Plugin Development Etiquette And WordPress Dashboard Widgets


I build plugins myself and have shown my own appreciation for other WordPress plugin developers by either mentioning them or donating. However, I am having a big issue with seeing an alarming number of plugin developers put up a Dashboard widget in the WordPress backend when I install a plugin. Frankly, I am usually tolerant […]

WordPress Plugin Review: WP Report Post


WP Report Post is a plugin that is pretty much self-explanatory by title alone. Created by Rajeevan, this plugin is for WordPress blogs with multiple authors or users. It is a way report dead links, duplicate material, or even inappropriate content. The plugin works with Ajax and iQuery. Other features are: Ability to restrict reporting […]

WordPress Video: A Walk Through WordPress 3.2.1


I originally had this video over at WPAddict, but since I have decided to move all my WordPress content over here, I re-did the screencast video for A Walk Through WordPress 3.2.1 using my chosen fonts for my brand. I have also decided to to a screencast for each version. Older versions will appear and […]

Let Your Followers Decide Who The Expert Is


There are so many people out there in the world, and even millions upon millions of websites out there. Each person is knowledgeable in their own field. Whether it be novice or an expert, when you begin a site, you should not be telling people you are an expert in your field. In fact, I […]

Ways to Reach Out To Your Visitors To Keep Them Coming Back


It takes work to get your content out there for others to see. Whether by social networks, social bookmarking, message boards, and more, it all is based on how you deliver your message. That is how social media works. If you have people who are visiting, you will retain a few, but possibly have some […]

Presentation: Rocking Out Your Site With WordPress


I originally spoke at on my presentation Rocking Out Your Site With WordPress at WordCamp Chicago in 2010. I realized that just hosting my power point on Slideshare is not enough, so I decided to podcast it. You can follow the slideshow while listening to the podcast. Rocking Out Your Site With WordPress – Powerpoint […]

Building a Sturdy Community Around Your Blog With Comments


A lot of people like to use forums and social networks for communicating. Did you know you can have your own community, much like those forums through your blog’s comment system? Did you know that it should be one of your goals to convert people to comment on your blog? Well, its true! Each person […]

Changing Your Username In WordPress


Of course, when you go to your own WordPress admin panel and update your profile, you will see that it says you cannot change your username. A lot of people usually choose admin as their login username. This is very common. For those who are using ‘admin’ for their username, it is best to change […]