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As you progress in blogging, there may be different topics that you like to write about which has nothing to do with your current blog. Our interests and passions would evolve with time. You may start out with writing a lifestyle blog and eventually you may move towards a more specific niche, for example how [...]

Learnings from YouTube Demonetization eff 20 Feb 18 thumbnail

In January 2018, YouTube announced the new policy that would take place effective 20 February 2018 whereby the following YouTube channels that do not meet the guidelines below would be removed from monetizing their ads with Google Adsense (the ads that play before or sometimes in between the video): 1000 subscribers, AND 4000 hours of [...]

Why I initially did not tell friends, bosses and colleagues that I am a blogger thumbnail

If you have just started a blog or is already a full time blogger and you have begun to tell everyone you know but no one seems to be interested…. do not feel sad about it. Sometimes, it may be better to remain a little low profile when it comes to your blogging life, especially [...]

Caregiver blogger drawing inspiration from mommy bloggers/YouTubers thumbnail

Mommy and sometimes daddy bloggers work on their blogs time away in their home as their babies and toddlers are asleep or while the kids are in school. Unlike a full time blogger at home who do not have children, mommy and daddy bloggers/YouTuber need to adjust their timing around their children, housework, doing groceries [...]

When Adsense is better than Affiliate marketing thumbnail

About 10 years ago, the top bloggers relied on Adsense as the main income source for their blogs. Then slowly many bloggers moved towards affiliate marketing and a few became very rich through selling their own products. Today when you search around for blog monetization, most bloggers would talk about either affiliate or selling your [...]

Pro and Cons of AMP pages- and why I decided to convert to AMP thumbnail

If you are enabling your site for AMP, your site would load very quickly….which is great…. but AMP would impact the following: your email signup rate it does not support pop up, javascript or any fancy html that you use on your subscription box your earnings from advertising ….the usual banners, videos and flash ads [...]

Create custom a 404 (page not found) page using Thesis WordPress theme thumbnail

404 page is the page that a visitor would land to if they click on an invalid link on your site. Having a defined 404 page is important because visitors would bounce off and leave your site if there is no next course of action. If you are using a generic Wordpress template, you would [...]

Why navigation menu still appears above the header (how to move below) thumbnail

In the earlier tutorial, I have covered steps on how to move your navigation menu to have it located beneath the header image by using the Thesis Skin Editor> Canvas. It works but how come the navigation menu for your header still stubbornly remained on the top of the site header image? To illustrate, let [...]

Sometimes you would wish to have a different sidebar to be display for certain pages. For example, you may have a blog on a few topics in which you wish to have the sidebar to display different contents based on each category. Example this page you are viewing have the custom sidebar which display the [...]

If you have the Thesis wordpress theme, you can easily create custom pages without the need to write any code. Why you do need to create custom pages or templates? 1.Mainly, it is to cater for different objective/ function of the page. For example, you may want your homepage to look different or create a [...]