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How to Troubleshoot WordPress with the Debug.log File

By Tom Nguyen / July 24, 2018 /

I learned about the debug.log file from Sucuri Security’s support team. We use Sucuri on many client sites that are on our WordPress Maintenance Plan. The debug.log file is not enabled by default. To enable it, you have to modify the wp-config.php file by adding these lines before the “That’s all, stop editing! Happy blogging.”…

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How to Pre-Populate a Wufoo Form with Answers from a Previous Wufoo Form

By Tom Nguyen / July 10, 2018 /

There are two quote forms (a short one and a long one) on this website, and both of them are Wufoo Forms. Read my comment on Judy Knight’s website on why I chose to have two quote forms. Someone who had filled out both quote forms suggested to me that I should pre-populate the visitor’s…

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How to Track Different Google Analytics Goals with the Same Thank You Page

By Tom Nguyen / June 26, 2018 /

If you use the Redirect Query String feature in Gravity Forms, you can create and track different form submission goals on Google Analytics without having to create a different confirmation page for each form. This means that you could use the same confirmation page for as many forms that you want. If you have the same…

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How to Quickly Recolor an Image in Illustrator

By Tom Nguyen / June 19, 2018 /

I want to start off by saying that I am not an advanced Adobe Illustrator CC user. I know enough to do minor edits and make basic icons, but that is it, so if you happen to be more versed in Illustrator and know of a better way to do this, feel free to comment…

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Photoshop Blending Mode Cheatsheet

By Tom Nguyen / June 12, 2018 /

I get a confused about what blending mode does what in Photoshop, so I’m creating a cheatsheet. I’m creating this cheatsheet not just for our readers, but for me as well. I’ll keep adding to this blog post as I learn more about blending modes. For the blending modes to work, you have to have…

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How to Use Zapier for Client Onboarding

By Tom Nguyen / August 9, 2017 /

When you take on a new client, you probably perform several monotonous tasks such as entering contact information, creating folders, updating the client newsletter. Rather than hire an assistant to do these tasks, you can save time and money by using Zapier, an automation tool that works with hundreds of apps.

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How to Set Up a LinkedIn Company Page

By Tom Nguyen / November 15, 2016 /

Unlike a LinkedIn personal profile, a LinkedIn company page can have multiple administrators. Like Facebook company pages, you can add a cover photo, post status updates, and add your company website address on a LinkedIn company page. As of today, we haven’t got any inquiries from our LinkedIn company page, but if anything, having a LinkedIn company…

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What To Do When Someone Copies Your Content

By Tom Nguyen / November 4, 2016 /

You’ve invested long and hard hours to generate website copy that generates leads and gets your company discovered on the first page of major search engines. What do you do if another person or company copies your content? Read this blog post to find out what you can when this happens.

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How to Manage Multiple Instagram Accounts

By Tom Nguyen / September 20, 2016 /

In the past, managing multiple Instagram accounts required logging out of your current Instagram account and logging in to a new Instagram account. Now, Instagram allows you to manage up to 5 accounts on its mobile app. You can manage more than that on a desktop computer if you are using Hootsuite, but publishing still needs to go through the mobile app.

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Fixing Extra Break Tags in Beaver Builder

By Tom Nguyen / August 22, 2016 /

Brad Iroff, a known WordPress web designer/developer in the Atlanta area who passed away earlier this year, pitched Beaver Builder to me in a Skype call. He had told me (Tom Nguyen) that Beaver Builder was a game changer for people that work with WordPress. I didn’t believe him. Our company had its go-to premium WordPress themes, but we started coding our own WordPress themes with the Bootstrap framework for our clients that wanted a custom web design solution. With the exception of the Divi theme from ElegantThemes, I wasn’t a believer in drag and drop WordPress content editors. I had no interest in using Beaver Builder, so Brad’s words went in one ear and went out the other.

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