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What’s the Best Theme for Beaver Builder?

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This has been a popular question in the Beaver Builder community. It’s also one I have been wrestling with for a year. Did I come up with an answer?  No, of course not, but I made a decision. I’m starting to replace Genesis (my trusted theme for 5 years) with the Beaver Builder theme.  Here,…

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Choosing The Right ECommerce Solution

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It’s time to get selling online. Consumer demand is high. Startup costs have fallen… And the options… well, there’s so many ways to get going. Here the thing – it is also really easy to royaly stuff-up when setting up eCommerce. This post is all about not letting that happen.

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Digital Marketing made ever so simple

Digital Marketing

Digital Marketing is not just for those with deep pockets. Quite the opposite. It’s about being an effective business in a digital age. Few can afford to ignore it, but most, including me, struggle with it.  The problem, I think, is that Digital Marketing is often not explained in simple and relevant terms. That’s what I…

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The WordPress “no-update required” loop

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You try to login to your WordPress site and get redirected to a page that says “No Update Required. Your WordPress database is already up-to-date”. You can’t get in. Annoying, but the chances are it’s your Memcache. Now common with the popularity of Siteground who offer it on their shared hosting.

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How To Get Your Facebook Page Liked

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My Facebook experience is limited (understatement!). I had a part-time business that found customers from Facebook, but nothing trailblazing. Yet, in my job of helping businesses get online, I end up giving advice.  Mostly, I’ve sent folks to the work of Facebook gurus, but maybe something much simpler was needed. After all most of us who grew up on traditional marketing…

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Beaver Builder – Mobile Responsive Layout Options

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This 5.36 minute video explores the advance mobile responsive setting in the Beaver Builder plugin. I have to confess I was some time with Beaver Builder before I explored the Mobile advance setting. With the ability to reverse the stacking order in version 1.8 we have a lot of powerful options without having to get…

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Beaver Builder theme – adding text to a mobile menu icon

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The Beaver Builder theme offers two default menu buttons for  Mobile devices. A text version and an icon version, but it’s an easy job even for new learners to have both. In this short video I’ll show you how I  added text that the “hamburger”  icon. The one that looks like this  ≡. Here’s the…

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Website Personas – What Celebrity are you?

If you own a website the chances are you want many visitors to come and care about what you do. You will know the type of person you want to attract and what you’ll like them to do. You will have created some form of branding.. a logo, color scheme and maybe even a slogan. …

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How To Disable Emojis In WordPress

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With WordPress 4.2 came native support for Emojis. Emojis originated from Japan and like smilies add emotional context to written communication. If you don’t have WordPress comments activated you may wish to disable them. Here’s how. Why Disable Emojis? To stop your visitors having to load this Javascript file: and remove this additional Javascript and…

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Create a transparent header with Dynamik and Beaver Builder

5.30 minute video tutorial on how make header content with the Dynamik Website Builder them lay over a background image created with Beaver Builder Plugin. CSS used in this video: The CSS editor I use in the video is Stylizer 6

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