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Advanced WordPress Analytics: Heat Maps, Click Tracking, and Visitor Session Recordings

If you want to know more about how your visitors experience your website and what they do once they’ve arrive on one of your web pages, the tools we are looking at today can help you do just that.

While Google Analytics is most website owners go to user reporting tool, if you look a little bit further afield you can find a wide selection of tools that can give you an even greater insight into what your visitor are doing on your website. These tools allow you to see where your visitors are clicking, what is the focus of their attention, and even playback entire visitor journeys on your site. Continue reading

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Get a spooky WordPress site in 5 mins with DW Halloween plugin

Hey WordPress builders,

Halloween is looming. Let’s put your shades on and be prepared to booo your visitors with witches, black cats and flying WordPress pumpkins. Sounds fun and spooky, yeah?

How to creep them out?

It’s simple. A few clicks with DW Halloween and you are all set. Known as the free WordPress plugin for Halloween, DW Halloween dresses up your site with funky items flying around, carrying your Halloween messages or promotion to every visitor. This custom message supports HTML format so you can be sure it’s well-tailored to your needs. Not to mention, you got everything else under control, from the item’s size, flying path and wing speed. All for FREE. Continue reading

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Custom Fields for WordPress Explained: How to Create and Use Them

In this post we are going to be taking a look at custom fields in order to help you get a good understanding how you can use this useful, but sometimes overlooked feature of WordPress, and also give you some advice on getting started with using them on your website.

In a recent post we looked at custom post types and taxonomies in WordPress, and while you don’t have to use them with custom fields; it’s not uncommon to see them used in tandem on a website. Continue reading