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You can offer a variety of feeds on your WordPress blog

| April 12, 2007 | 0 Comments
Lorelle has a whole explanation on how to provide more than just post and comment feeds on your blog. She explains how to add category feeds, with or without RSS icons, making them auto-discoverable, and even add customizable keyword search feeds. She also discusses whether it's ... View Post

Pros and Cons of Google AdSense

| April 11, 2007 | 1 Comment
As I've mentioned before, I don't like AdSense. I think that most of the time it's tacky. Here are two more opposing opinions on this issue:
  • Daily Blog Tips has a blogger face-off between Brian Gardner and Cory
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    Make your sitemap work for your by modifying your robots.txt file

    | April 11, 2007 | 0 Comments
    Quick Online Tips explains that beyond installing a sitemap on your site, you can help search engines find your sitemap more efficiently:
    Ask.com, Google, Microsoft Live Search and Yahoo! have announced support of “autodiscovery” of Sitemaps. The new open-format autodiscovery allows webmasters to specify the location of their Sitemaps within
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    Must See: 52 Ways to Promote Your Blog

    | April 11, 2007 | 0 Comments
    Better Business Blogging has put together an amazing list of 52 ways to promote your blog. I have seen many lists out there that address this issue, but I've never seen one that is so comprehensive, and has so many tips ... View Post

    Paged comments plugin

    | April 9, 2007 | 0 Comments
    So your blog is so popular that you regularly get hundreds of comments on your posts. This makes the pages on your blog incredibly long, forcing users to keep scrolling down if they want to see the comments. Kevyan Minoukadeh's WordPress Paged Comments Plugin allows paging for comments. ... View Post

    Allow users to correct comments for up to 30 minutes

    | April 9, 2007 | 1 Comment
    Ever entered a comment on another site, pressed submit, only to see that your comment has a big ol' spelling mistake? Jalecode's Edit Comments plugin allows users to edit their own comments for up to 30 minutes after they have submitted them. Jalecode states that the readme ... View Post

    Restricting Pages to logged in users

    | April 9, 2007 | 0 Comments
    redwing studio has a detailed description how to set up a Page in your WordPress blog so that only logged in users can see the content. You can restrict access to a page by making it private, or by using a Role Manager plugin, but this method allows the following:
    • The Page
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    More CSS Layouts

    | April 9, 2007 | 0 Comments
    If you are looking for CSS layouts to use as a foundation for your blog or site, you can find a whole range of layouts here. You've got 750px width, 950px, 100%, and under each width you have 56 different layouts, with 1, 2, 3 and four columns, all with different ... View Post

    Online pinging tool for bloggers

    | April 1, 2007 | 3 Comments
    King Ping is an online pinging service that enables bloggers to update in one click the rest of the blogosphere (or many different search engines) about their new posting. There are a few things that aren't clear to me about this service:
  • Why would a blogger need this type of service, when most blogging platforms
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    Method for speeding up Google Analytics

    | March 31, 2007 | 0 Comments
    Google Analytics is a popular tool used by web owners to monitor their site statistics. It can be easily installed on WordPress using any one of a number of plugins designed for that purpose. However, it can slow down the performance of your site, especially on a CMS system like WordPress.... View Post
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