Category Archives: Wordpress

New in WooCommerce 2.0 – WordPress

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WooCommerce is far and away the most popular and feature rich eCommerce plugin for WordPress. Since its debut it has been at the forefront of eCommerce in the WordPress space and as of right now it shows no signs of being de-throned. However, WooCommerce recently had a very large update from version 1.6.6 to version 2.0+. As such, I thought it might be a good idea to offer both seasoned and new WordPress users an overview of the updated plugin. […]

Best Social Media WordPress Plugins

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If you have a WordPress blog and want to rule the blogosphere, then promoting your blog via social media is the best possible option to explore. And, the best way to leverage social media on WordPress blog is by using ‘Plugins’. With so many social media platforms available online, many a times its very difficult to incorporate different platforms individually in to your blog. WordPress plugins makes the job simple by offering numerous social media platforms right on your blog! […]

5 plus 5 SEO Tips For Bloggers

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Are you a serious blogger, who wants to earn some extra bucks for pocket money? Or, planning to make blogging as a full-time career? If this is the case, then your blog needs more search engine visibility and more clicks. And you can safely guess “more clicks means more revenue.” Now, the question is – How can you achieve more search engine visibility? It’s simple – Optimize your blog content for search engines, or S-E-O. Without much ado, lets dive […]

8 Useful Video Plugins in wordpress

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Are you a video blogger? Video bloggers, also known as vloggers, use videos to express themselves as opposed to text and images. Because of this, it’s extremely important that their video embedding plugin of choice is suffice for their needs. Even though I’m not a video blogger, I’m pretty sure that having nice looking videos is a top priority. By that I mean videos that aren’t plain or boring, but instead have a little style added to them – anything other […]

Tweaks to Improve WordPress Posts and Pages

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We love WordPress – but not all of us are ready to settle with all its default settings and displays – particularly how posts are displayed. As we’re taught that uniqueness does matter to a website’s branding which gives the visitors a great impression, throughout these years bloggers and developers have been striving to tweak the post display, in order to make it as unique as possible. Today we are going to focus on the smart tweaks you can perform […]

Best Way to Prevent WordPress Spam Comment

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After tweaking codes to protect my blog from hackers and malicious bots, I wanted to prevent wordpress spam. My blogs have been receiving ton of spam and it gets annoying every time. By the way, I didn’t use Akismet until now. I know most of you do but Akismet alone can’t combat spam. I did some research, read some good posts written by others, and finally implemented whatever worked for me. I was a little ignorant last year; as a matter […]

WordPress Polls to Your Blog Posts

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Do you use polls in your blog posts? Thanks to technology we can add online polls to our blogs and chart the results in style. Polls are great for improving user engagement as well as getting feedback. Polls make great additions to blog posts concerning a product or service because you can find out what your readers think of it. While some may think that adding a poll to blog posts is difficult, it’s really not. If you’re using a plugin adding a […]

WordPress Security Threats That Want You Know

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When it comes to my online activity, security is something I have always been fairly conscious of. But in my opinion, making sure that your WordPress site is secure is not something that you can ever do too much of. That fact was recently driven home to me when Limit Login Attempts (which I have installed on my blog) started reporting multiple login attempts from more than one IP address. I also discovered that someone had attempted to login to my Facebook account. With those recent […]

Permalinks WordPress

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As you will probably know or have read around, WordPress is one of the best Content Management Systems you can use when it comes to SEO. It is a fact that URLs are very important for SEO, so you should dedicate some time to deciding what would be the best structure for your site or blog. Default is Rarely, if Ever, Good The default permalinks are horrible in terms of SEO, as they make no semantic sense. Here are some examples […]

Best Widget Plugins for Sidebar

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What do you have in your blog sidebar? If you have a blog theme that supports widgets, the chances are you have at least one or two widgets in your sidebar. Are you using too many widgets? An overcrowded sidebar is a commonly ignored one and is sure to annoy most of your visitors. However, a sidebar with not enough can be just as bad. It’s great to have a clean sidebar, but if you’re missing the essentials then you’re basically […]