Sam Berson
I'm a technology writer and WordPress developer living in the UK. I write for a number of WordPress-related sites, including wpContent. I also create WordPress plugins on CodeCanyon and offer web development services on my own site, samberson.com. You can find me on Twitter and Google+.
Tutorials
  • Code
    Integrating Zendesk With WordPressZendesk main image
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    Timely and efficient customer service is one of the core components of any successful business. Managing all your customer communication from a centralised platform has become a mandatory business requirement, and Zendesk can help with just that! In this tutorial, you'll learn how to integrate Zendesk with WordPress.Read More…
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    Collecting Donations With WordPress: BitcoinDonation series image
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    In the second and final part of this mini-series titled, "Collecting Donations With WordPress", you'll learn how to write a WordPress plugin that allows users to send you a donation via Bitcoin. The plugin uses its own backend settings panel, and is highly customisable. Read More…
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    Integrating CloudFlare With WordPressCloudflare1
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    CloudFlare is one of the leading CDNs on the web right now. It has strategically located servers all across the globe that reduce the load times of your website by serving static files like images, videos, CSS and JavaScript from the data centers located closest to the website visitors. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to integrate CloudFlare with your WordPress site.Read More…
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    Distributing iOS Apps With iTunes ConnectItunesconnect preview image
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    Once you've developed your iOS or OS X app, it's time to submit it to Apple for release in the App Store. This process is done through iTunes Connect, which is the portal connecting developers to the world. In this tutorial, you'll learn exactly how to distribute your apps from Xcode to the App Store using iTunes Connect.Read More…
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    Creating a PayPal Buy Now Button With Variable ShortcodesPaypal variable
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    PayPal is a great payment processor that allows anyone to send you money, which you can then send directly to your bank account. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make a WordPress plugin allowing you to generate a Buy Now button, using a variable shortcode.Read More…
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    Collecting Donations With WordPress: PayPalDonation series image
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    In the first part of this mini-series, you'll learn how to write a WordPress plugin which allows users to send you a donation via PayPal. The plugin uses its own backend settings panel, and is highly customisable. So, let's get started!Read More…
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    Creating Dummy Text in WordPressDummy
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    When developing a new WordPress site, you'll often want to add some dummy text to your posts and pages so you can see what the site will look like before the content is published. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to speed up this process by developing a plugin that generates dummy text for you.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Beginner's Guide to Auto-Tuning in LogicPhotodune 8359121 close up of a cute singer recording a track xs
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    Some of the biggest names in music are using an effect, most commonly known as Auto-Tune, which corrects the pitch of a singer's voice. When used subtly, it can be a really effective way to make a good singer sound even better, but when overused, it can cause problems. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to get started and begin Auto-Tuning in Logic Pro X. Read More…
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    Getting Started With Easy Digital DownloadsBrowserpreview tmp
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    One of the most effective ways to generate a sustainable online income is by creating and selling your own digital products. Personally, being a freelancer, I'm a huge fan of using the strength of the community and social media following to sell products like eBooks, training courses, designs etc. Over the years, I've tried different digital selling services to manage my product sales – most of them, paid. However, the one service that, despite being free to use, greatly impressed me was Easy Digital Downloads. They couldn't have named it better. With over 250,000 downloads, it is one of the most popular and most frequently used WordPress eCommerce plugins around right now.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: Changing the Password Protected Text in WordPressPassword text
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    When password protecting a post in WordPress, the default text is often not quite right. In this quick tip, you'll learn how to easily change the password protected message in WordPress.Read More…
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    Fixing the WordPress White Screen of DeathWp error
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    The well known White Screen of Death is one of the most common, yet most frustrating things that can occur on your WordPress site. In this tutorial, we'll be looking at the various things that cause it, and some steps that you can take no only to fix it, but to make sure it doesn't happen again.Read More…
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    WordPress eCommerce With Selz & EcwidImg
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    When it comes to setting up an eCommerce website, the natural tendency for most site owners is to go for a custom developed website. However, a much cheaper and easier alternative is to use WordPress. Selz & Ecwid both work really well with WordPress, and in this tutorial, you'll learn how to set each of them up and get the most out of them.Read More…