Klout Adds WordPress But Not For Self Hosted Blogs?

Jason Yormark

A few weeks ago I noticed that Klout had added the WordPress button to the available channels to connect to which was encouraging. Related posts: My 9 Favorite WordPress Social Media Plugins. Mobilize Your WordPress Blog! Social Media Wordpress

17 Plugins to Improve Your WordPress Blog

Ari Herzog

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. When I upgrade WordPress versions, for instance, I activate this plugin.

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Thesis vs Genesis – Comparing Premium WordPress Themes

Kikolani

Let’s start with pricing, because that is usually the make or break point when it comes to purchasing a premium WordPress theme. You cannot do it through the WordPress dashboard. Inside your WordPress dashboard, go to Appearance > Themes, and then activate Thesis 1.8.2.

To Livefyre and Back Again: Vanilla WordPress Commenting System Returns

Ari Herzog

I also grew frustrated with repetitive actions that were necessary on both the plugin’s dashboard and on the WordPress dashboard. If you are inspired to add a comment with your thoughts, please visit To Livefyre and Back Again: Vanilla WordPress Commenting System Returns in your browser. Blog News comments plugins WordpressNearly three months after installing the Livefyre plugin it is gone.

Blogger to WordPress – Why Make The Change?

Firebelly

Recently a lot of websites and blogs have made the transition from Google’s Blogger service to an independently-hosted WordPress installation. So, what’s so great about WordPress? WordPress can run an entire website. With WordPress, you’re not so limited.

12 Ways To Make Your WordPress Blog Cleaner And Cuter

Waxing UnLyrical

Being a non-geek, I had no idea that WordPress’ WSYWIG editor has a lot more options than show up in your “kitchen sink&# when you’re writing posts. Roberto Carreras said: 12 Ways To Make Your WordPress Blog Cleaner And Cuter [link] via @shonali [.]

Top Dropbox Plugins For WordPress

Kikolani

Thus, it is a good idea for those who are thinking ahead to integrate this unique service into their WordPress blog to go the extra mile for their visitors. WordPress Backup to Dropbox. The WordPress Backup to Dropbox plugin is essential. This is a guest post by Liors Levin.

How I Set Up My WordPress Blog In 2 Hours

Waxing UnLyrical

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? After all, from a practicality point of view, the answer to that question should be one, right?

Make Your WordPress Blog More Readable in 3 Clicks

Waxing UnLyrical

This post isn’t about adding visuals or video into your WordPress blog , or using Cincopa , or judging a blog post by its cover. to see what I could find about even dummies being able to change the font size on one’s WordPress blog.

7+ WordPress Plugins For Every Website

Firebelly

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.

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

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. Installing WordPress. Choosing a Great WordPress Theme.

Optimizing WordPress Excerpts for Maximum Clickability [Redux]

Waxing UnLyrical

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.).

6 Annoying Ways You’re Using WordPress

Firebelly

I’ve never made any attempt to hide it, I have an ongoing love affair with WordPress. Often times, WordPress I’ve found WordPress used poorly. WordPress is being used for everything. WordPress offers a simple and clean interface to edit pages.

Eleven Digital Trends to Watch In 2011

SocialFish

Eleven Digital Trends to Watch in 2011. Lots of orgs are, for example, talking to WordPress or other blog platforms about developing their blogs and talking to mobile app developers about their apps. We’ll all need to figure out better ways to deal with this problem in 2011.

How to Make Your WordPress Blog Mobile Friendly

Waxing UnLyrical

Then I checked out a few different options, including Mobify , WordPress Mobile Edition and then (because I was getting bored very quickly) WPTouch. A really easy way to make your WordPress blog mobile friendly. This is part of the Blogging for Grasshoppers series.

Top 11 Social Media Marketing Blog Posts of 2011

Firebelly

Here are the top 11 social media marketing posts on the Firebelly blog in 2011 based on number of views. How To Build Your Own Social Network On WordPress. Facebook For Business Tip #1: Pages not Profiles. Social Search: Tempur-Pedic “Ask Me” Commercial.

3 Random WordPress Blogging Tips

Waxing UnLyrical

But here are a few things I’ve been asked about a few times when it comes to blogging – particularly in WordPress – and I’m going to jot ‘em down for you. This is part of the Blogging for Grasshoppers series.

5 Ways To Spice Up Your WordPress Blog

Waxing UnLyrical

If you’re just getting started blogging (or maybe even if you’ve been doing it a while), here are some WordPress plugins I really really like. WordPress Editorial Calendar. WordPress Editorial Calendar is awesome-sauce. These are five WordPress plugins I adore.

Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

While B2C marketers focus on Facebook, LinkedIn is consistently cited as the top social network for B2B marketing.

12 of the Best WordPress Guides, Hacks and Plugins of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

WordPress is no longer just the leading blog platform , but is now the most popular open-source CMS (content management system) as well. WordPress Themes and Plugins. 31 Websites Where To Find Free HQ WordPress Themes by W3Mag. 20 Excellent Free WordPress 3.0

How To Build Your Own Social Network On WordPress

Firebelly

I’ve touted before all of the different things WordPress can do as a content management system. It’s no secret that I’m a WordPress advocate, but I’ve just recently discovered one of the project’s most impressive features– running a social network. No, you’re not going to create the next Facebook or MySpace on a simple WordPress website, but it’s a great (and cheap) alternative to social network creation engines such as Ning or Grouply.

WordPress Blog Hosting: WordPress.com or Self-Hosted?

Idaconcpts

Given that WordPress hosts 59,914,568 as of 09/25/2011 and that over 301 million people view more than 2.5 billion pages each month on WordPress.com-hosted blogs (data from WordPress Stats ), it is not a surprise that many users around the world have chosen WordPress as their CMS of choice.

34 (of the) Best Google+ Tips, Tactics and Guides of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

HOW TO: Integrate Google+ Into Your WordPress Site by Mashable Tech. Kelli Shaver shows how to display your Google+ profile information on a WordPress site/blog, add the +1 button, and even use a Google+-inspired WordPress theme, with details about and illustrations of three examples.

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Prepare Your Website for Geolocation with WordPress

Kikolani

Many small business owners choose to use a content management system (CMS), such as WordPress, for a hassle-free website and infinite customization options. Check out some curated lists for the best green WordPress themes , best nonprofit themes , and free magazine WordPress themes.

24 (of the) Best Business Blogging Guides, Tips and Tools of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

6 Tips for Blogging for SEO in WordPress by Business Insider. Sue Reynolds offers a half-dozen tips for SEO on WordPress blogs, helpful particularly for those just getting started. Top 10 Blog Directories 2011 by SEO Wizardry.

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HOW TO: Move a WordPress blog from one domain to another

Josh S Peters

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. Install WordPress on The New Domain. Install WordPress on The New Domain. The domain transfer is done!

5 WordPress Plugins to Rock Your Blog

Waxing UnLyrical

Here are some more cool plugins for you to try out on your WordPress blog. Blogging Blogging for Grasshoppers Resources Shonali Burke ken mueller onswipe wordpress plugins wptouch zemantaThis is part of the Blogging for Grasshoppers series.

What to Expect When Moving WordPress to New Hosting

Kikolani

I moved my photography blog , my husband’s HDR photography blog, and several other WordPress sites that were on HostGator to GoDaddy. Probably the biggest one was the major hacks to WordPress sites that happened almost a year ago. Upgrading WordPress 2.9

The WordPress Comment System, Plugins and Moderation

Kikolani

WordPress Comment Plugins and Services. The following are the plugins and WordPress services that create the commenting experience here on Kikolani and several of my other blogs. WordPress Thesis Theme Customization Part Two: Plugins. Upgrading WordPress 2.9

Client solves Ecommerce for WordPress via Open Source

The Way of the Web

I don’t often write about clients on my blog for various reasons, but I wanted to spread the word about Jigoshop, which is a great Ecommerce for WordPress solution that I’ve been working on for a couple of months now.

WordPress Search Review: Yolink Search

Bill Hartzer

For some time now, WordPress sites have been well known for their vast amounts of information, and content. A WordPress site might have the information a visitor is searching for, but due to poor organization, it may be difficult for the visitor to locate that much needed information.

Millions Of WordPress.com Blogs On Pause Due To Back-End Outage

Idaconcpts

WordPress.com provided TechCrunch.com the following update on March 22, 2011: . Wordpress Wordpress Blog Stats wordpress ddos wordpress ddos attack wordpress down wordpress hack wordpress.com problems

WordPress Themes 101

Unspoken

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. sites used WordPress.

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Lather, Rinse, Repeat

Ari Herzog

The way it’s historically worked on this blog is when you submit a comment, you have the option to check a box — powered by a WordPress plugin called Subscribe to Comments — to receive subsequent comments by email. Enter another WordPress plugin called ReplyMe. Effective January 8, 2011, this is now installed. 1 Essential Plugin for Your WordPress Blog. Blog News comments plugins Wordpress

Getting the Most Out of All-in-One SEO Pack WordPress Plugin

Kikolani

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. This is a guest post by Brian Flores.

10+ Ways To Use B2B Social Media In Your Business

PWB Marketing Blog

Use a platform like WordPress to integrate your blog into your corporate site. B2B Internet Marketing B2B Social Media B2B Marketing Facebook Media Print SEO Twitter Wordpress

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65 Terrific Social Media Infographics

Pamorama

The History of WordPress. As you know, infographics are visual representations of information, data, or knowledge. They present complex concepts quickly and clearly, and communicate ideas in an easily understandable fashion.

17 Digital Marketing Experts Share Their Top Tips, Tricks, and Tools

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Shannon’s Favorite Little Known Social Media Tool : One is a WordPress plugin called Editflow. With the breadth and depth of social media services out there, it’s no wonder that we often find ourselves lost in the vast array of services.

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5 Apps Every Business Owner Should Have

Idaconcpts

Blogger/ WordPress. If your business doesn’t have a blog, then you need to start one write now by downloading the Blogger or WordPress app onto your smart phone. WordPress for iPhone. WordPress for Android.

Take 5 Minutes to Make WordPress 10 Times More Secure

ProBlogger

Thankfully, WordPress is pretty secure out of the box and they provide frequent security updates. Even better are the following super-simple actions that you can take to make WordPress ten times more secure. Choose a different username when installing WordPress.

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