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Track Form Submissions as Events with Google Tag Manager (GTM)

Track Form Submissions as Events with Google Tag Manager (GTM)Google Tag Manager is wonderful. Along with a friendly UI replacement for all Google codes Google Tag Manager also works to replace third-party codes. You’re also easily able to track events in Google Tag Manager including the ability to track form submission as events with Google Tag Manager. Google’s resource for tracking form submits with Google Tag Manager can be found here. Mine hopefully elaborates on this process and provides supporting images.

Why Use Google Tag Manager to Track Form Submissions as Events?

  • Simplicity
  • No need to access/modify code
  • User management control without giving access to site source
  • Validation of
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Launch Steam From Kodi

Launch Steam From KodiThese instructions to launch Steam from Kodi are an update to my instructions to launch Steam from XBMC. Those instructions still work for XBMC, but Kodi is different. As with everything, there are multiple ways to accomplish a single task; the same is true when looking to launch Steam from Kodi. I will touch on both methods for launching Steam from Kodi. This launches Steam in Big Picture Mode.

The first method to launch Steam from Kodi will require us to add the source for Total XBMC. The reasoning is to install an addon installer addon. This is likely the … Read More

Best XBMC (Kodi) Program Add Ons

This is a list of the best XBMC (Kodi) program add ons based on my humble opinion and extended experience with XBMC (Kodi). Please note that this is not a top list of add ons in general, so you will not find video or music add ons in this list of best XBMC (Kodi) program add ons.

I must preface this with two facts: this list is subjective and I surely haven’t tried every program add on. Not yet, anyway. The best XBMC (Kodi) program add ons are ones that help add to the experience I have with Kodi on … Read More

Host Steam Library From Different Drives

These instructions cover Windows machines In many common instances, you will have multiple drives in your machine and will need to host Steam library from different drives. Fortunately, this is an easy task. Unfortunately, it’s not well documented. That’s why I thought I’d quickly lay out how to host Steam library from different drives.

Host Steam Library From Different Drives

If you already have your files saved to one drive then you need to skip to the section on migrating Steam game to different drive. If your Steam files are new or starting over then to host Steam library … Read More

How To Test WordPress Install On Dedicated IP Without Pointing Domain

This is a quick walk through of how to test WordPress install on a dedicated IP without pointing domain or DNS. When should you test a WordPress install prior to pointing your domain? Anytime you migrate a WordPress install to a new server and don’t want to risk any down time due to issues discovered after the sometimes lengthy DNS propogation. This same method can also be used on shared IPs, but the instructions vary slightly for most hosting service.

How To Test WordPress Install On Dedicated IP Without Pointing Domain

*Note that this is for a quick test. If you’re going to leave your install in a staging environment … Read More

Destination URLs Not Tagged Google Analytics Alert

The destination URLs not Tagged Google Analytics alert is often accompanied by the equally annoying Tracking Code Mismatch Google Analytics alert. Google Analytics has recently become very, we’ll say, good about alerting you of errors with your data. I’ve covered the redundant hostnames Google alert before. Many people have seen these alerts and are wondering what’s going on. So, what do the destination URLs not tagged Google Analytics alert as well as the Tracking Code Mismatch Google Analytics alert mean? First, this is what I’ve seen and you’re seeing:

Destination URLs not Tagged Google Analytics Alert:

Destination URLs Not Tagged Google Analytics Alert

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Which Social Media Links Does Google Like?

Which Social Media Links Does Google LikeLinks still benefit SEO. There are no better backlinks than those that have the potential of driving actual traffic such as social media links. Below are results reviewing many popular social channels for search engine, or SEO, signals and not visitor click-through value, sharing etc. Most of these social networks are new profiles, so the value at current is mainly limited to what SEO value the social media links Google and the other search engines follow to improve rankings. This infancy made for a test free of many variables. So, which social media links does Google like?

How I Tested

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How To Find the Best Deals Online From Multiple Deal Sites

How To Find the Best Deals Online From Multiple Deal SitesNow, the question of how to find the best deals online from multiple deal sites is certainly loaded, but I’m going to share a way for aggregating any and all deal websites with an RSS feed and have a tool fetch the deal you want to help you find the best deals online from an assortment of deal sites. There are many ways to integrate a similar setup for devs and their affiliate schemes, but this walk-through of how to find the best deals online from multiple deal sites is for end users.

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Backup and Restore XBMC (Kodi) With XBMC Backup Add-on

Backup and Restore XBMC (Kodi) With XBMC Backup AddonThis is a quick tutorial on how to backup and restore XBMC (Kodi) with XBMC Backup Add-on. The XBMC backup add-on is a great add-on that will grab your userdata and roaming XBMC (Kodi) folder and log them in a folder of your choice ALL from within the XBMC (Kodi) UI. You can also use this process to backup your XBMC (Kodi) install and migrate it to another machine. As an alternative to this or if you simply want to understand what is being backed up and restored you can check out my post on migrating XBMC settings and install Read More

How to Pay PayPal Credit Balance with Credit Card

There are many reasons that responsible individuals would want to pay their PayPal credit balance with a credit card. For one, PayPal credit is the default payment method and they may have wanted to select another funding source, but accidentally failed to. This was my situation. After this slip up I went to pay my PayPal Credit balance with a credit card and soon learned this was not possible. So I thought. Here’s how to pay PayPal Credit balance with credit card. 

How to Pay PayPal Credit Balance with Credit Card

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