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Alexis Priddy

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How to add Event Tracking with Google Analytics

  Normally when I want to use Conversion Tracking for Google Analytics and Google Adwords for a form, I just track the link of the “Thank You” page.  However, I needed a way to track users clicking the button to use our ZenDesk form. To do that, you need “Event Tracking.”     1. Login to you Google Analytics for your site and click on ADMIN.   2. Under VIEW, click on the GOALS link.   3. Click on CREATE …

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Fixing Magic Quotes for Joomla 3.x

  What is Magic Quotes? At its most basic level, it is the setting within PHP that allows quotation marks to be allowed or stripped out of a string.   How do I tell if it is enabled/disabled? A. You are seeing a warning message about it:       B. System info: Within Joomla you can go view your SYSTEM INFORMATION from the backend of your website.  To get to that screen:   Go …

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Auto Adding Social Media Icons to Links Using CSS and Font Awesome

Ever wanted to have social media icons automatically appear next to any link that went to Facebook, Twitter, etc?  We decided to add this to our website portfolio to display the link to the new website, as well as our client’s social media links.  However, having several links stacked together was confusing without the icons.  You can see this in use here or by clicking on any item in the portfolio. 1. The first step is making sure your …

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New Tutorial Section at YellowWebMonkey

Over the holidays, we made many improvements to our online tutorial section.  You can check it out at http://www.yellowwebmonkey.com/joomla-tutorials. There is nothing more frustrating that having a new, shiny website and having no idea how to use it.  That is why we consolidated all the tutorials in one place and have tried to make it more user friendly.  We still offer twice a month webinars to all past YellowWebMonkey clients that you can sign up at http://ywm.eventbrite.com. …

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