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WordPress plugin on How to Allow Users to Flag and Report Inapproriate Comments in your Wordpress website.  This concept is similar to flagging inappropriate videos in YouTube, flagging inapproriate comments in Facebook, or flagging inapproriate images in instagram.  You can easily allow your users to flag inappropriate comments in your Wordpress website with a free […]

10 Things To Do After You Install WordPress

by Elaine on October 23, 2013

After you install Wordpress on your website, there will be some Sample Data that you don’t want to show up on your site.  I usually delete all this Sample Data, delete plugins that were installed with the basic installation, change my display name, and change Permalinks. This is a tutorial on what to do right […]

Improve your Leverage browser caching in WordPress to Increase Page Speed

by Elaine October 20, 2013
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Today I ran the Google PageSpeed test to test my site speed.  The site speed was ok, around 80/100, not bad but not that great.  One of the items on the list was to improve the browser caching.  I thought my super cache would be doing all that, but apparently it doesn’t.  So I Google’d […]

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Show Selected Categories on Navigation – Category Expander

by Elaine October 7, 2013

I’m not too sure how I came across this new free plugin that I installed, but it’s the best thing ever!  On my left navigation, I have a section called ‘Best Themes’ which were all pages and populated by specifying in the page which category they belonged to.  Basically I was populating a category into […]

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What Happened to the Links Manager in WordPress?

by Elaine May 28, 2013

I recently did a new install of Wordpress 3.5 and surprisingly I couldn’t find the Links Manager in my installation.  I did a quick search and found that it and blogrolls are hidden for new installs.  If you are upgrading your Wordpress version and have WordPress links you won’t be affected. Here is an excerpt […]

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How to Submit XML Sitemap to Google Webmaster Tools

by Elaine April 16, 2013

Creating an XML sitemap helps search engines see all the pages available on your website, the frequency of updates and most important pages you have on your site.  Although the XML sitemap does not improve your Search Engine ranking  You’ve already installed a WordPress plugin to help you create XML sitemaps for your website and […]

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How to Create an XML Sitemap in WordPress

by Elaine April 16, 2013
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An XML Sitemap is a page of links that lets search engines know of all the pages available on your website.  It’s the only way your content can be indexed and allow search engines such as Google or Yahoo to crawl through your site more easily.  You do not create these sitemaps manually.  I use […]

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What is an XML Sitemap?

by Elaine April 16, 2013

Basically an XML sitemap is a road map that lists all the pages existing on your website.  It is a way for you, as a website owner, to communicate with search engines such as Google or Bing/Yahoo and let them know which links on this road map are important and how frequently you update your […]

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Add Linkedin Share Button to your WordPress Posts

by Elaine April 12, 2013

That was cool.  I just added a Linkedin button to the bottom of my posts.  When I clicked on the Linkedin Share button it brought me to my Linkedin page to submit a link and image to my post on my Linkedin page.   It took me less than 5 minutes to get it setup. […]

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How to Add NoFollow to All External Links in WordPress

by Elaine March 27, 2013

If you are paranoid like me about adding nofollow to your external links on your site, then this is the perfect free WordPress plugin.  You can automatically add NoFollow to all external links in your Wordpress website.  Adding rel = NoFollow to the link will not pass any link juice to the site you are […]

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How to View HTML Page Source in Safari on a Mac

by Elaine March 15, 2013

If you want to view the HTML of a website on a MAC, you have to allow it in the settings.  It’s not the same as on a Windows PC where the option is readily available.  I’m using Safari and trying for ages to view the HTML of pages but couldn’t figure out why I […]

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How to Add a Favicon to your WordPress Website

by Elaine March 5, 2013

A Favicon is the small image that is displayed next to the URL in your browser.  Favicons do not help in search engine rankings but help in establishing an identity for your site.  If you have a unique favicon, users can identify your site with your favicon.  This Wordpress Tutorial will help you add a […]

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