WordPress

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WordPress · 2 MIN READ

Hide Widgets on Specific WordPress Pages

The new reader centric version of my website launched last night. When I was setting up the new home and about page views, I needed to hide a widget. Normally there is a brief “about me” widget on most pages. This widget allows visitors who came directly to a page or article to learn more […]

WordPress · 2 MIN READ

Delete WordPress Sample Content Automatically

WordPress ships with 2 pieces of sample content. The Sample Page and a Sample Post content have been part of the WordPress base install for years. I wish WordPress gave an option to install WordPress without sample content, but as far as I know that’s not on the feature map. There may be times when […]

WordPress · 1 MIN READ

Track Number of Visits to WordPress Pages and Posts

Almost everyone who has a WordPress site/blog, uses Google Analytics. This great tracking tool gives you insight into your visitors that traditional marketers would only dream of. Sometimes you want to do some things that Google Analytics is not a right fit for. You may want to track which pages or posts are the most […]

WordPress · 4 MIN READ

WordPress is Not an App Platform

WordPress has come a long way since it’s inception. I really got excited about WordPress after the platform started allowing developers to register their own Custom Post Types. I was a big fan of this, and believed this could bring the type of data abstraction that was needed for modern websites.