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…

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A Code Editor Solution for WordPress

A Code Editor Solution for WordPress

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.

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Best Feedburner Plugins for WordPress

Best Feedburner Plugins for WordPress

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.

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Using CloudFlare with WordPress

Using CloudFlare with WordPress

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.

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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…

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Best Plugin to Display Syntax-Highlighted code in WP

Best Plugin to Display Syntax-Highlighted code in WP

Today we take a look at plugins used for syntax highlighting within blog posts. Check out the best plugin for syntax highlighting.

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WordPress Forum Plugins

WordPress Forum Plugins

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.

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Using WordPress as a CRM

Using WordPress as a CRM

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?

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Best Email Marketing / Newsletter System for WordPress

Best Email Marketing / Newsletter System for WordPress

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.

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How To Integrate Google Calendar into WordPress

How To Integrate Google Calendar into WordPress

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.

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