Unless you have make an attempt to change the table prefix before installing your WordPress blog, chances are that your WP database is still using the default ‘wp_’ as the table prefix. With this default prefix, hackers can easily perform a SQL injection attacks on your database and wreak havoc to your site. The best […]
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The WordPress built-in editor has the minimum features to create a blog post. It’s one of the reasons that many bloggers use desktop-based blog editors that provide them with additional features that is lacking in the WordPress editor. Here are five WordPress plugins that will give you the functionality as a desktop-based editor without leaving […]
Collaboration in blogs is a growing need with more and more blogging teams, newspapers, and magazines using the Internet. Additionally, there are times that one post may be assigned to more than one author. In WordPress, the only way to co-author a blog post is to share login information or for the users to have […]
The Internet continues to make the distance between people in different countries shorter and shorter. People, regardless of where they come from, are constantly interacting with one another. As we all know, not everyone speaks the same language, so how can you make your WordPress blog multinational to reach different language speakers. The best way […]
Smartphones are becoming one of the main ways that people are using to browse sites. People are using them as a computer, telephone, camera, MP3 player, game system, etc. They provide flexibility and mobility when you are constantly on the move. Due to the increasing demand for smartphones, companies and individuals are having to ensure […]
Desktop blog editors provide bloggers additional functionalities that are missing in your blog’s default editor (e.g. WordPress, Blogger, LiveJournal, etc.). Additionally, you are able to write and edit your blog posts offline, which provides a way to save your work on your computer’s hard drive while also not having to be connected to the Internet. […]
You have already spent time thinking and writing an innovative blog post. Now, you have to spend more time searching and adding links, images, and related articles. Don’t you wish there was a way to speed up the process? This is where Zemanta comes in. What is Zemanta? Zemanta provides a way to enhance your blog […]
I know that it is easy to forget your password, especially when it contains plenty of symbols, digits and upper/lower case. In WordPress, if you have forgotten your password, you can get it to reset your password via your email account. However, in the event that you also forget your username or the email you […]
If you own a self-hosted WordPress account, chances are you are using FTP to transfer all your files online. Here’s the problem: connecting and transferring files via FTP is not secured. All your login credential (including username and password) and data are transmitted over the network in plain text. Any hacker who is sniffing your […]
Is your WordPress site running slow? Use these tricks to clean up your WordPress database and make your site run fast again.
If you have been blogging for quite a while, you will find that as your traffic increases, your blog’s loading time become slower and slower. This could be due to inefficient coding, too many images (or advertisement) or just that you have activated too many plugins that take up your valuable server resources. If the […]
After much waiting, WordPress 2.7 is finally released. If you have not get your copy of WP 2.7, I urge you to download it now. Before you start to upgrade your existing blog to the latest version of WP, you might want to create a maintenance holding page so that your readers know that your […]
While WordPress is a powerful and easy to use blogging software, there are several useful features that are hidden or not visible to many and one have to dig deeper to uncover the gems. Many times, I have people asking me how to do this and how to do that in WordPress. I realize that […]
WordPress 2.7 is not scheduled to release till Nov 2008. For those who can’t wait to see what features and changes WP2.7 brings, here I will do a preview and a quick peek into its functionality. Please keep in mind that WordPress 2.7 is currently under heavy development and what you see and read here […]
You might already have used WordPress for a long time and get the hang of it. Well, here are 4 hidden WordPress features for you to maximize your WordPress blog and get the most out of it.
Securing your WordPress blog is the most important thing that you must do after you have set it up on your server. There shouldn’t be any reason for you to leave your WordPress wide open for hackers to creep in and steal your information and/or destroy your data. Here are 11 ways that you can […]
If you have upgraded to WordPress 2.6, some of you might find that when you change theme, the preview page shows a blank page rather than the actual design. I have highlighted this when I was writing a review on WordPress 2.6 beta 2. It seems that there is some conflicts between the plugins and […]
Before you have fully accustomed to WordPress 2.5, The WordPress team is releasing the version 2.6 soon. I took the opportunity to download the WordPress 2.6 Beta 2 and give it a test drive. While there is no change to the design and interface, there are quite a number of improvements and new features that […]
Ever since I upgraded to WordPress 2.5, I have been having problem with images uploading. I have not been able to upload any images and what it shows is only a ‘HTTP Error‘ message, without any further details for the user to debug the problem.
I always feel that WordPress is more than just a simple blogging software. In fact, I have used it as a CMS for many of my sites. Other than being simple and easy to use, the factor that makes it a great CMS engine is its flexibiity and customizability, both in design and functionality.