Instagram hashtags

We mentioned hashtags in our previous guide about boosting pageviews, so here’s our roundup of the best and most popular Instagram hashtags to increase your visibility and engage with the blogging community. Note: Instagram lets you use a maximum of 30 hashtags per picture Fashion Bloggers #ootd #outfitoftheday #lookoftheday #wiwt […]

Tips for increasing your pageviews/traffic

Once you’ve got your blog design sorted, picked a name and set up your social media, it’s time to start promoting your posts and encouraging people to read your amazing content. Here’s our top five ways to boost your pageviews from day one. Pageviews are such a small part of […]

Photography tips and tricks

If you decide you want to include photos to go along with your content, here’s some simple tips and tricks to make your pics even better so you can draw more readers in! You don’t need to own an expensive camera or a host of lenses, either… Learn how to […]

WordPress: How to create a dropdown menu

Note: this guide assumes that you have already created a menu for your site. You can create dropdown menu items by dragging one menu item under another. Once positioned, click and drag the menu item so that it is slightly to the right of the item above. See this tutorial […]

WordPress: Padded Text Shortcode

This shortcode can be used to display blocks of text with a left/right margin. This pushes the text into the middle of the page/post, and makes it appear thinner than the rest of the content. You can view an example of this shortcode in this post. This shortcode will display […]

WordPress: YouTube Widget

The YouTube widget will display your recent videos from your channel or a specific playlist you have created. To use this widget, go to the Appearance > Widgets section of your dashboard. For more information about how to use widgets, please see this guide. You can display up to 6 […]

WordPress: Popular Posts Widget

All of our themes include a fully-featured Popular Posts widget. This widget will display blog posts based on your site’s traffic stats. If traffic stats are unavailable, the widget will use a post’s comment count to calculate popularity. It is also possible to change the layout/style of the posts. So […]

How to create a new WordPress site

Creating a WordPress blog takes a few minutes. Within a few moments you will have your very own corner of the internet! There are just two main steps to create your site: 1. Purchase a WordPress hosting package from this page. We recommend the “GrowBig” plan since this comes with […]

Blogger: Why has Instagram stopped working?

You may notice that your Instagram widget stops displaying images. The most likely reason for this is that your Access Token has expired (see note below). How do I fix it? You can fix it by re-installing each widget: You can re-install our Instagram widget on this page. You can […]

WordPress: Featured Post Widget

The Featured Post Widget can be used to display a specific post. You can include the post title, thumbnail, excerpt and a “View Post” button. Follow the steps below to use this widget: 1) Go to Appearance > Widgets in your WordPress dashboard. 2) Select the widget called pipdig – […]

WordPress: Pinterest Widget

All of our themes include a custom Pinterest widget. This widget will display your recent pins from your profile or from a specific Pinterest Board. Follow the steps below to use this widget: 1) Go to Appearance > Widgets in your WordPress dashboard. 2) Select the widget called pipdig – […]

Blogger: How to create a shop page

It is possible to create an online shop using your Blogger/Blogspot blog by using Ecwid. This service allows you to create a fully functional shop and display the products on your posts and pages very easily. To create simple “shop the post” or “Shop my wardrobe” type features, please see […]

WordPress: Instagram Feed Shortcode

You can use this shortcode to display your Instagram feed in and post/page. Please note: this is intended for use within posts/pages and should not be used in the sidebar or in a widget. We recommend the Instagram widget or customizer options for that instead. How to use this shortcode […]