06 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

20 WordPress Plugins to Empower Your Community Website

Community participation creates a sense of belongingness among a site and its core readers. If you empower your readers, they’ll share their successes and experiences with others on your website which will help grow your readership…

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25 January 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Display the Last Login for WordPress Users

Wondering how active a certain user is or how long it’s been since he last logged in? Perhaps you need to monitor when your writers or editors last checked into the site…

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15 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How To Create a Public News Area for your WordPress site

I have been looking for some way to add a community news section to a blog of mine, buts its been quite difficult. TDO mini forms is a way to let people submit normal posts but I wanted the news to separate from the main blog…

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18 April 2011 ~ 0 Comments

iPhone + WordPress Ticketing App? Surely Only in Your Dreams….

Not so! Seth Shoultes, Event Espresso developer and recent winner of the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (with $40,000 prize!) has just teased his new iPhone/Android apps, on ABC news, no less. Check it out: And what does this ticketing app interface with? Event Espresso – a WordPress plugin! How awesome is that?! I did a quick…

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16 April 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Summer WordCamps 2011

Looking for something fun to do during your summer vacation? Why not check out a WordCamp! WordCamps are locally-organized casual conferences of, by, and for WordPress users, developers, and enthusiasts just like you. The focus of a WordCamp is to foster face-to-face connections and collaboration among the local WordPress crowd, but there are usually some out-of-towners …

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31 March 2011 ~ 0 Comments

7 Ways to Increase Newsletter Signups on Your WordPress or BuddyPress Website

Getting more subscribers to your site’s newsletter is as important as good SEO. After all, you aren’t writing a good newsletter so that you DON’T get new readers. Your newsletter can play an integral role in establishing you as an expert, building a relationship with your readers…

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02 March 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Should we move to Facebook Comments?

With the advent of Facebook Comments I reckon we’ll see a lot of sites switching over. Especially since Techcrunch just did, and posted a very interesting reflection on the pros and cons of it. Of course there are already a buch of very promising looking Facebook Comments…

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24 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Vectors – Community WordPress Theme (Blog / Magazine)

Vectors is a robust and capable community WordPress theme planned and designed for use as a news, blog, industry news, or community theme. Vectors comes equipped with many custom widgets, unique page templates, color schemes, and theme opt…

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24 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How to Avoid Common Pitfalls and Ensure a Smooth WordPress 3.1 Upgrade

Watching the tweets coming rolling in yesterday, I discovered that in the excitement of WordPress 3.1′s release, many users forgot some of the basics of upgrading WordPress…

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22 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

You Need WordPress Backups – Snapshot Backup Makes it Easy

Backing up your WordPress site isn’t simply an option; it’s a vital necessity. Some backup solutions involve mirroring or syncing your site to give you back exactly what you lost…

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16 February 2011 ~ 1 Comment

15 Awesome Free Tools That Will Make Your WordPress Life So Much Easier

We all love WordPress. We all love that we can get it for free, get free plugins and themes and generally enjoy the freeness. But there are tools out there that can improve our experience, productivity and interaction with WordPress. This post is dedicated to them, and to all of the lovely things that they …

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15 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Create Highly Customized and Beautiful Mega Menus for WordPress

Does your WordPress site need a solution for managing a complex menu? If your drop-down navigation is getting bogged down with too many pages then it’s high time you discovered UberMenu, an amazingly easy-to-use mega menu creator. UberMenu has created a highly versatile, customizable, and fast plugin that makes mega menus snappy and oh-so-simple to…

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14 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How to Create a Custom Facebook Page for Your Band or Business Using WordPress

Facebook recently announced that they’ve updated page design for organizations, adding in support for iframe tabs. This is good news for WordPress users, because it makes it very easy to embed custom designs that you’re already using on your WordPress pages. In this tutorial we’ll walk you through the process of creating a custom Facebook page …

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13 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Daily Tip: Remove Unwanted Plugins From Your WordPress Site

Have you ever deleted the “Hello Dolly” and “Akismet” plugins only to find them return when you upgrade the WordPress core? The Unwanted Plugins Remover helps you to keep your site lean and will remove Akismet and Hello Dolly upon each core upgrade. You can also extend the list of plugins removed by using a …

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11 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Create Your Own Directory Site Powered by WordPress

Creating your own powerful online directory site has never been easier. Whether you want to set up your own local directory, a network of affiliates or display business listings, you’re going to want to use the WordPress Directory Plugin. It’s packed full of features that make it easy for you to make money from your…

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09 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

100 WordPress Code Snippets from Across the Net

A few weeks back it was thank a plugin developer day. I love those guys. They make me happy. But I love them so much that I end up filling my website with plugins to achieve things that I could achieve with code. Nowadays I love code snippets. They’re handy, like a million times handy…

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08 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Graph Paper Press Releases 3 Free WordPress Plugins

Graph Paper Press has created some of the coolest free WordPress themes currently available. Their team has just released 3 free theme-enhancing plugins, all of which are simple to use with no coding skills required. GPP About You Widget Add a quick “about” section to your theme with this handy widget. You can include your…

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04 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Building Your WordPress Business: The Author & Designer

The last of my interviews is with Lisa Sabin-Wilson. Many of you will know Lisa as the author of WordPress for Dummies and BuddyPress for Dummies, as well as the forthcoming WordPress Web Design for Dummies. She is also the founder of E.Webscapes, founder of Allure Themes, and MassivePresser…

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02 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Building a Business Around WordPress: The Plugin Developer

Yesterday I posted about how you can build your own business around WordPress. Over the next few days you’ll get to meet a few people who have made that happen. Today it’s Seth Shoultes. Seth is the developer of the Event Espresso WordPress plugin. He only gave up his day job in December so he…

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02 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

20 jQuery-Powered Design and Usability Plugins for WordPress

jQuery is the most popular JavaScript library for creating and adding simple, dynamic effects to your content. WordPress users who love jQuery will find that there are hundreds of free tools available in the repository, but you can spend all day sorting through them. We’ve selected 20 high quality, recently-updated plugins that will help you …

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