Adding Google Maps to WordPress

Add any location map iframe tag to a sidebar widget For widget-enabled themes only. Add the Text widget to the sidebar of your choice. Edit the Text widget. Copy the iframe text provided by Google into the editing box. For example: <iframe width=”425″ height=”350″ frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no” marginheight=”0″ marginwidth=”0″ src=”http://maps.google.com/maps…”></iframe> <br /><small> <a href=”http://maps.google.com/maps…” style=”color:#0000FF;text-align:left”>View Larger […]

Launching and Promoting a Site

Promotion begins at step 1 Readings Blogs ‘Gone Wild!’: Optimization Strategies to Ensure Yours is ‘Of Age’ Roger Gilliam. 2007. SEOBlog. Optimization guidelines to help ensure your blog’s freedom and visibility. The Publicity Hound’s Tips of the Week Free ebook download (.pdf) by Joan Stewart. 2008. Promoting Your Site on the Web Gisele Glosser. Wise-Women.com […]

Workshop Attendees Link Exchanges

These links take you to new web sites created by attendees of the Building an Online Presence workshops. Watch the list grow! Gorilla Grams Blog, Balloon Bouquets & Classic Decor, Costumed Delivery & Balloon Twisting Dylan McMahon, Fine Arts Diana Parmenter’s Blog, Occupational therapist, adaptive equipment, home safety assessment, elders Catherine Walker MAC, LPC, Licensed […]

Web Rings

Readings So, You Want A Web Ring, Huh? Joe Burns, Ph.D. For HTML Goodies. Webring.com Browse, join, and create webrings related to your site’s topic. What is a web ring? Definition courtesy Scots Mist A web ring is a group of Web sites with a common theme, configured in a loop, allowing a surfer easy […]

Submitting to search engines and online directories

Readings Search Engine Watch Articles, reports, newsletters, for members and non members. Robotstxt.org Helping promote the Robot Exclusion Standard. The Unusually Useful Web Book June Cohen. New Riders. 2003. Pages 310, 313 to 315. 250 HTML and Web Design Secrets Molly E Holzschlag. Wiley Publishing. 2004. Pages 354 to 355. As you can tell from […]

Link Exchanges

Link Popularity Readings LinkPopularity.com Free link popularity service. The Unusually Useful Web Book June Cohen. New Riders. 2003. Pages 290 to 293. Do some research: Find out how popular you are in different search engines by looking at LinkPopularity.com. You might discover you’ve been listed on sites you don’t want to be listed on! Or […]

Domain names

Readings About.com’s definitions and related information pertaining to domain names. The Unusually Useful Web Book June Cohen. New Riders. 2003. Pages 33 to 39. What is a domain name? Juergen Haas, author of Your Guide to Focus on Linux and contributor to About.com defines a domain name as the unique name that identifies an Internet […]

Meta tags

Meta tags help search engines find your site. These are the most common for HTML 4 and XHTML, which you can copy and paste into your template: <meta http-equiv=”Content-Type” content=”text/html; charset=iso-8859-1″ /> <meta name=”Keywords” content=”” /> <meta name=”Description” content=”” /> <meta name=”Author” content=”” /> <meta name=”Copyright” content=”” /> <meta name=”Rating” content=”General” /> <meta http-equiv=”expires” content=”0″ […]