CMS Commander is a service that allows you to manage any number of WordPress websites from a single dashboard. Almost 2 year old the service has just received a major facelift with the release of version 2.0. Automatic backups, 1-click updates, bulk article posting, uptime monitoring and many other features allow you to save a lot of time while taking care of multiple blogs.
Besides being a more affordable hosted management solution CMS Commander offers a unique and very useful feature that can help you enhance your blog’s content and earn more money: 24 different APIs have been integrated and allow you to insert related images, targeted affiliate ads, videos and more into your articles for free. Among them are Flickr, Youtube, Amazon and other big names with content ready for any niche you can access directly while writing a new post.
How To Add And Control Your First Website
Getting started with CMS Commander is easy. You can sign up for a free account that includes a 30 day trial of all premium features as well. Enter your email address and press the sign up button – that’s all! You instantly get logged into your new account and your login details are sent to your email. Press the link on the signup page (see picture) to download the CMS Commander plugin first and then press the “Your Sites” link, where we will add your first blog in a minute.
To install the CMS Commander plugin you just downloaded log into your WordPress admin area (one last time!) and go to “Plugins > Add New” as shown in the screenshot below. Press the “Upload” link (2.) and then the “Search” button to select the CMS Commander plugin file from your computer. Click install and be sure to activate the plugin afterwards with the link WordPress provides.
Now you are ready to add the website to your CMS Commander account on the “Your Sites” page. All you need to do is enter your websites address (1.), enter the name of your admin user account (2.) and press the “Add Site” button (3.). Your admin password is not needed! When done your blog will show up as the first entry in the list of sites to the right of the screen.
Now that your first site has been added it can be managed remotely with CMS Commander. Head to the “Dashboard” page from your accounts main navigation to update all your plugins and themes with one click, get an overview over recent comments and view uptime and traffic statistics (after setting them up on the Options page).
Be sure to add all your other websites as well to manage them in bulk and save the maximum time possible. Continue to explore the many other features in your account, for example our powerful automatic WordPress backups.