How to Guides

This is a collection of how-guides and detailed tutorials to help you do more with software tools that you use daily. I am continuously compiling the list of the common problems and how to fix them and will continue expanding this list with time.

Add NoFollow to Links in WordPress Post

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Pagerank is very important when it comes to SEO for your website. It determines where your page will show up in Google search results, pages with higher PR will show up first and lower PR pages will be towards the bottom. As per Google’s Matt Cutts, Google Pagerank is number and importance of the links […]

Add Widgetized Footer in Genesis

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Genesis is one the most popular WordPress framework and is highly recommended by great WordPress developers and bloggers including myself .  If you have noticed most popular websites have fat footers these days and Genesis framework doesn’t come with widgetized footer by default. Today I will show you a simple trick using which you can […]

Speed Up WordPress by Leveraging Browser Cache

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As we all know having a fast website is no more a good to have feature. It is a must have for all serious bloggers and website owners because your visitors and Google bots like it fast :). One important step in improving your blog speed is to leverage browser cache. What is Browser Cache […]

Add Custom Favicon in Genesis Theme

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Custom favicon ( the little icon that shows up in the browser) can be a great way to personalize your website/blog. If you are using Genesis framework then you are in luck. It is super easy to add custom favicon in a website developed with Genesis. This code snippet will help you to display your […]

Use Shortcode and PHP Inside Widgets without Plugin

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Today we will learn how to extend WordPress widgets to execute shortcodes and PHP code without any plugin. In five minutes or less you can add support for: WordPress shortcodes in widgets Support PHP code in widgets Yeah, you heard it right five minutes or less. So without wasting time lets get started. Use Shortcodes […]

Windows 8.1 Boot Directly to Desktop

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If you have upgraded to Windows 8.1 and want to boot directly to the desktop instead of the Microsoft’s new shiny metro interface, you may feel lucky today. There is a really simple way to do this. Step by Step Guide to Boot Directly to Desktop Go to taskbar and right click on it. Select properties and […]

Redirect Blog Comments to Thank You Page [How-to]

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On any website or blog there are two types of visitors, new and repeat and it is really challenging to keep your audience engaged especially the new one. Commenting on posts is one way to engage with your audience and groom the community around your blog. Having new visitors comment on your post is really […]

Convert Any Document to PDF

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An email based service allows to convert emails, documents, spreadsheets and presentations to PDF easily. Just send an email and the converted file will come back right into you inbox in few seconds.

How to Easily Disable Windows 8.1 Charms Bar

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If you are a Windows 8 user I hope you already are aware of Windows Charms bar. However if you are using a non touch computer, charms bar can be really annoying as it shows up when you move your mouse to upper or lower right corner of screen. Not to mention that you can […]

How to Insert Adsense Before and After Post in Genesis Theme

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Ever since I moved my blog to Genesis Framework I have been extremely happy and impressed with the framework and its capabilities. I will share with you a tip today on how to insert Google AdSense ads before and after the post without using a plugin. Read More: Insert Google Ads Before and After Post in […]