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WordPress Viewer Plugin: Embed PDFs, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and More

WordPress Viewer Plugin: Embed PDFs, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and More | WordpressEd | Scoop.it
Turn any part of your site into a document viewer site like Scribd.
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How to Upgrade WordPress Themes – Even If They Are Customized

How to Upgrade WordPress Themes – Even If They Are Customized | WordpressEd | Scoop.it
Upgrading your website’s theme to the latest version is highly recommended, not only because it ensures you have all the latest features, but you’ll also be up-to-date with any security patches.

There are many ways to upgrade a WordPress theme[...]
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5 Awesome Free WordPress Shortcode Plugins

5 Awesome Free WordPress Shortcode Plugins | WordpressEd | Scoop.it
Shortcodes provide an easy way to add custom content to your site. Whether you want to add tabs to a page or buttons to a post, shortcodes let you quickly insert elements you regularly use.

WordPress introduced the shortcode API with the release [...]
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10 Best Image Optimization Plugins to Speed Up Your WordPress Site

10 Best Image Optimization Plugins to Speed Up Your WordPress Site | WordpressEd | Scoop.it
Optimizing your images not only helps make your WordPress site load faster, but can also boost your SEO. This round-up of image optimization plugins includes tools for compression as well as SEO.
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Going Google with WordPress Plugins

Going Google with WordPress Plugins | WordpressEd | Scoop.it

Move25 different ways to make use of Google services with your WordPress site.

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A few things here we might consider for next years team blog.

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Add 40+ New Layout Features To WordPress with Shortcodes Ultimate

Add 40+ New Layout Features To WordPress with Shortcodes Ultimate | WordpressEd | Scoop.it
Add pull-quotes, spoiler warnings, column layouts and much more to WordPress. Shortcodes Ultimate makes it easy. WordPress-powered blogs can be enhanced by all manner of plugins, many of which introduce new features. Installing and updating additional features can be time-consuming, however – which is where a plugin like Shortcodes Ultimate comes in. What Are Shortcodes…
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Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: Showing How Awesome You Are-Building Your Brand

Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: Showing How Awesome You Are-Building Your Brand | WordpressEd | Scoop.it
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How to Add Multi-Column Content in WordPress Posts (No HTML Required)

How to Add Multi-Column Content in WordPress Posts (No HTML Required) | WordpressEd | Scoop.it
Learn how to add columns to your WordPress posts or page layouts without knowing any CSS or HTML using WP Advanced Columns.
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How To Backup WordPress: Guide to Free & Premium Services and Plugins

How To Backup WordPress: Guide to Free & Premium Services and Plugins | WordpressEd | Scoop.it
Use these free and premium WordPress backup plugins to begin automatically backing up your site and all of its content, themes, plugins and settings.
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How to Find Hacked WordPress Files and Protect Against Intrusions

How to Find Hacked WordPress Files and Protect Against Intrusions | WordpressEd | Scoop.it
Tamper-evident seals are common in the marketplace for physical goods. They instantly boost consumer confidence, because nobody wants to buy the peanut butter that has already been sniffed and tast...
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10 Useful WordPress Plugins to Improve Your Site’s Search

10 Useful WordPress Plugins to Improve Your Site’s Search | WordpressEd | Scoop.it
WordPress is the best blogging platform out there and with each new version, it gets better and better, but one thing that hasn’t been fixed for ages is – the default search system.
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How to Crop an Image Inside of WordPress

How to Crop an Image Inside of WordPress | WordpressEd | Scoop.it
Forget graphics programs. You can edit your images right inside of WordPress.
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Nice overview on how touse the built in Wordpress edit image tools.

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WordPress › Cube Gold « WordPress Plugins

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Plugin to allow you to create a gamified wordpress environment. More at http://edex.adobe.com/resource/89897cc9d8 looks facinating and I want to set this up for September.

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Sweet Plugin: TablePress, the successor to WP-Table Reloaded

Sweet Plugin: TablePress, the successor to WP-Table Reloaded | WordpressEd | Scoop.it
About two years ago (yeah, really!) I reviewed the WP-Table Reloaded WordPress plugin on our show The Sweet Plugin. After a rebranding and reworking of the code, WP-Table Reloaded is now TablePress.
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Feed Wordpress 101: A Few More Tricks For Your Site

Feed Wordpress 101: A Few More Tricks For Your Site | WordpressEd | Scoop.it
creative commons licensed ( BY-NC-ND ) flickr photo shared by One Tree Hill Studios This is part 5 of 5 in a series of posts for Building Connected Courses: Feed WordPress 101 Basic Concepts of Syn...
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How to Set Up Text Message Alerts for a WordCamp

How to Set Up Text Message Alerts for a WordCamp | WordpressEd | Scoop.it
WordCamp Miami is one of the largest WordPress events in operation, with 770+ attendees and a large group of organizers and volunteers who turned out for its most recent 5th anniversary edition. It...
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4 ways to integrate Scoop.it with WordPress

4 ways to integrate Scoop.it with WordPress | WordpressEd | Scoop.it
Before we even launched our public version, we recognized that a lot of content curators were also occasional or regular bloggers and started to offer ways to integrate with Wordpress - the leading blogging platform. Since then, we've seen a lot of our users leverage this integration as well as more and more of our Enterprise clients wanting to combine content curation through Scoop.it and the CMS capabilities of Wordpress for their sites. So we've multiplied the ways you could integrate with a Wordpress site or blog and including the recent addition of the Scoop.it plugin for Wordpress for our Enterprise clients. Continue reading →
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The Best WordPress Plugins

The Best WordPress Plugins | WordpressEd | Scoop.it
[section title="Backup and Optimize"] [item title="W3 Total Cache" description="The ultimate swiss-army knife of caching, from the basic page caching (keeping a static copy of the page), to CSS/JS/HTML minification (making your files smaller), as well as handling uploads to a Content Delivery Network." webthumb="http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/w3-total-cache/" link="http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/w3-total-cache/" review="http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/configure-w3tc-plugin-wordpress/] [item title="WP-SuperCache" description="If W3TC is too much for you,…
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Finally! Getting Images to Sit Side-by-Side in WordPress

Finally! Getting Images to Sit Side-by-Side in WordPress | WordpressEd | Scoop.it
Does trying to get images lined up side by side drive you crazy? We'll solve that problem.
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Yup, and we won't even mention the joys of shortcode but read on...  Noob

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How to Record and Upload YouTube Videos Directly From WordPress

How to Record and Upload YouTube Videos Directly From WordPress | WordpressEd | Scoop.it
Learn how to record and upload videos to YouTube directly from WordPress admin area. How to create a video website with YouTube videos in WordPress.
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A nice way for world languages to create their videos. To bad our current installation has gone to a more static setup.

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7 Underutilized and Hidden WordPress Features | Tips and Tricks HQ

7 Underutilized and Hidden WordPress Features | Tips and Tricks HQ | WordpressEd | Scoop.it
If you want to take full advantage of everything the WordPress platform has to offer, read on for the list of underused WordPress features
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Good basic tips to be aware of. I like number 7 Limit Number of Post revisions.

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How to set up cron job for WP RSS Multi Importer

How to set up cron job for WP RSS Multi Importer | WordpressEd | Scoop.it
Setting up cron job for WP RSS Multi Importer is easy on EasyCron. Follow several simple steps to configure a cron job for WP RSS Multi Importer. EasyCron will trigger WP RSS Multi Importer's cron job script according to your settings.
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10 wp-config Tweaks To Improve Your WordPress Site

10 wp-config Tweaks To Improve Your WordPress Site | WordpressEd | Scoop.it
Your site's wp-config file is the blueprint for how your site functions and how it is structured. Just like when building anything else, a little extra planning for to your WordPress site makes a b...
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WordPress › WP RSS Multi Importer « WordPress Plugins

#wcuma recomiendo muchisimo este plugin para captar info. por RSS http://t.co/aq008SZCod
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Ten of the Most Common WordPress Problems and Their Solutions

Ten of the Most Common WordPress Problems and Their Solutions | WordpressEd | Scoop.it
Looking for solutions to WP problems? Worried by database connection nightmares? Read on to find out how to cure some common WordPress ailments.
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The Ultimate Guide to Photoblogging With WordPress

The Ultimate Guide to Photoblogging With WordPress | WordpressEd | Scoop.it
Are you a photographer or just someone who likes sharing photos on his/her website? Are you looking to start a photoblog using WordPress?
If so, then congratulations!
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