Choosing Images for Your Academic Website

What kind of images should I use on my academic website? The two most useful types of images to display on an acdemic website are informative and symbolic. Images on websites can serve a variety of functions. Informative images add value to the page by further explaining or illuminating the text to make it easier … Read more

The Themes and Blocks I use for every Academic Website Build

I used Genesis for many years. It was the foremost theme framework for designers and developers – very lean and well-coded to high standards. But it was definitely a designer-centric framework, meaning that you needed a designer to customise it, unless you knew CSS and PHP. When the modern crop of page builders such as … Read more

Embedding a Responsive Vimeo Video without Plugins or Coding

By default a Vimeo embed in WordPress is not responsive. However there’s a way to tweak the iframe embed code with one click to make it responsive. There are several ways to embed Vimeo videos in wordPress. The simplest is to paste the URL of the video in your post. Or you can grab the … Read more

How to integrate Ninja Forms with ConvertKit

If you run one of the half a million websites that have Ninja Forms installed you may be wondering if  there’s a way to integrate your form with ConvertKit, the new, powerful and very intuitive marketing email service provider for professional bloggers. Connecting Ninja Forms with ConvertKit is simple and only takes a few minutes to set up using a free … Read more

How to integrate Restrict Content Pro with ConvertKit

ConvertKit is a simple to use but powerful email marketing sytem for professional bloggers. Restrict Content Pro is a membership plugin that makes it extremely easy to deliver premium content to your subscribers. Together they provide a really straightforward foundation for a membership site. Here’s how to integrate them. As a Restrict Content Pro user I’m … Read more

How to integrate Contact Form 7 with ConvertKit

ConvertKit is a new, powerful and incredibly easy to use email marketing service for professional bloggers. Contact Form 7 is actively installed in over 1 million WordPress blogs and websites. Here’s how to integrate CF7 with ConvertKit, so that the sender is automatically subscribed to a ConvertKit Form when they send you a contact email. It’s very simple … Read more