How to embed video content on your WordPress website - Ask Howard Episode 2

How to Embed Video Content on Your WordPress Website

Since the recent updates to the WordPress core, adding video content to your WordPress website has gotten incredibly simple. Let me show you the ridiculously fast way to add a YouTube video to WordPress.

Quick Tip: Hiding that You are Stalking on LinkedIn

Have you ever seen a message from LinkedIn saying that a person has been viewing your profile? LinkedIn “informs” people when others view their profile, which is so helpful, and perhaps a little bit creepy.

Quick Tip: When Should I Update My iPhone?

Quick Tip: When Should I Update My iPhone?

Whenever Apple updates the software for the iPhone, I get people asking me whether they should update, and if so, when. Here’s my general rule.

Reply before Accepting Connection Requests on LinkedIn

In this episode we will answer a question about replying to LinkedIn connection requests. The question is: “How do I send a message to someone that wants to connect with me, before I accept the connection request?” I get this question all of the time and from lots of people, so let’s look at the steps to do this. So…

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Quick Tip: How Do I Withdraw a LinkedIn Connection Request?

What if you want to take back a LinkedIn connection request, perhaps from a careless click or you are just having second thoughts about the relationship. In the top toolbar, click the “Envelope” icon. Then click on “Sent” on the left side. Find your “Join my network on LinkedIn” message, click on the headline. Now click the “Withdraw” button.

Quick Tip: How do I Resend and Customize a sent LinkedIn Connection Request?

Let’s say you accidentally sent a connection request and forgot to customize it, perhaps through the mobile application or a careless click. In the top toolbar, click the “Envelope” icon. Then click on “Sent” on the left side. Find your “Join my network on LinkedIn” message, click on the headline. Now click the “Resend” button so you can customize the message…

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Quick Tip: How do I delete my LinkedIn Account?

Let’s say you accidentally created a second LinkedIn account, or if you’ve decided to go off the grid, here’s how to delete your LinkedIn account. Hover over your profile icon in the top right corner, under account settings you will see “Privacy and Settings,” then click “Manage.” On the next screen, you will see a tab for “Account” and then click…

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Quick Tip: What Apps are Authorized through my Twitter Account?

There are a lot of Internet applications that use your Twitter account to authenticate specific activities. From the main Twitter screen, click on your profile icon in the top right, then click “Settings” from the drop-down. On the left side of the next screen, click on the “Apps” option to see how messy it can be when you forget how many…

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Quick Tip: How do I Block Games on Facebook?

If you are annoyed by game requests on Facebook, you can proactively block these. Go to https://www.facebook.com/games/ or click on the “Games” link on the left side. Click on the name of the game, then click the “Block” option in the information panel, and then click “Confirm.” And as they say on the shampoo bottles, rinse and repeat.

Quick Tip: What does my LinkedIn Profile Look Like to Others?

To see how your LinkedIn profile will look to your connections or to the public, go to your own profile page and click the “View Profile As” button. Now you will see a bar under the main navigation that lets you switch between how it looks to your connections, and how it looks to the public. When you are done, click…

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