Why Mask Affiliate Links?
Masking your affiliate links has several benefits, but the key benefits are:
- A shortened affiliate link that you create is easier for you to remember.
- The redirect script makes affiliate links look pretty.
- It makes links look like they are internal, resulting in more clicks.
- A visitor is not able to copy/paste the link while removing your affiliate id.
- Reduces 3rd party software blocking, such as Norton blocking affiliate links.
I have been using Linux / BSD for over a decade, but Windows has always been my core work station, until recently. Software such as TortoiseSVN for Windows and SCPlugin for MAC, makes updating the WordPress Repository via Subversion somewhat simple. Even if you forget what to do, dozens if not hundreds of Websites clearly explain the process with nice pictures, videos, and explanations galore.
That basically all ends with Ubuntu. While several Websites explain Subversion, basically none of them explained updating the WordPress Repository using Ubuntu and Subversion in a nice clear step-by-step instructional process.
If you are new to the Repository or just confused how to update it on Ubuntu, then this step-by-step walk-through should clear up any confusions you have.Read on…
The same idea is used to load the comment form within the lightbox. When any “make a comment” link is clicked on a post, the lightbox opens loading the comment form within it. After a comment is made, the lightbox closes, and the the visitor is taken to the location of the comment.Read on…
With the release of the WP My Admin Bar WordPress Plugin, I have received a few feedback questions about how to expand the toolbar in various ways. Most of these questions pertained to simple snips that could be added to a themes functions.php file or the must use plugin directory (mu-plugins) for multisite installs.
Because of these questions, I have put together 30+ (currently 34) different examples of how to customize the WordPress Admin Bar. As well, I have included two PHP Classes that wrap up various aspects of the examples for easier use within your functions.php file.Read on…
Updated: January 23, 2012 – This tip walks you through adding a Statistics link for Google Analytics within the WordPress Admin under the Dashboard tab. Then how to add multiple links to the Dashboard menu and finally how to open an internal page from the Dashboard menu.Read on…
Google is filled with countless WordPress users asking How to find the Parent Post ID from a Child Page, when that Child Page is multiple nested levels deep. And like those users, I recently found myself asking this same question.
Unfortunately this is one question that has more answers, solutions, and headaches than even Google can understand. All the solutions I did find did not recursively go through endless children posts, the rest simply didn’t work.
So I kept looking and I’m glad that I did….Read on…
This article covers removing Feedburner from your WordPress Websites and setting up your own RSS Feeds with Statistics, Advertisements and Scraper Protection.
Two Methods To Removing Feedburner.
- Create a temporary Feed that will be used in Feedburner, forcing your readers to update now!
- Using a notice within your current Feeds, allowing your readers to naturally move over to your new Feed.