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…
We all know that WordPress does not yet have a good editor with syntax highlighting, line numbers etc. within the Dashboard. Thus it is a bit unwieldy to edit themes or plugin files from within the dashboard. There are now solutions to that, as new plugins give us this useful functionality, at least till WordPress starts shipping with this feature built in.
Feedburner is an excellent feed management service by Google. It gives you statistics about how many people are subscribed to your RSS feeds and popular feeds etc. As you can imagine there are also a host of plugins that help you use Feedburner with WordPress. Let’s take a look at some of the best ones.
We’ve recently started using the CloudFlare service on WPMayor, and are very happy with it. For those who haven’t heard of it yet, CloudFlare is a FREE system that acts as a proxy between your visitors and our server. By acting as a proxy, CloudFlare caches static content for your site, which lowers the number of requests to our servers, but still allows visitors to access your site.
Today we take a look at plugins used for syntax highlighting within blog posts. Check out the best plugin for syntax highlighting.
A forum on your website can increase visitor engagement and allow you to start a loyal community. There are a few WordPress forum plugins available. Let’s take a look at them and see what’s best.
Did you know that WordPress can also be used as a Customer Relationship Management system? Check out these and let us know what you think. Is it good to build such systems on WordPress, or would you prefer to have them as stand alone applications?
Ok, you’ve made the decision to start sending out newsletters as part of your marketing strategy. Excellent choice! Email marketing is one of the cheapest and most rewarding forms of marketing nowadays.
The next choice you have to make is whether to use an online service provided by companies who specialise in email marketing, or install a plugin that can handle all your needs from within WordPress. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of each and check out the best WordPress newsletter plugin.
Join us as we check out the best Google Calendar plugins for WordPress. Integrating your Google calendar can save time and avoid unnecessary duplication of data. These are definitely essential plugins for any blog or site that needs to showcase upcoming events.