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SEO can be a very daunting task.  With the help of plug-ins, this daunting task becomes a piece of cake.  As we all know search engine optimization is extremely important for any website or blog in order to be found on search engines like Google,...
There are a ton of options out there for font replacement, including some great WordPress plugins that make font replacement easier than ever. Sure, you can hard-code your font replacement into your theme (or into a theme options page), but...
Whether you just want to create a slightly customized theme or something completely unique, creating a WordPress child theme can greatly speed up the development process. Child themes let you start with the basics of an existing theme, so...
As WordPress morphs more and more into a CMS rather that just a blogging platform, there are a lot of instances where you might want to add calendar functionality to your WordPress-powered site, beyond the standard posts calendar widget. The...
New WordPress themes are released constantly, some free, some premium. And some better than others. Free themes, especially, tend to have a greater disparity in quality from one another, with some being just as great as the best premium themes,...
Tumblogging, posting short, often multimedia, blog posts on sites like Tumblr, has been consistently growing in popularity for a couple of years now. Tumblr is the most well-known tumblog service out there, but there are also themes that...
Social sharing options are pretty much a must for any blog. You want to make it easy for your visitors to share what you've written with their social networks so that others can discover your content. And the best way to do that is to include a button...
If you're going to design a WordPress site, there are a few ways you can start. Many designers start with an HTML template that they then add WordPress code to. Others start with the basic WordPress code and design around that. But others begin...
Pretty much no matter where you live, the economy sucks right now, and many designers are finding it hard to get new clients. People just don't want to spend money on a website, or a redesign of their current site, if they don't have to. And even...
You have a broken blog. In fact it is not just your blog. Its pretty much every blog out there. The problem is that blogs are fundamentally flawed. Blogs are great if you use them for their original purpose. However, we often use them for a lot...
We've covered advanced commenting systems for Wordpress before, but what about those bloggers who want to use the stock WordPress commenting system? Not everyone wants to manage a third-party comment system. And those are the users who will...
Have you ever visited a blog and noticed immediately how the typography added sophistication and really made the content stand out? Perhaps it was an elegant typeface that fit the theme of the blog, or white space that was used proficiently...
New WordPress themes are released on what sometimes seems a daily basis. But not all themes are created equal. Differences in quality become more pronounced in free themes, but there's even a lot of discrepancies in premium themes, both in...
WordPress has a perfectly adequate commenting system built-in. But it can quickly grow unwieldy and commenting can take up a lot of system resources if you run a high-volume site. That's why alternative commenting systems such as Disqus (recently...