata and microformats have been created to help search engines understand the meaning of your content. Search… Read More »

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Oct 24, 2012
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How to Add Custom Meta Boxes in WordPress Posts and Post Types

Just last week, we showed you how to add custom meta fields to custom taxonomies in WordPress. That article brought our attention to another important topic of how to add custom meta boxes in WordPress posts and post types. We wrote about a plugin method… Read More »

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Oct 23, 2012
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What To Do When You Are Locked Out of WordPress Admin (wp-admin)

This past weekend, we had a user who was locked out of WordPress Admin panel of their site. While we had written numerous articles covering each specific issue, we realized that we should combine all of them at one place to make it easier for… Read More »

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Oct 22, 2012
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