To help reduce Spam comments on your WordPress website, you can and should use Akismet. It seems to be the most accurate and effective plugin. That’s the only plugin to control spam that I run in all the sites I manage. There’s one more thing you can do to improve your site’s SPAM catching ability: […]
WordPress Tutorials, WordPress Videos, Opinions and Reviews
All posts categorized under WordPress, mostly the posts talk about plugins I use, or recommend, some WordPress tutorials, the occasional WordPress theme related post. Stuff about WordPress I like or dislike and other WordPress related stuff.
I tweet about WordPress regularly, I also participate in the WordPress official forums from time to time and I make surprise appearances at the local WordPress meetups.
I have posted a lot of WordPress videos on Youtube also, and not all of them have a blog post matching here so check those out in my youtube channel if you're looking for stuff you don't find in my WordPress archives.
The plugin wp-e-commerce keeps getting regular updates. There is a new update for it available in the control panel of your plugin administrative dashboard in WordPress. But before you upgrade automatically, you should read this: The update instructions in the readme file are pretty clear. Just copy over the existing files and you should be […]
Finally ready to get your own WordPress blog? or website? Well take a minute to explore your options. After helping many of you with your WordPress sites I’ve realized that hosting makes a big difference. Here are some tips that can help you get a good host without breaking the bank. These are also good […]
Here’s a quick visual tutorial on how to connect to a Remote MySQL Database, using MySQL Administrator. These instructions should be compatible with all hosts that allow remote connections to MySQL and have CPanel. Most hosts I’ve dealt with, offering C-Panel allow this type of connection, but YMMV.Â Check their documentation, or just try my […]
What is the difference between plugins and widgets? Plugins are functions that do something to your website. They could serve a back-end purpose and never be visible to you or the public. In the other hand, a widget usually is the representation of a plugin in the form of an object that can be placed […]
While you are developing your website, you should keep it hidden as much as possible. Both from people and from search engines.Â The reason behind this is to prevent it from being indexed or linked to until you think its ready.Â It isn’t a good idea to let Search Engines index your website, then change […]