Why Do I Have Insomnia?

Posted by Marty Dickinson on Jan 21, 2014

If you were up half the night last night, tossing and turning in bed, finally exiling yourself to your Siberia living room to watch endless hours of worthless early morning t.v., here’s a website you will want to know about. Checkout this independent study about 5 causes of insomnia among its participants. A link to [...]

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How to Add Space Next to an Image or Photo in WordPress

Posted by Marty Dickinson on Nov 14, 2013

Here’s an easy way to override your css settings. Add an in-line style for the margin. Sure, if you’re going to do this a lot, it would make more sense to add this as part of your css file. But, once in a while when you’re in a pinch it’s a nice quick fix. <img [...]

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Good Tool for Finding Where a Website is Hosted

Posted by Marty Dickinson on Oct 22, 2013

Usually I have to search by domain and then lookup the IP address of a hosting server, but this tool does it all in one swoop. Nice! http://www.whoishostingthis.com

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Code for Adding Skype Image and Relative Positioning Text to Image

Posted by Marty Dickinson on Oct 4, 2013

Here’s a quick and dirty way to show the skype icon on your website and then have SKYPE text to the right and centered. <div class=”skype”> <a href=”skype:YOURSKYPENAMEHERE?call”> <img src=”<?php echo get_template_directory_uri(); ?>/images/skype_icon.png” alt=”Contact YOUR SKYPE NAME HERE on Skype”/></a> <a href=”skype:YOURSKYPENAMEHERE?call”><span style=’position:relative; top:-6px;’>SKYPE</span></a> </div>

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Free Search Position Checker

Posted by Marty Dickinson on Sep 18, 2013

Good free tool for checking your Google search position for a single keyword phrase without all the search history, cookies, and junk.

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Remove Title from Individual Pages and Posts

Posted by Marty Dickinson on Sep 17, 2013

Just found a great plugin that helps to remove or hide the “Title” from displaying on a page or post. It’s called, obiously, “Disable Title” and can be found here >> This plugin was found in a comment to a blog post on the topic that I felt was well written and gave several options [...]

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5 Steps to Remember When Adding SSL to a Website

Posted by Marty Dickinson on Sep 6, 2013

Financial institutions will typically need https: in front of their URL for every page on their website. Here are a few things to remember when you need to add SSL to a website needing https: for their core pages. Static IP – You might have one or two as part of your hosting package that [...]

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My Favorite HTML Tags

Posted by Marty Dickinson on Aug 10, 2013

Just a quick list for myself so that I can keep track of the most common HTML/style tags I use when wanting to position text and images in WordPress websites. <p style=”text-align:center;”>   <p class=”blueunderlined”;>   <p font-style=”italic”;>   <p font-style=”italic;”>   <p style=”float:right;”>   <hr id=”system-readmore;”>   <ul style=”text-align:left;”>   <ul class=”bullets”>   <h1 [...]

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How to Change a WordPress Password if You Don’t Have Access to the Admin Email

Posted by Marty Dickinson on Aug 6, 2013

When you setup WordPress for a website, you’re prompted to add an email address so that if you ever need to change the password, you can just click the “send change password” link and change your password from there. But, what if you don’t know the admin username and you don’t have access to the [...]

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My New Year’s Resolution for My Business

Posted by Marty Dickinson on Jan 1, 2013

It’s one thing to claim your New Year’s resolution is to “not be so busy” or “spend more time with the kids,” but to make a New Year’s resolution for your business is a whole different animal. It means more to more people when your business is involved. One decision could have ripple effects in [...]

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