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Giving a Velvet Touch to Your WordPress Landing Page

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Creating delightful first impressions works everywhere – whether you are running a gift shop, or a website. Both involve a greater degree of indulgence on your part to make sure the visitors are pleased at what they see and are willing to spend more time contemplating on your offerings.

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Using WordPress Post in the Administration Screen

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There are numerous blogging platforms nowadays that you can choose from. The most widely used is WordPress. New users might not know how to use the WordPress blogging platform to create a blog post. Here is a simple guide on how to write and publish a WordPress blog post.

Posts are entries that display in reverse timeline order on your home page. Continue Reading »

4 Effective WordPress Techniques for Better Security

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WordPress is one of the major CMS platforms today. It is very common and used by most of the website owners today. So the hackers try to get to your WordPress website by using the weak points in the platform, theme or plugins you use on your website. So with these WordPress security tips you can ensure a better safety net for your website. Continue Reading »

WordPress 3.6.1 Update

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The reliability and flexibility of WordPress has made it a popular choice for both Web development and blogs. As a content management system (CMS), WordPress helps businesses, corporations, news outlets and many other organizations keep track of content created by multiple users. A good CMS is always evolving, and WordPress is no exception. The latest release, version 3.6.1, shows a commitment to positive user experience and overall platform security. Continue Reading »

Why Drupal Might Be a Better Choice Than WordPress

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Are you planning to start a new blog or launch a website? Want to know the key differences between Drupal and WordPress? Both are excellent CMS and operate as free open-source format platforms. There are many different CMS and Blogging platforms out there to choose from. Some of the more popular platforms include Joomla, CMS Made Simple, Magento, and PrestaShop. Continue Reading »

Increase Traffic With These Social Sharing WordPress Plugins

Social Sharing WordPress Plugins.

Whether it is about recommending or tweeting, the idea of having social presence of websites has become a popular practice. Social presence of website doesn´t only make your presence felt, but also gives more value to your website in the eyes of search engines.

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Best Reasons to Use WordPress Themes for Web Design

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When developing a website, you will have a number of choices when it comes to web design. While it might be nice to use a professional designer, few small businesses or individuals have the funds that it would cost to hire a designer. Most of the time, a pro designer is going to cost several thousand dollars minimum. Continue Reading »

How To Display Author’s Comment Count in WordPress Without a Plugin

In this tutorial, I will show you how to display the number of comments an author has posted in the post´s comment section without the need of a plugin, as shown in the image below:

Counting Author's Comments.

Everytime someone leaves a comment on any post, the Author´s comment total count will show up next to his/her name.

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How To Automatically Control The Manual Excerpt in WordPress

WordPress Excerpt is an optional summary of your posts. In this tutorial, I will show you how to automatically control the Manually typed excerpt AND the Automatically generated excerpt at the same time, by using a simple function and without the need of a plugin.

The image below shows the result when using CODE-Y below. Notice that both the Manually typed Excerpt and the Auto-generated excerpt are present. Continue Reading »

How To Use Your Gravatar as Favicon in WordPress

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In this tutorial, I will show you how to use Gravatar as Favicon in WordPress as shown in the image below. The image shows that I am using my Gravatar image as Favicon.

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A favicon (short for Favorite icon) is an image, most commonly 16×16 pixels, associated with a particular Website. The browsers typically display a page´s favicon in the address bar and next to the page´s name in a list of bookmarks and also in the browser tabs. Continue Reading »