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How to exclude multiple categories from your WordPress feed

| January 23, 2011 | 3 Comments
I was searching desperately for a solution for creating a custom WordPress feed that excluded two categories that would be used to offer a unique Feedburner feed to readers. I found posts that explained how to exclude categories globally, but that wasn't relevant since these categories still needed to be available to readers ... View Post

Is there an alternative to Feedburner?

| October 30, 2008 | 30 Comments
We all use Feedburner to track our RSS subscribers. It's not just to feed that egotistical need to know how many people are hanging onto our every word, but the number of RSS feed subscribers you have is an important metric for indicating the success (or failure) of your blog. It seems ... View Post

Social Proof: Increase subscribers to your blog by displaying your feed stats

| June 12, 2008 | 2 Comments
Last night I attended MashBash Tel Aviv, an intimate gathering of Mashable's Adam Hirsch and 800 of his closest friends from the Israeli hi-tech industry. In between having fun and getting served free drinks for three hours, I managed to learn something new. I learned about "social proof." Social ... View Post

10 steps to a more splog-free WordPress blog

| January 16, 2008 | 12 Comments
Last Thursday, I realized that this blog was being scraped. I'm sure it was being scraped before, but I never really wanted to spend time looking into it. A blog takes so much time to write and manage, that I didn't want to add ... View Post

Importing RSS feeds as posts in WordPress, and managing your twitter, facebook, tumblr and WordPress lives in one fell swoop

| December 17, 2007 | 8 Comments
I am constantly finding links that I think are not worth a whole post, but I would like to mention here anyways. So I wanted to find a quick and easy way to display short links that would become part of the blog stream, without causing clutter. I also wanted to do this in a ... View Post

RSS feed mashup services – easy and free

| September 16, 2007 | 4 Comments
Once you're writing and/or managing a bunch of sites or blogs, you may find that it would be useful to mash all your feeds together into one feed that displays posts from all of your sites in chronological order. For example, you may want to have each site display all the new posts from ... View Post

Adding comments, related posts and copyright notice to RSS feed

| September 3, 2007 | 1 Comment
I've seen people mention that a good way to prevent feed scrapers from doing so is by adding a copyright to the feed, but I never really understood why that would help. But then I met someone who was building up his community site, and he asked if he could publish the feed of one ... View Post

Fetching and displaying RSS feeds on your site

| July 5, 2007 | 0 Comments
I've been looking high and low for a simple and working solution for displaying a feed in my site. If your site is widget-enabled, you can easily display another feed with the RSS widget. But if you are not widget-enabled, or you want to put your feed somewhere else, you are stuck.  I tried ... View Post

Aizatto’s Related Posts Plugin

| April 22, 2007 | 3 Comments
Most WordPress users are familiar with the WASABI Related Entries plugin. I've never used it because it involves messing around with the database tables. Instead, I have been using the Simple Tagging feature of displaying related posts based on tags used in ... View Post

Another way to add RSS feeds to your WordPress blog

| April 12, 2007 | 0 Comments
Shaolin Tiger explains how to use the WordPress Feedlist Plugin to display RSS feeds from other sites on your blog. How to use RSS Feeds on your Wordpress Site>> View Post
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