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How to setup Ad Inserter WordPress Plugin

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Ad Inserter is one of the best and simple all in one free wordpress plugin for inserting Ads, Tracking codes in Header and Footer and more. A simple but powerful WordPress plugin that enables you to insert any HTML/Javascript/PHP code in posts or display it as a widget. It is perfect for displaying AdSense or Amazon ads at any position.

Here we’re going to explain how to setup Ad Inserter WordPress PluginSimply enter any ad or HTML/Javascript/PHP code and select where and how you want to display it. It supports up to 16 (or 64 in Pro) code blocks. Code block is any code (for example AdSense ad) that has to be inserted (displayed) at some position. Each code block can be configured to insert code at almost any position supported by WordPress.

Features

  • 16 code blocks (64 code blocks in Pro)
  • Syntax highlighting editor
  • Code preview with visual CSS editor
  • Automatically inserts ads in posts and pages
  • Insert before or after post
  • Insert before or after excerpt
  • Insert before or after content
  • Insert before or after paragraph
  • Insert before or after comments
  • Insert between posts on blog pages
  • Insert between comments
  • Insert at custom hook positions
  • Insert below <body> or above </body> tags
  • Insert custom fields
  • Individual exceptions for posts and pages
  • Support for ads on AMP pages
  • Ad rotation (works also with caching)
  • Manual insertion: widgets, shortcodes, PHP function call
  • Custom block alignments and styles
  • Desktop, tablet and phone server-side device detection
  • Sticky (fixed) positions (ads do not move when the page scrolls, Pro only)
  • Sticky (fixed) widgets (sidebar does not move when the page scrolls)
  • Clearance options to avoid insertion near images or headers
  • Options to disable insertion on Ajax calls, 404 error pages or in feeds
  • Client-side device detection (works with caching, 3 custom viewports, 6 in Pro)
  • Ad impression and click tracking (Pro only)
  • A/B testing (Pro only)
  • Custom CSS class name for wrapping divs to avoid ad blockers
  • PHP code processing
  • Banner code generator
  • Support for header and footer code
  • Support for insertion of Google Analytics, Piwik or any other web analytics code
  • Ad blocking detection – popup message, page redirection
  • Ad blocking detection actions – ad replacement, content protection (Pro only)
  • Ad blocking statistics
  • Black/White-list categories, tags, taxonomies, users, post types, post IDs, urls, url parameters, referers
  • Black/White-list IP addresses or countries (works also with caching, Pro only)
  • Multisite options to limit settings on the sites (Pro only)
  • Simple troubleshooting with many debugging functions
  • Import/Export block or plugin settings (Pro only)
  • Scheduling with fallback option (Pro only)
  • Country-level GEO targeting (Pro only, works also with caching, suport for MaxMind geolocation databases))
  • Visualization of inserted code blocks,
  • Visualization of available positions for automatic insertion
  • Visualization of HTML tags for easier ad placement between paragraphs
  • Clipboard support to easily copy code blocks or settings
  • Support via email (Pro only)

 

Below is a complete description of all the functions of the plugin.

Quick Start

Ad Inserter is completely free! You can install it from WordPress (Plugins / Add New / search for Ad Inserter). And if you need more than 16 code blocks, more than 3 viewports, multisite options, impression and click tracking, ad replacement when ad blocking is detected, country-level GEO targeting, scheduling or export/import of settings, you can upgrade to Ad Inserter Pro.

Check also some common settings. Please make sure you have also read troubleshooting section on the bottom of this page!

Few very important things you need to know in order to insert code and display some ad:

  • Each code block can be renamed. Click on the name to edit it.
  • Use code tools to enter or edit code
  • Enable and use at least one insertion option (Automatic Insertionmanual insertions Widget, Shortcode, PHP function call)
  • Enable insertion on at least one WordPress page type (Posts, Pages, Blog pages, Homepage, Category pages, Search Pages, Archive pages)
  • For Posts and Pages leave default blank selection value (no individual exceptions) unless you really know what are you doing (using individual exceptions)
  • If you don’t see inserted code block turn on debugging functionsLabel blocksShow positions for automatic insertion (Ad Inserter menu item in the WordPress toolbar on the top of every post/page)
  • If you are using AdSense you may get blank (empty) ad blocks.This might be because there is some error in the code (wrong IDs), your AdSense account is not fully approved yet, your website was not accepted or your AdSense account is banned.In most cases once Google approves your account you’ll get ads. You can also try Media net ads as good AdSense alternative for contextual ads.

Ad Inserter menu item in the WordPress admin toolbar on the top of every post/page contains debugging functions that can help you to label inserted blocks and visualize available positions for automatic insertion:

To show a list of all blocks click on the List button in the header row.

Code Editing

Ad Inserter can be configured to insert any code anywhere on the page. Each code with it’s settings is called a code block. Free Ad Inserter supports 16 code blocks, Ad Inserter Pro supports up to 96 code blocks (depending on the license type). The settings page is divided into tabs – 16 code blocks and general plugin settings. Black number means inactive code block (code is not inserted anywhere), red number means block is using automatic insertion, blue number means block is using manual insertion while violet number means block is using automatic and manual insertion.

Check Code Editing for detailed description of code editor, code tools, banner code generator, AdSense codes and ad rotation.

Settings

Each code block has 4 independent insertion options:

  • Automatic Insertion (before/after paragraph in all posts,…)
  • Widget (for widget positions)
  • Shortcode (for manual insertion in posts or pages)
  • PHP function call (to insert code blocks at any position in theme PHP files)

To rename code block click on the block name. To insert code block (and display ad) at some position you need to enable and use at least one insertion option.

Automatic Insertion

Automatic insertion means that the code block will be automatically inserted on all posts or pages according to the block settings. For each code block you can also define individual exceptions to prevent insertions on some posts or pages. There are at least two different ways to exclude posts or pages – check individual exceptions for more.

ad inserter automatic display

  • Disabled (no automatic insertion)
  • Insert Above Header (on all pages, after <body> tag, available when Output buffering is enabled – Generaloptions)
  • Insert Before Post (before post or posts on blog pages)
  • Insert Before Content (before post or page text)
  • Insert Before Paragraph (on posts, pages and blog pages)
  • Insert After Paragraph (on posts, pages and blog pages)
  • Insert After Content (after post or page text)
  • Insert After Post (after post or posts on blog pages)
  • Insert Before Excerpt (on blog pages)
  • Insert After Excerpt (on blog pages)
  • Insert Between Posts (on blog pages)
  • Insert Before Comments (on posts)
  • Insert Between Comments (on posts)
  • Insert After Comments (on posts)
  • Insert in page Footer (on all pages, before </body> tag)

For single posts or pages insertion position Before Post usually means position above the post/page title, for blog pages Before Post position means position above all the posts on the blog page.

For single posts or pages insertion position After Post means position below the post/page after all the content, for blog pages After Post position means position below all the posts on the blog page.

Before and after Excerpt positions are available on blog pages only if your theme uses standard WordPress excerpts. Otherwise you’ll have to modify theme files and use PHP function adinserter in order to insert ads between excerpts.

For more detailed setup click here

Get Ad Inserter Free WordPress Plugin here

Google Analytics Review – Is a must for monitoring sites

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Google Analytics is a one of the best tools to monitoring your sites on real time, gives us all the data we need surrounding our website (visits, pageviews, sources, conversions).

. If you’re a webmaster having a single or multi sites you should have Google Analytics linked to your sites to know what is going on your sites and how can you improve it. The best thing it is free and having all the features that is only available in the third party monitoring tools which are very expensive. Prior to the program being launched, webmasters often paid hefty monthly subscription fees to companies who provided the programming to track their statistics. Although this was a much needed service, it meant that some other entity had all your private and most important information surrounding your portfolio of websites. Admittedly, Google has your information, too, but they will collect it regardless. In fact, they probably already know what you are doing. And, not only is the service free, but it is comprehensive, providing very detailed stats and data.

Google Analytics Review

  • Google’s web analytics tool with massive reporting capability, rivaling paid web analytics solutions
  • Free for sites with up to 5 million page views per month or unlimited page views if your site is linked to an AdWords account
  • Data can be exported through Excel, CSV, PDF, email and tab delimited files

Key features

  • Website Reporting
  • Conversion goals
  • Social Media Analytics
  • Content Analytics
  • Dashboard

Not only does Google Analytics provide you with data pertaining to how many visitors have frequented your website, but fine tuned details are added as well. How long someone stays on your site, what pages they viewed and if they are a regular visitor are only some of the features that this powerful tool has incorporated. This is the basics of how popular your website is.

Detailed demographics of the visitors origin can help determine future content in order to appease to local visitors. For instance, if you wish to increase your German audience, then additional German content can be created to attract them. This information can be drilled down to the very city of the user’s ISP registration.

Audience Overview   Google Analytics

Technical information can be pulled using Google Analytics such as browser and operating system types. This can help you determine what systems are being used on your site and build to accommodate those users. You could also use this information to improve certain aspects of your site to optimize for those that are less frequent in order to entice those users to visit. This information can include screen resolution sizes to help you develop the site’s graphics and layout in order to optimize the experience.

Information regarding traffic sources can help you determine if certain marketing aspects are working as well as you hoped. This information could include those visitors who have clicked links on your YouTube channel to visit your site, various search engines as well as some RSS reader applications.

As this is a Google tool, Analytics links to all of your other Google services providing you with an ultimate experience from using only a single login. Adsense and Adword campaigns can also be tracked through the tool in order to help you keep an eye on finances both in and outgoing.

Dashboard View

This is a very cool personalized widget area you can have twelve different widgets to monitor each and every aspects of your sites performance and compare.

My Dashboard   Google Analytics 1

My Dashboard   Google Analytics 2

 

Google Analytics find it here

Add an Facebook Pop-Up Box for Blogger blogs

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Add an Facebook Pop-Up Box for Blogger blogsFacebook is an platform of millions of users today, Facebook “LIKE” have become one of the powerful tool for webmasters to promote their blog or website. The logic is very simple, whenever a person likes a link, that link will get published on this Facebook wall and catches eyes of thousands of  his/her friends in a single moment and brings curiosity in them to click on your link. The tactic here is your link gets a chain connection and it will get disposed to thousands of users at a single moment so Facebook like can be preferred as an most powerful tool for bloggers. Today i will help you in implementing a Facebook like box with pop up feature on your blog apart from implementing a simple Facebook like Box, which can motivate max number of your viewers to like your blog on Facebook. Read more

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Best Hosting Provider – Namecheap

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We have been using Namecheap for the last six year for our domain registration, and have found their user interface and range of services to be by far the best we have seen. We have recently looked into their web hosting services with surprising results. They are actually pretty good. Before we get onto the review, there are a few things we wanted to tell you about Namecheap. They have been around for around 16 years (since 2000). They claim to have nearly 1 million users, managing over 3 million domain names, and have repeatedly won awards and surveys for their domain registration services. Not only that, they are one of the cheapest around too. What’s more, you can easily pick up a Namecheap Coupon to bring the cost down even further.

Namecheap Hosting Plans

Namecheap offers three main shared hosting plans; Value, Professional and Ultimate.

Value Shared Hosting

Their value hosting has the following main specifications:

  • 25 GB disk space
  • Unlimited bandwidth
  • hosted domains
  • cPanel control panel
  • FREE email hosting

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  • 100 GB disk space
  • Unlimited bandwidth
  • 26 hosted domains
  • cPanel control panel
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  • Unlimited disk space
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  • Unlimited hosted domains
  • cPanel control panel
  • FREE email hosting

All the different hosting plans use the same hardware, so feel free to start off with the Value plan and upgrade as and when required. For most people with just a couple of sites, the Value plan should more than suffice.

Shared Hosting Features

Namecheap comes with all the main features that you might expect from a good quality web hosting provider.

cPanel Hosting

When looking for a host, having cPanel is one of our must haves. Not only is it an easy to use interface, but many hosts offer free cPanel to cPanel transfers for your site. This makes moving from one host to another super easy. Some hosting providers use their own interface to make it more difficult for you to move, and in some cases (GoDaddy) this has proven extremely successful. The wiser among us however, will always choose a host that uses cPanel.

Softaculous

This is another somewhat standard feature among web hosts these days, but then you will be surprised that a few hosts still don’t use it. It makes installing websites such as WordPress super easy, as well as over a 100 other popular applications. Highly recommended.

Reliable Servers

Now, every host you talk to will boast of high uptimes, and the latest technology hardware. For many this is just bluster, because if you dig a little deeper there are many places that will indicate whether hosts are having problems. Many of the cheaper hosts for example, will oversell their servers and will be subject to many micro-downtimes that can actually be extremely annoying. We are pleased to report though, that Namecheap has an incredibly good reputation in this regard, so you can be sure that their typical server (8 x Xeon CPUs, 24GB DDR3 ECC RAM and WD RAID 10 HDDs) is reliable. One of the reasons for their incredibly uptime is also their Cloud Technology (see below).

Cloud Technology

Like all good hosts, they use a customized version of software such as Linux to increase stability and add other functionality. In Namecheap’s case, they use a custom version of the Cloud Linux operating system, which reduces costs associated with cloud hosting as well as providing an optimized performance and uptime. Awesome.

Great Support

Now we have to be a bit honest here. Our experience with the speed of their support is not as good as other hosts, but the quality of the support when the ticket is responded to is pretty good. If you have a small simple query we highly recommend using their livechat, as this will significantly speed up the resolution of any issues.

Conclusion

Whilst we think there are some more innovative, and better hosting providers out there, we actually think Namecheap is a pretty good host, and we would not hesitate to recommend it to anyone looking for a good quality hosting provider.

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WordPress – Why should you use?

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So what is WordPress and why is it raved about so much? We listed good reasons why you should be using it for your business or personal  website. AS the description on the main wordpress.org site says, WordPress is simply web software that creates beautiful websites or blogs. It started in 2003 and is now the largest self-hosted blogging tool in the world, and is used on over 60 million sites that are seen by tens of millions of people every day.

WordPress is an Open Source project which means nobody ‘owns’ it. You are FREE to use it for anything, from your dog’s home page to a FTSE 100 web site without paying anyone a license fee.

You may hear about WordPress.com and WordPress.org  for which there are differences:

  • WordPress.com is hosted for free, but comes with limited functionality (you have to pay to upgrade to use this added functionality).
  • WordPress.org can either be hosted by yourself or if you don’t know how to do that, then a web designer will arrange your hosting (most likely all you’d pay is the cost of the domain name which is often $10 a year). This is the better choice as all the functionality of WordPress is available. The code can easily be ‘hacked’ and any adaptations easily made (see point 5 below).

With WordPress you can build a blog, a website, or both together as one.  It lets you create both pages and posts for your site and use the benefits that come with both.

WordPress is a powerful Content Management System (CMS) that can be used for more than just blogging. It can store all your images, files, documents, links and easily retrieve and use them as you see fit.

It is designed and suited to publishing and changing content easily. You don’t have to have working knowledge of html or css to create a great looking site.

Using the functionality of WordPress (such as widgets, plugins, and themes) requires no code experience or expertise, as anything can be added, removed, and rearranged within the WordPress Administration panel.

So rather than having to rely and pay someone to update it for you, you can log on an have full access to do whatever you want – amend spelling mistakes, add and delete pages or posts, change the look and feel of your site. You name it, there will be a way to do it, and all within your control.

There are thousands of widgetsplugins and themes available to transform your site into almost anything you can imagine:

  • free design themes to give your site a completely different look at the click of a button
  • the ability to extend your website with logos, polls, newsletter sign-ups, contact forms, ratings or hundreds of other cool features
  • eCommerce shopping cart plugins can list products, services and digital downloads and take any means of electronic payment.

All tools are available without having to hire a web developer to install or set up and configure them.

There are hundreds of people all over the world working on WordPress to continually update and improve the way it works and what it offers.  The wordpress.org/support site is fantastic and features extensive forums as well as documentation on anything you can think of to do with WordPress.

There are also thousands of other support sites, blogs, forums, Twitter feeds, newsletters, videos, podcasts and more all focusing on top tips and tricks to get the most out of WordPress. Any help you need is literally just a Google search away!

You can of course makes an amazing site, but this is pointless unless it can be found easily through the many different search engines available. Luckily WordPress provides many excellent seo benefits and most are completely free. This includes guiding search engine crawlers through posts, pages, and categories, the ability to create permalinks, plus blogrolling, and pinging. There are also a large number of third party plugins and hacks which can be used for search engine optimization (SEO).

It really is. You shouldn’t be asking yourself  ‘why should I use WordPress’  for my site but really  ‘why shouldn’t I be using WordPress’!

I use it daily to create websites for friends, colleagues and customers, for both personal and business use.

All sites that I have created in WordPress have been perfect for their owners and have really impressed.

Tricks to Use Keywords in Your Blog Posts

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One of the biggest sources of traffic to your blog will be search engines, particularly Google.  You can boost the traffic that comes to your blogs from search engines by implementing search engine optimization (SEO) tricks into your blog layout and writing.  You can get started by doing some keyword research and determining which keywords are likely to drive the most traffic to your blog.  Then focus on incorporating those keywords into your blog posts using the tricks below.

1. Use keywords in your blog post title.

One of the best ways to incorporate keywords into your blog posts is to use them in your blog post titles.  However, don’t sacrifice a title’s ability to motivate people to click through and read your entire blog post.  Learn Tips for Great Blog Post Titles.

2. Focus on using just one or two keyword phrases in each blog post.

To maximize the traffic that comes to your blog via search engines, focus on optimization each of your blog posts for just one or two keyword phrases.  Too many keyword phrases dilutes the content of your post for readers and can look like spam to both readers and search engines.  You can learn more about using specific keywords to maximize search traffic by reading about long tail search engine optimization.

3. Use keywords throughout your blog posts.

Try to use your keywords (without keyword stuffing) multiple times in your blog post.  For best results, use your keywords within the first 200 characters of your blog post, several times throughout your post, and near the end of the post.  Take some time to learn more about keyword stuffing and other search engine optimization don’ts.

4. Use keywords in and around links in your blog post.

Search engine optimization experts believe that search engines like Google place more weight on linked text than unlinked text when ranking search engine results.  Therefore, it’s a good idea to include your keywords in or next to the links within your blog posts when it’s relevant to do so.  Be sure to read about how many links are too many for SEO before you start adding links to your posts.

5. Use keywords in image Alt-tags.

When you upload an image to your blog to use in your blog post, you usually have the option of adding alternate text for that image which appears if a visitor cannot load your images in their Web browsers.  However, this alternate text, can also help your search engine optimization efforts.  That’s because the alternate text appears within the HTML of your blog post content as something called an Alt-tag.  Google and other search engines crawl that tag and use it in providing results for keyword searches.  Take the time to add keywords that are relevant to the image and post in the Alt-tag for each image you upload and publish on your blog.

How to do backups for your WordPress Blog

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How to do backups for your WordPress Blog

Having backups of your site is essential. Every webmaster should have few backups of his/hers website in case something goes wrong. In this tutorial we will cover the easiest and most useful ways to backup your WordPress website.

Do backups and more for your WordPress Blog.

  • Database Backup
  • WordPress XML Export
  • Optimize Database
  • Check\Repair Database
  • File Backup
  • Backups in zip, tar, tar.gz, tar.bz2 format
  • Store backup to Folder
  • Store backup to FTP Server
  • Store backup to Amazon S3
  • Store backup to Google Storage
  • Store backup to Microsoft Azure (Blob)
  • Store backup to RackSpaceCloud
  • Store backup to DropBox
  • Store backup to SugarSync
  • Send Log/Backup by Email
  • Multisite Support only as Network Admin

** WP 3.1 and PHP 5.2.5 Required!! **

** NO WARRANTY SUPPLIED! ** ** Test your Backups! **

 

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