Good day! I'm trying to make a cookie that stores viewed products and I'm using WooCommerce's wc_setcookie() function and expires after 7 days. This is the code I use: wc_setcookie( 'woocommerce_recently_viewed', implode('|', $viewed_products), time() + 60 * 60 * 24 * 7, false ); $viewed_products is an array of ids. The cookie is created without any issues but it's expiration date is always set to "1969-12-31T23:59:59.000Z" (tested on Chrome). I found a similar question on StackOverflow (link) and as in it I see the same thing: In Firefox the Cookie's expiration date value is session. Any help or insight will be appreciated; thanks in advanced! :) … [Read more...] about WooCommerce’s wc_setcookie() sets the expiration to “1969-12-31T23:59:59.000Z”
August 15th in Premium Plug-ins by Wordpress Jedi . Have your ever wanted to add a carousel to your blog. You know, having the ability to allow people to go through a bunch of your WordPress blog photos with no problem? I have a tech deal blog that was stagnent for a while due to lack of graphics. So I searched extensively for a plugin that would allow me to get the photos of the latest deals (you know laptops, PCs, and things like that) and display them at the top of my home page. That’s when I found Viva Carousels! Viva basically has a bunch of plugins that are great, but for my need, Viva Carousel was perfect: Currently trending WordPress plugins13+ Must See Bitcoin WordPress PluginsNot only you get the pictures that you have added to your post automatically added to this plugin, you can also set a refresh time (having these pictures move to the left every x seconds). Best of all, this version of the plugin is designed for bloggers, so these images link to your blog posts. … [Read more...] about Add a Carousel to your WordPress Blog
August 29th in Photo Plugins, Premium Plug-ins by Wordpress Jedi . Have you seen these new Web 2.0 sites that come out with all kinds of cool features? You have probably seen the photo sites that have pictures that literally pop out when you take your cursor over them. If you are running a photo blog or you tend to have a lot of picture on your personal or business blog, I know you would love to have that feature too. I literally spent weeks searching for a programmer to implement that feature for me but guys at rentacoder were asking for $200 to get that done for me. I got lucky when I found Viva Carousel. on the very same page, I found Viva Zoom. Currently trending WordPress plugins6 WordPress Plugins to Manage RevisionsViva Zoom is surprisingly easy to use. You basically upload your photos and the plugin automatically creates thumbnail for each image, and then your images pop out on your pages when clicked (see an example below). That’s pretty much why it’s called Viva … [Read more...] about Zoom Out Your Pictures With Viva Zoom
August 24th in Free Plug-ins, Plugins For SEO by Wordpress Jedi . Getting your WordPress SEO right is probably the most important part of running your SEO blog. It’s true you can drive to your website with PPC, Article marketing, or various other ways, but it is essential to use SEO to your advantage to keep your costs down. After all, who doesn’t like getting free traffic.🛠️ Divi Builder drag & drop page builder for WPOne of the issues that many wordpress bloggers have to deal with is the issue of content duplication. The template that you use, and they way WordPress is designed in general can get you in trouble with search engines. For instance, in most blogs, domain.com/cat1/cat2 story and domain.com/cat1/story return the same page which could be counted as duplicate content on major search engines. So you want to make sure you address potential duplicate content issues with your WordPress blog as soon as possible. The issue of link weight is also … [Read more...] about Add META Robots To Your WordPress Blog with META Robots!
August 22nd in Free Plug-ins, Plugins For SEO by Wordpress Jedi . One of the shortcomings of WordPress is the fact that it comes SEO-unfriendly in the box. When you install a WordPress system, you are basically left with default options that are not very SE-friendly. As you know, the title of each and every post is your greatest opportunity to rank on Google and receive free traffic. SEO Title Tag SEO WordPress Plugin is one of the best in allowing you to manage your title tags.Currently Trending Themes15 Pet Care WordPress ThemesSEO Title tags wordpress plugin allows you to modify your title tags for each and every page on your blog. You can also modify the title for your category pages, your tag pages, and your 404 and archives pages. You can also put in customized title tags for each post when you are writing them. I personally prefer this approach to the automated one as you get to customize for the keywords that you really want. The plugin is free of course, and you can download … [Read more...] about Optimize Your WordPress Titles For SEO
September 13th in Wordpress Analytics by Wordpress Jedi . You all have probably heard of analytics packages such as Google Analytics by now. These are simply powerful tools that allow you to track visitors that come to your blog and help you find out how they get there and what they used to get to your site. But Google Analytics and Omniture are simply not for everyone. Unless you have your own dedicated analytics team or you understand how to read Google Analytics, you are going to have a hard time analyzing data.Currently Trending Themes9 Best Knowledge Base Themes for WordPressThat’s where Hittail comes in. With HitTail, you can pretty much outsource your analytics, sort of. What HitTail does is give you a live overview of the keyword that people are searching to get to your WordPress site. Best of all, you also get keywords suggestions and that is extremely helpful if you are looking for longtail and specific keywords to target on your blog (see picture below). The service … [Read more...] about Use Hittail To Track Your WordPress Blog Hits More Effectively
September 11th in Future Dating, Multi Blogging Management by Wordpress Jedi . If you are into blogging, and I mean heavy blogging, you have probably thought about running multiple blogs. But you know better than I do that blogging takes a lot of time, and you need to do a lot of research in order to make sure you provide good solid content to your readers. Now taking on a new blog is a whole different challenge really. Â It often more than doubles the effort that you have to put in to avoid doing injustice to each of your blogs. But here is the thing most people don’t know about. About 80% of posts that you read everyday are scheduled in advance. In fact, most pro bloggers only blog about the news for an hour a day, having scheduled months of posts in advance. Now that’s how you can run a business on autopilot (your work for 3 months and take 6 months off and spend the other 3 months planning for the next).🛠️ Divi Builder drag & drop page … [Read more...] about Scheduling Blog Posts In Advance With Post Later
August 20th in Free Plug-ins by Wordpress Jedi . In case you haven’t noticed, Yahoo! Buzz is now open to public. If you own a blog or planning to start one, you NEED to jump on the bandwagon. Thankfully, there were a few smart folks who were anticipating the release and had plug-ins lined up for yesterday: WPBuzz. Is that smart or what? Having a plug-in handy to push it on the very same Yahoo! Buzz. Has gotten quite number of buzzes as well. In any case, you can download the file from the link above. It’s very straight forward. Put the Yahoo! Buzz WordPress plugin in your plugins folder and activate it. Yahoo! Buzz will automatically be added to your blog posts. Of course, you will need to have Buzz worthy content handy as well, but that’s really outside of what the plug-in can do for your blog. Enjoy!Tip: 20 ways to drive more traffic to your siteTagged as: Yahooo Buzz You may also be interested in: 5 Best Google Buzz WordPress Plugins Optimize Your WordPress … [Read more...] about Yahoo Buzz WordPress Plugin: Buzz on!
August 27th in Premium Themes, Themes For Video Bloggers by Wordpress Jedi . Videoblogging is one of those trends that is catching fire these days. Videoblogging is becoming more and more popular as people spend more time consuming video online. Besides, there are things that you can only communicate through video and audio. Press75 has been known for having some of the best video blogging themes available on the market (I personally use TV.Elements for my blog. The good news is that Press75 has just released their best video WordPress theme in “On Demand.” So let’s dig in and see what makes On Demand WordPress theme special.🛠️ Divi Builder drag & drop page builder for WPDesign: I am sure you have heard of love on the first sight? Well, On Demand is absolutely incredible looking. You get a featured video section with the ability to flip videos by clicking on the left or right arrows. In addition, you get a category section, where your users can … [Read more...] about Run A Video Blog With “On Demand” WordPress Theme
August 26th in WP Stuff by Wordpress Jedi . Currently trending WordPress plugins4 Paid Posts WordPress PluginsJust a quite clarification about WordPress Direct service. We posted a story about Viva7 Theme that has just come out a couple of days ago. This is an absolutely brilliant theme that is a must have for anyone interested in running a magazine style blog. But then, a lot of people got back to me yesterday about WordPress Direct service, and whether theyÂ can use the theme with WordPress Direct. The answer is yes really. WordPress Direct works with your host or a free host, and you can ftp and upload this theme. I do recommend getting developer licenses for a theme that you really like to use on WordPress Direct. Having said that, you should make sure that you write original content on your blog in addition to eZine articles and other content that WordPress Direct allows you to post automatically to your blogs. You simply don’t want to use such a cool theme just … [Read more...] about Can You Put Your Favorite Posts On WordPress Direct?
September 8th in Free Plug-ins by Wordpress Jedi . I am sure by now you have had a chance to check Twitter out for yourself. If you haven’t, you really should. Microblogging is the future of blogging and Twitter doesn’t show any sign of stopping. So go check Twitter out if you haven’t already.🛠️ Divi Builder drag & drop page builder for WPMany bloggers that I know are way afraid of the commitment that they need to put forward towards Twitter. It’s true that you have to take care of your twitter account, but at the same time, you can use the free plugin Twitter Tools to simply your tasks such as posting blog notifications to your Twitter page. In essence, you can keep your Twitter followers up-to-date all the time by automating the process. This plugin is very easy to use. All you have to do is activate it, and you can access your plugin settings under setting tab of your WordPress dashboard. It is also a widgetified plugin which means you can … [Read more...] about Get The Most Out Of Twitter With Twitter Tools
August 16th in Magazine Themes by Wordpress Jedi . Currently Trending Themes6 WordPress Themes To Build Sites For Your Customers / ClientsMediaTricks has just released the smart Viva7 magazine WordPress Theme today. I thought it’d be in order to put down my early thoughts on this great looking theme. Viva7 which is dubbed as the “first smart WordPress theme” comes with integrated versions of Viva ZOOM, VIVA CAROUSEL POSTS & VIVA CAROUSEL GALLERY along with new Viva Plugins – Viva Videos and Viva Events. We did have a piece on VIVA Carousel a few days back, but the other plugins are also premium plugins that have been included with Viva7 WordPress template. One thing that I like very much about this theme is the ability to change things without writing too much code. For instance, if you have a bunch of posts that come with images, you can upload your images just you would normally do with other themes and let Viva7 take care of the rest. Basically, Viva7 … [Read more...] about Viva7 Magazine WordPress Theme
August 21st in Premium Plug-ins by Wordpress Jedi . 🛠️ Divi Builder drag & drop page builder for WPI have always wondered why WordPress doesn’t come with a functionality to import 1000 links instantly to my WordPress blogs. The fact is if you are running an affiliate business from your WordPress blog, copying pasting and editing HTML could take a while. The first lesson they teach you in business school is to value your time. If you value your time more than $10 an hour, you want to find a way to do valueless things done more quickly. Wp Affiliate Pro is the plugin for business really. It comes with a dashboard interface that allows you to add links fast to your blog. Also, you have ever thought about hiding your affilite links, then WP Affiliate Pro is your plugin. You don’t need to go to TinyURL to hide your links anymore. With Affiliate URL, you define what you want your link to look like, and that’s how it will be. The fun thing about WP … [Read more...] about Hide Your Affiliate Links With WP Affiliate Pro
September 4th in Free Plug-ins, Plugin Tips by Wordpress Jedi . Have you ever wanted to show a note at the top of each of your posts (RSS subscription would be one) to your new visitors but keep them hidden to your regulars? If so, then you should definitely check out the free WordPress plugin WWSGD. It’s an excellent plugin that allows you🛠️ Divi Builder drag & drop page builder for WPWhat Would Seth Godin Do is a plugin that allows you reach out to your new readers and provide them with a call to action. As you can see in the image above, you can use the box provided to you by WWSGD to communicate all kinds of information to your visitors. I use it to talk about the latest GPS or PC Deals on my tech blog. The good thing abut it is that you can specifically target the new users and make them feel welcome. At the same time, you can give them the opportunity to sign up for your newsletter or feed, or join your YouTube subscribers. WWSGD is a free WordPress … [Read more...] about Get Your Message Across With WWSGD WordPress Plugin
August 25th in Automated Blogging by Wordpress Jedi . 🛠️ Divi Builder drag & drop page builder for WPIf you are involved in the WordPress community on a daily basis, you have probably heard about all the buzz that WordPress Direct has generated. WordPress Direct is a WordPress auto installer that allows you to log on to your hosting interface and install and run multiple WordPress blogs with no problem. WordPress Direct product one key issue for bloggers, content generation. If you have a single blog that is making you a lot of money, you probably know how tough it is to keep providing good content on your blog to not only keep the users coming in, but also keep the search engines satisfied. WordPress Direct creators claim that you can get around this problem easily, so I decided to take a closer look to see what’s true and what’s not. We logged on to WordPress Direct website to figure out who we can achieve the hundred thousands of traffic that is … [Read more...] about Automated WordPress Blogging With WordPress Direct
September 7th in Premium Plug-ins by Wordpress Jedi . Have you ever wondered how some people keep posting to their blogs each and everyday without getting overwhelmed by the amount of work that is needed to keep multiple blogs up-to-date. For a long time, I wondered about the very same fact, and I always thought that there got to be a WordPress plugin/script out there that could help automate the process. I got to admit that I have tried many free scripts and plugins but none has come close to Autoblogged as far as the features and flexibility offered by this plugin. Not only can you import your RSS feeds to your blog, you can also take advantage of the template provided to make each and every post unique. What does this mean for your WordPress blog? Simple. If you have enough combination of words and phrases in your template, you can make your blog look as if it’s being updated personally by you each and everyday (For me that was a big deal as I did not want my readers to know … [Read more...] about Convert RSS To Post On WordPress with AutoBlogged Plugin
September 12th in Free Plug-ins, Plugins For SEO by Wordpress Jedi . I am sure you are familiar with the concept of breadcrumbs. These are those little handy links that show up at the top or bottom of pages and help you navigate through websites. Breadcrumbs are highly recommended for SEO, but they are not necessarily easy to generate for WordPress blogs. Now I say that as it is possible to implement a customized Breadcrumb system for your WordPress plug if you know PHP inside and out. But if you are just a blogger who want to take advantage of breadcrumbs to make your site easier to use, then you should check out Breadcrumb NavXT.Currently Trending Themes7 Quality WordPress Resume ThemesNavXT allows you to create highly customizable crumbs for your WordPress blog without too much fuss. Now some WordPress themes may not quite work easily with this plug-in but most of them do. Basically, all you need to do is to add the following code to your header.php file: … [Read more...] about How To Add Breadcrumbs To Your WordPress Theme with NavXT Plugin
August 31st in RSS Tips by Wordpress Jedi . If you are running any blog (WordPress or not), you know how difficult can it be sometimes to get your RSS subscription rate up. A lot of people still don’t feel comfortable enough with RSS feeds, and a lot of them just ignore RSS subscription buttons. So what can you do to improve your subscription rate? You can put your button in front of your visitors and also provide them with other ways to subscribe to your feed. Here is how:🛠️ Divi Builder drag & drop page builder for WP Position: put your RSS feed where it matters. Put your RSS feed either on the top right or left side of your page. Don’t put RSS feed all the way down your pages as people will not notice it. You can of course check services such as CrazyEgg to create heat maps for your pages and put your RSS boxes where your users pay more attention to. Call To Action: don’t be shy to ask your users specifically to subscribe to your RSS feed. Use … [Read more...] about How To Increase Your RSS Conversion Rate?
Below are collections of the best premium WordPress Themes. There are lots of top quality free and premium WordPress themes available but finding the ‘best’ one can still be a challenge. What is the best WordPress theme? Well that depends. If a certain theme has the design you like and does everything you need, then that might just be the best one for you. There are also other considerations of course besides just choosing a theme that looks good. You need to also consider aspects such as the quality of coding, adhering to WordPress standards and best practice, reputation of the developer for updates and support, separation of design and functionally (i.e. not including functionality in the theme that is best provided by a plugin) etc. To make it easier to find the right premium WordPress theme we’ve hand selected the very best WordPress themes out of the thousands in the marketplace and compiled galleries of the best WordPress themes currently … [Read more...] about The Best Premium WordPress Themes