Required Plugins

You need these unless their functionality is being replaced by something else in hosting. Backup Buddy – premium Google Analytics Redirection Schema Creator by Raven Simple Security Firewall Spam Free WordPress WP Super Cache – Instrucions Optimize Database after Deleting Revisions – Go to Settings > Optimize DB and set your revisions to 1 or […]

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Useful Plugins

AddToAny Share Buttons Advanced Access Manager All 404 Redirect to Homepage Constant Contact Plugin for WordPress Contact Form 7 AutoResponder Addon – for mailChimp Crayon Syntax Highlighter Custom Facebook Feed Featured Image Admin Thumb Google Calendar Events Google Doc Embedder Hide YouTube Related Videos Kebo Twitter Feed MailPoet Newsletters wpMandrill Media Library Assistant MailChimp for […]

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Favorite Google Fonts

Alegreya SC (small caps) Alegreya Sans SC (small caps) Alex Brush Allura Antic Slab Cinzel Raleway Gruppo Indie Flower Gloria Hallelujah Poiret One Dancing Script Questrial Audiowide Special Elite Philosopher Playball PT Sans Caption Rock Salt Orbitron Calligraffitti Parisienne Pinyon Script Nixie One UnifrakturCook Yanone Kaffeesatz (indian type foundry)

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JumpStart and Theme Blvd Themes

I currently use Jumpstart for almost all of my WordPress sites. It features a simple, responsive default look. It comes with a flexible HTML5 markup structure, a full-range of user features, and all the actions and filters you’ll need to fully customize it from a Child theme. I particularly like the slider interface, very user […]

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No Frills Pdf Button

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siteurl vs home in Options Table

in the options table: siteurl – is optionally the subdirectory where wp-config etc. live home – is the address the user types in to see the home page. in index.php

in wp-config:

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Social Sharing Toolkit

I used to use the Share and Follow plugin for social icon display, but support for it (at least on the repository) has ceased. I really liked the fixed tab on the side of the page that Share and Follow provided. My solution as a replacement is The Social Share Toolkit. It has options to […]

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Xara Designer (Free 30-day Trial)

I would have to say my favorite little known piece of software is a vector graphics program called Xara Designer. I have all the Adobe Suite software, even taken college courses in their use (which is a necessity due to their complexity). Xara as a vector program renders on screen faster than Illustrator and shows […]

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