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The 4 Main Types of Spam

The 4 Main Types Of Spam (& How To Beat Them)

Spam is part and parcel of being a website owner, but fortunately there are lots of different ways to combat it. In this post, we look at the main types of spam you’re likely to encounter, and how to reduce them.

Some spam is inevitable; you’re never going to avoid all of it (if you are you’re also likely to be avoiding some genuine submissions too!), but this is about minimizing it and finding the right balance.

How to set goals for the year ahead

Setting Goals For The Year Ahead

If you’re looking forward to a bright, fresh new year, this is the post for you. A new start can make all the difference…but how do you set goals that will take you beyond early January motivation and through the rest of the year? This post will help you get – and stay! – on track.

How To Set Image Previews For Social Media Networks

How To Add & Update Social Image Previews In WordPress

One question we’re asked a lot is, “How do I change the preview image for my blog post when I’m sharing it on Facebook or Twitter?” In some cases, people changed their mind or want to update the existing image and/or text description. In other cases, it may be that no image shows at all.

It’s not immediately obvious how to do this in WordPress, and the terms social networks use aren’t things people would think to search for (they’re known as “Open Graph” images and “Twitter cards” among other things), so it’s not you – don’t worry!

This post explains how to set preview images on social networks, and force through new updates with networks that still show your old images.