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

5 Best SEO WordPress Plugins

On August 27th, 2012, wrote:

  When you’re starting a small business, are locally-based, or are simply looking to improve your search engine results ranking, you may be focusing on your online marketing and SEO strategy. If your business uses a company blog on the WordPress platform, there are more than a few plugins that can help you optimize each post, and your blog as a whole, for SEO marketing. Here are the top 5 plugins to consider. 1.All-in-One SEO Pack (AIO) The All-in-One SEO Pack is the most popular SEO solution for WordPress blogs. This plugin automatically optimizes your WordPressblog for search engines by generating meta tags and helping you optimize web page titles. Advanced users are given the ability to customize post titles, descriptions, URL structures and tags for each post. This plugin even helps you avoid duplicate content. Perfect for both the new and experienced, most optimization-focusedWordpress sites use this plugin. 2.SEO Friendly Images A key component to an effective blog is – 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

Make Your WordPress Sidebar Work For You

On July 18th, 2011, wrote:

The WordPress sidebar is a helpful tool that gives site owners a chance to engage readers, direct them to content and other pages, and read prior entries. With an extensive sidebar widget system, there are lots of great options for blog owners who are looking to take their design — and their readership to the next level. Subscription Options Offered as an optional plugin for the standard WordPress installation, the Subscription Options widget allows your readers to subscribe to your site’s blog entry or comments RSS feed. That means they’ll always have your freshest entries in their RSS reader of choice, and they’ll be alerted to new content. It’s a great way to keep people coming back again and again every time you post new content to your blog or other website. Users can also use this handy widget to subscribe to email updates, like a digest of your site’s weekly entries, as well as post your entries to Twitter – Read the full article

Your Guide to Creating a Twitter Archive

On December 26th, 2010, wrote:

According to a scene in the acclaimed movie, The Social Network, “the Internet is written in ink – (and) not in pencil”. But if that’s really the case, how come it’s close to impossible to browse and search old tweets on Twitter? How come our 140-character text updates seem to have expiration dates on them? Note that we say, “close to impossible”: operative word is ‘close’.  Because surely, there must be a way, right? There must be a way somehow to archive your tweets (or someone else’s) so that you could read, search, share, and store them all in one place. And there must be a way to access those precious tweets whenever the Fail Whale pays Twitter servers a visit. Worry not. There is a way. Or ways. Here’s Lakeshore Branding’s quick guide to creating your very own Twitter archive. (While you’re at it, be sure to check out our own Twitter archive!) Twitter archive via WordPress Thanks to – Read the full article