I Love WordPress & WooCommerce

Hello fellow WordPress user! On this page you will find some resources to help you get the most out of your WordPress and/or WooCommerce website. Here at the top you can click through to my evergreen page of my favorite WordPress and WooCommerce plugins.

Below is an archive of past blog posts I've written about various WordPress and WooCommerce topics.


Global Content Blocks: Embedding HTML, Iframes, PHP, or Scripts into WordPress

By Jacob Paulsen | August 2, 2013

discussing issues with embedding advanced code into WordPress pages and posts. Have you ever copied a string of code from another site or tool and tried to paste it into the “text” editor of your WordPress page or post only to find that it refused to render correctly on the front end?

How Can I Tell If Comments On My Site Are SPAM?

By Jacob Paulsen | October 8, 2012

If you have a WordPress website you probably are bombarded with comments that you think are JUNK and other comments that you can't help but wonder if they are legitimate or not. The following is designed to act as a guide and tutorial to help you better identify SPAM comments and prevent them from occurring in the first place.

Driving More Traffic with Tweet Old Post WordPress Plugin

By Jacob Paulsen | October 6, 2011

As you develop a strong list of Twitter followers it becomes necessary to consistently put information in front of those people to keep them engaged. People do not read every single tweet in their news feed so you have to push out content to your followers at different times of day on an ongoing consistent…

New WordPress Automated SEO Plugin

By Jacob Paulsen | June 24, 2011

SEO is at the top of every person’s mind because what is the point of having a website if nobody ever sees it. Since SEO can be a very complicated effort, we are all looking for tools to help facilitate and automate the processes. SEOPressor is one of those tools. SEOPressor SEO WordPress Plugin This…

Gravitar… Avatars: Why Your Picture Doesn't Show Up Next To Comments

By Jacob Paulsen | April 25, 2011

Avatars & Gravatar Quick Tip for my readers today about gravatar. When you comment on other people's blogs you may wonder how you can get your picture to show up next to your comment; as it does in the case of many others. Within blogs on blogspot.com those images come from each individual's Google profile…

WordPress Themes: Where to Find and Edit Themes

By Jacob Paulsen | January 31, 2011

Not all WordPress themes are created equal. Naturally themes can be edited but you can imagine that it is much to your advantage to spend time looking for a theme that is as close as possible to what you have in mind. The less changes you have to make the better. When you are logged into your dashboard you can…

10 More Useful WordPress Plugins

By Jacob Paulsen | August 2, 2010

A quick list of 10 effective and well tested WordPress Plugins. Social & Viral sharing options, Video Player, Core menu control, twitter automation plugin, Mobile Friendly Sites, Polling, Shopping cart & e-commerce, & Ad rotation control

WordPress Malware & Virus Attacks. Blog Security

By Jacob Paulsen | January 25, 2010

that I was not the only one to be attacked and that there will yet be many more people in the future I would like to outline some suggestions of both how you can prevent these types of attacks in the future and how to clean out the malware on your site if you have already been infected.

Blog Content… What should you be writing?

By Jacob Paulsen | June 29, 2009

When helping my clients set up their own personal site they often ask me what they should be writing about. Today's blog post is to answer that question. Determining your content will also help you…

"Tell A Friend" loosing its touch…

By Jacob Paulsen | May 25, 2009

In our modern marketing world the tell a friend tactic is growing less and less common. Social news and social bookmarking sites like Digg and Delicious are making it easier to share web pages, blogs, etc with your online network. You need only share a link on your Facebook profile and all of your friends are exposed to it instantly. If any of them comment on it then all of their friends also become exposed to it. This is what we refer to as “viral.” How much more powerful is that type of syndication than trying to manually enter your friends email address and name so they can get an email telling them about this page?

How To Master Social Media Principles in Less than 2 Pages!

By Jacob Paulsen | May 13, 2009

I get a lot of phone calls from online friends who need assistance in setting up their websites and their social media profiles to begin working in internet marketing and social networking. Every once in awhile I think to myself that I should write a 2 page guide to “Online Domination Setup” which I could…