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Mix and Match your RSS feeds 1

Mix and Match your RSS feeds

By Pieter Hartsook / March 28, 2020 / 0 Comments
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Ever want to provide your readers with email updates to your website? WordPress’ built in RSS feed functionality provides an easy way to provide the content to email newsletter services like Mailchimp or Mailerlite.

But what if you want to create email updates that don’t include all your new posts, just specific post categories? Well that’s pretty easy. According to the WordPress Codex

You can include posts from all of

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Online GIF tools for regular and animated GIF images 5

Online GIF tools for regular and animated GIF images

By Pieter Hartsook / February 28, 2020 / 0 Comments
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Online GIF tools for regular and animated GIF images 6I made an animated gif screenshot recording to demonstrate a code snippet, but I wanted to resize the image and make it loop. I found a useful website that has easy tools to do that. I reduced the size by 50% and made it auto-loop

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Using the Right Tools Makes All the Difference 8

Using the Right Tools Makes All the Difference

By Pieter Hartsook / April 4, 2018 / 0 Comments
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The Start of a New Website Project

Master Roofing Company  is a family-owned and operated Oakland roofing contractor with nearly 40 years experience of servicing residential and commercial clients in and around the San Francisco Bay Area. They had a Yelp page, but they didn’t have their own website.

The Process

After a phone call to clarify the scope of the project, budget and timeline we had the client send

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How to embed a viewable pdf in a WordPress post 9

How to embed a viewable pdf in a WordPress post

By Pieter Hartsook / September 29, 2015 / 2 Comments
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Normally putting the URL of a pdf on a line by itself doesn’t display the pdf on a Word­Press page, and if you use the add media button and paste the URL for the pdf into the URL field, you get a link that will open the pdf, but the pdf does not display on the page itself,

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Trouble moving your site to Godaddy Managed WordPress Hosting Plan? - Here are some pointers 10

Trouble moving your site to Godaddy Managed WordPress Hosting Plan? – Here are some pointers

By Pieter Hartsook / September 14, 2015 / 0 Comments
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Recently a reader raised a question in a comment to a previous post. He was confused about how to move an existing site to Godaddy Managed WordPress Hosting. Having done this several dozen times now I’ve developed some “best practices” and work-arounds I can share.

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Google filters out websites that are not mobile-friendly from search results - how to check your site 11

Google filters out websites that are not mobile-friendly from search results – how to check your site

By Pieter Hartsook / November 20, 2014 / 1 Comment
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click to go and check your website

Google has started rolling out filtering for Google searches from mobile devices. If you site doesn’t meet the criteria for mobile-friendly, your site won’t show up in the search results no matter how relevant your page

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