Tag: wordpress

8 Things to Customize on Your Premium Blog Theme

Posted by Mark Thompson - July 18, 2011 - Blogging, Design/Development
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Although many themes tell you they are ready to go right out of the box, there are usually still a few basic things to tweak. Here are eight of the common items that usually need to be fixed on premium blog themes. 1. Your Affiliate Link in the Credits Let’s start with some quick and […]

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Tumblr Continues to Climb the Blogging Ladder, Now with 15-million Users

Posted by Warner Carter - May 19, 2011 - Blogging
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It seems strange how WordPress remains silent and calm with the recent news that Tumblr is catching up with them. Tumblr, presently ranked as the 3rd most popular blogging platform and the 34th most-visited website in the United States, has just passed the 18-million blog user’s indicator, which many experts consider exceptional, as the company […]

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Why a WordPress Based Website is a Social Media Trend for 2011

Posted by Obaidul Haque - March 29, 2011 - Social Media
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The world of social media is witnessing a lot of changes in the year 2011 including location-based marketing, review websites, text campaigns, plugins etc. If you are planning your new social media strategy, it is important to make sure that you leverage all of these upcoming trends. Here, we are going to discuss one very […]

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WordPress Service Problems: Downtime and Vast Web Attacks

Posted by Warner Carter - March 18, 2011 - News
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A massive denial-of-service attack on WordPress recently caused problems for the site’s users. There were days when users could not access the WordPress home Page. There were days when accessing the login page was as easy as typing Google.com, but accessing the WordPress Dashboard to publish a post and view your current site stats was […]

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What WP Plugins is StayOnSearch Using?

Posted by Mark Thompson - January 3, 2011 - Blogging, Design/Development, Tools
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First of all, I would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year.  This is the first post of 2011 and I am really looking forward to another outstanding year of high-quality content, new guest bloggers and feedback from our readers on how we can continue to deliver outstanding value. Recently I’ve had a few […]

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Are Custom Web Designs Being Replaced By WordPress?

Posted by Mark Thompson - March 30, 2010 - Design/Development
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Typically, a fully custom website can cost anywhere from $10,000 – $50,000, depending on a number of factors including functionality and the size of the site and this is a bit more than any cheap cash advance you can get so keeping costs low is important. I totally understand the need for a unique design […]

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Robots.txt Guide for Popular CMS and Shopping Carts

Posted by Mark Thompson - January 21, 2010 - SEO
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It can be difficult to know which directories should be restricted from search engines and which should be allowed.  I thought it would be a good idea to create a robots.txt reference guide for popular content management systems and shopping carts.  Depending on what backend you are using, all you have to do is copy […]

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