Can WordPress Compete With Enterprise Grade CMS?

On October 26th, 2012, wrote:

Media houses need CMSes for online operations. The management of team, proper delegation of work, best efficiency of the resources, and most importantly, proper publishing of the content; an Enterprise CMS is needed to get this done as smoothly as possible. That is the reason Enterprises CMSes are so much in demand and are used from small to big enterprises. These publishers are ready to spend any sum of money on these CMSes to keep their business running. Content management systems undoubtedly provide you with the most advanced functionalities and features which are not otherwise possible without the use of these CMS. The Enterprise CMSes though are made to look as the only option by vendors due to their high commissions, but today there are open source solutions available where you don’t need to burn a hole in your budget and can still get the features which “Enterprise Grade CMS” vendors provide. Today the most affordable one stop solution for – Read the full article

Using Print Plugins For WordPress

On October 19th, 2012, wrote:

The WordPress platform is one of the most popular options for bloggers, and with good reason. There are a variety of themes available on WordPress that are suited to different types of blogs, from fashion blogs to political opinion. WordPress bloggers even have the option to upload custom built themes. Print plugins add functionality to WordPress blogs by allowing readers to print or save individual entries. Many print plugins are easy to install and they are simple enough for readers to use. However, most plugins only work with WordPress.org blogs rather than WordPress.com blogs. WordPress.com versus WordPress.org WordPress.org allows bloggers to have complete control over the code for their blogs, including the installation of custom plugins. However, WordPress.org requires bloggers to provide their own hosting for their blogs. WordPress.org bloggers are also responsible for maintaining updated versions of the WordPress software. WordPress.com provides a turnkey operation for bloggers, with ready-made themes and hosting provided. WordPress automatically updates the software for – Read the full article

Anatomy of A Great WordPress Plug-In

On August 14th, 2012, wrote:

Man’s best friend is a dog. Guess who’s a blogger’s best friend? WordPress! For one, it is absolutely free. You can use it for anything, for personal use (sharing your thoughts and hobbies), or for commercial use (marketing your product or service). It’s become a day-to-day necessity for many developers. Your blogging websites can be made more fun and interactive for users with these plug-ins. WordPress can be made friendlier by customizing the basic functionality with add-on plug-ins. Here’s a guide on what to look for: Security: When you get a good plug-in, it comes with a good security package: Any confidential information is not printed into the Javascript code as it will be visible on the client’s side A secure plug-in will make use of wp-admin’s nonce validation Offers protection against unnecessary XSS exploits and SQL injection Offers thorough documentation: If a plug-in is not going to offer proper support and good documentation, it is not going to be – Read the full article

5 Best Security Plug-Ins for WordPress

On August 12th, 2012, wrote:

Every blogger loves to put his fingers on the keyboard and crank out an amazing post. Backlinks, blog promotion, and interacting with the folks who come to the blog are all part of the allure of running a WordPress website. However, the dark side to WordPress is its security. If you plan on building your site out and becoming popular in your niche, be prepared for hacking attempts. These plugins will help ward off would-be troublemakers: Better WP Security This plugin does a number of things, but its strength lies in its diversified approach to protecting your blog. First, the plugin tries to obscure important blog information from prying eyes. It does this by removing the meta “generator” tag, allows you to turn off the ability to log in for a given time period (they call it “away mode”), removing the Windows Life Write header information, removing RSD header information, changing the ID on the user with ID 1, changing – Read the full article

WordPress Tips for Creating the Perfect Bio Page

On July 25th, 2012, wrote:

WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) and online publishing platform for several reasons, including ease of use, rich plug-in architecture, versatility, and vibrant open-source development community. One of the most important reasons for the widespread WordPress adoption is the variety of methods it offers to make content seem attractive. Fresh and interesting content is what really drives visitors to online properties these days, and WordPress offers web publishers, SEO professionals, and Internet marketers many different ways to highlight content. Among the many lessons web professionals have learned from Web 2.0 and the social media explosion is the importance of engaging visitors, to make them feel relevant and connected to the sites they visit. One way to accomplish meaningful engagement is by giving them opportunities to get to know their authors better. Content may be king, but visitors are entitled to know about the kingmakers behind the subject matter that keeps them coming back from more. Satisfying Curious – Read the full article

WordPress Plugins: SEO Essentials to Improve Your Site Performance

On February 15th, 2012, wrote:

With the boom of the Internet, almost everybody, from businesses to individuals, to the celebrity and even just the ordinary people have established a presence in the World Wide Web by creating their own website. Creating a website is very easy especially now that there are a lot of free and user-friendly content management platforms (like WordPress) where anybody can start a website. But because there are millions of websites that abound, competing to be known in the Internet world by ranking at the top of popular search engine results is difficult and can be a very big challenge for any website owner. This is where Search Engine Optimization or SEO comes into the picture. Website owners can implement SEO strategies to improve their site performance and position themselves to be found online. With WordPress, you can take advantage of the platform’s plugin architecture to enhance your ability to implement your SEO strategies. And there are loads of SEO plug-ins that have been – Read the full article

WordPress Plugins: Five Small Ways To Improve Your Site’s SEO

On January 23rd, 2012, wrote:

There is a multitude of WordPress plugins that can make your site more SEO friendly and the same ones are repeatedly recommended with little variation. If you have not installed WordPress’s All-in-One SEO Pack, W3 Total Cache, Google XML Sitemaps, SEO Slugs, Trackable Social Share, or similar SEO plugins, go do that right now. If you have already addressed your SEO needs with these handy dandy helpers, then you might want to think about installing these less frequently lauded but still awesome plugins.  After all, good SEO is about solid, engaging content, and these plugins will provide the opportunity to connect with your users in different ways. BuddyPress BuddyPress elevates your site by enabling you to construct your own social network on your WordPress site. When installed, it will make your site more interactive and encourage users to build upon what you have started. This powerful plugin provides a whole host of social networking components including activity streams, fully editable extended profiles, and extensible groups – Read the full article

20 WordPress Plugins That Can Boost The Revenue Of Your Blog

On October 8th, 2010, wrote:

Do you have your favorite WordPress plugins? I have a list of more than 10 ones that I install on every blog. Some help me backup easier, some improve the site speed and other plugins show me detailed stats of what people do on my blogs. All these plugins are great. But they are not the most important ones. The most important plugins for every serious blogger are these which help their blog generate revenue. Of course they can’t magically turn your blog into money machine – you still need to work hard and create great content. These plugins however can significantly boost your revenue – by improving the SEO and user interaction, by helping you to sell more ads, or by letting your users share the blog on social networks. Here is a list of the best ones you can install right now: 1. WP e-Commerce Now it’s easy to turn your WordPress blog into a shopping cart. The – Read the full article