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How to Improve Your Wordpress Comments

How to Improve Your Wordpress Comments | Wordpress at the Speed of Light | Scoop.it
A slightly untidy layout to this post but the content is worth a read. JM

Learn about the steps you can do to improve and increase your WordPress blog comments.
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30 (New) Google Ranking Factors You May Over- or Underestimate - SEOptimise (blog)

30 (New) Google Ranking Factors You May Over- or Underestimate - SEOptimise (blog) | Wordpress at the Speed of Light | Scoop.it
An interesting treatise on what the key factors Google use for ranking purposes. JM

SEOptimise (blog)30 (New) Google Ranking Factors You May Over- or UnderestimateSEOptimise (blog)Inserting a +1 button is easier than a Facebook-like widget.
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Quick Maintenance Mode Tip [WORDPRESS]

Quick Maintenance Mode Tip [WORDPRESS] | Wordpress at the Speed of Light | Scoop.it
If plugins are not your preferred option here's a tip to keep your visitors informed when you are working on your site. JM

When you are doing some serious maintenance work on your WordPress blog, you should make sure your visitors and readers don't see that. Because it will be a mess right? If you hate plugins like me, then I have a simple ...
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Developing Trends in CMS That Will Change Your Business | Business ...

Developing Trends in CMS That Will Change Your Business | Business ... | Wordpress at the Speed of Light | Scoop.it
Some interesting thoughts on how CMS is evolving and what we can expect in the future. JM

Content management systems like Wordpress, Drupal, and Joomla make publishing to a website extremely easy. Yet the field is becoming more complex as people.
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Top 5 Reasons To Use Wordpress as a Content Management System (CMS)

Top 5 Reasons To Use Wordpress as a Content Management System (CMS) | Wordpress at the Speed of Light | Scoop.it
Whilst the points shown here are not necessarily breaking new ground it never hurts to consider why Wordpress is a good CMS option. JM

You've probably heard of WordPress for blogging. This article provides a quick overview on the top 5 reasons WordPress makes a great CMS.
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Inserting a Google Map into Your Site

Inserting a Google Map into Your Site | Wordpress at the Speed of Light | Scoop.it
If you want to help clients find your location this information will be of use. JM

@Turnandface I actually couldn't find one when I needed one, so I used the native code, then wrote a blog post: http://t.co/QK87nMR...
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Google Does It Again | Logo Design Blog

Google Does It Again | Logo Design Blog | Wordpress at the Speed of Light | Scoop.it
A little off topic but nevertheless an interesting take on the success that Google has with its logo design variations. JM

We write a lot about Google’s special event logos, but they really seem to outdo themselves every time.
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Google Now Warning WordPress Users They Need To Update - Google ...

Google Now Warning WordPress Users They Need To Update - Google ... | Wordpress at the Speed of Light | Scoop.it
Our friends at Google provide an email warning if your version of Wordpress is behind the times. Interesting comments to boot. JM

If you own a WordPress website and you haven't updated your WordPress version lately you might be getting a warning soon. And no, this is not the warning you get when you open the WordPress CMS, it is a warning from ...
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How to Write Your Own Easy-Administration WordPress Plugin » SitePoint

How to Write Your Own Easy-Administration WordPress Plugin » SitePoint | Wordpress at the Speed of Light | Scoop.it
For those who want to provide easier admin support for their clients some simple coding may be just what you need. JM

Craig provides a simple tutorial which explains how to write a plugin which makes the WordPress administration panels easier for your clients with custom branding and support messages.
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10 Things You Need To Know About WordPress 3.2 - Technosailor

10 Things You Need To Know About WordPress 3.2 - Technosailor | Wordpress at the Speed of Light | Scoop.it
As release of version 3.2 of Wordpress creeps ever nearer it's good to get a heads up on what we can expect. JM

Technosailor10 Things You Need To Know About WordPress 3.2TechnosailorJohn Brook has a most excellent tutorial on creating and adding menus to the Admin Bar. I mentioned the new system requirements at the beginning of this article.
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Does blog commenting still work as a link building method ?

Does blog commenting still work as a link building method ? | Wordpress at the Speed of Light | Scoop.it
Back and forth discussion about whether comments are worthwhile and best practice if you want to get involved. JM

From the type of comments I receive daily (and I’m sure you do as well), two things are obvious. 1 – Either blog commenting still works OR 2 – It (Does blog commenting still work as a link building method ?
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New project scans for WordPress holes - The H Security: News and Features

New project scans for WordPress holes - The H Security: News and Features | Wordpress at the Speed of Light | Scoop.it
Any tool that helps to make your Wordpress installation less vunerable is worth checking out. JM

WPScan will examine a WordPress blog working out user names, weak passwords and known vulnerabilities...
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WordPress Blogs: How To Stop Spam - HostReview.com (press release) (blog)

Spam is a perennial problem. Some good advice here on how to deal with it. JM

WordPress Blogs: How To Stop SpamHostReview.com (press release) (blog)It's a fact, if you have a Wordpress blog with open comments, then you will get spam postings. Almost 90% of comments on blogs are spammers.
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WordPress Plugins: How to Know if You Have Too Many | WordPress ...

WordPress Plugins: How to Know if You Have Too Many | WordPress ... | Wordpress at the Speed of Light | Scoop.it
This is a perennial question that will crop up time after time. What do you think? JM

Do I have too many plugins on my WordPress site? Unfortunately, this is not really a yes or no question. In fact, it's not even the right question.
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5 Reasons to Blog Anonymously (and 5 Reasons Not To)

5 Reasons to Blog Anonymously (and 5 Reasons Not To) | Wordpress at the Speed of Light | Scoop.it
An interesting debate as to whether a blog should be anonymous or not. Whatever your viewpoint there is always other sides to consider. JM

This guest post is by Phil (not his real name) of somehighschoolblog. It used to be impossible to run a ...
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How To preserve HTML Tags in WordPress Excerpt Without a Plugin ...

For those who enjoy the more technical aspects of Wordpress this is a great source. JM

WordPress Excerpt is a summary of your content. In this tutorial I will show you how to preserve HTML formatting for the automatically generated excerpts without the need of a plugin, and also choose what HTML tags to keep.
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WordPress Tutorial: Settings Why Permalinks are Important

WordPress Tutorial: Settings Why Permalinks are Important | Wordpress at the Speed of Light | Scoop.it
Another view on how you should define your permalink structure. Seems a sound basis for consideration. JM

The Permalink option in WordPress lets you change the layout of your URL, (your internet address), and make it readable for humans and even more important boost your results with search engines. ...
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Best Copywriting Blogs: The Definitive List of Great Blogs for Marketing Copywriters and Content Developers

Best Copywriting Blogs: The Definitive List of Great Blogs for Marketing Copywriters and Content Developers | Wordpress at the Speed of Light | Scoop.it
Sometimes I'll feature a piece that is a little off topic, this is an example of that. Good copywriting sources are always useful to have. JM

When it comes to online marketing, copywriting isn’t usually the top focus or priority.
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How to Find a Hacked WordPress Plugin

How to Find a Hacked WordPress Plugin | Wordpress at the Speed of Light | Scoop.it
Prevention is always better than cure but if you do suspect that your blog has been hacked make these checks. JM

When your WordPress blog suddenly starts displaying ads for various pharmaceuticals, chances are good that the site's been hacked.
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How To: Style Your WordPress Gallery - Theme.fm

How To: Style Your WordPress Gallery - Theme.fm | Wordpress at the Speed of Light | Scoop.it
A more advanced piece that showcases the ability of Wordpress to include gallery layouts in posts. JM

RT @kovshenin: How To: Style Your #WordPress #Gallery http://goo.gl/NR5GL #development #tutorials #css #design...
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>> 10 Things To Look For In An Open Source Content Management System | open source project management

Some good tips on what to look for when deciding on a content management system for your needs. JM

With the exponential growth of the internet, it's not surprising that the world of content management systems (CMS) has spawned opportunities in the open (New post: 10 Things To Look...
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How to Delete Post Revisions in WordPress

How to Delete Post Revisions in WordPress | Wordpress at the Speed of Light | Scoop.it
I must be in a good mood today. Even though there is Adsense at the top of the page the content has value. JM

How can you delete post revisions in WordPress blogs? Post revision is a cool way in which WordPress autosaves your posts while you type. This helps to recover.
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WordPress - Six Revisions

WordPress - Six Revisions | Wordpress at the Speed of Light | Scoop.it
Another good piece about making your Wordpress site SEO effective. JM

#WordPress - Six Revisions http://goo.gl/fb/yMiw6 #webdesign #blog #tutorial #tools #free...
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How to Optimize Your Site from Zero – Part I

How to Optimize Your Site from Zero – Part I | Wordpress at the Speed of Light | Scoop.it
This looks to be an interesting first article in what is planned to be a series. Well worth checking out even if you think you know SEO. JM

How to Optimize Your Site from Zero – Part I http://bit.ly/jVnmb9 #wordpress #wp...
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5 Tips for Creating Compelling Website Pages - Business 2 Community

5 Tips for Creating Compelling Website Pages - Business 2 Community | Wordpress at the Speed of Light | Scoop.it
Sensible, no nonsense advice that any business owner would do well to read and follow. JM

5 Tips for Creating Compelling Website PagesBusiness 2 CommunityI would be doing a great disservice if I did not recommend WordPress for a self-hosted website.
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