Avoiding AddThis in a WordPress Post or Page

Since social networking is very important, we leverage the AddThis WordPress plug-in to allow visitors to share pretty much anything, page, post, index, archive, etcetera. However, there are some cases where it really makes no sense (e.g. our Search page) or it conflicts with another bit of technology (e.g. our Contact Us page leverages our theme’s built in contact template, and their...

Our New URL Shortener: slv.nu

We are proud to announce that slv.nu, our URL shortener, is now live. Initially we’ll just be using it ourselves…but if you are interested in utilizing it too, please contact us. It leverages the free PHP software, YOURLS (“Your Own URL Shortener”). We debated using bit.ly Pro, but unless you subscribe to their grand-a-month Enterprise plan, there is no real...

Getting a Better Facebook URL

When you first create a page on Facebook, you are stuck with a cryptic kind of web address, for example: http://www.facebook.com/pages/MaybeTheNameIReallyWant/130992046915895 However, once you have 25 likes for your page you can go here: http://www.facebook.com/username And choose a more friendly user name for your Facebook page. For instance: http://www.facebook.com/TheNameIReallyWant Your old...

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