Tag Archives: WordPress

10 Must Have WordPress Plugins

While I don’t necessarily agree with the author of this list, I do find the choices interesting. Via SitePoint When building a WordPress site, your main objective is to use as few plugins as possible. However, not everyone who uses WordPress is a PHP maven. Fortunately, these must have WordPress plugins won’t bog down your […] Read more
Category: General, Wordpress

Web Design For Your WordPress Website

by Web Designer If you don’t know what WordPress is, it’s a content management system (CMS) that lets you build and manage websites quickly. If you want to install it on your website, simply log in to your cPanel, go to Fantastico and click on WordPress and make a new installation. The thing about WordPress […] Read more
Category: Web Design

Web Design Made Easy Using WordPress

by Web Designer Creating a good-looking website doesn’t have to be hard. With the advent of WordPress and other blogging platforms, you can have a website on the Internet in just a few hours. We are going to discuss how you can do this without much technical knowledge at all. Creating websites used to be […] Read more
Category: Web Design

Starting A Blog (For Newbies)

by Guest Blogger Blogging has never been more popular. It offers people with limited experience of HTML coding and web design an easy means of creating their own website. There are several blogging platforms available, but for the purpose of this article we will focus on the two most widely used; Blogger and WordPress. When […] Read more
Category: Blogging

How to Quickly Adjust Contact Form 7 So It Fits in Your Sidebar

I was working on a website for a friend, and in order to “comply” with best design standards, installed the Contact Form 7 plugin so I could add a highly visible contact form prompt to the sidebar. CF7 performs its duties via a shortcode. So, I added a text widget to the sidebar and copy/pasted […] Read more
Category: Blogging, Wordpress

Why GoDaddy Hosting Rocks!

When I registered my first domain, it was with… GoDaddy. Not surprising, since GoDaddy has been the largest domain registrar for many, many years; and I think the majority of people who have that “I wonder if…” moment automatically think of GoDaddy first. I suppose having half naked girls in SuperBowl commercials hawking Read more
Category: Web Hosting

5 Tips for Writing the Perfect Blog Post

Writing blog posts on a regular basis can be a pain in the *ss. Not everyone is a natural writer (I’m definitely not), and getting that perfect “flow” between paragraphs to create a great article is a formidable task. On top of that, just thinking of enough content to include in a post can be […] Read more
Category: Blogging

Is WordPress a CMS?

Seems like every day I read a comment about “the WordPress CMS” (Content Management System), or how great WordPress is as a CMS, or something similar. I admit, I have to cringe. Not because I don’t like WordPress — because I do like it very much… but whether or not I “like” WordPress being described Read more
Category: Wordpress

WordPress Templates

Anyone can claim to be a web designer and offer their services to people who need a site. In fact, anyone can make money as a web designer, even if their skills aren’t great. If you want to take a step above that and turn it into a real career in which you can not […] Read more
Category: Web Design

What to do When WordPress Misses it’s Schedule

Occasionally, when a post is added to a WordPress blog, it is scheduled for a future date and time. Or someone may use one of the dozens of plugins that adds multiple posts at one and schedules them for you. Usually, this scheduling works. Sometimes it fails. And, when it does fail it can be […] Read more
Category: Wordpress

Testing Vladimir Prelovac’s Insights Plugin

Blog post about curation Wikipedia Google News Blog Books All of the above were easily added to the post using Vladimir Prelovac’s “Insights” plugin. I like it. It really is a good sidekick for Zemanta. Now this next articles is really something…   Related articles Facebook message led to football player’s rape Read more
Category: General

Zemanta Browser Widget vs. Zemanta Plugin

I like Zemanta. It is a “curation” tool that helps you create “nice” posts. It goes along with the whole idea of magazine-style blogs that have lots of content that interests people. I have tried a couple other curation tools, but Zemanta is the easiest and most available of the current products. When I first […] Read more
Category: Blogging, Web Design