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Switching Thesis skin from Classic to Pearsonified and changes in this blog

Thesis wordpress theme 2.3 and 2.4

Even though I’ve mentioned that there are times I benefit better from having a general blog (like this one), I just could not bring myself to start publishing articles on how to clean a kitchen or organize can food in this blog when I have been writing articles related to blogging, intranets and Thesis theme. [...]

When Adsense is better than Affiliate marketing

About 10 years ago, the top bloggers relied on Adsense as the main income source for their blogs. Then slowly many bloggers moved towards affiliate marketing and a few became very rich through selling their own products. Today when you search around for blog monetization, most bloggers would talk about either affiliate or selling your [...]

Your pages would show 404 (page not found) in search results if you disabled AMP

Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) are a great tool for many blogs and sites to consider. Popular sites like CNN.com and Pinterest are already on AMP. With a few clicks, ie by downloading the AMP plugin, your site would be on its way to being AMP enabled. Indexing your sites to AMP would be in stages- [...]

How DIYthemes could have better promote Thesis wordpress theme (2017)

In this post, I want to share my experience as someone who is aspiring to promote Thesis theme and face roadblocks. Eventually, I am back to putting Adsense ads which would probably feature advertisement from the theme’s competitors. There are things I wish DIYtheme could have done differently to enable us to make promoting their [...]

How to create custom a 404 (page not found) page using Thesis WordPress theme

404 page is the page that a visitor would land to if they click on an invalid link on your site. Having a defined 404 page is important because visitors would bounce off and leave your site if there is no next course of action. If you are using a generic Wordpress template, you would [...]