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After the Deadline Spell Checks Your Content in WordPress

After the Deadline Spell Checks Your Content in WordPress

No one is perfect. Even the best writer can make typographical errors, not to mention the average bloggers like you and me. There are times when we typed too fast and mixed up the “a” and the “e” and also times when we get confused over the “is” and the “was“. For those who are […]

How to Automatically Empty Your Trash in WordPress [Quick Tips]

How to Automatically Empty Your Trash in WordPress [Quick Tips]

In WordPress, there is this “Trash” feature that keep your deleted articles (and comments) in the recycle bin until you go into the bin and delete them permanently. This is an useful feature as it prevents you from deleting any posts/comments accidentally. However, if you don’t have the habit of clearing your trash regularly, it […]

9 Plugins New WordPress Users Must Install on Their Blogs

9 Plugins New WordPress Users Must Install on Their Blogs

Seasoned WordPress users will have no problem finding and installing the plugins they need, but for newbies, or inspiring bloggers to be, finding the right plugins can be a daunting task. To help new WordPress users to get use to their blogs quickly, here are 9 plugins that I would strongly recommend any new user […]

How to Migrate From WordPress.com to Self-hosted WordPress

How to Migrate From WordPress.com to Self-hosted WordPress

I know that this topic has been mentioned a thousand and one time in the blogosphere, but still, there are many people asking me how to do it the easy way. Since this site is about making tech easier, I have decided to come up with a comprehensive and easy to follow guide for those […]

How to Automate Your WordPress Backup With iDrive

How to Automate Your WordPress Backup With iDrive

Make Tech Easier has covered several solutions to backup your information remotely. Dropbox is probably one of the most popular. iDrive is a solution which may appeal to a wider audience. Like many of the backup options out there, you have the choice of a free or a pay option. The pay option of iDrive […]

Snippet: How to Prevent WordPress From Creating Thumbnail Images

Snippet: How to Prevent WordPress From Creating Thumbnail Images

By default, when you upload an image in WordPress, it will generate several thumbnails (large, medium and small) from your images. If you have no uses for these thumbnails, they will become a liability to your site, take up valuable database and storage space. If you have a thousand posts in your blog and each […]

Embedding Google Font to Your WP Blog

Embedding Google Font to Your WP Blog

How many of you actually tested your website design on different browsers and computers before you launch the site? I bet few of you do. Do you know that what looks good on one OS (for example, Mac) can really look bad on another, such as Windows? The main reason is because the fonts used […]

Improve Your WordPress Performance With W3 Total Cache

Improve Your WordPress Performance With W3 Total Cache

If there is any plugin that can improve the performance of any WordPress blog by a great deal, it has to be W3 Total Cache. This is a well-designed cache plugin used by many popular sites, as well as this Make Tech Easier blog. Why the need for a cache plugin? Whenever you load a […]

How to Set Your Own Default Gravatar in WordPress

How to Set Your Own Default Gravatar in WordPress

You have seen it in most WordPress blogs: If the commenter’s profile does not come with its own gravatar, the Mystery Man icon is shown instead. Kind of ugly, isn’t it? What if you can add your own custom gravatar and make it show up in the comments, won’t that be a good way to […]