How to Add a MailChimp Subscribe Form to WordPress

In this wordpress tutorial, I will demonstrate how to add a mail chimp subscribe form to the sidebars within your wordpress website with the MailChimp WordPress Plugin. Table of Contents: Install the plugin: 1:57 Setup plugin: 2:58 Add the form to your sidebar: 5:36 Creating an embed code for the sidebar: 6:45 Adding the embed… Read more »

Enhancing Your FAQ Section of Your WordPress Website with Q and A – FAQ for WordPress

In this wordpress tutorial, I will demonstrate how to enhance the FAQ section of your website using the Q and A – FAQ Plugin for WordPress. Table of Contents: Installing the plugin: 0:57 Create FAQ Categories: 1:23 Add FAQs: 3:42 Add the FAQs to the page: 5:34 To add FAQ categories: 6:49 To add individual… Read more »

How to Easily Add a Image Gallery to WordPress with Lightbox Plus

In this video, I will demonstrate how to add a image gallery to your WordPress pages. Table of Contents: Finished Product Example: 0:47 Add the plugin: 1:27 Adjust initial settings: 1:55 Get your image sizes right before uploading! (650px wide – 600px max height) Add a gallery to your page: 2:39 Deleting images from the… Read more »

How to Create Multiple Columns within WordPress Pages/Posts

In this wordpress tutorial, I will demonstrate how to create multiple columns in your posts/pages. Table of Contents: Install the plugin: 0:39 Create columns: 1:44 Insert the shortcode: 2:16 Add content to the columns: 2:50 To download the plugin: Search “J Shortcodes” or download it directly here:http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/j-shortcodes/ Shortcodes can be found on their website here:… Read more »

How to Add A Slideshow to Any WordPress Page

In this wordpress tutorial, I will demonstrate how to add a slideshow to any wordpress page using the meteor slides plugin. This plugin is great because, since it is not flash, it will work on the iPhone and iPad. Table of Contents: Adding the plugin: 0:40 Create your slideshows: 1:10 Adjust your initial settings: 2:00… Read more »

Social Media Widget WordPress Plugin Tutorial

In this wordpress tutorial, I will demonstrate how to add social icons to your sidebars using the social media widget wordpress plugin. Table of Contents: Installing the plugin: 0:35 Adding it to the widgets:1:20 Assigning links: 2:01 Assigning options: 3:21 Adjusting appearance to preference: 4:28 [/list_darkgrey]

Widget Context WordPress Plugin Tutorial – Customizing Sidebars

In this WordPress video tutorial, I will demonstrate how to use the widget context plugin to customize the sidebars on your WordPress website. Table of Contents: Why you would use this plugin: 0:26 Adding the plugin: 0:57 Showing a widget on specific pages: 2:01 Hiding widgets on specific pages: 4:00 Configuring widgets for the blog:… Read more »

How to Add a Homepage Slideshow with the Easing Slider Plugin

In this WordPress Tutorial, I will demonstrate how to add a slideshow yo your homepage with the Easing Slider plugin. Table of Contents: Installing the plugin: 1:18 Access the options: 1:45 Update Settings before adding images: 2:08 Adding images: 2:56 Adding the slider on the page you want: 5:12 Options discussion: 6:02 Search Easing Slider… Read more »

How to Add a Table with WordPress Table Reloaded

In this wordpress video tutorial, I will demonstrate how to add a table to your wordpress website with the wordpress table reloaded plugin. Table of Contents: Install the plugin: 1:10 Adding a table: 1:42 Adding the table to the page: 3:52 Taking the extra stuff off of the table: 4:55 Adding tables using excel: 7:28… Read more »

How to Add a PDF to Your WordPress Website

In this WordPress video tutorial, I will demonstrate how to add a PDF document to your wordpress website. Table of Contents: Choose the spot where you want it: 0:32 Upload the PDF to your site: 1:05 Copy the PDF link URL: 1:22 Link the PDF: 1:38 Update Your Page: 1:54 Want a custom wordpress tutorial?… Read more »

The Basics of Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a powerful program that allows you to see a lot more than the number of visits your site gets in a day. I will sum the basics of to give you an idea of how useful integrating this into your website can be.  If you already have analytics, you may not check… Read more »

How to Add Custom Sidebars to Your WordPress Site

In this wordpress video tutorial I will demonstrate how to add custom sidebars to your WordPress website. This plugin makes it possible to have different sidebars on different pages within your website. Table of Contents: Adding the plugin: 1:13 Check your theme for this feature already! 1:15 Creating a sidebar: 2:10 Adding widgets to the… Read more »

How to easily add a YouTube video to WordPress with a Shortcode (Updated Tutorial)

In this video, I will demonstrate how to add a YouTube video to your WordPress website. This tutorial will also demonstrate how to create a playlist and using the plugin demonstrated, will show you how to customize your player. Table of Contents: Installing the plugin: 1:14 Next step is to pick the page and location where… Read more »

How to Add a PayPal Button to WordPress

In this video, I will demonstrate how to add a PayPal button to your WordPress website. Table of Contents: Install the plugin: 0:44 Update the general settings: 1:10 Get the shortcode: 2:10 Add a button to a page: 2:50 Add a title to your product: 4:30 Making the button smaller: 5:20 Example of shortcode for… Read more »

How to Add Sharing Icons to Your WordPress Content

In this WordPress tutorial, I will be demonstrating how to add a set of social sharing icons to your WordPress content. This makes it easier for website visitors to share your content with their friends which will lead to more traffic! Table of Contents: Why this plugin is recommended: 0:45 Adding the plugin: 1:17 Adjusting settings: 2:08 You… Read more »

Adding Testimonials with WP-Testimonials Plugin | WordPress Tutorial

In this wordpress video tutorial, I will demonstrate how to Add Testimonials Throughout Your WordPress Site with WP-Testimonials Plugin. They will also appear in the sidebars of your site if you like. Table of Contents: Why this plugin is useful and better than just typing them: 0:40 Installing the plugin that you need: 1:29 Adding… Read more »

How to Add A Simple Contact Forms to WordPress

Owning a website is great but we all know that there’s an absurd amount of spammers out there who, for some reason, want to sell us all kinds of R-rated items. These emails are not only inappropriate but they are incredibly annoying to sort through. This week, I made a tutorial that shows how to… Read more »

WP-Cycle Plugin Tutorial – Adding a Slideshow to Your WordPress Site

In this WordPress video tutorial, I will demonstrate how to easily add a WordPress slideshow to your homepage using the wp-cycle plugin by Nathan Rice. Table of Contents: Why this is a great slider plugin for the homepage: 0:40 Installing the plugin: 1:18 Adding Images to the slider: 2:21 Picking the order of the slides:… Read more »

Adding Google Analytics to WordPress Easily

In this wordpress video tutorial, I will demonstrate how to easily add Google Analytics tracking to your wordpress blog/website using the Ultimate Google Analytics Plugin. Table of Contents: Adding the plugin: 0:39 Go to the settings page: 1:00 Go to Google Analytics: 1:20 Sign in: 1:34 Setup account: 1:56 Install the tracking: 3:06 How to… Read more »

Easily add a Slideshow to any WordPress Page or Post with Showtime Slideshow Plugin

In this video, I will demonstrate how to add a slideshow to any wordpress page using the Showtime Slideshow plugin. Table of Contents: Why you may want to: 0:40 iPad/iPhone Warning: 1:19 Downloading the plugin: 2:05 Inserting the Slideshow: 2:41 Adding Images: 3:34 Changing the size/effects/etc: 4:52 Centering the Slideshow: 5:54 The shortcode is: [showtime]… Read more »

Adding Directions with Mappress Easy Google Maps WordPress Plugin

In this video, I will demonstrate how to add directions to your WordPress site using MapPress Easy Google Maps. Table of Contents: Adding the plugin: 0:51 Adjusting settings: 1:28 Adding map to a page: 2:39 Setting a Location: 4:06 Inserting the map into the post: 4:48 You can download the plugin here:http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/mappress-google-maps-for-wordpress/

New Tutorial Added: How to Easily Re-Size Multiple Images

In this video, I will demonstrate how to resize a batch of images using freeware called fotosizer. Table of Contents: Why you should: 0:22 Where to download this program: 1:26 Adjusting the initial settings: 2:06 Why you shouldn’t enlarge images bigger than they already are: 2:11 Make sure maintain aspect ratio is checked: 2:43 Adding the images you want to… Read more »

How to Set a Specific Blog Page In WordPress & How to Login

In this video, we will discuss a little about why you should set a blog page in WordPress and also how to do it. Table of Contents: Why you should: 0:40 Determining your Situation: 2:10 Creating the Blog Page: 2:59 Creating a Static Homepage: 3:39 Setting the pages: 4:30 Review: 5:25 In this video, I… Read more »

How to add a YouTube Video to WordPress/Editor Walk-Through

WordPress Visual Editor Icons Walk Through In this video, we will do a quick walk-through of all the icons in the WordPress visual editor. How to add a YouTube video to WordPress In this video, I will demonstrate how to add a YouTube video to your WordPress website.   Table of Contents: How to add… Read more »

Foursquare : Who’s checking in with you?

Over the past two years Foursquare has been growing at an incredible pace and at the beginning of this year it reached over 6 million users. It is an amazing addition to the world of social media allowing consumers to share with their friends via Facebook or Foursquare what they like to do, where they… Read more »

Google Plus

So last week I wrote a post about the Google +1 button and how it was their response to Facebook’s “Like” button, but this week all the hype is about Google’s new announcement; the Google + Project, which is their response to Facebook’s… um…  well… Facebook. And it’s looking like the first social media platform… Read more »