All posts by Ana Lynn Amelio

Ana Lynn Amelio is a WordPress designer and freelance blogger. When she isn't busy running her own small business Ley Design she can be found reading, enjoying Italian food, and helping her kids go through not-so-secret cookie stash. Follow her on Twitter or say hi on Google+

Setup An Opt-In Form Homepage In WordPress

How To Setup An Opt-In Form Homepage In WordPress Without Changing Your Theme

You might think that your homepage is the least likely place to convert website visitors into email subscribers. After all, most of the time your landing pages are created specifically for a certain promotion, your services or work with me...

/ January 11, 2017
Thrive Ultimatum Review

Thrive Ultimatum Review: Double Your Conversions With This Plugin

If you use your WordPress website to sell anything, be it products or services, boosting your conversion rates and increasing sales is always at the forefront of your mind. But with an ever-increasing number of people boarding the make-money-online-train and...

/ September 8, 2016
How To Encourage Social Shares In WordPress With Monarch

How To Encourage Social Shares In WordPress With Monarch

You work hard on your content and you know it deserves to be seen. And the best way to spread the word about your content is to share it across the social media. So how do you choose the right...

/ August 25, 2016
How To Add Image Sharing Buttons In WordPress

How To Add Image Sharing Buttons In WordPress

They say images are worth a thousand words. And when it comes to blogging, images are a powerful tool that lets you have the power to draw your visitors in and encourage them to read your content. Aside from that,...

/ July 26, 2016
How To Add Click To Tweet Buttons In WordPress

How To Add Click To Tweet Buttons In WordPress

Adding click to tweet buttons to your posts has almost become the norm in the blogging world. Rarely do you see a blog post that doesn’t have them, in one form or another. There are two benefits to adding custom...

/ July 13, 2016
How To Add A Favicon In WordPress

4 Easy Ways To Add A Favicon In WordPress

Note: this post was originally published on February 13th 2015. We’ve since updated it with an extra method for adding a favicon to WordPress. One often neglected aspect of websites & online branding comes in the form of a favicon. A...

/ February 19, 2016
Divi Builder Plugin Review

Divi Builder Plugin Review: Custom Page Layouts Made Easy

For over a year now, the Internet has been buzzing with news and reviews of Divi, the flagship theme of Elegant Themes. And while Divi theme was praised by many, it also encountered some not so great reviews. The main...

/ October 20, 2015
Plugmatter Pricing Table Plugin Review

Plugmatter Pricing Table Plugin Review: Convert Your Readers Into Buyers

If you are running a WordPress website which focuses on selling any kind of services or products – whether it’s just a few products or a full blown eCommerce site, one of the most important elements on your selling page...

/ September 1, 2015
Top Video Plugins For WordPress: Get More Out Of Your Videos

6 Top Video Plugins For WordPress: Get More Out Of Your Videos

Are you a blogger looking to add more variety to your blog by posting video content? With video blogging or vlogging on the rise, there has never been a better time to include videos in your blogging strategy. Today’s post...

/ July 3, 2015
Manage Multiple WordPress Websites

How To Manage Multiple WordPress Websites From A Single Dashboard (For Free)

Raise your hand if you manage more than one WordPress site. Now raise your other hand if managing all those sites gets tedious. Logging into one dashboard after another, making sure all themes and plugins are up-to-date, replying to all...

/ June 19, 2015
Best Live Chat Plugins For WordPress

4 Best Live Chat Plugins For WordPress In 2017

If you are one of the bloggers who blogs for business purposes, whether you sell services or actual products, one of the best things you can do is to allow your visitors to easily get in touch with you. Nowadays,...

/ June 16, 2015
How To Install WordPress Locally: A Step-By-Step Guide

How To Install WordPress Locally: A Step-By-Step Guide

Earlier, we covered how to install WordPress manually on your host’s server. In today’s post, we are going to show you how to install WordPress locally, on your computer using WAMP. Having a local install of WordPress on your computer...

/ May 29, 2015
Top Popular Post Plugins For WordPress

7 Top Popular Posts Plugins For WordPress

One of the main goals of any blogger is to keep the visitors on your blog for as long as possible. And one of the best ways to do that is to show them your best content. Displaying your most...

/ May 26, 2015
How To Backup WordPress: The Beginner's Guide

How To Backup WordPress: The Beginner’s Guide

Whether you have been blogging for a while or just starting out with the blog, there is one thing that you absolutely must do to maintain your sanity: backup your WordPress installation. Considering WordPress is one of the most popular...

/ May 22, 2015
WordPress Site Search Plugins

4 Top Plugins To Enhance WordPress’s Internal Search

WordPress is a wonderful piece of software. However, it comes with its own set of flaws that often leaves the end user feeling very frustrated or spending a significant chunk of time hunting down plugins to solve a particular problem....

/ May 19, 2015
How To Display The Last Updated Date On Posts In WordPress

How To Display The Last Updated Date For Posts In WordPress

Have you ever wanted to modify the date stamp of your posts to reflect when the post was last updated instead of showing the actual publish date? In today’s post, we will show you how easy it is to display...

/ May 15, 2015
How To Stop Trackback Spam In WordPress

How To Stop Trackback Spam In WordPress

One of the more annoying problems with WordPress is trackback spam. Trackbacks can sometimes be useful in building your community and getting the conversation going. Other times, however, trackbacks are nothing more than spam. Dealing with trackback spam becomes more...

/ May 8, 2015