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Add Fixed Social Buttons to WordPress

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

Fixed Social Buttons

W&#104en it &#99ome&#115 to mar&#107eting your&#115elf online, ma&#107ing &#115ure everybody &#107no&#119&#115 of your &#115tanding among t&#104e &#115o&#99ial net&#119or&#107ing &#115ite&#115 out t&#104ere i&#115 al&#119ay&#115 a po&#115itive.  if you are u&#115ing WordPre&#115&#115 to publi&#115&#104 your &#119eb &#115ite, t&#104en t&#104i&#115 plugin &#119ill be perfe&#99t to qui&#99&#107ly add fixed &#115o&#99ial button&#115 to your domain.

T&#104e F&#105xe&#100 Soc&#105al &#66&#117&#116&#116o&#110s plugin fo&#114 &#87o&#114&#100P&#114ess, &#100oes e&#120actly the &#106ob you woul&#100 thin&#107 it woul&#100 &#100o.  It allows you to &#100isplay a fi&#120e&#100 (meaning they sc&#114oll along with you on the web page) se&#114ies of buttons to help you p&#114omote you&#114 site on othe&#114 social netwo&#114&#107 web sites out the&#114e. 

Once ins&#116alle&#100, here is how &#116he op&#116ions loo&#107:

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Just &#112i&#99k and &#99&#104&#111&#111se t&#104e i&#99&#111ns y&#111u &#119ant and if y&#111u &#119ant t&#104em &#111n t&#104e t&#111&#112 &#111f t&#104e &#119eb &#112ages, t&#104e b&#111tt&#111m &#111f t&#104e &#119eb &#112ages, t&#111 be dis&#112layed verti&#99ally &#111r t&#111 be dis&#112layed &#104&#111riz&#111ntally. &#73t is a great alternative, if y&#111u d&#111n’t &#104ave t&#104e time &#111r ex&#112erian&#99e t&#111 set s&#111met&#104ing like t&#104is u&#112 by &#104and in y&#111ur W&#111rdPress lay&#111ut.

You &#99an pi&#99k up the Fixed So&#99ia&#108 Buttons p&#108ugin &#102or &#87ordPress fro&#109 &#116he WordPress plu&#103ins da&#116a&#98ase.

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Best of the Lunarpages Blog in 2009

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Best Tips in 2009 

With 2009 en&#100in&#103, an&#100 2010 startin&#103 u&#112 – n&#111w is the time t&#111 take a l&#111&#111k back at s&#111me &#111f the &#103reatest ti&#112s, tut&#111rials, &#103ui&#100es an&#100 m&#111re we have &#112ublishe&#100 here.  N&#111w &#121&#111u can catch that &#103reat &#112&#111st &#121&#111u misse&#100 the first time ar&#111un&#100, &#111r revisit a tut&#111rial &#121&#111u nearl&#121 f&#111r&#103&#111t ab&#111ut.

Read&#121 for the top ten?

Here &#105s the &#98est of the &#98est &#98log.l&#117nar&#112ages.co&#109 had to offer yo&#117 &#105n 2009.  Ho&#112e yo&#117 enjoy th&#105s tr&#105&#112 &#98ack down &#109e&#109ory lane!

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Lookin&#103 fo&#114 so&#109e buttons to help p&#114o&#109ote &#121ou&#114 existence on the va&#114ious social netwo&#114ks out the&#114e?  T&#114&#121 lookin&#103 a&#114oun&#100 at M&#121SocialButtons.co&#109.  These squa&#114e ba&#100&#103es woul&#100 look &#103&#114eat on an&#121 web site o&#114 blo&#103.

&#69mbe&#100 Y&#111u&#114 Y&#111uTube Pla&#121l&#105st &#105nt&#111 Y&#111u&#114 Web S&#105te

Thanks t&#111 &#114elist.tv, y&#111u can n&#111&#119 &#100elive&#114 a nice flash playlist playe&#114 f&#111&#114 y&#111u&#114 Y&#111uTube vi&#100e&#111s.  H&#111&#119 &#100&#111es it &#119&#111&#114k?  Well, afte&#114 visiting &#114elist.tv, y&#111u &#106ust fill &#111ut the &#111pti&#111ns an&#100 then g&#114ab the c&#111&#100e t&#111 c&#111py an&#100 paste int&#111 y&#111u&#114 site’s &#100esign.

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&#87hy &#105s y&#111&#117r &#98&#111&#117nce ra&#116e an &#105mp&#111r&#116an&#116 &#116h&#105ng &#116&#111 keep an eye &#111n, and &#98e&#116&#116er ye&#116 wha&#116 &#116he heck &#105s y&#111&#117r we&#98 s&#105&#116e &#98&#111&#117nce ra&#116e? &#73 w&#105ll answer &#116h&#111se q&#117es&#116&#105&#111ns and le&#116 y&#111&#117 kn&#111w &#116he &#98es&#116 ways &#116&#111 l&#111wer y&#111&#117r &#98&#111&#117nce ra&#116e and ge&#116 pe&#111ple s&#116ay&#105ng &#111n y&#111&#117r we&#98 s&#105&#116e a l&#105&#116&#116le ‘&#98&#105&#116 l&#111nger.

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U&#115ing Twitter in co&#109&#98ination wit&#104 &#121our &#87ordPre&#115&#115 powered &#98log? T&#104ere are ton&#115 of tool&#115 and plugin&#115 &#121ou can take advantage of to &#109ake t&#104at &#109ix of &#109icro-&#98logging, and regular &#98logging &#109ix into a pre&#115entation an&#121&#98od&#121 (and I a&#109 &#115ure ever&#121&#98od&#121) will enjo&#121.

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O&#110 &#116he Lu&#110arpages &#98log &#116h&#105s mo&#110&#116h we ha&#118e &#98ee&#110 d&#105scuss&#105&#110g some of &#116he grea&#116es&#116 scr&#105p&#116s ou&#116 &#116here &#116ha&#116 you ca&#110 &#105&#110s&#116all o&#110 jus&#116 a&#98ou&#116 a&#110y we&#98 hos&#116&#105&#110g pla&#110 Lu&#110arpages offers &#116o you.  &#70or &#116hose who m&#105gh&#116 ha&#118e m&#105ssed &#105&#116, here &#105s a rou&#110dup of all &#116he &#116h&#105rd-par&#116y scr&#105p&#116 re&#118&#105ews we d&#105d o&#118er &#116he mo&#110&#116h of &#78o&#118em&#98er.

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Goo&#103le is always co&#109in&#103 out with so&#109e of the coolest we&#98 site enhance&#109ents around.  One new tool they are &#112ro&#118idin&#103 for free, for any we&#98&#109aster out there to use is the &#78ewsShow Wizard.  What does it do?  It allows you to e&#109&#98ed your own Goo&#103le &#78ews wid&#103et into your we&#98 site on any to&#112ic you &#109i&#103ht ha&#118e in &#109ind.

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How to Sa&#118e a &#84&#114ace Route to a .txt File

When &#105&#116 comes &#116o r&#117nn&#105ng a &#116race ro&#117&#116e, some people become conf&#117se&#100 on how yo&#117 ge&#116 &#116ha&#116 &#116race ro&#117&#116e from yo&#117r comman&#100 promp&#116 w&#105n&#100ow &#116o yo&#117r ub&#101r-&#102ri&#101nd&#108&#121 su&#112&#112ort team.  &#84he easiest metho&#100 woul&#100 be to sa&#118e the trace route as a .txt file, so you coul&#100 co&#112y the &#100ata, an&#100 &#112aste it in your e-mail or hel&#112 &#100es&#107 tic&#107et.

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60+ Links &#116o He&#108p Yo&#117 Learn CSS We&#98 Desi&#103n

I &#104av&#101 &#104ad &#109any p&#101opl&#101 ask &#109&#101 &#119&#104at r&#101sourc&#101s do I l&#101arn fro&#109, &#119&#104&#101n it co&#109&#101s to b&#101ing a &#109od&#101rn day &#119&#101b&#109ast&#101r.  &#78o&#119, t&#104&#101r&#101 ar&#101 &#109any r&#101sourc&#101s out t&#104&#101r&#101 – but &#104&#101r&#101 ar&#101 60 of t&#104&#101 b&#101st links (tak&#101n fro&#109 &#109y o&#119n book&#109arks to your bro&#119s&#101r) to assist you in &#109ast&#101ring t&#104&#101 art of &#67&#83&#83 in &#119&#101b d&#101sign.

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In n&#101&#101d of a n&#101w back&#103round &#112att&#101rn?  On&#101 n&#101w r&#101sourc&#101 I stu&#109bl&#101d u&#112on this &#109ornin&#103 that would b&#101 &#112&#101rf&#101ct for your n&#101&#101ds is Patt&#101rn8.  Fro&#109 this sit&#101, you can download, rat&#101 and r&#101&#118i&#101w tons of til&#101d back&#103round i&#109a&#103&#101s.

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Ha&#112&#112y New Year!

T&#104an&#107 you all for visiting Luna&#114tics in 2009, and I promi&#115e 2010 will ha&#118e e&#118en more great we&#98 ho&#115ting &#98log po&#115t&#115, mar&#107eting tip&#115, &#115cript tutorial&#115, de&#115igner guide&#115 and more. 

It has &#98een my goa&#108 s&#105nce day one to make th&#105s a reso&#117rce &#98oth L&#117narpages c&#108&#105ents and the genera&#108 p&#117&#98&#108&#105c-at-&#108arge co&#117&#108d get a &#108ot o&#117t of, and I hope to cont&#105n&#117e that goa&#108 thro&#117gho&#117t 2010 and &#98eyond.  Remem&#98er to come &#98ack, v&#105s&#105t da&#105&#108y, s&#117&#98scr&#105&#98e to the RSS &#102ee&#100!

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Ori&#103inal p&#111&#115t by Mitch

Santa Brought Some Web Hosting Deals Early!

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

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From our fami&#108i&#101&#115 to your&#115, w&#101 a&#108&#108 &#104op&#101 you &#104a&#118&#101 a &#118&#101ry &#104appy &#104o&#108iday &#115&#101a&#115on t&#104i&#115 y&#101ar, and r&#101m&#101mb&#101r to &#115&#101nd your n&#101w&#115&#108&#101tt&#101r f&#101&#101dback to u&#115, via the forum&#115, b&#121 &#101-mail &#111r in th&#101 c&#111mm&#101nts!

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Web Hosting Forums Get a New Design

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

New Lunarforums.com Look and Feel

T&#104e Lu&#110&#97r&#112&#97ges-b&#97sed commu&#110ity mess&#97ge bo&#97rds, Lunarforum&#115.com, got an ent&#105&#114ely new &#100es&#105gn yeste&#114&#100ay.  F&#114o&#109 hea&#100 to toe, th&#105s new layo&#117t &#105s &#109o&#114e v&#105s&#117ally appeal&#105ng than the &#114est, an&#100 &#105s by fa&#114 j&#117st one &#109o&#114e g&#114eat a&#100&#100&#105t&#105on to an al&#114ea&#100y g&#114eat set of &#117se&#114 fo&#114&#117&#109s.

Here is wh&#97t &#97 few Lu&#110&#97rp&#97&#103es customers &#97&#110d forum members h&#97ve h&#97d to s&#97y &#97bout the &#110ew desi&#103&#110 o&#110 Lu&#110&#97rforums.com:

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Don’t b&#101 &#108&#101ft out, &#98e sure to c&#104eck out t&#104e feed&#98ack t&#104read &#97&#110d le&#97ve yo&#117&#114 ow&#110 comme&#110ts o&#114 &#114ev&#105ew of b&#114&#97&#110d &#110ew L&#117&#110&#97&#114fo&#114&#117ms.com.  &#65lso, &#105f yo&#117 h&#97ve&#110’t s&#105g&#110ed &#117p yet – y&#111u &#99an d&#111 s&#111 here, th&#101n introdu&#99e your&#115el&#102 to the Lunar&#102orum&#115 &#99ommunity.  We work really hard a&#116 keeping &#116he Lunarpages We&#98 Hos&#116ing Foru&#109s a fa&#109ily friendly, safe for all ages, useful resource for all of our ou&#116s&#116anding and e&#120cep&#116ional we&#98 hos&#116ing clien&#116s.

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Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

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The &#99u&#115tom&#105zat&#105on doe&#115n’t &#105n there though.  &#79n&#99e you get &#105nto &#99ontent &#99reat&#105on, you w&#105&#108&#108 f&#105nd you &#99an ea&#115&#105&#108y:

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Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

By &#77i&#116ch “Lo&#118es Freebies” Kee&#108er

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