Private Page/Post, How To in WordPress

The aim here is to make a WordPress post or page private.  That means no one can see it, even if they know the URL. The only person who can see the private post/page will be you (and anyone with admin or blog editor permission). And only when you are logged in.

MailChimp Featured Image Not Working in RSS Newsletter

MailChimp Featured Image Not Working in RSS Newsletter: There is a featured image problem with MailChimp RSS Newsletter.  In short, their RSS Image Merge tag *|RSSITEM:IMAGE|* does not pull in the required featured image from the blog posts.

GetResponse – Export List of Subscribers

GetResponse – How to Export List of Subscribers: I find GetResponse user interface confusing. Even after all this time. So this short tutorial shows how to find your relevant list of subscribers and how to export them into a .csv file. Note: GR calls your subscribers “contacts”.

MailChimp Template Layout for Newsletter

MailChimp Template Layout for Newsletter – How to use template to create and design your newsletter. We will be walking through an example by using one of MailChimp’s template to design and create a layout for a newsletter.  Specifically, designing a layout for an automated RSS newsletter.  That notwithstanding, just working through this example will quickly help you familiarise with […]

MailChimp Tutorial #2 – Create a Campaign

MailChimp Campaign: In the previous MailChimp Tutorial #1, we covered signing up to MailChimp and creating a new List (importing subscribers list via a .csv file).  Today, let’s move on to creating a Campaign.

MailChimp Tutorial #1 – Sign Up, Import Subscribers

MailChimp Tutorial, part 1. This article is for someone setting up a MailChimp account as a platform to deliver newsletters. Specifically, I am moving from another newsletter platform (GetResponse) to MailChimp. In this MailChimp tutorial #1, I will cover the steps of opening a MailChimp account (the free account).  Then how to import current subscribers. In the […]