The Pagely Blog.Articles and insights covering topics of interest to our clients and the WordPress community.

6 Tips for Big Brands That Want to Kill It On Social Media

Consumers expect a lot from big brands when it comes to social media. They look to their Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts for any indication of how they do business and how they treat their customers. They want to see that brands…
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The Guide to Creating Custom Shortcodes in WordPress

WordPress Shortcodes are nothing new. In fact, they've been around since version 2.5. Acting like macros, shortcodes are used to 1) reduce the amount of code you need to write; 2) simplify the usage of plugins, themes, and other functions. WordPress comes…
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Worried about WordPress and GDPR? Start Here

The general data protection regulation (GDPR) comes into force May 25th, 2018. It covers both the European Union and Great Britain- which amounts to more than 500 million users. WordPress, meanwhile, owns more than 50 percent of the CMS market and powers…
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40 Must-Read Blogs for Leadership & Entrepreneurs

Countless entrepreneurs have written about their personal experiences -- their wildly successful ventures and stunning failures. Some are so transparent that they publish their financials for others to dissect and comment upon. These 40 blogs for C-suite, executives and entrepreneurs are must-reads,…
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10 Award Winning Native Advertising Campaigns to Learn From

If your digital publishing model relies on banner advertising, consider this: when was the last time you actually clicked a display ad? "Banner blindness" and ignoring ads is a learned behavior, with many internet users training themselves to just skip right over…
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How Managed WordPress Hosting Can Level Up Your Business

Running a successful online enterprise involves more than just product development, marketing, and customer service. It's also critical that your website provide a solid foundation for both running and scaling your business. But you are not an expert in web hosting, and…
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The 2018 Pagely Scholarship Recipients

At Pagely, we strongly believe in higher education as a vehicle to improve and enrich individual lives, as well as our shared communities. To that end, we created the Pagely Scholarship earlier this year to reward the students that inspire us with…
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An Easy Guide to Creating WordPress Workflow Documentation

I like to think of workflow documentation as a sort of playbook for WordPress professionals. Think about it like this: Sports coaches and players rely on playbooks to provide them with tried-and-true strategies to win games. And, beyond that, those playbooks provide…
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How to Build Effective Google Analytics Dashboards

Google Analytics is a wonderful tool. It provides insight into your traffic, visitor behavior, and your conversions. All your digital efforts housed within a treasure trove of data and information. But, what good is that data if not viewed in any meaningful…
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