SimpleTexting: An SMS and Text Messaging Platform

Reading Time: 7 minutes Getting a welcomed text message from a brand that you’ve provided permission to may be one of the most timely and actionable marketing strategies you can implement. Text Message Marketing is being utilized by businesses today to: Boost Sales – Send promotions, discounts, and limited-time offers to grow revenue Build Relationships – Provide customer service and support with 2-way conversations Engage Your Audience – Quickly share important updates and new content Generate Excitement – Host

WordPress: Embed an MP3 Player in Your Blog Post

Reading Time: 3 minutes With podcasting and music sharing so prevalent online, there’s a great opportunity to enhance your visitors’ experience on your site by embedding audio within your blog posts. Thankfully, WordPress continues to evolve its support for embedding other media types – and mp3 files are one of those that are easy to do! While displaying a player for a recent interview is great, hosting the actual audio file may not be advisable. Most web hosts for

Stop Updating Years in Business on Your WordPress Site with this Shortcode

Reading Time: < 1 minute One of the greatest things about WordPress is the flexibility to build out shortcodes. Shortcodes are basically substitution strings that you can insert into your content that renders dynamic content. I’m helping a client this week where they’re taking one of their products and rolling it out into a new domain. The site is hundreds of pages and has been quite an undertaking. As we’ve been working on the hit list of issues, one that

WordPress: How to List Child Pages (My Newest Plugin)

Reading Time: < 1 minute We’ve rebuilt the hierarchy of sites for several of our WordPress clients, and one of the things we attempt to do is organize the information efficiently. To do this, we often want to create a master page and include a menu that automatically lists all of the pages below it. A list of child pages, or subpages. Unfortunately, there’s no inherent function or feature to do this within WordPress, so we developed a WordPress List

WordPress Sidebar Widget and Shortcode for Playing Podcasts

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you’ve ever utilized the default RSS widget for WordPress and entered a Podcast RSS feed, you’ll notice that it only displays the title and description. That’s because the iTunes standard for podcast feeds adds additional tags for the image associated with a podcast as well as the location of the podcast file itself. Despite WordPress having its own audio player, the two don’t work together… until now! I was pretty frustrated that I couldn’t