Easily Embed Google Adsense Ads or Other HTML Blocks with WordPress Custom Shortcodes

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The following tutorial comes after a client recently requested to be able to add adsense ads to their site. The client uses multiple authors for their site, but feared allowing them to have unfiltered html access. This tutorial explains in very simple terms how to create a shortcode using the WordPress application to embed AdSense ads. You can use the same guidelines to set up a shortcode  to display any html code block. First we are going … Continue reading

Change or Remove WordPress Multisite blog url slug to Post Name

We all hate the multi-site blog url that is used. Here is how you can change it or even remove it entirely. Use caution when using this if you have a large network as url structures between posts and sites can become crossed. To begin you will first go to the permalinks setting for your primary multi-site WordPress website url. Seems confusing? Sorry. After you are in the permalinks settings make sure default is chosen and that … Continue reading

WordPress Multisite Network www. Subdomain for Primary Site

Using the www. subdomain for your WordPress Multisite network’s primary domain is a simple process requiring 3 steps. The following has been tested and shown to work with Apache servers using .htaccess, but should also work with NGINX, IIS servers and others. Step 1.  In the networks wp-config file add the www. subdomain to the CURRENT DOMAIN setting. Step 2. Using PHP-MYADMIN or other method of accessing your wordpress multisite database go to the options table. In … Continue reading

HTTPS SSL Certificates on Nginx Server Configurations

A lot of information can be found across the internet concerning SSL certificates. How they work and what they are used for are questions that require numerous books dedicated to the subject just to begin answering the question. This configuration will work with the WordPress, Drupal, Magento and other PHP configurations. SSL Certificates and HTTPS in simple terms If you have used the previous tutorials for setting up an Nginx cloud server, you may now be ready … Continue reading

WordPress Tutorials, Starting with the Top 10

All over the internet you can find help for developing websites using the WordPress cloud application. Finding the best tutorial for your individual needs can sometimes be overwhelming, but you can rest assured with an almost 100% guarantee that all of your questions will be answered somewhere. The Top 10 #1 WordPress.org By far the most comprehensive resource on the internet for everything WordPress, wordpress.org may be our favorite website in existence. The site is a hub … Continue reading

Optimize WordPress on Nginx with Gzip, Browser Cache, and Page Cache

The following tutorial uses nginx gzip and server caching, eliminating the need for the W3 total cache and the many nightmares that can come from it’s use. In future tutorials we will integrate in the Amazon S3 CDN. The goal is a perfect score for page speed @ tools.pingdom.com After completing this tutorial, if you have followed the previous tutorial AWS Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with Nginx and WordPress, you will have a WordPress site as fast, possibly … Continue reading

Favorite Ubuntu Nginx AWS EC2 RDS | WordPress Ready Server For Multiple Domains

It took a load of work to get this put together and I haven’t had time to put pictures and other stuff into it. The server configuration will definitely need some final tweaks, but this will certainly get things going. Nginx is incredible but new so any help would be appreciated. Use the contact above. This doesn’t have to be on Amazon Cloud servers and you can easily tweak most of the following for Drupal, Joomla, Magento … Continue reading

Part 2- Amazon EC2 RDS WordPress

Continued from Part 1 – Fast Amazon AWS Optimized WordPress EC2 RDS S3 Manual Cache Gzip Config – Part 1 The next few steps will take us through the roughest part of setting up our WordPress install. In the last part we launched an AWS Ubuntu 12.10 EBS boot instance. If you got to this part of the tutorial very fast the instance may still be pending. You can check on the instance by visiting EC2 from … Continue reading

Part 4- Install WordPress with EC2 and RDS Instance

Continued from – Fast Amazon AWS Optimized WordPress EC2 RDS S3 Manual Cache Gzip Config – Part 1 Continued from – Amazon EC2 RDS WordPress – Part 2 Continued from – Tutorial on Amazon EC2 RDS WordPress with SSH – Part 3 Now we are going to be creating a directory under in the directory path /var. Login to your AWS server using the command: ssh -i /yourcomputers/path/directory/YOURKEYPAIRNAME.pem ubuntu@Yo.ur.El.ast.ic.IP Quick Learning Terminal Command Line Tips For the … Continue reading

Part 3- Tutorial on Amazon EC2 RDS WordPress with SSH (Shh Don’t be scared:)

Continued from – Fast Amazon AWS Optimized WordPress EC2 RDS S3 Manual Cache Gzip Config – Part 1 Continued from – Amazon EC2 RDS WordPress – Part 2 Using SSH to Access Amazon AWS EC2 and RDS The following will use Terminal on mac. If you are using a PC then you may decide to use PuTTY for your command line interface. Go for it. The most difficult part will be connecting and setting up the public … Continue reading