WordPress & StudioPress Video Tutorials

WordPress Video Tutorials to make WordPress easy for YOU! Plugins, themes, fun stuff and other shizzle! Need help with something? If you're stuck, it's more than likely someone else is too! Many of my video tutorials are created because someone asked for it! I can't promise I'll create them all, but I'll do my best. ;-)

Show Me the Shortcode [VIDEO]

shortcodes-ultimate

I’m going to start this post with a little disclaimer… I get that there are many purists out there who aren’t fans of shortcodes or plugins. They weigh the site down, you can do the same thing with code, blah, blah, blah. This post isn’t for you. Did that sound a little snarky? (That was […]

My Manifesto – part 2 [VIDEO]

Kim-Doyal-Manifesto

Before you read this, if you haven’t read part 1, it would probably make sense to read that first. It will give you a better idea of how this came about. You can read that here. Out of curiosity, I decided to look up the definition of Manifesto, just to make sure I wasn’t just […]

[VIDEO] Don’t have Photoshop? No problem! WP Paint to the rescue

wordpress paint plugin

No more worries about image editing in WordPress! Yes, I know. They added some functionality to WordPress a few versions ago, and they’re great for basic editing, cropping, re-sizing, etc. But for more COOL options- this plugin will do the trick! I found this plugin, WP Paint,  on CodeCanyon.net and while I DO have photoshop, […]

[VIDEO] Fun new Fancy Text Widget Plugin

Fancy Text Widget Plugin

So we all know what a geek I am when it comes to anything visual- graphics, icons, fonts, you name it. I found this little gem on one of my FAVORITE plugin resources- CodeCanyon.net. If you haven’t taken a look at CodeCanyon, you really need to (it’s truly a treasure! It’s created by the Envato […]

[VIDEO] WordPress 3.1 Linking.. WOO HOO!

wordpress 3.1 linking

The latest update from WordPress brought with it a VERY long overdue and much anticipated feature… linking! If you’re somewhat new to WordPress, you might be thinking “hasn’t WordPress always had the ability for linking?” Well, yes, but in a very tedious manner. I’m SO not an expert on linking, building links, finding links, etc., […]

[VIDEO] This plugin makes me feel like a ROCKSTAR!

shortcode kid plugin

Shortcode Kid Plugin [retweet] [facebook] It’s official…I’m a geek! Yesterday was one of those days that I just was able to spend some time digging into whatever I wanted to online. I didn’t have anything in particular that I was looking for, I just wanted to leisurely look at what was happening with new plugins, […]

[VIDEO] Anatomy of a WordPress Post

WordPress Chick Anatomy WordPress Post

When you first start blogging it can be a little overwhelming to think about all of the different pieces that go into writing a good blog post (actually, it can STILL be a little overwhelming at times), but the important thing to remember is that the more consistent you are with writing /posting, the easier […]

[VIDEO] Choosing a WordPress Theme

WordPress Chick

I’m guessing that many people –  when they choose a WordPress theme – start out by looking at the first and most obvious thing- which is the way the theme looks! While this is SUPER important (remember – I’m a total geek for anything visual! )- but the way the theme looks is easy enough […]

Sidebar Ads plugin [VIDEO]

125x125 wp plugin

If you visit many blogs (especially those of people in the ‘blogging’ or ‘internet marketing’ niche) you’ve probably noticed the square banners in the sidebar (or possibly the footer). While you can copy and paste ads into your sidebar, this plugin will do the work for you! All you need to do is add the […]