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How the Ugliest Infographic Ever Keeps Me in Cappucinos

Yes, I’m double-dipping – writing a post about a post… but I’m making an important point, important to some anyway. Ugly, Helpful Before a particular, admittedly ugly, how-to image I created first went up on the web, it was strictly for my own education. Fast screen shots and red reminders plastered […]

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Finding Free Public Domain Photos Online – The Good, The Bad, and The Ridiculous

Free Photos and Listings Here’s my personal list of online sources for free photos. I maintain this in order to refer to clients/friends. And here you are! We use it internally at Zen Dog Web Services. We also use pay services because we run a newsletter business for our clients, and, of […]


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How to Fix Blurry Images in WooCommerce 97

Photo Re-Sizing for Your Ecommerce Shop After HOURS of pouring through documentation from WordPress, WooCommerce, forums, YouTube and Google buds, I finally understood how to fix blurry images in WooCommerce on a client site. I figured it was resolution, but adding hi-res images didn’t fix anything. Once I understood what […]


WordPress Blog Post Publish Options: Draft, Private, Password-Protected 2

Blog Post Statuses and Visibility Yesterday a few new WordPress users (beginners class) asked me about the “Status” and “Visibility” options when writing a post. Good question! This important aspect of publishing your posts in WordPress sometimes goes overlooked. I suspect most of us write out our thoughts and then […]