Easy media embeds (oEmbed)

  WordPress makes it super easy to embed content from your favorite websites like YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Flickr and more with a technology called oEmbed. All you need to do is to paste the URL to the item in the post editor (⌘+v for Mac; Ctrl+v for Windows). WordPress will convert the pasted URL into a preview of… Continue reading

Integrate Google Analytics with the Google Analyticator plugin

ClickWP now recommends the Google Analytics by MonsterInsights plugin. You can install the free version of the plugin from the Plugins → Add New screen. Next, navigate to Insights → Settings screen, and then click the Authenticate with your Google account button. You’ll then be asked to login to your Google (Gmail) account and then allow access to… Continue reading

Display tweets on your site with the Twitter timeline widget

You can display a collection of tweets (a timeline) in your WordPress site with Twitter’s embedded timeline widgets. This timeline can display your own tweets, your Likes, tweets about a hashtag and more. In this article we will create a timeline of a user’s tweets.   Display your Twitter widget within your post content To embed… Continue reading

How to install and setup the Google Analytics Dashboard plugin

ClickWP now recommends the Google Analytics by MonsterInsights plugin. You can install the free version of the plugin from the Plugins → Add New screen. Next, navigate to Insights → Settings screen, and then click the Authenticate with your Google account button. You’ll then be asked to login to your Google (Gmail) account and then allow access to… Continue reading

Obtaining an Akismet API key and activating the Akismet plugin

Akismet is a spam filtering service by Automattic, the same folks who develop WordPress. Learn more about stopping comment spam and how Akismet works. This article describes how to: Obtain an Akismet API key Activate the Akismet plugin in your WordPress site Obtain an Akismet API key The first step is to get a WordPress… Continue reading

Sending blog posts as emails (RSS-to-email) with Mailchimp

Here is how to automatically send blog posts as email campaigns to your newsletter subscribers with Mailchiimp. This article assumes that you already have a Mailchimp account and are familiar creating Lists and Campaigns. If not, you can get up to speed with Mailchimp’s video lessons. Mailchimp’s Forever Free plan allows you to store up… Continue reading

Export email subscribers from Feedburner

This lesson shows you how to export your Feedburner email subscribers so that you can import them into another email marketing service. Login to your Feedburner account Login to your Feedburner account by going to http://feedburner.google.com. You will arrive at the My Feeds page after logging in. Click on the feed that you want to… Continue reading

Adding users in Google Analytics

This article explains how to add a new user to your Google Analytics account. Please note that you must be an administrator of the account to add new users. Locate your Account Administration page Start by navigating to your Google Analytics reports. At the top of the page, click on the Admin link to access… Continue reading