Switched to Genesis? Did you Rebuild Thumbnails?

Ajax Thumbnails Rebuild I’ve been building a few sited on Genesis using some of their Responsive theme designs.  One thing I noticed as I ran page speed tests on each of the conversions had to do with the thumbnail images usually displayed on the custom home page.  I thought I’d share this insight and dig […]

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Social Media Follow Buttons

Social Media plugins tend to be real resource hogs (That means they can really slow your site down). They often have hundreds of files and images that add overhead to your site as the plugin loads and displays. Therefore, an off-site routine that loads icons from a different server is a very good thing. So […]

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Helping The Pinterest Adicts to Pin

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There is always one major gateway to each social media site.  For Facebook it is getting “liked” for Twitter a “Re-tweet”  For Pinterest is it getting “Pinned”  The biggest difference with Pinterest,  Only images can be pinned, not content. So why not make it easier to pin your images? Die-hard Pinterest Addicts For the die-harder […]

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Sharing Content on Social Media without a Plugin

There are a lot of social media plugins available for WordPress bloggers.  But every social media plugin comes with a good deal of baggage.  They typically have a lot of files for the SM icons they add to your site.  Most are not optimized and quite a few slow your page load time. The Two […]

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Visual Editor Font Size

Ever wish you could change the font size of the visual editor window? Well, I have.  Some theme’s provide css for the visual editor which makes it easy to adjust the font size.  But then you change theme’s and all of a sudden the font is very tiny and hard to read. Have you found […]

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Lightbox a PFD with Easy Fancybox

Sometimes it would be nice to be able to display a PDF on your site with a lightbox effect. Why would you want to do that? Let me give you a good example from how we do it on one of our real estate blogs. When I create a listing post I like to include […]

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