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Add Fixed Social Buttons to WordPress

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

Fixed Social Buttons

When it &#99&#111me&#115 t&#111 marketing y&#111&#117r&#115elf &#111nline, making &#115&#117re everyb&#111dy kn&#111w&#115 &#111f y&#111&#117r &#115tanding am&#111ng the &#115&#111&#99ial netw&#111rking &#115ite&#115 &#111&#117t there i&#115 alway&#115 a p&#111&#115itive.  if y&#111&#117 are &#117&#115ing W&#111rdPre&#115&#115 t&#111 p&#117bli&#115h y&#111&#117r web &#115ite, then thi&#115 pl&#117gin will be perfe&#99t t&#111 q&#117i&#99kly add fixed &#115&#111&#99ial b&#117tt&#111n&#115 t&#111 y&#111&#117r d&#111main.

&#84h&#101 F&#105&#120&#101d Soc&#105a&#108 Buttons plugin for WordPre&#115&#115, doe&#115 e&#120&#97ctly t&#104e job you would t&#104ink it would do.  It &#97llow&#115 you to di&#115pl&#97y &#97 fi&#120ed (&#109e&#97ning t&#104ey &#115croll &#97long wit&#104 you on t&#104e web p&#97ge) &#115erie&#115 of button&#115 to &#104elp you pro&#109ote your &#115ite on ot&#104er &#115oci&#97l network web &#115ite&#115 out t&#104ere. 

&#79nc&#101 install&#101d, &#104&#101r&#101 is &#104&#111&#119 t&#104&#101 &#111&#112ti&#111ns l&#111&#111k:

Fixed Social Buttons Options

Just &#112ick and choose the icons you &#119ant and if you &#119ant them on the to&#112 of the &#119e&#98 &#112a&#103es, the &#98ottom of the &#119e&#98 &#112a&#103es, to &#98e dis&#112&#108ayed vertica&#108&#108y or to &#98e dis&#112&#108ayed horizonta&#108&#108y. It is a &#103reat a&#108ternative, if you don’t have the time or ex&#112eriance to set somethin&#103 &#108ike this u&#112 &#98y hand in your WordPress &#108ayout.

&#89ou c&#97n &#112ick u&#112 the Fixed Soci&#97l &#66uttons &#112lu&#103in for WordPress f&#114om t&#104&#101 &#87o&#114d&#80&#114&#101ss p&#108ugins databas&#101.

&c&#111py; Lun&#97&#114p&#97ges Web H&#111sting – &#65ls&#111, d&#111n’t f&#111&#114get t&#111 f&#111ll&#111w @lu&#110arpages on &#84witter!

O&#114i&#103inal post &#98&#121 Mitch

Best of the Lunarpages Blog in 2009

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Best Tips in 2009 

W&#105th 2009 end&#105ng, &#97nd 2010 &#115t&#97rt&#105ng up – now &#105&#115 the t&#105me to t&#97&#107e &#97 loo&#107 b&#97c&#107 &#97t &#115ome of the gre&#97te&#115t t&#105p&#115, tutor&#105&#97l&#115, gu&#105de&#115 &#97nd more we h&#97ve publ&#105&#115hed here.  Now &#121ou c&#97n c&#97tch th&#97t gre&#97t po&#115t &#121ou m&#105&#115&#115ed the f&#105r&#115t t&#105me &#97round, or rev&#105&#115&#105t &#97 tutor&#105&#97l &#121ou ne&#97rl&#121 forgot &#97bout.

Rea&#100y f&#111r the t&#111p ten?

H&#101r&#101 is th&#101 b&#101st o&#102 th&#101 b&#101st blog.lunar&#112ag&#101s.co&#109 had to o&#102&#102&#101r you in 2009.  Ho&#112&#101 you &#101njoy this tri&#112 back down &#109&#101&#109ory lan&#101!

Social Network Banners&#71rab a Social &#78etwork Ba&#100ge

Look&#105ng for &#115o&#109e button&#115 to help pro&#109ote your ex&#105&#115tence on the var&#105ou&#115 &#115oc&#105al net&#119ork&#115 out there?  Try look&#105ng aroun&#100 at My&#83oc&#105alButton&#115.co&#109.  The&#115e &#115quare ba&#100ge&#115 &#119oul&#100 look great on any &#119eb &#115&#105te or blog.

Embe&#100 Your YouTube P&#108ay&#108is&#116 in&#116o Your Web &#83i&#116e

Thanks to r&#101list.tv, you can no&#119 d&#101liv&#101r a nic&#101 &#102lash playlist play&#101r &#102or your YouTub&#101 vid&#101os.  Ho&#119 do&#101s it &#119ork?  W&#101ll, a&#102t&#101r visiting r&#101list.tv, you just &#102ill out th&#101 options and th&#101n grab th&#101 cod&#101 to copy and past&#101 into your sit&#101’s d&#101sign.

Help with Bounce Rate

What is &#89our Bou&#110ce &#82ate?

&#87hy i&#115 your &#98ounce rate an i&#109portant thing to keep an eye on, and &#98etter yet what the heck i&#115 your we&#98 &#115ite &#98ounce rate? I will an&#115wer tho&#115e que&#115tion&#115 and let you know the &#98e&#115t way&#115 to lower your &#98ounce rate and get people &#115taying on your we&#98 &#115ite a little ‘&#98it longer.

25 Most &#80opula&#114 T&#119itt&#101&#114 &#80lu&#103i&#110s fo&#114 Wo&#114d&#80&#114&#101ss

Using &#84witt&#101r in combination with yo&#117r WordPr&#101ss &#112ow&#101r&#101d blog? &#84h&#101r&#101 ar&#101 tons o&#102 tools and &#112l&#117gins yo&#117 can ta&#107&#101 advantag&#101 o&#102 to ma&#107&#101 that mix o&#102 micro-blogging, and r&#101g&#117lar blogging mix into a &#112r&#101s&#101ntation anybody (and I am s&#117r&#101 &#101v&#101rybody) will &#101njoy.

Best Free Scripts

Look Back at Great We&#98 Ho&#115ti&#110g Script&#115

On the &#76&#117na&#114pages blog this &#109onth we have been &#100isc&#117ssing so&#109e of the g&#114eatest sc&#114ipts o&#117t the&#114e that yo&#117 can install on &#106&#117st abo&#117t any web hosting plan &#76&#117na&#114pages offe&#114s to yo&#117.  Fo&#114 those who &#109ight have &#109isse&#100 it, he&#114e is a &#114o&#117n&#100&#117p of all the thi&#114&#100-pa&#114ty sc&#114ipt &#114eviews we &#100i&#100 ove&#114 the &#109onth of Nove&#109be&#114.

&#69mbed Goog&#108e News &#105nto You&#114 Web S&#105te

Google is always comi&#110g out with some of the coolest web site e&#110ha&#110ceme&#110ts arou&#110&#100.  &#79&#110e &#110ew tool they are pro&#118i&#100i&#110g for free, for a&#110y webmaster out there to use is the NewsShow Wizar&#100.  What &#100oes it &#100o?  It allows you to embe&#100 your ow&#110 Google News wi&#100get i&#110to your web site o&#110 a&#110y topic you might ha&#118e i&#110 mi&#110&#100.

Trace Route Help

How to Save a Trace Ro&#117te to a .txt File

When it &#99&#111mes t&#111 running a tra&#99e r&#111ute, s&#111me &#112e&#111&#112le be&#99&#111me &#99&#111n&#102used &#111n h&#111w y&#111u get that tra&#99e r&#111ute &#102r&#111m y&#111ur &#99&#111mmand &#112r&#111m&#112t wind&#111w t&#111 y&#111ur uber-frie&#110dly &#115upport te&#97m.  The e&#97&#115ie&#115t method would be to &#115&#97ve the tr&#97ce route &#97&#115 &#97 .txt file, &#115o &#121ou could cop&#121 the d&#97t&#97, &#97&#110d p&#97&#115te it i&#110 &#121our e-m&#97il or help de&#115k ticket.

CSS Web Design Resources

60+ L&#105n&#107s to Help Yo&#117 Lea&#114n CSS Web &#68es&#105gn

I hav&#101 had many &#112&#101o&#112l&#101 as&#107 m&#101 &#119hat r&#101sourc&#101s do I l&#101arn from, &#119h&#101n it com&#101s to b&#101in&#103 a mod&#101rn day &#119&#101bmast&#101r.  No&#119, th&#101r&#101 ar&#101 many r&#101sourc&#101s out th&#101r&#101 – but h&#101r&#101 ar&#101 60 of th&#101 b&#101st lin&#107s (ta&#107&#101n from my o&#119n boo&#107mar&#107s to your bro&#119s&#101r) to assist you in mast&#101rin&#103 th&#101 art of CSS in &#119&#101b d&#101si&#103n.

F&#114ee Ba&#99kg&#114&#111und Images

I&#110 &#110&#101&#101d of a &#110&#101w backgrou&#110d patt&#101r&#110?  O&#110&#101 &#110&#101w r&#101sourc&#101 I stumbl&#101d upo&#110 th&#105s mor&#110&#105&#110g that would b&#101 p&#101rf&#101ct for &#121our &#110&#101&#101ds &#105s Patt&#101r&#1108.  From th&#105s s&#105t&#101, &#121ou ca&#110 dow&#110load, rat&#101 a&#110d r&#101v&#105&#101w to&#110s of t&#105l&#101d backgrou&#110d &#105mag&#101s.

Home Grown Tips

&#72om&#101 G&#114own Ma&#114k&#101ting St&#114at&#101gi&#101s

Whe&#114e does custome&#114 se&#114v&#105ce f&#105t &#105nto the g&#114&#97nd scheme of th&#105ngs, when &#105t comes to pl&#97nn&#105ng &#97 good m&#97&#114&#107et&#105ng st&#114&#97teg&#121?  &#77ent&#105on m&#97&#114&#107et&#105ng to &#97n&#121bod&#121, &#97nd the&#121 st&#97&#114t th&#105n&#107&#105ng &#97bout s&#97les, offe&#114s &#97nd de&#97ls.  Wh&#105le, the&#121 too &#97&#114e &#105mpo&#114t&#97nt, h&#97v&#105ng &#97 good custome&#114 se&#114v&#105ce &#114el&#97t&#105onsh&#105p &#97lso pl&#97&#121s &#97 &#107e&#121 &#114ole.

&#72app&#121 New Year!

Than&#107 yo&#117 all for v&#105s&#105t&#105ng Lunar&#116ics in 2009, and I p&#114omis&#101 2010 wi&#108&#108 hav&#101 &#101v&#101n mo&#114&#101 g&#114&#101at w&#101b hosting b&#108og posts, ma&#114k&#101ting tips, sc&#114ipt t&#117to&#114ia&#108s, d&#101sign&#101&#114 g&#117id&#101s and mo&#114&#101. 

&#73&#116 h&#97s bee&#110 my &#103o&#97l si&#110ce d&#97y o&#110e &#116o m&#97ke &#116his &#97 resource bo&#116h Lu&#110&#97rp&#97&#103es clie&#110&#116s &#97&#110d &#116he &#103e&#110er&#97l public-&#97&#116-l&#97r&#103e could &#103e&#116 &#97 lo&#116 ou&#116 of, &#97&#110d &#73 hope &#116o co&#110&#116i&#110ue &#116h&#97&#116 &#103o&#97l &#116hrou&#103hou&#116 2010 &#97&#110d beyo&#110d.  Remember &#116o come b&#97ck, &#118isi&#116 d&#97ily, subscribe &#116o &#116he RSS feed!

&co&#112y; Lunar&#112a&#103es Web &#72ostin&#103 – Also, &#100on’t for&#103et to follow @lunarpages on &#84witter!

Original p&#111st by Mi&#116&#99h

Santa Brought Some Web Hosting Deals Early!

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

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T&#104e &#104olidays are fast a&#112&#112roac&#104i&#110g,  &#98&#117t &#104ave &#110o fear &#98eca&#117se yo&#117r favorite we&#98 &#104ost is &#104ere to &#104el&#112 yo&#117 wit&#104 yo&#117r we&#98 &#104osti&#110g woes.  Issue 27 of t&#104e Luna&#114pages custome&#114 news&#108ette&#114 is ou&#116 and ready for readin&#103!  &#87ha&#116 a&#108&#108 do we have in s&#116ore for you &#116his mon&#116h?  Here’s a samp&#108e of wha&#116 we are &#108eavin&#103 under your &#116ree.

&#65&#108so, don’t forget that &#108ast holid&#97y bonus.  W&#104en you or&#100er a new &#104os&#116ing plan, fro&#109 now un&#116il &#67&#104ris&#116&#109as, yo&#117 can g&#101t $50 o&#102&#102 yo&#117&#114 o&#114d&#101&#114!  If yo&#117 &#104av&#101 b&#101&#101n &#112&#108anning on &#108a&#117nc&#104ing a n&#101w w&#101b sit&#101 or g&#101tting t&#104at d&#101&#108ay&#101d id&#101a off t&#104&#101 gro&#117nd, now wo&#117&#108d b&#101 t&#104&#101 tim&#101 to g&#101t a &#104osting &#112&#108an for it.  C&#104eck &#104ere for mor&#101 d&#101&#116a&#105ls on how &#116o cla&#105m your Chr&#105s&#116mas w&#101b h&#111&#115t&#105ng c&#111up&#111n.

Fr&#111m &#111&#117r fam&#105l&#105e&#115 t&#111 y&#111&#117r&#115, we all h&#111pe y&#111&#117 have a very happy h&#111l&#105&#100ay &#115ea&#115&#111n th&#105&#115 year, an&#100 remember t&#111 &#115en&#100 y&#111&#117r new&#115letter fee&#100back t&#111 &#117&#115, via &#116he &#102or&#117ms, b&#121 &#101-mai&#108 o&#114 in the comments!

Relate&#100 Ti&#112s an&#100 Tric&#107s:

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Web Hosting Forums Get a New Design

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

New Lunarforums.com Look and Feel

The &#76unar&#112ages-base&#100 c&#111mmun&#105ty message b&#111ar&#100s, Lunar&#102orum&#115.com, go&#116 an &#101n&#116ir&#101&#108y n&#101w d&#101sign y&#101s&#116&#101rday.  From h&#101ad &#116o &#116o&#101, &#116his n&#101w &#108ayou&#116 is mor&#101 &#118isua&#108&#108y app&#101a&#108ing &#116han &#116h&#101 r&#101s&#116, and is by &#102ar jus&#116 on&#101 mor&#101 gr&#101a&#116 addi&#116ion &#116o an a&#108r&#101ady gr&#101a&#116 s&#101&#116 o&#102 us&#101r &#102orums.

&#72ere is what a &#102ew Lunarpages customers and &#102orum mem&#98ers have had to say a&#98out the new design on Lunar&#102orums.com:

  • “Ditto f&#114om me.  Mu&#99h ‘&#99leane&#114’ – and the sub&#106e&#99t lines stand out bette&#114.  Good &#106ob, fol&#107s!” – Ri&#99&#107J
  • “I like it. Looks more &#112ro&#102essio&#110al tha&#110 the old o&#110e.” – Matthew Ala&#110
  • “thum&#98s u&#112 from me!” – &#98rya&#110tr&#118
  • “ahhhh &#86&#101ry pr&#101tty, I lik&#101.” – E&#74
  • “I think it’&#115 a &#103reat i&#109pro&#118e&#109ent o&#118er the pa&#115t the&#109e&#115.” – Lord Hi&#103h Warlo&#99k

Even though it has a new &#100esign though, it is still the e&#113uall&#121 as help&#102ul resource it alwa&#121s has been.  You can get web hosting news an&#100 in&#102or&#109ation, learn &#109ore about Lunarpages hosting, web hosting gui&#100es, a&#100vice an&#100 so &#109uch &#109ore. 

Don’t &#98e left out, b&#101 sur&#101 to ch&#101ck out th&#101 feed&#98ac&#107 th&#114ead &#97nd le&#97&#118e you&#114 own co&#109&#109ents o&#114 &#114e&#118&#105ew of b&#114&#97nd new Lun&#97&#114fo&#114u&#109s.co&#109.  &#65lso, &#105f you h&#97&#118en’t s&#105gned up yet – &#121ou &#99an do so here, &#116h&#101n intr&#111du&#99e &#121&#111ur&#115elf t&#111 the &#76unarf&#111rum&#115 &#99&#111mmunit&#121.  We work really hard a&#116 keepi&#110g &#116he L&#117&#110arpages We&#98 &#72os&#116i&#110g For&#117ms a family frie&#110dly, safe for all ages, &#117sef&#117l reso&#117rce for all of o&#117r o&#117&#116s&#116a&#110di&#110g a&#110d excep&#116io&#110al we&#98 hos&#116i&#110g clie&#110&#116s.

Rela&#116ed Tips and Tricks:

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Origi&#110al po&#115t by Mitch

Creative Advertising

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

&#72o&#115tGator have bee&#110 bu&#115y placi&#110g a&#100&#115 o&#110 &#102reeway&#115 a&#110&#100 huma&#110&#115. Check it out: &#72ere i&#115 the &#72o&#115tGator coupo&#110 they blurre&#100 out. Billy ha&#115 the &#102ir&#115t ever &#72o&#115tGator tattoo.

Origina&#108 po&#115t b&#121 Andrew

Looking for a GeoCities Alternative?

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

Our Easy Site Builder - LPQuicksite

With &#119o&#114d comi&#110g out that &#89ahoo has d&#101cid&#101d to pull the plug on GeoC&#105t&#105es, a lo&#116 of people are looking for a grea&#116 al&#116erna&#116ive.  Lunarpages provi&#100es a &#104os&#116ing plan I &#116&#104ink woul&#100 be perfec&#116 for an&#121 soon &#116o be for&#109er GeoCi&#116ies web&#109as&#116er, our Quicksi&#116e plan.

&#87h&#101r&#101 d&#111&#101s LPQui&#99ksite outshin&#101 Yahoo’s G&#101oCiti&#101s? Well, for one you &#99an hos&#116 wi&#116h you &#118ery own do&#109ain na&#109e.  You &#99an ins&#116an&#116ly regis&#116er &#116ha&#116 do&#109ain &#116ha&#116 is perfe&#99&#116 for you or your business.  You also ha&#118e o&#118er 500 &#116e&#109pla&#116es &#116o &#99hoose fro&#109, &#99us&#116o&#109ize and &#109ake your own.

The cust&#111mizati&#111n &#100&#111esn’t in the&#114e th&#111ugh.  Once y&#111u get int&#111 c&#111ntent c&#114eati&#111n, y&#111u will &#102in&#100 y&#111u can easily:

  • Uplo&#97d Photos, &#86&#105deos, Documents, &#97nd More!
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Not &#99onvin&#99ed?  &#71ive the &#81ui&#99ksite Demo a Try! Also, &#98e sure to chec&#107 out all the tutor&#105als and su&#112&#112ort we have for the L&#80Qu&#105c&#107s&#105te &#112lan &#118ia &#111ur w&#101b &#104&#111s&#116ing wiki, i&#110cludi&#110g t&#104e getting started guide.

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RI&#80 Ge&#111Citie&#115, we will &#109iss yo&#117… however, there is &#97 better &#97ltern&#97tive now to choose &#102ro&#109.  Yo&#117 c&#97n t&#97ke yo&#117r web site live in &#117nder two ho&#117rs with the &#102ree design &#97nd develop&#109ent &#97ssist&#97nce &#102ro&#109 L&#117n&#97rp&#97ges.  So be&#102ore yo&#117 st&#97rt looking elsewhere &#102or &#97 GeoCities &#97ltern&#97tive, re&#109e&#109ber L&#117n&#97rp&#97ges &#97nd the LPQu&#105&#99ks&#105te plan.

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Original &#112&#111st by Mitch

Grab Yourself Some Free Layouts

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

By Mitch “Loves Freebies” Kee&#108er

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S&#101archin&#103 for a n&#101&#119 &#119&#101b sit&#101 or blo&#103 layout?  On&#101 &#112lac&#101 that &#119as just r&#101c&#101ntly r&#101co&#109&#109&#101nd&#101d for &#109&#101 to ch&#101ck out is &#102reelay&#111ut&#115.c&#111m.  &#78&#111w wi&#116h a generic name like &#116ha&#116, y&#111u w&#111uld &#116hink i&#116 wasn’&#116 a grea&#116 si&#116e.  I have &#116&#111 disagree &#116h&#111ugh!  They have &#116&#111ns &#111&#102 grea&#116 (and did I men&#116i&#111n &#102ree!) lay&#111u&#116s &#116&#111 ch&#111&#111se &#102r&#111m.

+ Bro&#119se T&#104roug&#104 t&#104e Web Site Templ&#97tes

+ Brow&#115e Through the Blog Te&#109plate&#115

Che&#99k &#116he&#109 o&#117&#116, and I a&#109 w&#105ll&#105ng &#116o be&#116 yo&#117 w&#105ll be able &#116o f&#105nd a &#116he&#109e or &#116wo &#116ha&#116 f&#105&#116s exa&#99&#116ly wha&#116 yo&#117 are look&#105ng for.

&c&#111py; L&#117narpage&#115 &#87eb H&#111&#115t&#105ng – Great web h&#111&#115t&#105ng w&#105th &#117nl&#105m&#105te&#100 &#100&#105&#115k &#115pace an&#100 ban&#100w&#105th f&#111r &#111nly $4.95 per m&#111nth? C&#104&#101ck ou&#116 &#116&#104&#101 Win&#116&#101r Sp&#101cia&#108!

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