Carma Leichty

Carma Leichty

Carma Leichty is a trainer in WordPress and web design. A converted Dreamweaver user, she is crazy about WordPress. She's done websites for the past upteen years and most enjoys helping others promote their Creative Work.

WordPress Post Formats Admin UI

WordPress Post Formats Admin UI

The use of Post Formats, introduced in WordPress 3.1, has had limited success and adoptability by WordPress users. With the introduction of this Admin UI for WordPress Post Formats, using post formats becomes more intuitive and easier to use. It may be just what’s needed to spur on more interest and use of Post Formats.

A WordPress Developers Dream: DesktopServer

A WordPress Developers Dream: DesktopServer

DesktopServer creates multiple “virtual servers” for development sites. This product installs and sets up WordPress sites on your local computer in seconds, creating local development test sites right on your desktop.

A Better WordPress Plugin Search Engine

A Better WordPress Plugin Search Engine

If you are a WordPress developer or a WordPress user you’ve spent time looking for plugins. We are familiar with the Plugin Directory at WordPress.org, the go-to directory for free WordPress plugins. However, there is also a little known alternative that is arguably a more efficient way of finding plugins. Enter SearchWordPressPlugins.com!

Autoblogging with WP Robot

Autoblogging with WP Robot

WP Robot is an efficient, time-saving autoblogging tool. It automatically posts new and relevant content to your blog. It features content from 21 different content sources, including 9 monetizing sources. It includes keyword campaigns, custom post templates, free support, and more than 100 customizable options. Let’s take a closer look at its features.

Where to Find WordPress Plugins

Where to Find WordPress Plugins

One can find WordPress plugins at numerous places on the Internet. In this post, we look at three repository websites for WordPress plugins.The first site, wordpres.org, offers free plugins. The two remaining sites offer Premium (not free) WordPress plugins.

Admin Plugins for WordPress

Admin Plugins for WordPress

There are a number of WordPress plugins that allow you to customize the WordPress dashboard. Some have more features than others. In this post, we’ll look at two plugins that let you customize the dashboard and improve efficiency.

How to Install WordPress Securely

How to Install WordPress Securely

Many WordPress users are looking for the easiest way to install and setup WordPress. It can be as easy as clicking a button, if your web host provides that option, but if the install our site vulnerable to attack – the ease of setting it up quickly fades. Here are a few steps we can do to tighten up the security for our WordPress websites. Always, Always, Always Upgrade to the Latest Version WordPress’ popularity makes it a big target for security attacks. At the same time, its popularity requires that security gets better and better. The latest version of…

Free WordPress Themes for Portfolios

Free WordPress Themes for Portfolios

Updated to remove broken links. Original post date: October 25th, 2011 WordPress easily allows a gallery or a portfolio to be placed online. There are tons of options available for Portfolio Themes. The themes below are free, have good documentation available online and make use of the latest features available in WordPress. Minimatica This is one of my favorites. The theme has a very clean, slick, professional feel to to it. And, it is relatively easy to set up and use. A beautiful image gallery slider spans the home page, with each image expanding/collapsing upon rollover. The slider also includes…