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Monday Mashup: WordPress, Google+ and much more

Posted on Monday, April 21st, 2014 by Breon Williams under Resources. Tags: , , ,

The #MondayMashup is a short list of helpful resources, tips, tutorials, articles and information collected and curated by the C3 Steering Committee shared on the C3 Group blog for the benefit of the group at large. If you think you have a cool group related link that you would like for us to share, send an email to C3Group@uncg.edu with the subject “Monday Mashup.”  We will take a look at your submission and if we feel it benefits the group, we will share it on a future Monday Mashup post.


Top 10 Unknown WordPress Functions
So you’re “wired in” working on a WordPress project and you need a function to do something amazing. Chances are that amazing function already exists in the WordPress core.

How good is your CSS vocabulary?
A simple and effective way to learn the names of all the parts of #CSS rulesets. Quite #useful.

The most important new features that can be found in WordPress 3.9
There is a new and improved update to the WordPress core available. This update includes great new features and other important updates.  Check out this infographic about what has changed, what is new and what you need to know.

YouTube Audio Library – Free background music for videos

Google Advanced Image Search – For tracking down free images

Social Media for Colleges – This blog is a compilation of best practices and unique ideas institutions of higher education are utilizing to connect with their audiences.

Statigram –  This site allows you to view analytic data for your instagram account allowing you to understand your audiences’ behavior and identify best times to post.

Goo.gl – Google’s version of a link shortening service that allows you to track data about your posts.

Ink – This site provides you templates and the ability to develop responsive html emails.

Twitter Cards – Using Twitter Cards is a great way to enhance your tweets and make your messages more attractive to your audience.

20 Useful Plugins for those who use WordPress

Ban.jo – The Live Internet (founded by UNCG alumn, social media aggreator so you can just in one location for everything that’s trending on all of social media)

Know your, and the students, rights under FERPA when using social media
Prevent Content Theft on your website

The Complete A to Z Guide to Personal Branding [Infographic]

Google Analytics Solution Gallery:  gives you options for pre-designed dashboards, reports and shortcuts, ready to go. All you have to do is import them and assign the URL to them that you wish to review.

WordPress Code Poet – a GREAT WordPress resource site that offers WP developer profiles and interviews, in depth how to’s and great advanced information on the WP community.

22 free WordPress themes from 2013 – 22 Beautiful Free WordPress Themes From 2013

Google Analytics Training and Certification – Google Analytics provides many educational resources. Whether you’re new to analytics or an experienced user you’ll find videos and articles to help you get the most out of Google Analytics.

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