HTML Code Allowed in WordPress

If you want to use HTML in your WordPress pages, posts and widgets, be aware that there are certain HTML codes allowed in WordPress and some that aren’t due to security reasons. List of HTML Code Allowed in WordPress WordPress.com allows the following HTML code in your posts, pages, and widgets: <a> | Defines a hyperlink <abbr> | Defines an abbreviation or an acronym <acronym> | Defines an acronym <address> | Defines contact information for the author/owner of a document <area> | Defines an area inside an image-map <article> | Defines an article <aside> | Defines content aside from the … Keep Reading >

HTML for Text Hyperlinks

When you would like someone to see something you are referring to on your website or blog, you’ll need to add a hyperlink. This link can take them to somewhere else on your website or to another website. Text hyperlinks are defined as anchors and references in HTML. An anchor is the hyperlinked text and a reference is where you are taken when you click on the hyperlink. Text and graphics can serve as anchors. References can be within an HTML document or to another document. Examples of HTML for Text Hyperlinks A hyperlink is made up of these parts: … Keep Reading >

Writing Success Stories That Sell

You’re in the business of solving problems. Right? Right. Everyone is. Even artists are in the business of solving problems. When I’m feeling a bit down, I turn on some music to lighten the mood. Problem solved. It’s likely you too have already solved many of your customers’ problems with your service or products. Why not let your future clients know about it? Including ‘success stories’ on your website benefits both you and your potential customer. They will appreciate that you are showing them how helpful you have been in the past while helping them decide fairly quickly whether they … Keep Reading >

How to Get More Subscribers | Episode 2

This is the second of a series of 7 articles I have created with suggestions for How to Get More Subscribers. If you haven’t read or listened to it yet, please review Episode 1 where I talk about Prominent Calls to Action (CTAs).  In this article, I’m going to be talking about Popups and Welcome Mats. Don’t like to read? Press play! Want to listen to this later? Download the audio file for Episode 2. Want the entire series? Download a convenient pdf file of the complete seven-part series. Using Popups and Welcome Mats A Popup is a small window that appears in the … Keep Reading >

Free Website Images

One of the more common questions I get is, “Where can I find good quality images I can use on my website for free?” Luckily for all of us, there are more and more resources every day. Here are the websites I usually go to first: Pixabay – https://pixabay.com/ Unsplash – https://unsplash.com/ Pexels – https://www.pexels.com/ Gratisography – http://gratisography.com/ If you find what you need quickly, it’s a good day. The problem is that if you are looking for a very specific image, the search features on these websites aren’t the greatest. Which means that you’re going to spend more time … Keep Reading >

Customize AddToAny

Adding the AddToAny plugin to your WordPress website is a great way to make it as easy as possible for your visitors to share your content. When you add the AddToAny icons to your website, the icon colors will default to the standard colors for each social site. If you’re like most people, you want your site to look as customized as possible and your color scheme is one of the most effective way to do this. Luckily, it is very easy to change the color of AddToAny share buttons in WordPress. Instructions: How to Change the Color of AddToAny … Keep Reading >

Choose a Website Color Scheme

A set of colors that complement each other is called a color scheme. The colors look good together and are pleasant to view. Plus, they speak to who you are and what you are offering. If you need some help matching colors for your website, Color Combos is a good place to start. The heart of the site is the Combo Tester, which allows you to see how different color combinations work together on the screen. If you want to see combinations already put together, check out the Combo Library. The library contains hundreds of color swatches, along with their hex color values (which … Keep Reading >

What is an Image Pixel?

If you are going to add or edit digital images to your website, you’re going to need to know what a pixel is. Pixels are the smallest controllable piece of information in a digital image and is one color made up of certain percentages of the colors red, green and blue. There are other terms related to digital images that you’ll need to know as well: Image dimensions are the length and width of a digital image. It is usually measured in pixels, but some graphics programs allow you to view and work with your image in the equivalent inches … Keep Reading >

Create a Full Size Website Image

If you’re thinking about creating a website, one of the first things you are likely to do is to look around the great world wide web to see what you like. This can be for your own process or part of the process you go through with a website designer. Once you’ve found something, sending website links is a good start but what if you only like certain parts of the page, a certain color or the way an image is placed? Wouldn’t it be great to be able to take a full-length screenshot, mark it up with your comments … Keep Reading >

GeneratePress Customizing Colors Form

If you are using the GeneratePress Theme and have uploaded the Add-Ons plugin and activated all of the options, the Colors option is the fourth section you’ll see when you click on the Customize link from a page or post. The Form sub-option is the ninth in the list of this section. The ‘Form’ section lets you adjust the color for the Background, Text, Background Focus/Hover, Text Focus/Hover, Border, Border Focus/Hover, Button, Button Focus/Hover, Button Text, and Button Text Focus/HoverLink within the navigation content of the website. Background This setting will set the background color of the forms on your website. Click … Keep Reading >