How to Create an Academic Website

DIY tutorials and tips for planning, building and promoting your academic website or author platform.


Tips for growing your audience, building a community and increasing your impact

How to Choose a Theme for your Academic Website

Which theme should you use for your academic website? 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 developer-centric framework, meaning that you needed a developer to customise it, unless…

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…

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…

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…