WordPress and social media go together well–there are plenty of plugins to help with social sharing and social profile display. But how do actual WordPress consultants, the people you’re hiring to build your site, use social media? And what do they recommend for their clients? John Locke, Jackie D’Elia, Kim Shivler, and I got together to discuss this very thing on WP-Tonic 123. Continue Reading WP-Tonic 123: What Role Does Social Media Play in Your WordPress-Based Business?
Add Periscope to Simple Social Icons
I have a client who has gotten into Periscope in a big way. Right now the only way for her to embed her Periscope videos into her WordPress site is to upload them to YouTube first, but meanwhile, there was a more basic problem: adding a link to her Periscope profile into Simple Social Icons, which I’m using in both the header and the footer of the site to display social profile links. The solution turned out to be an icon font called Socicon. If you need a Periscope social link on a site, read on to see what I did. Continue Reading Add Periscope to Simple Social Icons