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5 Ways To Reduce Comment Spam On WordPress Blogs

5 Ways To Reduce Comment Spam On WordPress Blogs

If you have a self-hosted WordPress blog which is quite popular, the most annoying thing is fighting WordPress comment spam on a regular basis. Every time you login to WordPress dashboard, you see a whole lot of spam comments waiting to be deleted. Either you have to delete them manually or let them die in […]

How To Integrate Topsy Into Your WordPress Site

How To Integrate Topsy Into Your WordPress Site

The search engines that we are used to, like Google and Yahoo, rely on spiders crawling through web sites indexing the keywords they find.┬áTherefore, when someone is searching for a certain topic, like “technology,” these search engines will display whatever they found, ranked by popularity on the page. Topsy is different. It’s a people-powered search […]

What is PubSubHubbub and How to Implement It In WordPress

What is PubSubHubbub and How to Implement It In WordPress

One of the most frequently asked question from content publishers (that means all bloggers, you and me alike) is “How to make sure that my feed subscribers can read my latest update the moment I publish it?” This nearly real-time technology is not really possible in the past, but with PubSubHubbub (yes, it kinda sounds […]

Snippet: Adding Post Thumbnail in WordPress 2.9

Snippet: Adding Post Thumbnail in WordPress 2.9

When surfing the Web, you can easily come across WordPress sites that associate an image thumbnail with each post. This is particularly obvious for those blog with magazine style layout. Before WordPress 2.9, the only way to do this is to insert a custom field with the URL of the image thumbnail in each post/page. […]

7 Important Features That Should Be Part Of WordPress Core

7 Important Features That Should Be Part Of WordPress Core

I love WordPress. I love its user-friendliness and how easy you can get it installed and running within 5 mins. I love its extensibility and the plugin system that enable us to increase its functionality without any coding needed. However, despite all the love, WordPress is not perfect. There are plenty of times where you […]

3 Useful Tools To Optimize your Blog’s CSS

3 Useful Tools To Optimize your Blog’s CSS

CSS stands for cascading stylesheets which is an important aspect of modern day web designing. If you are a web designer and know how to design WordPress themes or blogger templates, you can not ignore CSS anymore. However, if you have a blog and want to optimize the CSS files for better performance and quicker […]

WordPress: How to Separate Pingbacks From Comments

WordPress: How to Separate Pingbacks From Comments

With the popularity of social networking sites, such as Twitter and Facebook, there has been an increase of pingbacks and external comments. Therefore, some bloggers find it easier to separate the two, so it’s easier for their readers and themselves to distinguish between the two. This can be done in two ways: Using a WordPress […]

Make Your WordPress Blog iPhone Compatible Using WPtouch

Make Your WordPress Blog iPhone Compatible Using WPtouch

I’m sure most of you would agree with me that the iPhone is the world’s most popular smartphone. Even if you don’t agree with that statement per se, you’d definitely agree that it is the world’s most popular smartphone for accessing the Internet. There was a time when web pages had to be written specially […]

Useful WordPress wp-config Tricks That You May Not Know

Useful WordPress wp-config Tricks That You May Not Know

If you are one of the many who install WordPress via Fantastico, chances are, you won’t even know the existence of the wp-config file in WordPress. The wp-config.php file is one of the most important files in WordPress. It holds the keys to your database and also many of the configuration options that you never […]