Embed a Twitter Feed into WordPress

Embed a Twitter Feed into WordPress


Hey, y’all. Welcome to another WordPress Wednesday. My name is Kori Ashton here at WebTegrity in San Antonio, Texas. You have found a YouTube channel solely dedicated to all things WordPress. Today we’re going to be looking at a super simple and easy fix on how to embed your Twitter feed into maybe your sidebar or widget area, or even a page or a post inside your WordPress website. Super easy and the exciting thing about this is that it is a totally free option. Wow! Free is always in the budget. And, it doesn’t require a plugin. (Sound of explosion) Right, that’s crazy. You know if you watch my channel consistently, that I say try not to use more than 12 plugins at one time. The purpose for that is we start to see a website bog down with the more plugins you’re using. So, I’m always excited whenever I find a solution for our YouTube fans that doesn’t require a plugin and is free. I’m going to show you, initially, what I’m talking about for embedding a Twitter feed. You can see this solution here on this right side bar. It looks like just one Twitter post; but, as you scroll down it’s an entire timeline of tweets from this one specific user. I want to show you how to do that super easily and quickly inside of your WordPress website. I’m going to post this link to this specific page in the description box below. This is a resource specifically created by Twitter for you to embed something. So, what would you like to embed? You can choose from any of the options here. One specific tweet maybe? A profile? You can do anything like this. A collection even, which is super crazy cool. Not too much more advanced than what I’m going to show you today. If you’d like some more information about that, be sure to comment below and I’ll try to come back and do a follow up video on that. For now, I’m going to say that we want to embed WebTegrity and I’m going to click ENTER and scrolling down now, these are my two options. I’m going to do an embed timeline and there it is. This would be the nerd code that I would take over and drop into my widget; but, I want to show you one other quick thing. This shows you what my timeline could look like; but, what if I wanted to customize it a little? There are some options here to set to customize. So, you can set a specific height and let’s just say 500.
You can leave the width open so it’s responsive. Would you like it to be a darker design? If you have a darker website, you can opt for that. I’m going to stick with lighter. You can set the default color so that it matches your branding a little bit more. What language would you like? All this is super cool. Click UPDATE and that updates our nerd code here. Once you click on it, it’s copied to your clipboard and you can jump right over to your WordPress theme. Are you excited yet? Here we go. This is how you get it inside of this little sidebar over here. Inside of my theme I’m using the TwentySeventeen theme, I’m going to go inside of appearance and go to widget. This is my blog sidebar. This is my main sidebar for my blog area and I am going to look for an open text box. Drag it up and put it at the top and I’m going to go the content area and paste in what was on my clipboard. That’s the Twitter timeline nerd code that creates that cool little feed and I’m gonna say “Follow Me on Twitter” Right? Then, I’m going to go ahead and click SAVE. That’s it, y’all. As I jump back over here and click refresh, super excited to say here are my tweets. It says “Follow Me on Twitter”. Here are my tweets. I can scroll through the different timeline. Of course, it stays up to date. As soon as you publish any tweet, it’s automatically going to appear inside of that timeline. How cool is that? Super easy to do. If I went too quickly you can always click pause or rewind. Let me know what you think about it. If you have a question for your WordPress website, be sure to not only subscribe to our channel; but, give me a tweet or send me an email. I’d love to hear from you. Bye, y’all.

Cum sa faci un SITE sau BLOG cu WordPress – tutorial pas cu pas pentru incepatori.

Cum sa faci un SITE sau BLOG cu WordPress – tutorial pas cu pas pentru incepatori.


Hello, In this video tutorial you will learn step by step how to create your very own website, without having advanced technical skills. By the end of this tutorial, you will have developed a fully functional website, with professional design, in a matter of minutes and, most importantly, saving hundreds or even thousands of dollars. This tutorial is well-suited for both personal blogs and online businesses. We will show you how to develop a modern website that is fast-loading and optimized for both mobile phones and tablets. In order for everything to be as efficient as possible, we opted for the freely-available platform WordPress. This solution is also the choice of companies such as CNN, Forbes, Sony or Apple. The tutorial consists in three easy to implement steps: Step 1: Choosing your domain and web hosting service. Step 2: Installing WordPress platform. Step 3: Installing a theme and customizing the content of your website. Each step will be detailed and explained in our tutorial. Let’s begin! First of all, any Internet website must have a domain and hosting. The domain represents your online identity, name and personality, or that of your company. For example, the main domain of Google’s website is: www.google.com The hosting is the web service responsible for hosting your website on the Internet. More precisely, this represents a server permanently connected to the Internet, where all of the files that compose a certain website reside. The hosting and domain are the only expenses you will have for developing your own website, and they are just 7$ per month. You are probably wondering now where can you buy a domain and hosting services? There are a lot of web hosting service providers available on the market. We choose SiteGround because they have one of the fastest web hosting services and are among the very few that offer free support for the WordPress platform, at a very good price. We have been using their services for more than four years and we are extremely satisfied. Now that we have you up to speed with the two specific terms, it’s time to choose the domain and hosting for our website. Go to SiteGround’s website, you will find the link in the Description under Domain and Web Hosting. Any domain consists of two parts: the name you are choosing and the extension. Extensions can be .com .eu .net, or specific to each country. In terms of costs, a domain with the extension .com will cost you around 13 $ per year. SiteGround will offer this type of domain free, if you are using their web hosting services. Here’s yet another reason for which we chose SiteGround’s services. Keep in mind that if you want to register a .ro domain, you will not be able to use SiteGround. Click on the link in the description called “How to Register a .ro Domain” Let’s start with registering your domain. Type in the name you want for your website. We will go with the myproject.com domain. Click on search to verify its availability. It seems that the domain is not available. If the domain you want to register is not available you need to try a different combination of name plus extension. We will verify myamazingproject.com This domain is available. Next you will have to choose a payment plan for your hosting services. For the purpose of this tutorial, we will choose the start up plan, at a price of only 6.95 $ per month. With this plan you will be able to host a single website with up to 10 thousands visitors per month. You don’t have to worry, you can later change the plan according to your needs. Click on “Order Now” Fill in the order form with your personal data. It is important to choose an easy-to-remember password, but still a secure one. Fill in the payment information. Un-check the rest of the boxes, as they are services we will not be needing. The total will be 83.4 $, a small amount if you think of the prices demanded by specialized agencies or programmers. You can also pay the web hosting services for a period longer than one year. We will take a short break in order to fill in the form. Once the form is completed, we move on to the “Submit Order” button. For validation, we click on “Complete Order Now” and get in touch with a SiteGround representative as soon as one is available. All web hosting providers have a verifying procedure in order to create a safer online environment. Now that we have been contacted by SiteGround’s support agent, we will be asked a series of easy questions to validate the account. For the purpose of keeping this video tutorial short, we’ve cut out the waiting periods from the conversation, but you can visualize our discussion. This validation procedure through the service of Live chat is faster and easier, than the methods used by other web hosting providers, which can be quite tedious. Now that the validation is completed, we can activate the domain. Access the e-mail address used and search for an e-mail titled “Verification Required”. Access the verification link in the e-mail and, on the opened webpage, we verify if your data is correct. Press “Verify Info” That’s all for the first step. This is how the domain’s page looks right now. A new functional website will soon sprout in this place. That gets us to step 2. Wasn’t that easy? Let’s begin by installing WordPress. We return to our e-mail address, where we will find an e-mail titled “Order Confirmation” from SiteGround. This is where you will find the username that has been assigned and the authentification link for our new web hosting account. Remember the username, in this case “myamazi5” and click on the login button. Insert the username and password of the web hosting account and click “login”. From the new window, select the first option and click the “Proceed” button. For the question “What type of website do you need” we will check Personal/Blog. You can choose whatever option you like, it will not affect our next steps in any way. The important aspect is that, for the next question, “What software do you want to use?”, to choose the WordPress option and move on. Now we will be setting WordPress access/autentification data. Introduce a valid e-mail address, choose a username that contains a minimum of 8 characters and a password that contains the same, minimum 8 characters, one of which needs to be a number. Click on the “Proceed” button. Congratulations! The WordPress platform is now installed. It is very important to write down or to make sure that you remember the admin data for WordPress, like the url address, username and password. This is how our website looks now that we have installed WordPress. Did you expect it to be this easy and fast? This is why we chose SiteGround, because it makes WordPress installing a lot easier for beginners. Moving on to the last step of this tutorial, installing a theme and customizing the content and layout of the website. Usually, this is the part that takes up most of the time when developing a website and can seem complicated for beginners. The multitude of themes and developing the website from scratch can seem like a tricky operation. Fortunately, here’s where we come in. After analyzing dozens of WordPress themes we chose one with design and functions suitable for any type of website or blog. Aside from the theme, we offer the demo content for free, content that can be downloaded from our website. The demo content represents a base structure containing a layout for main pages, models of secondary pages, blog posts, contact page with map and a lot of other useful resources. We start by logging into the WordPress admin interface, by accessing the previously-saved url address, which is in fact the name of our domain, followed by “/wp-admin”. We enter the WordPress username and password and login. If we want to change the language we’re using in the admin interface of WordPress, we go to the “Settings” option, select “General”, and from the field “Site Language” we choose the desired language. For this tutorial we will choose English. Click “Save Changes”! We are now going to install the theme. Go to “Appearance” and then “Themes”. In short, a theme modifies the design and functionality of a website, without altering WordPress main structure. These are the themes that were preinstalled in the platform. To add a new theme go to “Add New”. There are a lot of themes, both free and premium, from which you can choose in accordance with your preferences. With a little bit of patience and research you can find free themes that are extremely good. If the budget is not an issue, you can find premium themes, which offer extra functionalities and have support and assistance from the developer. The “Themes” category from the description will offer you more information about the existing premium options. For this tutorial, we choose the “Spacious” free theme. According to our tests, this is a complete and versatile theme. It can be used for almost any type of website or blog, it’s responsive, which means that it can easily adapt for mobile devices, and has a modern and easy to personalize design. Click on the “Install” button! Now that the theme is installed it needs to be activated. Let’s see how our website will look once the theme is activated. We access the domains page, hit refresh and we can already see small changes. The significant changes will come after configuring the theme and importing the content. Our next step is to install the plugins we’re going to be needing. Go to menu, option 善lugins”. A plugin is a module that, once installed, will extend or add new functions to the WordPress platform. For example, creating a contact form. For our website, we will install five plugins. Go to “Add New”. The first plugin we’re going to install is “WordPress Importer”. This will help us import the demo content from our website. Click “Install Now” to install the plugin, we activate it by clicking “Activate plugin”. We will do the same for installing our next plugins. The next plugin we are going to install is “Widget Importer & Exporter”. This will help us import the widget demo content from our website. The third plugin is “Contact Form7”. The plugin will allow us to add a contact form. Another plugin we are going to be needing is “WP Google Map Plugin”. Make sure to install the same module I’m installing right now! There are many similar modules. This will help us create a localization map on our contact page. Finally, the last plugin we recommend is “Recent Posts Widget Extended”. This plugin will allow us to personalize the way recent posts are shown. If you’re feeling overwhelned with all this new information, don’t worry. By the end of this tutorial we will clarify all misunderstandings. We’re reached the point in which we are ready to import the demo content we talked about earlier. To do so, go to “Tools”, select the “Import” option and then “WordPress”. Click on the “Choose file” button Select the file we want to import, in this case, “content-demo-data”. We already have the file in our computer, but you will have to download it from our website using the address www.createawebsite.eu/ro/descarca Once downloaded, we select the file, and click “Open”! after that, click “upload file and import”. Select the username, check the “Download and import file attachments” option, and click “Submit”. The demo content also involves importing the widgets. A WordPress widget is a small block of content that fulfills a certain function, and can be inserted in certain areas of the website, such as the sidebars. For example, a widget can help us show a calendar on our website. Let’s import the widgets. Go to “Tools”, “Widget Importer & Exporter”. Select the “widgets-demo-data” file that you already downloaded from our website. Click 選mport Widget”! Now that we’ve imported the demo content and the widgets, let’s take a look at the website. We see the appearance of some articles that we will be editing later, as well as some widgets in the footer and sidebar. From this point on we can begin to personalize the theme and structure of the website. Go to “Appearance”, select “Customize” and reach an editing area that will show us the changes we are going to make in real time. Click on “static front page”, after which choose “static page”. In the “front page” choose the “Home” page. If you want to have your blog as the first page of the website, choose the “Blog” page. From “Post page” we select the page that will contain the latest posts, in our case, the “Blog” page. As you ca see, the structure and content from the main page has changed. We continue our personalization operations with “site title & tagline”. Enter the name of the website, which will appear in the upper left corner, followed by a slogan or tagline that best describes the project in a few words. We can see these changes in real time. From this area we can also change the title color and the color of the background. You can either choose the color by using the color picker, or by inserting the color code. This is where we set up the background color. You can choose whichever color your imagination tells you too. For the purpose of this tutorial, we’re going to choose a neutral background color. From the “Navigation” option, we will set up the menu of our website, the header one as well as the footer one. Select the “Top Menu” menu, which was created when we imported the demo content. You will see the changes to the menu in the upper right. Later we will show you how you can also edit this menu. Click “save and publish”! Back to the main dashboard. If you also want to insert a logo, go to “Appearance”, “Theme Options”, and in the “Header” tab you will find the “Header logo” field. Click on upload. Here we can choose to upload an image from our computer, or select one from the platform’s media library. The recommended size is 100×100 pixels. Click on “Select”! Once you have uploaded the logo, check “show both”, this way, in the header you will see both the logo and the name of the website. Click “Save Options”. With a website refresh you will see that the logo is now present in the upper left hand corner. Back to the main dashboard. In order to create the slider, click “Slider”, check “Check to activate slider”, after which we can configure up to five slides. Click on upload and choose an image with a recommended width of 1400 pixels, to make sure that it will show properly on all devices, regardless of their resolution. Insert the name of the slide, its description, and the name and link for the action button. Repeat these steps for every slide you want inserted and click “Save options”. Again, we can see the changes with a refresh on the website. The slides are now visible and will automatically rotate with a frequency of a few seconds. Going back to the main dashboard we click on the “Design” tab. From here we can change the implicit layout for pages and blog posts, the general color of the theme (light or dark), as well as the setting for the primary color. Now we are going to change the primary color. From the “Primary color option” we choose a color according to our preferences, in our case, blue. With a refresh you can see that the color has now changed to blue. The first page is now complete in terms of structure, with logo, menu, slider, a call to action, an area of featured pages, an area in which we can showcase certain projects/services and the footer of the website that contains various widgets. We also have the blog page, where we can find a few demo articles that are automatically sorted according to publishing date. Each article also has a featured image. On the left side of the page we have a slider with different widgets. If we go to the contact page we see that there already is a map, a form and a widget with contact information, on the right side of the page. Now that the structure of the website is ready, we can move forward with editing the content. You will most certainly be satisfied with our progress, but we still have a few steps to implement until the final form of the website. Before editing the pages, we recommend that you set up the structure for the links. We can do so by going to “Settings”, “Permalink”. Here, instead of the standard numeric version, we will choose “Post name”. This way, the structure of the links will be: the domain of the website followed by “slash” and the name of the post. We chose this version due to the fact that is easier to understand for users and will make your website indexed easier by search engines. Saving changes! Now that we’ve sorted this out, it’s time to edit a page. To do so, go to the “Pages” menu. From the list of available pages, which were created with the import of the demo content, we will edit the page titled “Page 1 Title”. Change the page title from the upper field and insert the url you want to be used for accessing the page in the permalink field. You can modify the content of the page in the main window. As an example, I will add some text. To modify the featured image for this page, go to the column on the right, at “Featured Image”, delete the demo image, and click on “Set Featured Image”. Here we can select an image from the media library or we can upload one from the computer. click on “Set Featured Image”. Once we are done with modifications, we must click on “Update” in order to save. Let’s visit the website and see our recent changes. On the first page, instead of the featured page with the title “Page 1 Title”, you will now have “Our Restaurant” page and the image we’ve selected. We can click on the “Read More” link in order to be directed to the address of this page, where you can visualize all of its content. As you can see, the page has a layout featuring a right sidebar and the featured image does not appear on the page. Let’s insert an image and the content of the page. Going back to the editing window. In the content field, click before the text in the place you want the image to appear and go to “Add media”. Choose the image, select from the right the desired alignment of the image, as well as the desired size, and click on “Insert To Page”. If, for example, we want the page to not have a right sidebar, choose “No Sidebar Full Width” from “Select Layout” and save the changes. Let’s see the changes on the website. Now that the page looks just as we wanted, with an image but no sidebar, let’s see how to create a new page. Go to “Pages” and select “Add New”. Insert the title of the page, we will create an “About us” page. Insert the content we want showcased for the page and, if you want, you can also modify the page url. Select the desired layout, for instance, I will choose for the page to have a left sidebar. Insert an image, like we’ve previously done. We will not set this page as features, so you don’t have to choose a “Featured Image”. Click on 善ublish” in order to publish the new page. The page can now be accessed by using its url. If we go to the “Home” menu, you will see that there is no link to this new page, nor is it one in the featured pages or the upper menu. In order to add a link to the new page, go in the “Appearance”, “Menu” menu, select the page and click on “Add to Menu”. We can change the order of the pages from the menu by using the “drag and drop” function. Let’s save the changes and see them on the website. The “About Us” page will now appear in the header menu. Great! You just learned how to add a page in the menu! What do you see if we also publish a new blog post? Go to the “Posts” menu, you will see a list with existing posts, created with the import of the demo content. We will erase the post that was automatically created by SiteGround when we installed WordPress. Now go to the “Add New” menu. Same as for adding a new page, we will start by choosing a title for our new blog post. Insert the content of the post. If you want to format the content, you can do it easier in the “Visual” editing mode. For instance, we select a text paragraph and, if we want it bold, we simply click on the bold icon. Here we have other editing options similar to the ones we have in Word. Next we’ll choose a layout for the post, for example one with a sidebar on the left of the content, and set up a featured image, just as we did for the pages. Click on “Publish” and go on the blog to see how our new post looks like. Because it’s the most recent, this post will automatically appear above the already existent posts. Click on the post title for viewing its page, where we can also view the entire content of the post. You will notice the text that I used the “bold” function on in the visual editor. Now that we’ve seen what it means to edit a post, let’s focus on editing the content and structure for the first page of the website. Currently, on the home page, under the slider, we have a call to action, three featured pages and an area in which we can showcase our services or portfolio. In the case of our theme, this content appears on the home page through the help of some widgets. If we want to modify the widgets we have to go to the “Appearance” “Customize” menu. Select the “Widgets” option. Now we will have a list with the available widget areas on the left side. Also, on the right side you can see the changes we are making, in real time. For instance, the first area from the list is called “Header slider”, and here we have the search widget. This area is situated in the upper right side, above the menu. We can add a new widget, by clicking on “Add Widget”, a calendar for example. We will not be keeping it, so we select “Delete” in order to erase it. The next widget area from the list is “Business Top sidebar”, the area situated under the slider. Here we have the “Call to action” widget, which calls for action on behalf of the user and that we will be personalizing with whatever message we desire, with a main text, a secondary text, and a button. The next widget added in this area is the “TG: Services” one, which allows us to feature up to six different pages. Now only three pages are selected. I will add a fourth page that will automatically appear under the other three. I will not be keeping it, so I will eliminate it from the featured area. We can change the order of the widgets with the help of “drag and drop”, same as we did for the menu editing. For instance, we can drag the “Call To Action” widget under the featured pages. I will revert back to the initial order. The next area we will be using on this page is the “Business Bottom Sidebar”. Here we will find a widget that allows us to feature other pages, such as products or services from our portfolio. We set “Our Menu” as a title and insert a description. Further down we can select the three pages which featured images we want to be showcased in this area. The website’s footer is divided into four widget areas. In each area, we can add and edit the widget that we want. I will currently leave it as is. We save the changes and go edit the contact page. As I already mentioned, the page is composed of three elements: a map, a form and a widget with contact information. The first step for editing the map is to go to the “WP Google Map” menu. Select “Add location” in order to add our location. Insert a location title and search the address. If we want, we can also set up the exact geographical coordinates of the location. Save location. Now we’re going to create the map. Go to “Create Map”. Insert a name for the map and its height in pixels, select the desired zooming level and the type of the map, then check the location or locations (in case we defined more than one). Plus, we can also select additional information that you want showcased on the map, such as real time traffic. In the end, save all changes. If we visit the contact page now, we see the chosen map, with the traffic information. We will next configure the contact form. Go to the admin interface to “Contact”, “Contact Forms”. Click on “Edit” for the existing form. Here we can add, delete or modify the fields in the form. In order to set an e-mail address where to receive the completed forms, go to the “Mail” tab and insert our e-mail address in the “To” field. In the “Form” field, insert the address from which we want to see the e-mails received via the form. In the “messages” tab you can personalize the messages your users are receiving when using the form. Save changes! Now that we have a functional form, all we need to do for the contact form is to modify the information in the sidebar. To do so, go to “Appearance” and select the “Widgets” option. Here we can visualize/edit all widgets and widget areas of our website, including the ones found on the homepage (which we previously edited from the “Customize” menu). In order to edit the contact information, go to “Contact Page Sidebar”. Here we can edit the title and content of the widget. After we perform the changes we click on “Save”. Now you can see the changes on the contact page. In the admin window of the widgets you will also find the “Right Sidebar” and “Left Sidebar” areas. These areas are showcased on the pages that have a left or right sidebar layout. On the blog, for instance, we have a sidebar in the right side that contains a number of widgets. We will erase some of them, and only keep the “Categories” and “Recent” Posts Extended” widgets. We see that, once erased from the admin interface, the widgets will also disappear from the blog, as well as from the rest of pages that have a “Right Sidebar” layout. We currently have no content for the “Left Sidebar” area, but you can add any widget you want. Now that you’ve learned how to edit the entire content of the website, pages posts and widgets, you can proceed to personalize it as you wish. We will take a break in which we will finish editing the content in order to finalize our restaurant website. In case you were curious, this is how my website looks after I easily finished editing the demo content. I think that the final result looks very well and I hope it will inspire you for your very own project. You can access it yourself at the address www.myamazingproject.com Thank you for following this tutorial until the end, may your new website be as successful as you desire and may you have as many visitors as you want. We await your questions and suggestions in the comments section. Don’t forget to follow the rest of our video tutorials.

weForms – The Best Contact Form Plugin for WordPress

weForms – The Best Contact Form Plugin for WordPress


weForms is the next generation contact form plugin for WordPress. with its single page application structure
it’s blazing fast to use and gives amazing user experience. With a single
click, you can create ready to use forms without even changing a single
configuration. The drag-and-drop form builder gives you live preview on what
you are building and it’s very beginner friendly. Build
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What Is Jetpack For WordPress? And What Can It Do?

What Is Jetpack For WordPress? And What Can It Do?


Hi! This is Topher with WinningWP. In
this video we’re going to take a look at the questions “What is Jetpack for
WordPress and What Can It Do?” Before we get started on those questions though
I’d like to look at one more. Who makes it? Jetpack is a product of a company called Automattic and Automattic is the largest
WordPress based company in the world. They make many many things, they employ
hundreds of people, and it’s a very large business. Because of that you can expect
quality and long-term availability. They put a great deal of resources into
Jetpack they’re not going to let it die and they’re not going to let bugs and
poor quality code work their way in. So the fact that Jetpack has made my
Automattic is a pretty big deal; it lends a lot of credibility to it. Now let’s
move on to our question of What Is Jetpack For? Jetpack was built to
leverage the power of the servers at WordPress.com. Leveraging the power of
the servers at WordPress.com reduces strain on your server and can save you
time and money. So let’s look at the last question. This is the home page for
Jetpack and it talks at the top right about security essentials but it does
many many more things. It deals with traffic and SEO tools, security and
backup services, it helps you make elegant, fast, and rich content, and it’s
always there for you. It works behind the scenes to prevent malicious attacks on
your site and to ditch spam. Let me show you the backend of WordPress with
Jetpack installed. This is the Jetpack dashboard and I have enabled some stats
so you can see here my blog stats. It tells me all-time views and all-time
comments. It tells me that Jetpack has blocked over 320,000 attacks on my site.
It’s also blocked nearly 28,000 spam comments. That’s really
dramatic and saves me an enormous amount of time. If we click here in the settings
you can see there’s a whole section of tools for helping you with writing. It
has a spelling, style, and grammar checker built in. Here’s a tool to help speed up
images and photos. I don’t know if you realize this but when you upload an
image to WordPress, WordPress actually makes multiple copies of it in different
sizes so that you can use them in different sizes. With Jetpack it uploads
the image to the WordPress servers and it’s processed there. Additionally it can
even serve it from there like a CDN or Content Delivery Network. That makes the
whole process feel much much faster and again make your site actually run much
faster. There are some great tools for sharing. You can add sharing buttons, like
buttons, and you can even have it automatically share your posts to social
networks. If you wish you can use Jetpack’s Discussion and Comments tool
and it replaces the one built into WordPress. There are a lot of reasons to
do this namely it helps filter spam even better and it keeps your comments off
your site so that if something happens to your site you don’t lose your
comments. You can also set it up so that people can subscribe to your blog so
that when you do a post they get notified via email. Here’s the site stats
section we looked at earlier. If you use the pay version of Jetpack, you can
optionally put ads on your site and then make money from those ads. There’s a
great related posts tool and again with the paid version there’s some great SEO
tools and Google Analytics tools. The paid version has backups and security
scanning built in but the free version has spam filtering built in as well as
brute force attack protection. And if you wish you can activate 2-step
authentication which can greatly enhance the security of your site. I haven’t even
gone over all the tools in Jetpack and you can already see that there’s a
number of things here lots and lots of different tools. Jetpack can process
store and serve media like images and video. It can filter spam. It can
integrate your site with stats and other SEO tools and it can work as a security
firewall as well as many many more things. Jetpack is an extremely diverse
tool and probably no-one is going to use every tool. But most people are going to
use many of the tools because Jetpack covers so many areas. If you haven’t
tried it yet I strongly recommend you give it a shot.
if you’d like to learn more about WordPress check out WinningWP.com

20 Best WordPress Blog Themes [2018]

20 Best WordPress Blog Themes [2018]


In this video, we’ll showcase the 20 best
WordPress blog themes for 2017 & 2018. We’ve reviewed 100’s, if not 1,000s of
WordPress themes, taking into account speed, design, ease of use, mobile responsiveness
and functionality to bring you the very best WordPress blog themes. Here’s a quick look at a few that made the
cut. We’ll walk you through the aspects where
the theme scored well, and let you know the areas you should be mindful of. To make life easier, we’ve created a blog
post that you can follow along with on the OHKLYN blog, at ohklyn 0-h-k-l-y-n.com/blog
(we’ll add a direct link to the article in the description below). There is also a link to our ‘How to Set
Up a WordPress Blog’ video for step by step instructions on how to set up your blog with
one of the top featured themes. As well as a link to discount hosting and
a free domain with our affiliate partner bluehost. If you want to learn more about how we analyze
themes, you can check out our article or video on ‘How to choose a wordpress theme’. All the links to the themes covered in this
video will be in the description box below, and on the OHKLYN blog post for your reference. So, without further ado, let’s take a look
at the best WordPress blog themes for 2017 & 2018. In the top spot, we have Olsen by CSSIgniter. We liked this theme so much we created a whole
tutorial dedicated to getting you up and running with it. If you want to follow along check out our
‘How to Set Up a WordPress Blog’ video which is linked in the description below and
can be found on the OHKLYN blog Cssigniter have some amazing themes, and Olsen
is no exception. This theme will work really well for a fashion,
beauty or lifestyle blog, but could also be used in a number of other scenarios. The main page has a ton of different widgets,
layouts, and navigation options to really customize the look of your blog. This theme has a real elegance to it, and
manages to include a huge amount of content, information, and features, without feeling
cluttered. Overall we scored this theme a 9 out of 10. Despite having a slightly slower page load
speed compared to some of the other themes on this list, Olsen excels in terms of design,
ease of use, mobile responsiveness and functionality. From a design perspective, the visuals are
stunning. The contrast between black, white and full-color
images create a very interesting and pleasant viewing experience. A gold hover state adds a dash of sophistication,
with the default typefaces complementing each other very nicely. A classy serif for the main headings and sans-serif
for the main text, navigation, buttons and other bits of information works really well
together – The padding, whitespace and lines that are used, also allows more breathing
room for content. E-commerce is fully integrated into the Olsen
theme through WooCommerce, and includes a “Grouped Products” feature that is simple,
yet effective. All the functionality you would expect in
a premium theme is included in the Olsen theme, as well as some special features such as “lookbooks”,
which allow you to show off collections, perfect for the fashion, beauty or lifestyle blogger. In addition to that, there is also the ability
to feature products within posts, and easily and stylishly include links to affiliate partners
or sponsored placements. Olsen translates almost perfectly to mobile,
including the shop functionality, making this a very well rounded theme and a perfect candidate
for your next blog theme. In second place, we have ‘The Voux’ Although it may not be for everyone or certain
types of blogs, The Voux is an elegant, beautifully crafted and functional WordPress blog theme
that we have fallen in love with. It has numerous layouts for you to choose
from, allowing your creativity and design style to really shine through. If you run a food, lifestyle or fashion blog,
The Voux may be the perfect fit. Expect elegant visuals and animations. We scored ‘The Voux’ a 9 out of 10 overall,
and it pretty much killed it in all categories, scoring an 8 out of 10 for speed and ease
of use. A 9 out of 10 for Design and functionality. And a perfect 10 for mobile responsiveness,
as it is one of the few themes where the mobile experience is even better than the desktop. Although a page load speed score of 8 out
of 10 may not seem like an overly impressive score, in this case, it is! That’s because this site isn’t one of
the leanest on this list. It has a lot of features and uses a lot of
media, and still manages to score a perfect “A” in regards to browser caching, minimizing
redirects and request size, as well as avoiding bad requests. This proves that the developers put a lot
of work into rounding off the edges. The Voux has a pretty standard navigation
menu. However, it expands in a functional and easy
to use mega menu. It loses some points because of the confusing
use of infinite scrolling in article pages and despite being an image-reliant blog, has
no zoom options. That being said, we had to dig deep to find
anything wrong with this design. Sharp colors are used beautifully on top of
images to create some interesting contrasts. The typography is elegant and also utilizes
bright colors to highlight quotes and keep your eyes engaged. To enhance the elegance, images softly fade
when you hover over them and most menus also have soothing animations. The Voux provides built-in e-commerce functionality
leveraging WooCommerce. The simple shopping experience should allow
you to sell any kind of product. For all the bloggers out there, it’s good
to know that social media is integrated into every single detail of this theme. Every page and every piece of content can
be shared, liked or pinned. Rounding out the top three, is ‘The blogger’ Aptly named, TheBlogger is a good all-rounder. It performs well above average in most departments
and overall scored an 8 out of 10. The minimalist look and feel of this theme
might make you think it is lightweight, but it has one of the biggest feature ranges and
customization options in this list. This theme is towards the bottom of the list
in terms of of speed, however, just like Olsen, this theme makes up for its low score in this
area with its tasteful design and array of features. The developers should put more work into browser
caching where it scored dismally low compared to the straight A’s it got in other departments. Despite all its features, TheBlogger still
has a very simple and easy-to-use design. It features a standard mega menu that allows
for easy navigation between sections. The shopping section is really well done with
a simple number box to increase quantity and a nice tab design to switch between product
information. The image sliders functionality is also easy-to-use
which is great for bloggers! We’re a fan of simplicity in design, and
TheBlogger nailed this! The design overwhelmingly makes use of black
artifacts on a white backdrop – Images in turn have white typography or shapes on them. This gives the design plenty of breathing
space. The theme also makes good use of some parallax
in its images. This theme completely changes its appearance
for mobile. You’d almost not recognize it if you didn’t
know it was the same theme. Our only concern is the very shallow navigation
that can make you scratch your head a bit on how to get to a certain page. The developers pride themselves on giving
their clients a huge amount of customization options and include one of the biggest pre-set
layout ranges you will see in this list. There are also a bunch of custom widgets supporting
different social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook. All images also have lightbox support, so
you can zoom in till your heart’s content. The next WordPress theme is Foodica We scored this theme an 8 out of 10 overall,
with it’s design, ease of use, and mobile responsiveness really standing out. Foodica just missed out on our top 3, but
could easily make it in any other list. If the name hasn’t given it away, this blog
theme is all about food! It has great article templates for recipes
and ingredient lists. The design is also clean and elegant, with
good use of white space and modern, readable fonts. It is easily one of the most attractive themes
in this list. All the color layout options play well into
the food topic, and features simply and easy to use navigation. eCommerce enabled with extensive widgets and
features, Foodica is ‘the theme’ to use if you’re running or starting a food blog. The next WordPress theme is Writing, which
earned an 8 out of 10. This theme is a picture of simplicity. Interestingly, this blog theme seems to be
geared towards artisans. With it’s minimal and clean design encouraging
readers to indulge in the content, this theme is ideal for sharing your handiwork, creativity,
or prose with the world. What lets this theme down slightly is it’s
slower page load speed, and it’s limited features. Although, just like Foodica, it uses white
space and standard navigation really well to provide an easy-to-use experience. This theme is a shining example of minimalism. The next WordPress theme is Paperbag Scoring an overall 8 out of 10, this theme
has somewhat of a hipster vibe. This theme comes from the same creators as
Olsen and shares most of its merits. It shares the same features, navigation and
is all round very similar. Unfortunately, this includes having a slower
page load speed, compared to some of its peers. Olsen has the upper hand when it comes to
design, however, large readable fonts, and a wide range of layouts are a huge plus. This theme has a lot of the features you would
want in a blog theme including a number of custom widgets, easy social media and newsletter
integration and a clean and minimal design. Unlike the Olsen theme, Paperbag doesn’t
include eCommerce integration. So if that’s important to you, go with Olsen
instead. The next WordPress theme is The Chatter We gave this theme an overall rating of 8
out of 10. The Chatter is a good looking blog theme. Every font, color, and graphical element feels
suave and sophisticated. It’s also intuitive and very easy to use,
and includes some unique blog features. This is a well balanced theme and runs off
The Core, Themefuse’s theme infrastructure that allows for easy customization, and advanced
features. When you purchase this theme you get access
to a number of other layouts and designs as part of their core offering. The mobile experience is also fantastic in
that it’s not just a resized version, but they solve some smaller display problems in
unique ways, with great navigation. The next WordPress theme is Supergrid
Boasting an overall score of 8 out of 10 this theme features a fully responsive and adaptive
grid layout which is quite unique. Perfect for a lifestyle, magazine, or viral
news style blog. These types of blogs can often seem tacky,
however, Super Grid brings some style to the genre. There aren’t many layout options, but it
does what it’s meant to do, and as far as Grid layouts go, this one is a winner. E-commerce is available and the shopping experience
is straightforward. It offers plenty of space for advertising
and has a unique tag cloud feature. It also adapts well to mobile screens. With a minimal design that really brings your
content into focus, there is nothing to complain about – Its simplistic nature also makes
it the fastest blog theme on this list. The next WordPress theme is It’s a Wrap This is a unique theme, scoring an 8 out of
10 This one is for is for all the vloggers out
there. Tesla themes dramatic and visually appealing
style seems to suit the entertainment industry perfectly. Wrap, or it’s a wrap would be an ideal blog
theme for a vlogger, or someone focusing on the movie or entertainment industry. This theme features a number of unique layouts,
all of which are straight to the point, yet flexible and deal well with video elements
and images. There is also a unique ‘submit your video’
feature, which allows users to submit video content. Because they kept it simple the theme responds
well on other displays to provide a consistent user experience. The next WordPress theme is The Motion We graded this theme 8 out of 10 overall. As you can see this theme scored reasonably
well across all categories, our only concern is that the design isn’t overly inspiring. It’s very square and to the point, however,
we realize that may suit certain types of blogs and design styles. It’s one of the few blogs on this list dedicated
to video content and has some specific features, for example, a YouTube-ish widget next to
videos which highlights related videos and/or the next videos in the series, which is great
if you’re in the vlogging, education, or digital product space. It also supports WooCommerce, to easily integrate
an online store. The next WordPress theme is MyBlog Which scored an 8 out of 10. MyBlog is lightning fast and is in the top
3 for page speed. It does depend slightly on which design you
choose, for example, the gaming skin understandably performs a little worse. All of the styles feel like the use of color
and typography needs an update and some refinement. Other than that though, the navigation, layout
options, and mobile responsiveness all tick the box. This theme includes eCommerce functionality
and comes with a number of pre-defined layouts to get up and running quickly. The next WordPress theme is Relive This theme earned an overall grade of 8 out
of 10 The look of this theme is nothing short of
spectacular. It’s one of the few themes that has very
little white space, but manages to pull it off! As you can expect with all the imagery, it’s
a little slower than some of its counterparts. Relive however, would make an excellent travel
and experience blog. It doesn’t have much in terms of functionality,
and it’s not really geared towards bloggers that want to run an online shop. However, for any of the thrill seekers, adventurers,
and explorers out there, this theme is worth a look. The only small fault with the design is that
some links aren’t clickable for the whole area, only the text is clickable, which is
an easy fix if you know a little CSS. We are putting together a CSS fundamentals
course for WordPress at the moment, which could help skill you up in this space. To learn more head to courses.ohklyn.com and
sign up to our newsletter to be notified and receive a discount. The next WordPress theme is BuzzBlog, which
scored 7 out of 10 overall What we like about this theme is that it’s
one of the only themes on this list with zoomable images! It’s another theme that leans towards that
hipster vibe, and features a one-click demo content import tool which is an awesome feature. It’s a very cool theme, but feels a little
washed out. We don’t love the textured backgrounds but
they do add a little character, similarly the choice of gray doesn’t quite feel right,
however, the good news is, this can be easily customized. BuzzBlog gets points for having e-commerce
support, a bunch of features, and some pretty hover animations. The next WordPress theme is Brixton We gave this theme a 7 out of 10. This theme has a very modern / trendy vibe
that would be a perfect match for a fashion, beauty, lifestyle, high-end travel, or shopping
blog. It has a real elegance and sophistication
to it, with its minimalistic design and nice use of CSS animation and general styling. What lets this theme down is its page speed,
and lack of features, namely eCommerce support. Other than that though, it’s an attractive
and eclectic theme with a number of layout options, widgets, and styles to choose from. The next WordPress theme is The Essence With a score of 7 out of 10, This theme had
the potential to be great, but unfortunately settled for good. With an elegant and feminine design this theme
does a lot of things right, and looks great on all devices. The navigation is solid and has some unique
elements. The theme also comes with a number of custom
widgets and features, which helps to really customize your blog. However, the lack of hover states on links,
buttons, and images leave you feeling a little emotionally detached. These things can easily be fixed with some
custom CSS, but they really should have thought about this. The lack of eCommerce integration may present
a challenge for some, although if you can get over this, and happen to know a little
CSS, then this theme could be the one. The next WordPress theme is Divi Divi is lower down on the list than it actually
deserves with a score of 7 out of 10. It could potentially be a very good blogging
WordPress theme, in fact it’s the theme we’re using on the OHKLYN blog at the moment. The keyword however, is potentially. Divi is a multi-purpose theme, and is really
suited more towards building websites, rather than stand-alone blogs. That being said, Divi is one of the most popular
themes around, and has a huge community of followers and contributors, which means you
get access to support forums, layouts and designs, and tutorials. One of the best things about Divi is it’s
intuitive page builder and mobile responsiveness. The next WordPress theme is BloggingBox We gave this theme an overall score of 7 out
of 10 This theme comes with a number of layout options
tailored towards a news, travel, or fitness oriented blog. BloggingBox is a more informal and light-hearted
blogging theme, however the design feels a little heavier compared to other options on
this list, which we recognize may suit certain users. One thing we really like about this theme
is that it integrates with, and allows you to share content on almost any platform you
can think of, even GitHub! This theme responds well on mobile, and is
compatible with WooCommerce, which adds to its appeal. The next WordPress theme is Rosemary This theme earned an overall rating of 7 out
of 10 It’s mobile responsiveness is by far this
theme’s best attribute. Like The Voux, its mobile experience is even
better than the desktop version. Unlike The Voux however, it doesn’t have
that many features and it doesn’t have any e-commerce support. Other than that, it’s a relatively easy-to-use
theme with a clean and simple design. The text in paragraphs feels a little too
small, which is an easy fix in the customizer settings. There is also very little in the way of animations,
which makes it feel a little too static. Once again though, if you know a little CSS,
this is an easy fix. The next WordPress theme is ViralPro This theme is a little different and earnt
a 7 out of 10. It is geared exclusively towards Viral news
blogs. If you don’t run this kind of blog, then
we’ll cover off on this one quickly! For what it does, it does well. This theme is not meant to be attractive,
but to get people to click and read articles. It scores reasonable well for speed, ease
of use, mobile experience, and functionality and includes a number of features and widgets
tailored to this niche. It doesn’t have eCommerce functionality
built in, and isn’t likely to win any design awards, but it is effective. Rounding out the top 20 is Modern Studio Pro,
with an overall score of 7 out of 10 StudioPress create beautiful themes and this
one is no exception. They are synonymous with clean and modern
design. The biggest issue with Modern Studio Pro,
despite it being a bit of a lightweight in terms of features (for example, no eCommerce
support), is that it’s ranked towards the bottom of the list in terms of page speed. Other than that flaw, it’s easy-to-use,
has tasteful navigation, and looks great on all devices. It embraces the minimalist approach, with
great use of white space, typefaces, and hover states. Everything feels sophisticated and considered. Alright, well that completes our review of
the 20 best WordPress Blog Themes for 2017 & 2018. Hopefully, you found something you like – or
will discover something in the process of exploring some of the theme providers covered
in this video. Remember you can find the links to all of
the themes covered in this video in the description box below, or on the OHKLYN blog at ohklyn
o-h-k-l-y-n .com. We’ll also provide a list of our preferred
WordPress theme providers, so that you can explore their themes further, and find the
right theme for you. If you liked this video, hit the like button,
and to learn more about blogging, WordPress, or digital marketing remember to subscribe
to our YouTube channel and sign up for our newsletter at OHKLYN o-h-k-l-y-n .com – and
until next time, happy blogging.

WordPress Plugin Participants Database – collect names and addresses on your website

WordPress Plugin Participants Database – collect names and addresses on your website


Hi and welcome to a look at Participant’s Database a WordPress plugin great for volunteer lists, event attendees and other online sign ups. It’s a free WordPress plugin It allows you to create an online form collect the information and export those details to a .csv file You can create a drop down list pre-populated with the options of your choice. Here it is used for state But you could choose whatever is relevant
for your situation. An email field An opt in to your mailing list check box Radio buttons specific to your event or project Date field You can add notes and tips to assist the user in understanding how to fill in your form. And then there is a registration button It’s easy to install and customise Let’s go over and take a look at it in our WordPress Dashboard. After you have installed it you will be see the plug in in your left side menu items. Up the top you can see there are 6 tabs The first two tabs are of most interest The 1st one is the usual contact details If we scroll down we can see those same name
and address fields we saw live on the site Here you can see how you can customise the
label for the field In Australia zip is known as Post Code you can see here how it is easily customised
to our situation through updating the title of the field The Help Text field allows notes and helpful
tips to be added Over on the site you can see where this is Let’s take a look at the drop down list
for the State In this column, Form Element, most fields
have been given the attribute Text-line But the State field has been given the attribute
Dropdown List The values are separated by a comma The Checkbox is equally easy to choose and provides a simple box to tick You can choose whether the field is mandatory
or not by choosing required in the validation column In the email field you can go further by also requiring the email to match the format of
an email address this is known as regex/match (google it if
you want more info) The CSV column allows you to choose which fields are to be exported for the .csv
file (or excel spreadsheet) Now over to are the fields customised to our
project To create these tabs you add them as a field
group We’ve used the Help Text to explain the
information we are collecting We’ve used radio buttons for many of our
fields We’ll demonstrate how to add a field We’re going to add a Captcha field Here’s an example of some Captcha fields You’ve probably seen them yourself online when you’ve filled in a form They add to the security of your site So we’ll add the field and when we scroll down we can see it’s
been added We still need to format the field We’ll choose Captcha in the Form Element Did you see how it automatically updated other
parts of the field attributes? I’ll just show you that again It made the field validated with the Captcha
functionality It also made the field active for sign up
and read only Update Fields and all done I hope you’ve enjoyed this look at the Participant’s
Database

What is WordPress Multisite? How to set up a WordPress Multisite?

What is WordPress Multisite? How to set up a WordPress Multisite?


You might have come across Site
administrators handling multiple WordPress sites at once.
How are these sites handled? Are multiple versions of WordPress installed on their site? In this video, we will see what is WordPress Multisite and how to set up a WordPress
Multisite? WordPress Multisite allows users to create multiple related sites
with a single WordPress installation. You can create any number of child sites
with either a subdirectory or subdomain. Multisites are mostly used to create a
centralized system to manage multiple sites at once, by a super admin.
The super admin has control over the plugins and themes to be installed on the site. This gives major control on the site and avoids unnecessary conflicts with
plugins and themes installed by other users. So how to create a WordPress
Multisite? Although creating a WordPress Multisite does involve handling code
snippets, the steps are simple enough to be understood by any non-technical folks. Step number one: Downloading and installing WordPress. The first and most obvious step is to download WordPress from wordpress.org. We have already
explained step-by-step methods on how to install WordPress in another article.
This article will show you the installation process for a web host server as well as localhost. if you are installing WordPress on a local host, you
can also watch our video tutorial for the same. Find the link for the article
and video in this video description. Step number two: Allowing Multisite in
“wp-config.php” file. To enable Multisite on your newly installed WordPress site,
you need to start with adding a simple code snippet in “wp-config.php” file.
This file resides on your website’s home folder. Add this code snippet just before the line reading –
/* That’s all! stop editing! Happy publishing. */, in this way. Finally, save the file. Moving to Step number three: Configuring
WordPress Network Settings. From the WordPress sidebar menu, go to Tools and
click on the Network Setup option. This setup option will only appear in the
Tools menu after you’ve added the code snippet given in step 2 into your
WordPress site. First, you need to setup desired Network Title and Network Admin
Email address in the given fields. Once you have configured this, click Install. You are provided with two code snippets
that need to be added to two separate files on your site The first code snippet should be added to
the same wp-config.php file that we used in Step-2.
Add the code snippet just above the line reading – /* That’s all, stop editing! Happy publishing. */, in this way and save the file. Next, the second code snippet
should be added to “.htaccess” file which resides on your WordPress home folder.
You need to replace the whole content with the given code snippet in
this way. Finally, save the file. Your site is now configured to be a
multi-site. You need to log in again to get started. Step number four: Configuring
Network Administrator Settings. After you’ve logged in, you can notice a “My Sites” logo on the top left corner of the page. It will list the Network Admin site
and all the child’s sites that you have created. This is a permanent feature
to help super admins access all the sites easily. Only the super admins can
access the Network Admin settings that allows them to install plugins, themes,
and configure other major settings of all the sites.
If you hover to one of your child’s site, you can see the minimal settings that will be accessed
by the respective site administrator. To add a new site, go to the Network Admin settings
and click on the site’s link. You can see all your sites listed here.
To add a new site click on the Add New button and then provide further details
like desired site URL, site title, site language and enter the admin email
address. Once the settings are done, click on the Add Site button. To manage all your sites,
click on the All Sites link. You can see parent site and all child
sites under “All Sites” dashboard in this way. You can edit, manage or delete your
site here. In this way, you can set up a WordPress Multisite. You can also read the article on this topic on our blog learnwoo.com. The link for which is
given in the video description. But that’s not it! WordPress plugins work a little differently in a multi-site environment. Don’t forget to watch our
next video tutorial to learn How to install and activate plugins on a
WordPress Multisite and how to set it up with WooCommerce? Go follow us on our
social media channels and don’t forget to subscribe our YouTube channel for
more informative video tutorials related to WordPress and WooCommerce.

How To Install Google Analytics On WordPress

How To Install Google Analytics On WordPress


Today, I’ll be showing you how to install Google analytics on WordPress Hi Guys! I’m Subhang from WebsiteLearners.com In this video, I’ll be showing you how to install and use Google analytics on your WordPress site So, what is Google analytics? Now, Google analytics is a very simple tool which helps you see everything that’s happening on your site With the help of which you can see how your site is performing so that you can take steps to improve it Now what does Google analytics show? It shows things like how many people are visiting your site where are they coming from? are they coming from google, facebook or twitter how much time they’re spending then the most visited pages and the real-time statistics So, all these things looks super exciting, right? Now, the first step Is to create a Google Analytics account So, first let’s go here and then type google.com/analytics and then press enter Now click sign-in and then click analytics Now sign-in to your google account then click Sign Up Now, let’s fill-up this form So, first let’s enter the account name Just enter any name for your account then your website name and it’s URL then choose your industry and the time zone Now, keep all these options checked and click get tracking id and then click here Okay! So, now our Google Analytics account is ready Now, the next step So to do that, let’s go to our WordPress dashboard and then go to plugins and click add new and search for a plugin called Google analytics dashboard Now, when you find this just click install now and then click active Okay! So the plugin is now activated So, after this plugin is installed you’ll see a new item called Google analytics So, just go there and click general settings Now, click authorize plugin and then click get access code Now, Google will ask for your confirmation So, let’s click allow and copy this code and then paste it in this box then click save access code Now, this information shows that the website is now linked to Google analytics So, let’s click save changes To see the number of visitors just go to your dashboard Here you’ll find a new section called Google analytics dashboard So from here, you can get a quick overview of the traffic of your site So, let’s go to the Google Analytics site Now, from this menu You can get the complete information about your website In this section, you can see the information about your audience And in this section you can see from where your visitors are coming from and from here You can see their behaviour like how much time they’re spending on your site the top pages and many more.. and then from here you can get the real-time statistics like the number of people who are looking at your site right now Okay! So, this is how you can install and use Google analytics on your wordpress site Now, if you don’t have a WordPress site you can learn how to create it just by watching this video So that’s it! If you find this video helpful just hit the like button and also to watch more videos from us just subscribe to Website Learners and also hit that bell icon to get notified first! Thanks for watching this video Babye 🙂

How to Properly Add Google AdSense to Your WordPress Site

How to Properly Add Google AdSense to Your WordPress Site


Are you looking for a quick and easy way
to start monetizing your website? Well keep watching in this video I’ll walk
you through how you can add Google Adsense to your WordPress website to
start earning money quickly and don’t worry if you run into any issues I’ll
also share a couple of frequently asked questions and a couple of solutions if
you run into problems while installing it. The first thing you need to do if you
don’t already have it is you need to apply for a Google Adsense account. Open
up a new tab and go to the google.com/adsense website from here you can
sign up for our Google Adsense account and it typically takes about six to
eight hours for approval process. Once you’ve been approved simply log into
your dashboard for Google Adsense and over here under my ads we can create a
new one to get started. Now that you click on ad units let’s click on a new
ad unit and from here you can choose from three different ways to do it I’m
going to show you the text & display ad that’s the classic way that most
people have done Google Adsense so we’ll select this one. You want to make it a
descriptive name so that you’ll know what this is. Some people do it by where
they’re placing the ad and down here you want to choose what the size of the ad
you want. The responsive one is really good because it will expand or contract
according to what the end-user has if they’re viewing it from their smart
phone or their tablet or their desktop this will expand to show it properly for
that person. You want to test different ad sizes because different ad sizes will
probably mean different amounts of money for your website. A lot of people
recommend the 336 by 280 rectangle and the medium rectangle 300 by 250 both of
those seem to do pretty well for many websites. So I’m going to click on the
300 by 250 for the ad type then either will just show text or an actual image
to a person. By default they recommend to show both of them again with many other
things you’ll want to play with this to see which one works best for you but you
can typically start with the display and text ads part and then change it as you
go along. So we’re going to keep it as that the text ad style we’ll click on
that you want to put the ad style that looks the most like your website so
scrolling through you can pick the one that looks the best. If you don’t see any
that looks as close to yours as you can then you can also click create ad style
and you’ll create a completely brand new one and you can match up the colors to
match with your website. Once you pick the one that you want then there are two
other items that you want to look at. The custom channels area is simply a feature
that allows you to better track your ad performance so you can choose to do that
now; since you’re just getting up and running it’s probably a good idea to
just wait until later. The, if no ads are available that’s crucial to know what
you want to do because if Google can’t find an ad to show your visitors then
you need to tell Google what to do. By default it’ll simply collapse the ad
unit or show a blank area and when you first set this up that’s actually what
you’ll probably see in the beginning because it can take a little bit of time
for the Google ads to start appearing on your website. We get that error a lot,
people think it’s an error they’re like I just installed this and nothing is
showing on my site what’s wrong? Well it will take a little bit of time for
Google to show the ad and when that’s happening you’ll see a blank area. The
other two options you can do is you can collapse the unit and show color it’s a
different color that you want maybe from your website or you can also show other
URL if there’s an image from somewhere else that you want to show you can do
that. We’re gonna stick with the default we’ll
just have a blank space if nothing is available. Now we’re done with this
particular ad so we want to save and get the code and you’ll want to copy this. We
want to keep it asynchronous that means that your website will load regardless
if this ad will load so it’s very good for speed and for the user experience. So
we need to select all this I’ll right click and copy.
Now that we’ve copied it we need to add it to our website and we’ll do that next.
From our dashboard the absolute simplest way that you can do this is by adding it
to one of your sidebar widget areas. So to do that from our WordPress dashboard
we’ll head down over to appearance go to widgets and what we want to use for this
is we want to add the custom HTML over to our sidebar and put that there.
Under the content area I just want to right-click and paste it and now we’ll
save it. Now that we’ve added it to our site we can take a look and see what it
looks like on our website. Now looking on the website you see that there is a
blank area that’s because we just put it on here so it will take a little while
for Google to match some ads to show on our site. So it could take a little
bit of time for this to show up as you can see that after I refreshed my page
my ads are finally showing up on my site. So now that you’ve set up your first one
go ahead and go back through Adsense and create a few more ad units so that you
can start testing and improving your results with them. Did you learn something
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