Using Shortcodes in WordPress Text Widgets

Using Shortcodes in WordPress Text Widgets

This week, I was working on a new website.  I was trying a different cocktail of plugins than I normally use.  I went to enter some short codes into the text widget like I had before.  To my horror, I found that it didn’t work.  The shortcodes appeared as text!...
Things You Can Do To Help Local People Find Your Church

Things You Can Do To Help Local People Find Your Church

Want local people to find you?  Make sure your church is listed in these places and has all the current information. Google Places Google is the premier search engine.  It is important that you are listed there.  Having a listing on Google Places ensures that you are...
How to Add a Full-Width Slider to Genesis Metro Theme

How to Add a Full-Width Slider to Genesis Metro Theme

I love the Metro theme by Genesis.  You can read my review of the theme here.  However, I wasn’t completely satisfied with the layout of the home page.  It works great for this blog, but I wanted a full-width slider on top of a home page I created for a church....
Churches and Google Adwords

Churches and Google Adwords

You can have a great-looking website and supply a number of great programs and awesome worship services.  Yet you can still have a hard time getting people into your church doors.   Google Adwords is one of the ways you can remedy this.  It is an...