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Google’s Upcoming Mobile Search Changes

You may have heard or seen in the news recently articles about Google’s upcoming ‘Mobilegeddon’ – as it’s been called by some in the business. It sounds scary, but there are economical solutions if this affects you. Read on for more information. What is it? What does it mean? Use of mobile devices (tablets, smartphones)…

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WooCommerce Rejoiner

Rejoiner helps convert abandoned carts into customers with well timed personalized emails. WooCommerce is a powerful WordPress eCommerce solution. The WooCommerce Rejoiner plugin integrates the two, allowing you to run full-service cart abandonment email campaigns for your WooCommerce powered WordPress eCommerce site. All you need to get started is a Rejoiner account and the WooCommerce Rejoiner plugin. As…

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Shopp Rejoiner Plugin

Rejoiner helps convert abandoned carts into customers with well timed personalized emails. Shopp is a powerful WordPress eCommerce solution and one of my favorite tools. The Shopp Rejoiner plugin integrates the two, allowing you to run full-service cart abandonment email campaigns for your Shopp powered WordPress eCommerce site. All you need to get started is…

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Taxonomy Templates Plugin

Taxonomy Templates allows user selection of a theme’s available taxonomy templates, much like how pages can select their template. If you’ve ever wanted to style many categories differently, it can quickly get tedious making copies of templates and changing file names to match slugs or id’s. Lacking a term meta data store, this plugin stores…

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WordCamp

This was my first pilgrimage to the annual WordCamp San Francisco. 3 days of WordPress heaven. Sunday I enjoyed volunteering at the ‘Happiness Bar’, helping people with their WordPress problems. Saw some interesting stuff. Great speakers, great venue and crowd.

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WordPress Backup

One of my favorite, and most used plugins is — Automatic WordPress Backup by Dan Coulter under commission by Web Design Company. It backs up your entire site (database, themes, plugins, uploads, settings) and then sends it off to Amazon S3’s low cost industrial strength storage. You can set it to run automatically or trigger…

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Why You Shouldn’t Use Google Apps Enterprise

Recently, a client wanted just 1 jumbo mailbox for their domain, larger than what I can provide on my hosting platform. Google Apps Enterprise seemed like the perfect fit. 25 Gigs for a reasonable price on the familiar and popular Gmail platform. Perfect right… yes, until you have a question or need support. Google’s monolith…

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Show Hidden Files on Your Mac

Here’s a nifty little application that saves you from the drudgery of interfacing with the terminal on your Mac to show hidden files. Sure you can open Terminal and enter: defaults write com.apple.Finder AppleShowAllFiles YES and then: killall FINDER Enter again. However, you can drag this app to your dock and do this with just…

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Better Tab Management for Firefox

This is a great add-on for Firefox which makes organizing many tabs a breeze. If you’re like me sometimes you have 30 tabs open. With this installed you can display your tabs as a nested list on the left or right. https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/5890

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Media Temple (GS) Sputtering Back to Life

As previously mentioned here – I have a client who is unfortunate enough to have 30+ sites hosted on Media Temple’s Grid Service (GS). This outage began Monday, May 4th, 2009 at 7:35 pm EST, so right now that’s 39 HOURS of DOWNTIME! Freakin’ unbelievable. I reccommend MOSSO – tell them jwhelan sent you for…

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Media Temple Gives You What You Pay For

For $20 a month, why anyone expects different I’ll never know. But now for the second time in as many months, Media Temple has completely crapped out. I’m fortunate not to have any eggs in their basket, but have a client who’s hosted there. mt Media Temple » Weblog » #754 gs Grid-Service Cluster.02 Web…

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