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Yet another post from my phone

Morning rain

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Fundraising in the 21st century

When Elmet Lions Club decided to resurrect the Great Selby Bike Ride after Selby Lions Club closed down we decided to bring it into the 21st century in terms of its organisation and set about doing so in the following manner:- We set up a Paypal business account and applied for charity status with Paypal […]

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Track the Click

If you have a website with external links how do you know how effective they have been at driving traffic to that site, be it an e-commerce site, a companion website, technical content or  blog article? The answer is a WordPress plugin called Track the Click. It’s free and will log all the traffic that […]

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Death of the High Street

“Death of the HIgh Street” is a headline you will have often seen in newspapers as retail chain after retail chain succumbs to the steady shift in the pattern of sales from shops to online, exacerbated by various lockdowns. If you are a smaller local business you may feel that it won’t affect you to […]

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Guide to remote working

GitHub, Inc. is a subsidiary of Microsoft which provides hosting for software development and version control using Git. It offers the distributed version control and source code management functionality of Git, plus its own features. It has always worked 100% remote and has now published an e-book about remote working based on its own experience. […]

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Just testing

I’ve added WordPress to my smartphone and can now add posts and pages from there. Useful when out and about

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In praise of the WordPress 2017 theme

This is what WordPress said about its 2017 flagship theme:- Twenty Seventeen brings your site to life with header video and immersive featured images. With a focus on business sites, it features multiple sections on the front page as well as widgets, navigation and social menus, a logo, and more. Personalize its asymmetrical grid with […]

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Create a Google my Business account add a location map to your website & add reviews to your WordPress site

Sign up to a Gmail account with Google at gmail.com. You will need this account to access several Google services. Sign up to a Google my Business account at https://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/business/ Await the postcard from Google with the code which will enable you to verify your location so that it appears on Google Maps. Search for […]

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Look what Google’s Site Kit does for you

Google provides you with four useful tools to monitor the performance of your website: Analytics, Search Control, PageSpeed Insights and Adsense Each has its own website, meaning that you have to go to each of them for a complete overview of your website’s performance. NOT ANY MORE! Google’s WordPress plugin combines all four tools into […]

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Chromebooks revisited

I wrote a short while ago about buying my first Chromebook, attracted by the price and performance and have virtually replaced my pc with it. I had already switched to G-Suite for most of my office applications while my WordPress website development was carried out online. I occasionally get called on to make AV (Powerpoint) […]

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