Favorite WordPress Shortcodes Plugins

One of the best things about WordPress is that you can easily customize it and there are loads of added bits that you can do to extend how your site works. Tweaking under the hood of a site can be daunting though especially for novices. Thankfully, WordPress has a really great community and there are […]

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Free Web Fonts Embedding Tools

I’m a huge fan of customization. Yes, I don’t like the generic look as you can see I had been almost obsessive about tweaking the look and feel of Android phones. And I’m quite sad I don’t have enough time to do that right now. So the same obsession goes for my web and blog […]

Blogging Tips: Image Optimizing

After managing blogs for awhile now, one of the things I realized is that images make a really nice complement to content/text. It helps break the content, the post becomes more visually stimulating and interesting and it does help tell the story more eloquently. BUT images can also weigh down the blog. Can you imagine […]

Easy htacess Redirect Code

I’ve moved websites several dozen times already. And usually they are WordPress blog sites and on same domains. So its simply a server/host move.  And I didn’t have to be bothered to learn about redirects for changed URL’s. For me, these has become even something like a routine. But, its a bit of a different […]

More Alternatives to Adsense

A year ago, one of my sites got the dreaded Google Adsense suspension saying it cannot display ads because I’m showing copyrighted content. Which totally bummed me because that site is where I share my graphic design work for digital scrapbookers. Everything was made from scratch. I guess that pissed me enough to not bother […]

List of Basic WordPress Plugins to Install

Time for some more blogging talk? Oh yes. And today I’m blogging what’s my list of basic wordpress plugin to install for every one of my blog sites. You see, I run dozens of blogs, most of them running on the WordPress platform. And after installing and building up sites I have it now down […]

WordPress Security Woe Workarounds

So, the past few days had been hectic. For web hosts and web admins anyway. There has been a wave of global brute force attacks on WordPress and Joomla installations. When I first learned about it, I was a bit panicked coz I have dozens of sites and I also take care of several dozens […]

A Bit of SEO Won’t Hurt Your Blog

Nor would it require too much effort. That’s what I found out anyway, after almost 6 years of blogging. When I started out blogging, SEO was alien to me like how articulating arm wall mount are alien to me. I thought it was some techie whachamacalit that I shouldn’t really bother with. I mean, you […]

Optimizing CPU Usage of Your WordPress Websites

The last three weeks I had been pretty much preoccupied trying to optimize my websites and after a lot of tweaking here and there, I think I have finally managed to lower down the CPU usage of my websites. I’ve blogged about my CPU over usage and about CloudFlare, last time. It has been a […]