You may/or may not have heard about a new plugin by Google, aptly named Web Stories for WordPress. I thought I’d share my findings on this new WordPress plugin, give you the heads up on what to expect.
Any business worth their salt knows the importance of honest and decent reviews. Many of our customers use Google My Business to help showcase their business locality, updates, and, of course, reviews.
Reviews build trust, the first thing many do is look for a review of a business, they need answers to their questions, they’re looking for feedback to ensure a product/service is right for them.
Podcasts have exploded in popularity in recent years, with nearly one in five US adults listening to a podcast in the last month and that figure rising every year, with an 80% rise in podcast listenership since 2013.
With the podcast bandwagon getting bigger and faster, is it time to start your own podcast? What are the technical details behind doing something like this? How can you use WordPress, and how can you find the perfect WordPress theme for podcasts?
This post will be your complete WordPress podcasting guide, starting with gear and technical details and then focussing in particular on WordPress themes for podcasts.
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We have lots of customers at WPZOOM, with a large portion of them using video content and imagery to promote their business on Instagram.
Having a quality Instagram bio is part of the process of promotion, with catchy text and a link (one link) to their website.
What if there was a way to create an Instagram bio link using WordPress, with strong calls to action, and reflective of your website?
Most probably, today you might have noticed that your Instagram Widget has stopped working on your website and returns an error. Here’s an example:
Instagram Widget misconfigured, check plugin & widget settings.
If you’re not sure, you might want to check your website, just in case.
This issue is caused by the latest changes from the Instagram API and it affects the users of our WPZOOM Social Feed Widget.
The remaining Instagram Legacy API permission (“Basic Permission”) was disabled on June 29, 2020. As of June 29, third-party apps no longer have access to the Legacy API.
You’re likely to receive an error if you use the widget to display your Instagram feed with the old Access Token or Public Feed options. You can find the detailed and nerdy explanation on this page. If you’re simply interested in the fix, find it below.
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