Thrive Leads Review (5 Reasons This Is the Best List Building Plugin for WordPress)

Thrive Leads review

If you’re running a blog and you want to build an email list to grow your own audience, using a list building tool to create popups and other opt-in forms is inevitable.

You could use a free tool, but if you want to be serious about email marketing, investing in a premium WordPress list building tool is a no-brainer.

I’ve tried and tested several free and paid list building tools, but the one that stands out for me is Thrive Leads, which is what I am also using on Blog Pioneer.

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How to Add an Affiliate Disclosure to WordPress Blog Posts in 3 Easy Steps

How to add an affiliate disclosure in WordPress

If you have affiliate links in your website, such as Amazon Associates product links, you are legally required to disclose that to your readers.

In this article I am going to explain how you can easily add a disclosure statement at the top of your blog posts in your WordPress blog in 3 simple steps.

Set it up once, and you never have to worry about it again.

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How to Remove the URL Field from the WordPress Comment Form (And 3 Reasons You Shouldn’t)

How to remove the URL field in WordPress comments

It’s no secret that WordPress websites attract tons of spam comments, comments that often make no sense whatsoever.

A reputable anti-spam plugin such as Akismet does a really good job at filtering these out, so that you don’t need to waste your time moderating them.

But WordPress websites, especially the ones with a decent level of accumulated authority, also attract comments that aren’t necessarily spam.

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How to Redirect Author Link to The About Page (The Proper Way)

How to change author archives URL to about page

Lots of WordPress bloggers recently have been asking how to redirect their author archives link to their about page.

By default, a blog post author link will point to the author archives page, which doesn’t add much value to the reader when there’s only one author on the site.

There are several ways to have the author link redirect to the about page, but in this article I will be sharing the best, the cleanest and the most efficient way to implement this functional change.

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5 Best WordPress Themes for Affiliate Marketing

Best themes for affiliate marketing

I’m an affiliate marketer by trade, it’s what I enjoy doing most. Affiliate marketing is definitely not for everyone, but I love it as it involves skills that I am passionate about, such as SEO, keyword research, competitor analysis and sales copy writing.

Over the years, I’ve built several niche affiliate sites, some more successful than others. One of the most important aspects of building and growing an affiliate site is finding the right WordPress theme.

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How to Add Breadcrumbs in GeneratePress

How to add breadcrumbs in GeneratePress

GeneratePress is a free, lightweight theme that can be extended by installing a premium plugin that allows you to add essential features.

One of the many things you can do with the GP premium plugin is using Hook Elements to “hook” your own custom code into various areas of the theme without changing core theme files.

This article explains the steps involved in adding breadcrumbs in the GeneratePress theme by using the Hook Element.

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How to Add an Author Box in GeneratePress

How to add an author box in GeneratePress

GeneratePress is a free, lightweight theme that can be extended by a premium plugin that allows you to add essential features.

One of the many things you can do with the GP premium plugin is using Hook Elements to “hook” your own custom code into various areas of the theme without changing core theme files.

This article explains the steps involved in adding a simple author box to blog posts in the GeneratePress theme by using the Hook Element.

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GeneratePress Review (6 Reasons to Choose This Lightweight WordPress Theme)

GeneratePress Premium review

GeneratePress is a combination of a free, lightweight WordPress theme and a premium plugin. This plugin allows you to add essential features, but only the features that you actually want to use.

This makes GeneratePress not only lightweight, but also very powerful and flexible. In this review I am going to be explaining what I like about GeneratePress as a WordPress theme and why I think you should use it too.

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DreamHost Review (Powerful and Flexible Web Hosting)

DreamHost review

Since first starting out as a blogger and affiliate marketer, I have used several web hosts, such as DreamHost, GoDaddy and Bluehost, and always with mixed results.

A few years ago, I moved the majority of my sites over to DreamHost, initially on a Shared Hosting account, and later upgraded to VPS. I’m glad I did, because I’ve never had any issues since, and these sites are performing great.

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Thrive Themes Review (5 Reasons to Make the Switch)

Thrive Themes review

Having used several Thrive Themes products for my websites over the years, I thought it would be good to write a review about their WordPress themes and plugins.

I can honestly say that discovering Thrive Themes several years ago was a turning point in my online business. Using their products allowed me to improve my sites in different ways and increase conversions significantly.

This Thrive Themes review takes you through the company and their products, followed by five reasons why I believe you should consider making the switch to this well established WordPress developer.

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