How To Smack the Contact Form Spam Monster Down

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Is there a way to minimize spam being sent through your contact form? If you’re using the Contact Form 7 plugin, there sure is. Two ways, in fact — neither of which involve captchas — and they only take a few minutes to implement. Akismet to the Rescue Akismet is a spam-fighting plugin you most […]

How to Embed a Google Calendar in Week View

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Embedding a Google Calendar is a great way to share your business’ events, schedule of classes, or whatever you use Google Calendar for.

However, the default one-month-at-a-time view may not work for you. Would you rather display just a week at a time? Is that possible. It sure is. And it’s pretty easy to do, too.

How to Run Your Own Email Through Gmail

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Google’s email service, Gmail, is pretty much ubiquitous, and for good reason. It’s relatively easy to use, most email software is designed for it, and it does the best job of spam filtering of any email solution I’ve seen. And, it’s free. How cool is that?

Here’s how to take your you@whatever email address and run it through a Google account, so you can send and receive email via gmail without anyone seeing your @gmail.com address.

CoconutCast 017 : Action Steps

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Are your visitors lost? Are you making it easy on them to know how to find what they’re looking for? Are you headed for a happy ending, or a disappointing click-away? Don’t be that guy. Lend your visitors a hand and show them where to go to get your best stuff.

25 Examples of Minimalist Web Design

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Minimalism is about finding your message, getting really clear on it, and then seeing what’s necessary—and only what’s necessary—to get that message across as best as you can.

CoconutCast 016 : Refresh

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Sprucing up your existing website is a great way to breathe some life into it when it’s not quite time for a redesign. This video will give you a few ideas on how you can give your site some new looks and functions while still retaining the bulk of your design.

CoconutCast 015 : Spam

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Spam – the bane of the internet… the burnt crust on the joyous toast that is our electronic lives… the rusty nail sticking up from an otherwise smooth wooden floor… the – oh, you get the point.

SEO Ain’t Magic, It Just Feels Like It

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SEO is a big topic, and one that most people don’t understand. But that’s okay; you don’t have to understand it. That’s what (awesome) geeks are for.