Adding social proof to your landing pages, squeeze pages, opt-in widgets and sales messages of all types is a powerful tool toward increasing your conversions. The Summary What is social proof? Wikipedia: “A psychological phenomenon where people assume the actions of others in an attempt to reflect correct behavior for a given situation.” Example Types […]
WordPress includes many roles and capabilities already, but most people don't know how to take advantage of them without installing a full blown membership plugin. You don't need a membership plugin to hide and show content, but you will need to create a custom shortcode... here's how to do that.
Not long ago I was adding charts for a client’s reports using Formidable Pro’s built in graphs and discovered they were, well, a little lacking. While I appreciate Formidable Pro’s giving us easy access to a few Google Charts, to access all the power and options provided by Google you have to work directly with […]
Considering how much searching I did and the troubles I ran into with the solutions I found, I thought it would be good to create a post to explain what I did recently to get a dynamic map working based on information entered into Formidable Pro forms. As mentioned I am using the Formidable Pro […]
Have you ever needed to access information within your WordPress database from a page that exists outside of WordPress? It might seem unlikely you would ever see this scenario at first glance, but I will give you a real world scenario below where we needed to do just that as well as provide the solution. […]
This video is from a recent inspirational talk about the beautiful and amazing future of WordPress themes by Ian Stewart. He aims to excite the imagination and passion of WordPress themers while encouraging the next generation of themers to take a stab at it.
WordPress Login – Brute Force Attack Recently, there was a highly-distributed WordPress attack that affected sites worldwide. These attacks seem to be happening more often and not just to major websites. For some time now I’ve using security solutions that can automatically add IP addresses to a blacklist when they exceed a certain number of […]