WordPress has many pros for content creators like ourselves, but every once in a while there’s a big con that can get in the way of WordPress Fun. One of them is really annoying: when your website becomes regularly unavailable due to a server crash! Even though a reboot brings things back to normal for … Read more
YouTube allows you to easily share videos on many popular blogging platforms, such as Blogger and WordPress. With the latter, you can either link your WordPress.com account, or your self hosted blog. I tried this several times, only to find an unexplained error message on YouTube. Finally, thanks to The Social Media Guide, I know … Read more
Did you know that you can configure WordPress.com as a central dashboard for all your blogs, including your self hosted ones? It’s fairly easy to setup and comes as a by-product of using the Stats plugin. To use Stats, you need a WordPress.com API key, which you’ll get for free once you sign up for … Read more
If a new stable version of WordPress is available, you’ll be prompted to upgrade at the top of the dashboard. Upgrading not only introduces some new (and usually cool) features to your installation, but it also protects you from hackers as security holes are being fixed. I reccomend you upgrade as soon as a new … Read more
Since YouTube are offerning higher quality playback, surely there should be an easy way to embed videos in this grandiose new quality too. There is indeed, even though YouTube are not very forthcoming with how this works. Fret not, the Guru can help you! You know how to embed a standard video into your posts/websites? … Read more
Here are some sites to check out for FREE WordPress Themes: http://www.themescore.com/ http://www.amazingwordpressthemes.com http://www.wordpress.org/extend/themes I’ll amend this list if and when I discover more – drop me a line of a resource you can think of.
Simple! Follow these steps: check out this fabulous free Favicon Generator: http://www.favicon.cc/ find or draw a picture you like download the file FAVICON.ICO and copy it into your root directory celebrate your new Favicon That’s it!
Its this tiny little graphic that gets displayed in your browser when you’re visiting certain websites (left of the URL). Technically it’s a file called “favicon.ico” in the root directory of your installation. It’s a 16×16 pixel graphic in either ICO, JPG or PNG format. For details, check Wikipedia’s excellent article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Favicon If you’d like … Read more