ryanyu.me http://ryanyu.me Let me help you resolve WordPress & SEO problems Thu, 03 Oct 2013 06:23:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Namecheap Coupon Codes – October 2013 http://ryanyu.me/deals/namecheap/namecheap-coupon-codes-october-2013/ http://ryanyu.me/deals/namecheap/namecheap-coupon-codes-october-2013/#comments Tue, 01 Oct 2013 04:54:14 +0000 Ryan Yu http://ryanyu.me/?p=2206 Namecheap coupon codes for October 2013 are available now. Get discounts when you purchase new domains or transfer your existing domains to Namecheap. AUTUMNCOLORS: When purchasing (com/net/org/info/biz) or transferring (com/net/org/info/biz) domains HOCTOBER: 20% off for the first billing cycle of the shared hosting RELIABLEHOSTING: 10% off for the first billing cycle of the VPS hosting If you have... Read more »

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Namecheap coupon codes for October 2013 are available now. Get discounts when you purchase new domains or transfer your existing domains to Namecheap.

AUTUMNCOLORS: When purchasing (com/net/org/info/biz) or transferring (com/net/org/info/biz) domains

HOCTOBER: 20% off for the first billing cycle of the shared hosting

RELIABLEHOSTING: 10% off for the first billing cycle of the VPS hosting

I highly recommend Namecheap for domains, however if you are planning to purchase a hosting, I would recommend Hostgator instead (use the coupon code, ‘ryanyuoffer‘, to receive 25% discount).

If you have any questions or need any help with domain or hosting, feel free to let me know.

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Smooth Scroll Effect in WordPress – HowTo Guide http://ryanyu.me/wordpress/smooth-scroll-effect-wordpress-howto-guide/ http://ryanyu.me/wordpress/smooth-scroll-effect-wordpress-howto-guide/#comments Wed, 11 Sep 2013 11:11:45 +0000 Ryan Yu http://ryanyu.me/?p=2570 You may have seen the smooth scroll effect in our blog. For example, on the “HostGator Coupon Code” post here, when you click one of the link under the “Table of Contents”, you will see the smooth scrolling down to the link. In WordPress, there are many ways you can do with jQuery but the... Read more »

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You may have seen the smooth scroll effect in our blog. For example, on the “HostGator Coupon Code” post here, when you click one of the link under the “Table of Contents”, you will see the smooth scrolling down to the link.

In WordPress, there are many ways you can do with jQuery but the easiest way would be with a plugin. In this post, I will show you which plugin to choose and how to set up the smooth scroll on your WordPress site.

Which Plugin to Use?

There are many plugins available but I personally use “Page scroll to id“. It is built on jQuery and quote easy to use. It also includes some features like smart animation speed and easing, vertical and horizontal scrolling.

How to Install?

Install and activate the plugin. Once installed, go to Settings > Page scroll to id. I will explain each option but before that, let me show you how to set this up first.

Let’s say you want to have the “click here” link smooth-scrolling to h2 heading. The code will look like below:

<a href="#scrollto" rel="m_PageScroll2id">click here</a>

<h2 id="scrollto">Heading 2</h2>

1. Add scrollto (or something else as you wish) in “href” in <a> and “id” in <h2>.

2. Add rel=”m_PageScroll2id” in <a>. The rel value can be changed and explained below.

Now let’s talk about each option on the settings page.

  • Selector(s): From #2 above, you can change the rel value to something else you want.
  • Scroll animation speed: The speed of the scrolling animation. If you want to have the scrolling more naturally working, tick “Auto-adjust animation speed”.
  • Scroll animation easing: Enter the easing style. You can find the easing functions in action here.
  • Scrolling animation easing: If you want to set another easing style while the page is animated, enter the easing style here.
  • Layout: Choose if you want to scroll vertically or horizontally.

That’s all. You should be able to set up the smooth scroll in 5 mins, but if you have any problem, feel free to leave you questions below.

Hope this tutorial was helpful. If you liked this post, please share with your friends!

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MaxCDN Coupon Code & Steps To Setup For WordPress (with CloudFlare) http://ryanyu.me/wordpress/maxcdn-coupon-code-setup-wordpress-cloudflare/ http://ryanyu.me/wordpress/maxcdn-coupon-code-setup-wordpress-cloudflare/#comments Wed, 04 Sep 2013 13:16:35 +0000 Ryan Yu http://ryanyu.me/?p=2406 MaxCDN is one of the most popular CDN, Content delivery network, for WordPress sites and in this post, I will share with you the MaxCDN coupon code which you can get 25% discount and show you how to set it up on your WordPress site. We have set up MaxCDN on ryanyu.me and the site loading speed is... Read more »

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MaxCDN is one of the most popular CDN, Content delivery network, for WordPress sites and in this post, I will share with you the MaxCDN coupon code which you can get 25% discount and show you how to set it up on your WordPress site.

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We have set up MaxCDN on ryanyu.me and the site loading speed is about 1 second. There are few more areas to tweak to speed up and bring it down under 1 second, but I am quite happy with the current speed for now. MaxCDN can definitely help your speed up your website too.

Setting up MaxCDN looks complex but in fact it is not really difficult if you follow the steps below. Also if CouldFlare has already been implemented on your WordPress site, this tutorial will help you set up both MaxCDN and CloudFlare; both have been set up on ryanyu.me.

1. Sign Up with MaxCDN Coupon Code

First of all, you need to have a MaxCDN account so sign up MaxCDN here. There are several plans available and it is depending on how much traffic your website is getting every month. Choose the proper plan and follow the sign up process.

Use MaxCDN Coupon Code

Don’t forget to use the coupon code: ryanyuoffer

You will receive 25% off when you signup.

maxcdn coupon MaxCDN Coupon Code & Steps To Setup For WordPress (with CloudFlare)

2. Create Pull Zone

Once signed up, let’s create pull zone. Login to your account and go to Zones and click on “Create Pull Zone”.

create pull zone MaxCDN Coupon Code & Steps To Setup For WordPress (with CloudFlare)

On the next page, add your Pull Zone details as follows:

  • Pull Zone Name: Your Pull Zone name.
  • Origin Server URL: Your WordPress site url.
  • Label: Description of your Pull Zone.
  • Compression: Enabling it will help reduce the usage of bandwidth so we recommend enabling it.
  • Custom CDN Domain: Add any subdomain (e.g. cdn.ryanyu.me).
add pull zone MaxCDN Coupon Code & Steps To Setup For WordPress (with CloudFlare)

Once your Zone is created, you will receive a successful message and be given a URL to create CNAME for your CDN domain.

zone success MaxCDN Coupon Code & Steps To Setup For WordPress (with CloudFlare)

You can also find the URL on the Pull Zone summary page (Temporary URL).

Now let’s go to Settings page.

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Scroll down and you will see a section called “Custom Domain Settings”. Add multiple subdomains in order to improve the performance on the browser.

custom domains MaxCDN Coupon Code & Steps To Setup For WordPress (with CloudFlare)

Go to the Summary page of your Pull Zone and copy the Temporary URL in your notepad. We will use this soon.

3. Create CNAME from CloudFlare

If CloudFlare is set up on your WordPress site, you need to create CNAME on CloudFlare. If you haven’t set it up on your site, skip to “3. Create a CNAME from cPanel“.

Login to your CloudFlare account and go to DNS Settings.

cloudflare setting MaxCDN Coupon Code & Steps To Setup For WordPress (with CloudFlare)

At the bottom of the page, you will find a place to add new entry. Add your subdomains (e.g. cdn, cdn2, cdn3, cdn4 etc) and the Temporary URL copied from the #2 above.

cloudflare cname MaxCDN Coupon Code & Steps To Setup For WordPress (with CloudFlare)

3. Create CNAME from cPanel

If you are not on CloudFlare, you need to create CNAME on your cPanel. Login to your cPanel and click “Simple DNS Zone Editor”.

simple dns MaxCDN Coupon Code & Steps To Setup For WordPress (with CloudFlare)

Add two values for CNAME Record.

  • Name: The custom domains you created (e.g. cdn, cdn2, cdn3, cdn4 etc).
  • CNAME: The Temporary URL copied in the step 2 above.
cname MaxCDN Coupon Code & Steps To Setup For WordPress (with CloudFlare)

Now your MaxCDN has been configured. The last step is to integrate it with your WordPress. To integrate it, you need to install and activate a plugin called “W3 Total Cache”.

4. Configure W3 Total Cache

Once activated the plugin, go to Performance > General Settings. Under the CDN section, tick “Enable”, select “MaxCDN” and save.

w3totalcache MaxCDN Coupon Code & Steps To Setup For WordPress (with CloudFlare)

Go to Performance > CDN and under the Configuration section, click the Authorize button. Copy the Authorization key and add it in the Authorization key field.

Also add custom domains and click the Test button to see if it works ok. If passed the test, click the save button.

5. Further Configuration for CloudFlare

If you have installed both CloudFlare and MaxCDN, there are two things you need to do.

Go back to your MaxCDN Pull Zone Settings page and untick “Origin IP Resolution” and tick “Strip All Cookies”. You can find more details here.

6. (optional) More Tweaks

If you want to tweak even more, click here to check out the advanced CDN tweaks.

Hope you found this article helpful. From our own experience, MaxCDN helps quite a lot to reduce the site speed and we are quite happy with its outcome. We strongly recommend MaxCDN if you are having the site speed issue.

If you have any questions with MaxCDN, feel free to let me know.

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Having Significant Traffic Drops Around 21st Aug 2013? http://ryanyu.me/seo/significant-traffic-drops-around-21st-aug-2013/ http://ryanyu.me/seo/significant-traffic-drops-around-21st-aug-2013/#comments Wed, 28 Aug 2013 13:36:30 +0000 Ryan Yu http://ryanyu.me/?p=2481 Last week, we found that some of the keywords on our websites were experiencing continuous traffic drops. So we checked the volatility of search engines to find out if there is any big spike within a week and here are our findings below: SERPs Volatility Index MozCast SERPmetrics Algoroo All of the 4 tools are... Read more »

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Last week, we found that some of the keywords on our websites were experiencing continuous traffic drops. So we checked the volatility of search engines to find out if there is any big spike within a week and here are our findings below:

SERPs Volatility Index

SERPs Volatility Index Having Significant Traffic Drops Around 21st Aug 2013?

MozCast

mozcast Having Significant Traffic Drops Around 21st Aug 2013?

SERPmetrics

serpmetrics6 Having Significant Traffic Drops Around 21st Aug 2013?

Algoroo

Algoroo Having Significant Traffic Drops Around 21st Aug 2013?

All of the 4 tools are indicating that around 20th and 21st Aug, there is a major spike that something has happened, possible another Penguin or Panda release.

Updated: Moz has added this event on their Google Algorithm Change History at Moz, but still no official confirmation by Google.

So we had a look at the Google Algorithm Change History at Moz and searched on forums, however couldn’t find neither any official announcement of Google release nor obvious reasons discussed.

Also Experiencing Same Significant Traffic Drops?

Barry Schwartz discussed the issue on Search Engine Roundtable here and there are three comments grabbed our attention.

1. Possibly Related to Penguin 2.0?

John thinks it is related to Penguin 2.0 as Google sets penalties every 3 months, it is likely the Penguin has been updated.

penguin Having Significant Traffic Drops Around 21st Aug 2013?

It kind of makes sense but without Google’s confirmation we cannot be so sure about this.

2. In Trouble with Geolocation Modifier?

ChkMe pointed out the issue might be related to the Geolocation Modifier.

geo location modifier Having Significant Traffic Drops Around 21st Aug 2013?

As we haven’t really optimized websites for Geolocation, it may not be our issue. But probably you may want to check it out to make sure if your site falls in this issue.

3. Issues with Strucutred Data (Possibly Our Issue)?

incrediblehelp thinks it is related to the Structured Data.

issue structured data Having Significant Traffic Drops Around 21st Aug 2013?

We went to our GWMT and found an interesting graph on the Structured Data report.

gwmt structured data Having Significant Traffic Drops Around 21st Aug 2013?

We’ve got strange drops on 23rd August which correlates with the Google volatility shown above. We are working on resolving this issue and hopefully it could resolve the issue with the traffic drops.

Are you also having a similar issue with your website? If you have any ideas or found any evidence of why it is happening, please share with us.

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HostGator Coupon Code & Which Hosting Plan To Choose? http://ryanyu.me/web-dev/hostgator-coupon-code-which-hosting-plan-to-choose/ http://ryanyu.me/web-dev/hostgator-coupon-code-which-hosting-plan-to-choose/#comments Wed, 21 Aug 2013 11:12:22 +0000 Ryan Yu http://ryanyu.me/?p=2314 HostGator coupon code is available now and get a discount when you purchase your hosting server. HostGator is one of the most reliable hosting companies, and most of my own websites including ryanyu.me and clients’ sites are hosted on HostGator. It offers a reliable server and excellent customer service. I highly recommend HostGator. In this... Read more »

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HostGator coupon code is available now and get a discount when you purchase your hosting server.

hostgator coupon code hosting HostGator Coupon Code & Which Hosting Plan To Choose?HostGator is one of the most reliable hosting companies, and most of my own websites including ryanyu.me and clients’ sites are hosted on HostGator. It offers a reliable server and excellent customer service. I highly recommend HostGator.

In this post, I will share with you the coupon code and help you choose the right hosting plan for your site.

Table of Contents

HostGator Coupon Code

ryanyuoffer – Get 25% discount when you sign up.

On the order page, remove whatever coupon code in there and replace it with the coupon code above to receive the best deal. Click here to get HostGator.

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Which Hosting Plan to Choose

HostGator offers 4 different hosting plans which are Web Hosting, Reseller Hosting, VPS Hosting and Dedicated Servers.

hostgator coupon code HostGator Coupon Code & Which Hosting Plan To Choose?

I will go through and explain each plan with recommendations. Let’s start with the Web Hosting plan.

Shared Web Hosting

Shared Web Hosting plan is the most basic plan HostGator offers. Shared hosting means your hosting space is a part of the server and sharing the server with other users.

The Good:

  • This is the most economical way to host your website as you are sharing the maintenance cost with other users on the same server.
  • You don’t have to worry about the technical maintenance.

The Bad:

  • You are sharing a server with many other clients so the performance of your website can be affected by other websites hosted on the same server.
  • You cannot customized the server for your own needs.

Recommended For:

There are three Shared Web Hosting plans available: Hatchling, Baby and Business plan.

shared hosting plan HostGator Coupon Code & Which Hosting Plan To Choose?

If you have a small website like a niche website or blog, the Web Hosting – Business Plan will be right for you. The other two plans are cheaper but they do not allow some important features you may need in the future like hosting unlimited domains and private SSL & IP. So I recommend the Business plan if you want to go with the Shared Hosting.

Reseller Hosting

Reseller Hosting plan is designed for someone who wants to resell the hosting for profits. Also if you need multiple SSL certificates or multiple IP addresses, you need to choose the Reseller Hosting as each SSL certificate requires a separate cPanel.

The Good:

  • It comes with WHM so you can host multiple domains.
  • You can host multiple SSL certificates or multiple IP addresses.
  • Some free tools are available such as Client Management & Billing Software and Enom Domain Name Reseller Account.

The Bad:

  • Like Shared Web Hosting, you are also sharing a server with other users so your website will be affected by other websites on the same server.
  • You have limited number of resources.

Recommended For:

There are 5 plans available: Aluminum, Copper, Silver, Gold and Diamond.

reseller hosting1 HostGator Coupon Code & Which Hosting Plan To Choose?

If you are going to resell the hosting or if you have several websites and need cPanel for each website, the Reseller Hosting – Aluminum plan would be a good starting plan.

VPS Hosting

The features of VPS Hosting plan is between shared hosting (explained above) and dedicated hosting (explaned below). Unlike shared hosting plan, you are sharing the server ONLY with few other clients. Also you can customize your server fully to meet your needs.

The Good:

  • You have flexibility in application installation, Apache configuration and software custimization.
  • HostGator VPS plan allows sending and receiving unlimited number of emails per hour unlike the restriction with Shared and Reseller Hosting.

The Bad:

  • It is more expensive than Shared or Reseller Hosting.
  • More technical maintenance is required.

Recommended For:

There are 9 Levels available but the Level 1 and Level 2 do not offer cPanel installation so you need to install it by yourself. This is quite hassle so I recommend to go with at least Level 3 to make your life easier.

vps hosting HostGator Coupon Code & Which Hosting Plan To Choose?

If you receive a good amount of traffic and requires more steady and secure hosting plan, VPS Hosting – Level 3 is the one you are looking for.

Dedicated Servers

This is the fastest and most powerful plan. Unlike any other plans above, the server is entirely for you.

The Good:

  • You have full control over hardware and software resources.
  • Your server is very stable as you don’t share your server with any other clients.

The Bad:

  • It is the most expensive plane.
  • More technical maintenance is required than other plans.

Recommended For:

If you are running a website having heavy traffic or if you need to fully configure your server, the Dedicated Server is for you.

There are 4 different plans available for the Dedicated Servers on Linux or Windows as follows: Basic Dedicated Server, Standard Dedicated Server, Elite Dedicated Server and Pro Dedicated Server.

dedicated server2 HostGator Coupon Code & Which Hosting Plan To Choose?

You can start with the Basic Dedicated Server and you can upgrade to higher plan if required later on.

Overall

We have been using HostGator more than 5 years now and had no issues with them. If you have any questions and need to contact them, you can always get hold of them through the live chat and they are quite helpful. We strongly recommend HostGator (and don’t forget to use the HostGator coupon code and receive the discount when you sign up).

Hope this article was helpful and If you have any questions or need any help with the hosting, please feel free to let me know.

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How To Set Up Custom Short Domain On Bitly http://ryanyu.me/web-dev/set-up-custom-short-domain-bitly/ http://ryanyu.me/web-dev/set-up-custom-short-domain-bitly/#comments Wed, 14 Aug 2013 13:47:31 +0000 Ryan Yu http://ryanyu.me/?p=2385 Bitly, one of the most popular URL shortners, offers a feature that you can use your own domain to shorten long links. With your own domain name, you can have your affiliate links looking much cleaner. For example, if your affiliate link looks something like http://youraffiliate.com/?user=ryan&product=tshirts&trackid=12345, using Bitly custom short domain, you can have it... Read more »

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Bitly, one of the most popular URL shortners, offers a feature that you can use your own domain to shorten long links. With your own domain name, you can have your affiliate links looking much cleaner.

For example, if your affiliate link looks something like http://youraffiliate.com/?user=ryan&product=tshirts&trackid=12345, using Bitly custom short domain, you can have it like http://yourdomain.com/abc12 or even http://yourdomain.com/awesome-tshirts.

As you can see, the link becomes much cleaner and more friendly. In this post, I will show you how to set up the custom short domain on Bitly using your own domain.

Let’s get started!

1. Get Your Short Domain

Firstly, get your short domain. I strongly recommend Namecheap as your domain registrar. Most of the domains for my own projects and clients are hosted on Namecheap and I am very satisfied with them. If you decided to get your domains from Namecheap, don’t forget to use the Namecheap coupon code here.

You can shorten your domain name for your short domain (e.g., Goo.gl for Google and nyti.ms for NY Times). For ryanyu.me, my name is already short, so I purchased another TLD, ryanyu.cc, for my short domain.

2. Add to Bitly

Now let’s add your short domain to Bitly. Login to Bitly and go to Settings > Advanced and you will see a section called “Custom Short Domain”. You can choose either Personal or Business. In this post, I will go with Personal option. Click the Personal button.

bitly custom short domain How To Set Up Custom Short Domain On Bitly

On the next page, add your custom domain name like the screenshot below.

short domain How To Set Up Custom Short Domain On Bitly

Once you added the custom short domain, you need to add the A record in your domain name. In this post, I will show you how to add the A record in Namecheap. If you are on any other domain registrars, please contact the support team and they will help you set up the A record.

3. Set Up A Record in Namecheap

Login to your Namecheap account and click the domain you want to update. Click on the “All Host Records” menu in the left side.

Add the IP address, which you have been given after adding your short domain on Bitly, for both @ and www, and choose the record type as A.

namecheap How To Set Up Custom Short Domain On Bitly

Click the “Save changes” button.

That’s all. Go back to your Bitly page and verify the domain name. It usually takes about 10 min.

verify How To Set Up Custom Short Domain On Bitly

Now you can start to cloack and track your affiliate links with Bitly.

If you have any further questions, please feel free to leave your questions below in the comment box.

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AWeber – Blog Broadcast to Multiple Lists http://ryanyu.me/email-marketing/aweber/aweber-blog-broadcast-to-multiple-lists/ http://ryanyu.me/email-marketing/aweber/aweber-blog-broadcast-to-multiple-lists/#comments Wed, 07 Aug 2013 21:31:08 +0000 Ryan Yu http://ryanyu.me/?p=2099 AWeber, one of the best email marketing software, provides many great features and one of them is allowing you to send a blog feed to your email lists. If you have subscribed to our newsletter, you may have noticed that every time when new post is published, you receive the notification of the newly published... Read more »

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AWeber, one of the best email marketing software, provides many great features and one of them is allowing you to send a blog feed to your email lists. If you have subscribed to our newsletter, you may have noticed that every time when new post is published, you receive the notification of the newly published post.

This is great for both publishers and subscribers. As a publisher, you can notify new posts to your subscribers and it increases more direct traffic to your website. For subscribers, they can keep themselves up-to-date with the website and industry they have subscribed to and they won’t miss out important news.

Sounds good? If you haven’t set up the blog broadcast yet and want to know how to set it up on AWeber, please watch the video tutorial below.

The Problem

Although the blog broadcast is great, there is a problem which I have been asked often. If you have set up the blog broadcast with the same feed URL in multiple email lists, the broadcast will be sent out multiple times to the same recipients.

For example, you have List A and List B, and set up the blog broadcast with the same feed URL in both lists. If same person subscribed to both lists with the same email address, everytime when new blog post is published, the person will receive the same broadcast twice from List A and List B.

At the moment, AWeber doesn’t have any option to configure to resolve this issue. However there is a way around so you can only send once to the same email address.

The Solution

What you can do is to convert the blog broadcast to normal broadcast and send out to multiple lists. As normal broadcast has an option to send to multiple lists, but AWeber system will automatically filter out the same email address, you can avoid sending out the broadcast multiple times to the same email addresses.

To do it, please follow the simple steps below.

  1. On the blog broadcast page, uncheck the “Send Automatically” option. This will make the blog post message available in the drafts section on the broadcast page.
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  2. Go to Broadcast page and click the “Edit” link on one of the blog post drafts.
  3. Tick the “Click to include or exclude lists.” and your lists to send out this blog post.
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  4. Click the “Save Message” button and that’s it!

Hope this tutorial was helpful and if you have any questions regarding the email marketing software (e.g. AWeber, GetResponse, MailChimp etc), feel free to contact me here.

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Free WordPress Installation Service http://ryanyu.me/wordpress/free-wordpress-installation-service/ http://ryanyu.me/wordpress/free-wordpress-installation-service/#comments Wed, 31 Jul 2013 10:43:43 +0000 Ryan Yu http://ryanyu.me/?p=1907 You want to install a WordPress theme, but you don’t know how? Or you don’t have time to do it? Or you don’t have the money to hire someone doing it for you? We provide FREE WORDPRESS INSTALLATION SERVICE, yes, absolutely FREE! What we offer, all FOR FREE! 1. WordPress Installation: You need to know/do nothing,... Read more »

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You want to install a WordPress theme, but you don’t know how? Or you don’t have time to do it? Or you don’t have the money to hire someone doing it for you? We provide FREE WORDPRESS INSTALLATION SERVICE, yes, absolutely FREE!

What we offer, all FOR FREE!

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1. WordPress Installation:

You need to know/do nothing, just hand it over to us! We have done that successfully for over hundreds if not thousands of clients!


2.theme recommendation Free WordPress Installation Service

2. Theme Recommendation:

We have access to a collection of beautiful WordPress themes, suited for businesses of different type. We will pick the most suited one for you based on your needs and install them for free for you. You can trust us on our over 10 years experience in servicing our clients in this field.


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3. Plugin Installation:

We have a collection of plug-ins that our clients love, let us install them for you too! We also offer premium plug-ins that you usually need to pay for. But with us, everything is free!

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4.SEO Ready Free WordPress Installation Service

4. SEO Ready:

Having a website is a good start for your online business/blog, but it doesn’t necessarily set you up for success.

Having your website with SEO built in does! It makes sure you are visible to your (potential) customers in Google search results pages and therefore, increases your competitiveness among your competitors.

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Also having Google Analytics and Google Webmaster tools equip you with the smartest, and most up-to-date business analytical tools to assess your business results!


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5. WordPress Video Training:

We offer free training videos that show you how to manage your theme at basic day-to-day user level. You will be able to perform simply daily tasks (e.g., add/editing contents) straight away!

The videos are also a good gateway to learn how to use WordPress more efficiently (e.g., features/short-cuts that can save you loads of time) as a daily user.

 

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We care about the usability of your website, and how your clients think of you! We set up the contact form and Google map for you to make your clients’ lives easier, so they will love you, more!

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Moreover, we integrate the email marketing software (e.g. AWeber, GetResponse or MailChimp) with the contact form for you.

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7. Security:

We want to save you time and headaches – we install the theme for you with site security in mind, so the hackers won’t bother you!

social media bookmark integration1 Free WordPress Installation Service8. Social Media Bookmark Integration:

Social media is very important part of today’s online business/community; having social media bookmark buttons on your blog posts is an effective marketing method – it is shown to be very effective in increasing traffic/visibility of our clients’ websites.

We have a collection of social media bookmarks with various style and we can assist you in choosing the best one for your theme, and install it for you for free, of course!

That’s a lot of value in the package! Sign up now, you can find no better deal than our Free WordPress Installation Service!

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Follow the very simple 2 steps, to get our service for free, absolutely no tricks, no hidden fees, promise!

Step 1: Sign up HostGator hosting service at 25% discount!

To do this, click on the “Get Your Hosting” button below to purchase HostGator hosting service, and enter the coupon code “ryanyuoffer” for a 25% discount off your hosting service.

HostGator provides great hosting services, one of the most reliable and popular among web specialists. They host most of all our clients’ websites and blogs!

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Step 2: Fill up the form below to provide us your basic info so we can kick start the work for you!

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ALL DONE! Now sit back and relax, your website will be set up in 48 hours after the theme is decided!

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Why choose us?

  • We have helped hundreds, if not thousands of clients over the past 10 years. We are experienced in WordPress, web development and SEO. You can trust our Free WordPress Installation Service!
  • We are truly a one-stop shop that helps you with anything (SEO, WordPress and a lot more) to make a successful online business.
  • We make ourselves available to you. We understand you need help with both technical and day-to-day web business issues, we will always be there to hold your hands whenever you need us. We can be contacted at contact@ryanyu.me; we guarantee to get back to you within 48 hours!
  • We are honest nerds! We stick to our promises and guarantee no tricks, no hidden fees. In my spare time, I enjoy helping people solving their online business problems, check out my free help here.
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FAQ

How long will it take?

It takes 48 hours to set up the WordPress theme once the theme is decided. Before that, we need you to provide a temporary access to your web host. The sooner you hand this to us, the sooner I can start working on your website.

What if I already have hosting?

If you are NOT a HostGator user, we will provide you the free installation service if you purchase HostGator through us. HostGator is one of the most popular hosting service companies, and is one of the most reliable ones I have used. I highly recommend it and it hosts most of my clients websites.

Click here to get the free WordPress installation service.

If you are already using HostGator, we are not able to provide the free installation service as the cost of our service cannot be recovered. My service is sponsored by HostGator, who pays us a small commission for introducing you to them, and will not cover our service cost if you are already their user.

However, we are still happy to help you set up your WordPress at a discounted price of $97 (limited time only, original price $125). The package is still the same – you get all elements in the package at a great value!

Please contact us at contact@ryanyu.me if you want to go with this option.

Can I customize my WordPress theme?

Yes, you can to a certain degree. WordPress comes with options to suit different tastes (e.g., color, background etc). My experience shows the options come with WordPress satisfy most of our customers’ needs.

But occasionally, if you want something very distinctive and WordPress options do not provide you with the level of distinction you want, as said, we are an one-stop-shop – we can always customize it to suit your needs at a reasonable price. We will communicate with you on this when starting off the project.

Why should I get you to install WordPress when I can do it myself?

You can absolutely do it yourself. You may have heard something called a ‘one-click auto installation’.

However, there is a lot more to it – the auto installation will not enable many essential features of a secure, well performing (SEO for example), and user friendly website.

For example, those one-click installations don’t allow you to build in essential security settings to protect you from hackers. I install WordPress manually and set you your site for optimal security.

Also, once the theme is installed, the site needs to be configured and optimized for peak performance. There are thousands of options and settings. I have over 10 years experience in helping online businesses in achieving their best performance through optimizing SEO, usability, appearance, and a lot more.

Last but not least, WordPress is a powerful tool; it is not going to help much if you don’t know how to use even if you have it installed. This is why I offer free training videos that teach you how to add contents etc step by step, in great detail.

So, get our Free WordPress Installation Service, you will have nothing to worry about!

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Will You Keep My Details Confidential?

Definitely. We do not collect and keep any of your personal details. We only ask for minimum amount of information about you (e.g., domain name and date of purchase) that is just enough for us to carry out the tasks for you.

We guarantee the security of any information you provide us.

What if I still have questions?

No problem! As said, we will be there to hold your hands whenever you need us – contact us at contact@ryanyu.me and we will get back to you in 48 hours!

So, grab the great value, get our Free WordPress Installation Service now!

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Beautiful Website Templates for Free http://ryanyu.me/deals/deal-of-the-week/beautiful-website-templates-for-free/ http://ryanyu.me/deals/deal-of-the-week/beautiful-website-templates-for-free/#comments Mon, 29 Jul 2013 23:57:03 +0000 Ryan Yu http://ryanyu.me/?p=2259 In the previous posts, I have shared several free website templates designed in PSD. This week, I am going to share another great place to download beautiful website templates and of course for free. BluGraphic provides beautiful looking website templates designed in PSD. At the moment, there are 7 website templates available and you can... Read more »

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In the previous posts, I have shared several free website templates designed in PSD. This week, I am going to share another great place to download beautiful website templates and of course for free.

BluGraphic provides beautiful looking website templates designed in PSD. At the moment, there are 7 website templates available and you can view the samples below. BluGraphic also offers a variety range of other freebies including icons, vectors and mock-ups.

Click here to download the templates today.

Website Templates Samples

Primary School Website Theme (PSD)

Website Template V9 thumb Beautiful Website Templates for Free

Delecioussary – Cookies Website Template (PSD)

Website Template V8 thumb Beautiful Website Templates for Free

Silc Website Template (PSD)

Website Template V5 THUMB21 Beautiful Website Templates for Free

Layerx Blogger Website Theme Template (PSD)

Website Template V3 Thumb Beautiful Website Templates for Free

Pocket Website Theme Template (PSD)

Website Template V4 thumb Beautiful Website Templates for Free

Dynamic : Free General Website Template (PSD)

Website Template V2 Thumb Beautiful Website Templates for Free

Free Portfolio Website Template (PSD)

Portfolio Website Template Beautiful Website Templates for Free

Hope you enjoy these free website templates. If you know any other places offering great looking website templates for free, please share with us in the comment box below.

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How to Display Twitter Timeline in Widget http://ryanyu.me/web-dev/display-twitter-timeline-widget/ http://ryanyu.me/web-dev/display-twitter-timeline-widget/#comments Thu, 25 Jul 2013 10:58:20 +0000 Ryan Yu http://ryanyu.me/?p=2079 Twitter has released new API (ver 1.1) few months ago and since then, a lot of WordPress plugins displaying the Twitter timeline has stopped working because the old API has been turned off. On ryanyu.me, I used to use Garee’s Twitter Stream plugin but after the release of new Twitter API, it no longer worked.... Read more »

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Twitter has released new API (ver 1.1) few months ago and since then, a lot of WordPress plugins displaying the Twitter timeline has stopped working because the old API has been turned off.

On ryanyu.me, I used to use Garee’s Twitter Stream plugin but after the release of new Twitter API, it no longer worked. Also I have received quite a lot of emails and been asked how to fix this Twitter issue.

There are some of the plugins have been updated to work on the new API but in this post, I will show you how you can add the Twitter timeline in your sidebar using the official Twitter widget as it is very easy to do so; it will take only about 5 mins to set it up.

Official Twitter Widget

Twitter officially provides a widget to display your Twitter timeline on your website. This is not fully customizable (if you know how to customize it, please share in the comment box below), but you can still choose either of Light or Dark theme. If you see the sidebar on this page, you will see the Twitter widget in the dark theme.

To add the Twitter widget, please follow the simple steps below.

  1. Login to your Twitter account and click here to go to the widget page.
  2. Click the “Create New” button. On the Widget’s page, there are 4 options you can choose. To display your Twitter stream, click the “User timeline” tab.
  3. Add your Twitter username, tick the options as you wish, add the height value, choose the theme and put the link color. It may look something like below:
    twitter widget configuration How to Display Twitter Timeline in Widget
  4. Click the “Create widget” button and copy the code right below the demo widget.
  5. Login to your WordPress admin page, and go to Appearance > Widgets.
  6. Add the Text widget and paste the code you copied above.

That’s it. Now the Twitter timeline will appear on your website.

If you know any better ways to add the Twitter timeline on the websites, please share with us in the comment box below.

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