18 WordPress Social Media Plugins to Live By
MAY 23, 2016
Whether you’re trying to grow your social media following, get more engagement or make your website more dynamic, there are plenty of WordPress social media plugins to help along the way. In order to save you the hassle of spending hours searching for the best plugins, we’ve compiled a list of 18 WordPress social media plugins that you should try out. Google for WordPress.
6 Social Tools to Use Immediately After You Hit “Publish”
JUNE 15, 2015
published it. In fact, publishing your article is just the first step. have shared some of the most essential steps to take right after you publish an article which include: Email those who helped you write it (If you were using any expert quotes). But it’s not required to do that for each article you publish: Maybe once in a while run the tool and keep it mind.
Add Tweetable Quotes in WordPress Blog Posts
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
Create Tweetable Quotes with WordPress Plugins Create “tweetable quotes” with the help of a WordPress plugin makes it a little more convenient because you don’t need to leave your admin panel. Image Credit: Shutterstock The post Add Tweetable Quotes in WordPress Blog Posts appeared first on Spin Sucks. Related Stories Content Overload: Get “This.”
Take Advantage of Additional Google News Opportunities for Publishers
JUNE 4, 2014
Google News continues to be an important source of traffic for publishers, in particular from the news OneBoxes that are frequently included in regular Web search results. Yoast recently came out with an updated version of their News SEO plugin for WordPress. As I covered in Google News news_keywords Meta Tag: More Cons than Pros? Recommended Tool: Yoast News SEO 2.0.
WordPress Tips for Creating the Perfect Bio Page
JULY 18, 2012
Making the perfect bio page in WordPress is very important if you are looking to make conversions. Whilst being a simple idea, it’s not easy to implement in the standard WordPress editor, and a couple of plugins I highly recommend are great for making the job quick and easy. It has also been proven that those without a bio page often make fewer sales. Rich Text HTML Plugins.
Three Essential Blog Writing Tips for Just Before You Click Publish
JUNE 16, 2015
But what about those last moments before you click publish? But before you hit publish, sit back and really think about your target reader. Someone who didn’t know WordPress from Blogger. She’s not ready to hit publish! Now, if I’m targeting someone who already publishes a blog, is crunched for time, and just wants to improve what she does every day?
17 Plugins to Improve Your WordPress Blog
MARCH 3, 2011
One of the neat aspects about WordPress is nobody owns it. With more than 1,300 themes and over 13,000 plugins , the appearance and functionality of any WordPress blog is up to the blog owner’s imagination. Feed Pauser halts the syndication of a new blog post for up to 20 minutes to let me ensure there are no typos and that the published appearance is how it was intended. 4.
Optimizing WordPress Excerpts for Maximum Clickability
APRIL 21, 2011
As I’ve been paying more attention to blogging—not just the writing thereof, but the look and how the posts come across—one of the fields that I believe is little-used is the “excerpt field in one’s WordPress blog. This is WordPress’ built-in Excerpt field.). What about the blog post excerpts that are published, say, to Facebook? Why should you care?
WordPress Themes 101
AUGUST 15, 2013
Entering the world of WordPress for the first time, you may feel like Dorothy walking through the farmhouse door into the colorful world of Oz. It’s easy to see why small businesses love WordPress. WordPress boasts more than sixty-eight million WordPress sites, with notable users including companies like CNN, Ted and UPS. sites used WordPress. Free Themes.
Blogger to WordPress – Why Make The Change?
FEBRUARY 18, 2011
Recently a lot of websites and blogs have made the transition from Google’s Blogger service to an independently-hosted WordPress installation. It can be a tricky process, because transferring isn’t easy when you have hundreds of posts published already. So, what’s so great about WordPress? WordPress can run an entire website. Wordpress 3.0
How to build a WordPress website for your nonprofit
FEBRUARY 9, 2011
You’ve decided that you want to start using WordPress as your nonprofit’s website. You’ve outlined a blog strategy, defined specific goals, decided on topics, and have determined who will publish content. Where would you begin if you wanted to start blogging with WordPress today? WordPress has a great list of hosting providers that support WordPress.
Make sure you upgrade to WordPress 3.5.2
The Way of the Web
JUNE 24, 2013
WordPress version 3.5.2 The new WordPress version fixes 7 security issues, and also contains some additional hardening measures, which is important given the recent spate of brute force attacks on a huge number of WordPress sites. If you’re struggling with WordPress, give us a shout and see if we can help! The post Make sure you upgrade to WordPress 3.5.2
Optimizing WordPress Excerpts for Maximum Clickability [Redux]
JUNE 6, 2011
This is part of the Blogging for Grasshoppers series. [I originally published this post on April 21. As I’ve been paying more attention to blogging—not just the writing thereof, but the look and how the posts come across—one of the fields that I believe is little-used is the “excerpt field in one’s WordPress blog. This is WordPress’ built-in Excerpt field.).
How I Set Up My WordPress Blog In 2 Hours
MARCH 16, 2011
It may look a little bare after other blogs you’re used to… especially if you’ve been publishing another blog for a while. Blogging Blogging for Grasshoppers Social Media getting your blog started spicing out wordpressThis isn’t a trick question. But really, how many blogs does a gal need? Apparently, ’tis not the case with me. Love eating it.
Popup Opt-in Forms: Case Studies, WordPress Plugins, and Alternatives
MAY 28, 2013
In this post, I’m going to share my research into popup opt-in forms: who’s using them, case studies, WordPress plugins, and the alternatives for building your mailing list. Popup Opt-In Forms for WordPress. Pippity is becoming a popular WordPress popup opt-in form plugin. More Popup Opt-In Plugins for WordPress. Back then, I was definitely not a fan.
12 Best Comments Plugins To Consider For Your WordPress Website
MAY 19, 2016
WordPress has emerged as the best blogging platform-cum-CMS that has empowered various online businesses to turn their name into a brand. Utilizing the exemplary features of this platform, WordPress developers have created the most remarkable websites so far. Let us take a look at the best available comments plugins that work wonder for your WordPress site. It’s interactivity.
Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both
AUGUST 20, 2011
As a result, publishers and bloggers of all sizes are constantly bleeding site content to social channels in order to encourage crucial engagement and interaction outside of their homepages. As publishers continue to rely on the outside social web to foster their communities, they often witness dire consequences. beat WordPress into submission for my choice of CMS. Used it?
70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog
DECEMBER 21, 2011
While there are many platforms to choose from, I always suggest that if your purpose for blogging is anything related to branding, business, or making money online, then you want to go with WordPress on your own domain. Sure, there are other blogging platforms and content management systems you can use on your own domain, but none are quite as popular or powerful as WordPress. KnowEm.
7+ WordPress Plugins For Every Website
APRIL 15, 2011
WordPress is one of the best website content management systems out there – and not just for blogs. Just browsing through the WordPress Extend database, you’ll find lots and lots of plugins out there that each change the functionality of your website in their own way. I’ve outlined the plugins I personally try to include in every website I develop. The Social.
Supercharge WordPress: A Little Known Way to Increase Pageviews & Conversions
AUGUST 16, 2012
The two most popular ones for WordPress are W3 Total Cache and WP Supercache. What this does is run all your uploaded images to WordPress through various stages of lossless compression (meaning you don’t lose image quality) to reduce the size of your files. My analytical brain is always looking at different ways I can improve the conversions on my websites. seconds to 0.9 4.45s.
How to import Posterous to self-hosted WordPress
The Way of the Web
FEBRUARY 17, 2013
With the news that Posterous will be closing on April 30, 2013 , many people are now looking to export their content and start to publish on a different platform. WordPress is particularly suited to self-hosting, as it’s so widely used and most hosting services will offer a simple one-click install to get you up and running. Hopefully that will work for you nice and easily.
How to Consistently Publish Great Content While On The Go
JUNE 26, 2016
Since publishing content and interacting with my audience is a huge component of my business, those were the apps I downloaded first. want to show you which smartphone apps I love and recommend, and exactly how I use them to stay productive and publish content consistently while I’m on the road. The best smartphone apps to track and publish content consistently. 1.
Install Your First WordPress Plugin
APRIL 1, 2012
WordPress is a platform that’s rather easy to use, for the most part. Publishing new posts is easy, creating new pages is easy, and moderating comments is—again—easy. As Matt Hooper explained earlier today, in his post What Your Need to Know Before You Start a WordPress Blog , no web development or programming skills are required. Installing a WordPress plugin manually.
The Blogger’s Essential WordPress Guide: 13 Top Tutorials
JUNE 12, 2012
Over the last couple of months, we’ve taken a close look at WordPress here on ProBlogger. know that many readers do use WordPress—either the free or paid version—and it’s the content management system of choice for many high-profile sites. I’ve been using it for years, and I’d have to say that it’s served me really well over that time. What you need to know before you start a WordPress blog. Set safe, secure user roles on your WordPress blog. Secure your WordPress blog without touching any code. Install your first WordPress theme.
HOW TO: Move a WordPress blog from one domain to another
Josh S Peters
AUGUST 30, 2011
Shuaism is now JoshSPeters and I’m going to kick it off with a post about the 5 step process of moving your WordPress blog from one domain to another. 1. Install WordPress on The New Domain. 3. Install WordPress on The New Domain. Most hosts have a quick and easy WordPress install that only takes a button click or two. The domain transfer is done! Prep Work. 2.
How to Build an Inbound PR Campaign
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
Here’s what you need: Content creation: AnswerThePublic for ideas generation, Canva for visuals, WordPress for publishing. Communication PR #PRstack anewstip answer the public canva cision content marketing googlge analytics GroupHigh Hootsuite inbound marketing iris keyword planner leadin leadpages lissted Mailchimp Moz talkwalker traackr unbounce WordPressBy Iliyana Stareva.
Google Publisher Plugin For WordPress
Small Business Mavericks
JANUARY 16, 2014
Google has developed a WordPress plugin for publishers that does two things: Allows you to add AdSense ads easily to your WordPress blogs and websites. The only value this plugin adds to the business of being an online publisher is the ability to verify your website at Webmaster Tools with one click. Speculation aside, I think what Google is doing here is 1) giving a stamp of approval to WordPress sites and 2) laying the groundwork for being of more value to publishers. You are a publisher. have a feeling this is just a start. YouTube embedding.
Online Tools that Help with PR
JANUARY 8, 2015
Life has recently become a little more intense because you now also have to be your own publisher. Anytime a new article is published, it appears in your account. When they publish something new, you’ll see it in your Feedly page and can read and share from there. WordPress. By Gini Dietrich Running a small business isn’t easy. Canva to the rescue! Feedly.
How to Select the Perfect WordPress Theme for Your Blog
MAY 13, 2012
Selecting a WordPress theme is one of those tasks that seem fairly easy at first How hard can it be? You simply go to Google, type in “best free WordPress themes” and you’re good to go, right? I’m sure you already know where I’m going with this. Long story short, almost all free WordPress themes include some kind of strange code in their structures, usually in the footer section. But I’m not speaking as a businessman now. I’m speaking as a WordPress developer. The most important features of a WordPress theme. Period.
Six Reasons WordPress Is A Great Website Platform For Small Nonprofits
NOVEMBER 10, 2010
It seems like there are more nonprofits using WordPress not as a blog, but as a website platform. Easy To Use – If you can edit a Word Doc, you can publish webpages with WordPress. Solid SEO – WordPress also allows you to configure permalinks and edit your title tags and descriptions, so that you can more effectively rank in search. And that makes sense.
Split Testing Made Easy with the ConverThis WordPress Plugin
MARCH 18, 2014
ConverThis is a WordPress plugin that makes A/B testing simple. Once you have entered the pages you want to test, you will click the Publish button to complete the campaign. ConverThis is a great plugin for WordPress that can help you do some simple split testing. The post Split Testing Made Easy with the ConverThis WordPress Plugin appeared first on Kikolani.
22 PR Tools From the #PRstack Community
DECEMBER 14, 2015
It has published 48 how-to guides written by more than 35 community members covering different areas of the public relations workflow. WordPress. WordPress is a platform that any PR practitioner or student can use to build an online portfolio for themselves, to either showcase their own skills, interests and knowledge or their business’. By Stephen Waddington. Anewstip.
Google Publisher Toolbar—a Must-have for AdSense Publishers
APRIL 24, 2012
This guest post is by Kevin Muldoon of WordPress Mods. Many top AdSense publishers such as Zac Johnson and Spencer Haws have had their accounts banned and their last month of earnings withheld. The AdSense Publisher Toolbar is an official Google Chrome extension that adds a publisher toolbar to your Chrome browser. The Publisher Toolbar. Google publisher toolbar.
WordPress 3.8.2 now available to download and install
The Way of the Web
APRIL 8, 2014
The latest version of WordPress is now available to download and install. Privilege escalation: prevent contributors from publishing posts. Hardening) Prevent possible cross-domain scripting through Plupload, the third-party library WordPress uses for uploading files. There’s more information available in the WordPress Codex. As always, before any significant WordPress or plugin update, it’s always best to back up your site. The post WordPress 3.8.2 Blog security update wordpress CVE-2014-0166. CVE-2014-0165.
Security Update for Jetpack WordPress Plugin
The Way of the Web
APRIL 11, 2014
Joining the news of the Heartbleed vulnerability that affects much of the internet, and a security update for WordPress itself , now comes the news that there is a critical security update for the Jetpack WordPress plugin. contains a fix for a bug which allows an attacker to bypass access controls and publish posts, which could be combined with other attacks to escalate access. The post Security Update for Jetpack WordPress Plugin appeared first on TheWayoftheWeb. Jetpack 2.9.3 through to 2.9.3. Blog Design & Development 2.9.3 jetpack security update
Six Things to Do Before You Build Your New Website
JULY 1, 2015
Taxonomies in CMSs such as Drupal and WordPress are incredibly useful, especially in the backend when developers need to surface categorized content. Set your marketing team up for success by choosing the right CMS—they need to be able to quickly publish and make updates to the live site. By Emily Miller. Plan For Your Website Launch. great website is the result of smart planning.
Seven Marketing Mistakes That Are Waaaaaay Too Common
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
Invest in a cool WordPress theme. This includes: Publishing new posts. Updating the site software/platform (such as WordPress, or maybe you’re using something else ). Publishing other types of content (such as infographics, or presentations; here’s a good tool for that – called Visme ), updating anything else you offer on the site. By Karol Krol.
Blog Smarter: 5 WordPress Plugins to Help You Make Money From Your Blog
FEBRUARY 22, 2012
You need to register for a Kontera account first but that is quick and easy, and gives you your published ID which is then entered in the plugin setup. All images taken at the WordPress Plugin Directory. Blog Smarter: 5 WordPress Plugins to Help You Make Money From Your Blog. Blogging for Dollars make money blogging profitable blogs wordpressWhy do we blog? Ad Rotator.
Getting the Most Out of All-in-One SEO Pack WordPress Plugin
MAY 10, 2011
This can be especially useful in the event that you forget to include a description before publishing the post. What SEO plugins do you use with WordPress? Mobile Blogging – How to Make Your WordPress Blog Smartphone Ready. WordPress Thesis Theme Customization Part One: Options. WordPress Thesis Theme Customization Part Two: Plugins. Additional Options.
This Blog Is Dead
DECEMBER 20, 2013
It was a technological and publishing breakthrough. Suddenly, the cost of publishing plummeted to zero and publishing to the world was almost as easy as it was to print up a document from your word processor. Suddenly, anyone with connectivity could have a thought and publish it in text for the world to see. For a person like me, publishing a regular blog enabled me to build an audience, to have a direct relationship with people who liked the same sorts of things that were turning my crank. " The comfort of publishing and sharing. publishing.
It's Never Too Late To Start A Blog
NOVEMBER 7, 2013
Writing is where my heart lies, and I publish that writing (primarily) on a blog. The other publishing platforms typically have intermediaries, editors, time to publish and more. Blogging has, chiefly, become the publishing channel for those who love to write and to connect more directly with those who are interested in the words. publishing. publishing platform.
BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business
FEBRUARY 3, 2013
If they are similar to a thought you have published previously…I’m glad we think alike, but these aren’t quotes stolen from anywhere else. Blogs 43) If you’re serious about blogging, get a self-hosted WordPress blog. 51) WordPress themes are like everything else in this world. So, here they are. learn from your experience too. measurement plan. Cheers!
Weekend Project: Set Safe, Secure User Roles on Your WordPress Blog
APRIL 20, 2012
One of the final steps of the famous five-minute WordPress installation is to set up an Admin account. This account, by default, is assigned to the role of Administrator, which is the most powerful user role in WordPress. WordPress user roles sounds like a boring topic. What are WordPress user roles for? User roles in WordPress. What’s all this for? Author.