Fix Broken YouTube Auto Embed with WordPress

2018 UPDATE – please note that the issue below is resolved in the latest versions of WordPress. Update to the latest version of WP and you should find video embeds work exactly as expected now. You can chalk this off your list   On WordPress blogs, there has for a number of versions been a …

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How to Unattach Images (and Media) in WordPress

This tutorial describes how to quickly and easily unattach media from a WordPress post or page. Some WordPress themes use a post or page’s attached images (or other media) to trigger certain actions, like, for example, a rotating header image gallery or similar. This is a great way to quickly and easily add images to a …

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SEO Tip: Have a Regular Content Audit

Maximize your search engine performance with a regular clear-out of your old website content. You probably noticed that we recently changed the Silicon Dales website. If you are on our newsletter list, you definitely noticed, as we told everyone on the newsletter about it when we launched this new look! But after the change of …

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Add RSS to a Mailchimp Newsletter

Email is a really great way to stay in touch with your customers and all the statistics point to it being a major driver of new business. That’s why we’ve included some tips for getting the most out of your email newsletter below: RSS into Mailchimp Aside from RSS-driven campaigns, Mailchimp also allows you to …

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Linda Scott Writing for Automattic

Silicon Dales Director, Linda Scott, has just published an article for Automattic, the $1Bn company behind WordPress.com. Linda has written a series of articles about features in Jetpack – the all-in-one plugin made by Automattic. She has also written about use cases for beginners on WordPress.com. See the first article on the Jetpack blog here. …

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