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Add a Driving Directions Form to a Website...

This code adds a small field to enter an address, plus a “Get Directions” button. The results are shown as Google Maps directions. Be sure to edit your destination address in the code. <form action="http://maps.google.com/maps" method="get" target="_blank"> <label for="saddr">Enter your location</label> <input type="text" name="saddr"...

Embed Simple Google Map without Map-Sat-Ter-Earth ...

Somtimes you just need a small simple Google map to embed into a website. Something without the big Map/Satellite/Terrain/Earth selector on top of it. To do so, use this widget/web element from Google: http://www.google.com/webelements/#!/maps Here is a sample of the code it creates: <!-- Google Maps Element Code --> <iframe frameborder=0 marginwidth=0 marginheight=0 border=0 style="border:0;margin:0;width:300px;height:250px;"...

Remove Location Bubble from Embedded Google Maps...

When embedding a Google Map into a website, you get that annoying location bubble. Sometimes you want it there. Sometimes you don’t. To get rid of it, add the following to the end of the src url. Just after: &output=embed Add: &iwloc=near
Website Ranking Checker Tool

Website Ranking Checker Tool...

I’ve been using a cool new tool that tracks your site’s search engine ranking. It’s called authoritylabs.com. After a few weeks of using it, I’m pretty happy with it. The main difference I see with it over other similar tracking tools, is that it signals which rankings are local map listings. This is a necessity with local search tracking. Anyway, take a look. You may like it too. Update: Authoritylabs.com...
StudioPress, CopyBlogger, Scribe SEO, Oh My!

StudioPress, CopyBlogger, Scribe SEO, Oh My!...

I may be going out on a limb here, but it appears to me that either, A) Brian Gardner and Brian Clark may have teamed up to make one heck of a strong company, or B) Brian Clark and some investors now own StudioPress and some other great services/sites. Whichever is the case, congrats to Copyblogger Media LLC, as they now own StudioPress, CopyBlogger, and Scribe SEO (and some other services/sites). From all indications,...
Remove Unnecessary Code From WordPress Header

Remove Unnecessary Code From WordPress Header...

WordPress uses the function wp_head() to add a bunch of code to the header of each page. Some of it is not absolutely necessary. This is especially true when using WordPress as a small business CMS, instead of a blog. The code below removes the unnecessary code. Just add these to the end of your functions.php file. This code applies to WordPress 3.0 and higher: <?php remove_action('wp_head', 'rsd_link'); remove_action('wp_head',...