How to Set Up WooCommerce and PayPal for Google Analytics Goals

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Setting up Google Analytics Goals isn’t hard, but when using WooCommerce with PayPal, a bit of tweaking is required in order to get accurate data.

Maybe some of you have noticed that you’re getting some strange and inaccurate information in your Goals. That’s because the transactions (conversions) are credited to PayPal, rather than the original traffic source (your site). We’ll get to that issue soon enough, but first let’s get through a couple of things.CONTINUE READING »

WordPress Database Connection Problems with Solutions

WordPress Database Connection Errors

If you’ve been playing around with WordPress for some time, then chances are that you’ve been in a situation where your WordPress site won’t connect to your database. You get a message such as – “Cannot establish connection to database”.

Have you ever been in such a situation? Well, if you have, don’t worry. It’s fairly easy to fix.

These types of problems are very common in WordPress and fall under the WordPress database connection error category. In this article, we’re going to talk about some of the ways to fix it. CONTINUE READING »

10 of the Most Expensive WordPress Themes and Why They Charge so Much

Top 10 Most Expensive WordPress themes

Crossing the $100 mark, here are ten of the most expensive WordPress themes. I’ve skipped some of the premium ones beyond this price tag purposely as I didn’t want one niche to dominate the roundup. WordPress founder, Matt Mullenweg’s Automattic is leading the league here. Adding 7 to the number of the most expensive themes for WordPress, Automattic is doing rather well in the premium WordPress market.

Each of these themes is responsive. Its a given, isn’t it? All these themes will look lovely on all your mobile devices.CONTINUE READING »

Media Temple Managed WordPress Hosting Review

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Founded in 1998 by Demian Sellfors and John Carey it is Media Temple is one of those name that aren’t unheard of in the web-hosting industry. Although this $53M company was acquired by GoDaddy in October 2013, Media Temple operates as an independent company (bet you didn’t know that!)

So what makes Media Temple so special? Is it the 24/7/365 indelible customer support, or the Grid cloud servers (also known as “Reddit Ready” servers) that can serve from 1 to 1 million concurrent users, or the fact that they’ve been the go-to company for serious hosting?CONTINUE READING »

35 Best Google Adsense Optimized WordPress Themes For Business Websites

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Planning to launch a site with the objective of making money through AdSense? Well, do not jump straight into the sea of competition where millions of sites are jostling for ranking and revenue. It might seem easy and lucrative to own a site and make money through Google AdSense but you need to work on your content and search engine optimization.

Reason being, this is going to bring you traffic and in turn, money from AdSense. Well, this is undoubtedly a task which can become lot easier if you choose to invest in AdSense optimized WordPress themes. These templates are very well integrated with ads positioning and weave them finely with your content.CONTINUE READING »

How to Create a Development Schedule for Your WordPress Site

WordPress Development Schedule

Just like an iPhone or a sonic screwdriver, a WordPress site is made up of many parts that have to play nice together. Playing nice doesn’t happen by accident. It takes planning.

It takes time, money, talent, resources, and materials. And then even more planning. Planning is even more important when starting your WordPress site. To do this right, you need a development schedule.CONTINUE READING »

How to SEO Audit Your WordPress Website in Minutes

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SEO comes across as a very daunting task. But people are now consciously adding SEO good practices to their to-do and checklists. Adding an SEO audit to such lists is a good idea as one should spend some time in understanding one’s current SEO status.

For medium and large websites, its impossible to manually visit each page, post, image and link and so there are lots of tools that can help automate this process.CONTINUE READING »