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Learn How to Use WordPress Categories and Tags

Categories and Tags are how you organize your WordPress posts. The difference is simple. At first, there were only categories, but this was not enough for people who: Have a ton of posts Love organization They were unable to best categorize each post in the several but limited amount of categories WordPress lets you have. Thus tags were invented. Tags are words that describe each … Read More

WordPress.org versus WordPress.com

You hear all the time about how WordPress is a great way to have a website. But what people don’t necessarily realize is that there are two ways to have a WordPress website: WordPress.org and WordPress.com. Not sure what the difference is between WordPress.org and WordPress.com? Didn’t know they were two different things? Confused about how you even ended up on this post in the … Read More

Adding A Snazzy Mac Mail Signature

To create a signature in Mail, select Preferences from the Mail menu. In the Mail Preferences window, click the Signatures icon. If you have more than one email account, select the account for which you want to create a signature. Click the plus (+) icon near the bottom of the Signatures window. Enter a description for the signature (Name, website url, phone number, etc.). Simply … Read More

Etsy API… Can it be true???

Just the other night I was dreaming of a world where WordPress and Etsy made sweet, discouraged sexy love in a department store changing room. This, I thought, would spawn a baby SO relevant to indie artists and producers. One that would merge the gap between e-commerce websites and Etsy, the world-renowned marketplace for DIY crafters, jewelry makers, artists and solopreneurs. I wondered, why would Etsy … Read More

Typography

Font Wars

If you didn’t know, we at Artsy Geek have some thoughts and opinions on font usage. We might, some would say, be font-tators. (think font dictators). That’s mainly because we have some years of experience designing, studying, using and recommending fonts to our friends, clients and peers. We recently stumbled upon this article, though, that brings a bit more serious light into the world of … Read More

Brand Bootcamp – Installing Fonts (PC)

Need to install on a Mac? We’ve got you covered. The first step to keeping a tight backside brand is consistency. You now have the tools to do so (via your nifty Branding Guide) so what are you waiting for? Install those fonts and keep your brand in shape! Important Make sure you are installing the desktop fonts and not webfonts. The fonts we provide … Read More

Brand Bootcamp – Installing Fonts (MAC)

Need to install on a PC? We’ve got you covered. The first step to keeping a tight backside brand is consistency. You now have the tools to do so (via your nifty Branding Guide) so what are you waiting for? Tighten that brand – Install those fonts! Method #1 – Old School (for OS versions prior to 10.3) Close any open applications. Drag and drop … Read More

gift chameleon

Giftchameleon.com Launches: Pushing WordPress Customization to the Max

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of www.giftchameleon.com. We pushed WordPress customization to the max to bring you an infinite rainbow of gifts! When we talk to potential clients about the amazing capacity of WordPress, we occasionally hear “Oh, we don’t want a WordPress site.” This is because people often have a preconceived notion of what WordPress does and looks likes. But as you can … Read More

Pinterest: Hoarding Gone Digital?

We’ve been pretty obsessed with Pinterest around here. It’s just so much fun to collect more and more pins! And with Pinterest generating more traffic to websites than Bing, it’s a social media power house I started looking at the top pinners and noticed how many pinboards they have…some with hundreds and hundreds of pins!

How to Take a Screenshot Easily

We wanted to share with you a free tool that we love around the Artsy Geek office. It’s called Awesome Screenshot and it makes communicating about web design a breeze. Awesome Screenshot is a free extension that works inside your Chrome, Firefox, or Safari browser.

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