URL Parameter WordPress Shortcode Plugin

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The other day I was setting up a form on the consulting page with Gravity Forms. If you haven’t used Gravity Forms yet, you really should. It has this really cool feature where when the user finishes filing out a form they can be redirected to a URL of your choice. This URL can then […]

Updated Design From Copyblogger/StudioPress :)

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I bought my first theme from StudioPress in April of 2009 and to be completely honest I have loved pretty much everything that Brian Gardner and the entire team at CopyBlogger has put out since. I started creating my own WordPress themes in 2007, so for me to put my name behind someone else, should […]

Identifying Patterns for Fun, Profit, and Rankings – Search Exchange 2013

Today I had the pleasure of speaking at Search Exchange 2013! I promised all in attendance that I would share my presentation, so here it is! Here are some great resources from the presentation: Random Color Algorithm Majestic SEO Gephi – open source graph mapping software for backlink analysis Post by Justin Briggs about using […]

How To Build Your Own “Google Reader”

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So there has been a lot of talk today about Google shutting down Google Reader. I haven’t really been concerned because years ago, I created my own. I have been calling it “Joe Reader” for years. So now that Google is killing their Reader, I have decided to release mine as Open Source code under […]

Plugin Contest (aka how I will beat @Norcross like a drum)

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So it has been awhile since I last developed a WordPress Plugin for free. Sure I have done dozens for clients, but it has been awhile since I have given one away. But soon all of that will change. Starting April 1st I am entering myself into a two man competition with my buddy Andrew […]

How To Build A Kindle

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Something odd happened about 6 months ago. I started buying books on the Kindle. This was odd to me because 1) I am usually against technology with strict DRMs and, 2) I don’t own a Kindle! I have been reading my books on my phone and on my PC. However this morning I wanted to […]

FeedBurner FeedSmith 301 Redirects Not 302

Earlier today I was running a small SEO audit on a small WordPress site and I noticed that all Feedburner links were 302ing. This means that the search engines only view them as temporarily moved. So I looked under the hood and saw that the FeedBurner FeedSmith plugin was installed. Apparently this plugin uses 302s […]

My Review Of Firefox 4.0

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CORRECTION: Chrome’s “Home” icon is located on the left side. Not the right like I said in this video. Oh and it looks like CK Chung comes to the rescue!

While Tumblr Fails, Find Stability On Your Own Micro-Cloud!

If you haven’t heard the news yet, microblog, lifestream giant tumblr is down. And not just for a few hours, but at this point 18!! On the internet that’s a lifetime! The free service provides blogs to some top players in mainstream media and a few giants in social media. So you can see this […]