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Post Google Docs Content into WordPress in One Click with Wordable

Do you use the WordPress editor to write your blog content? I, for one, use Open Live Writer while there are probably many others who prefer apps like Google Docs or Word to get the job done. If you use Google Docs to write and collaborate on your content, chances are, you’re having a really tough time importing that content into WordPress with all the formatting intact. Wordable is a brilliant tool that saves you hours of publishing time by making the content transfer process super-easy. In fact, its just a click away. Let’s see how this tool works.

How To Secure Your WordPress Site

Running a dynamic WordPress website isn’t just about uploading fresh content and updating your blog to the freshest web design trends. Maintaining a website also implies taking care of your website security. Perhaps, if your website isn’t your main source of income you’ll get a bit sad when someone hacks it. But what if your website is closely linked with your business? Will your company survive your blog being inaccessible, even temporarily? If you don’t want to check this yourself, I highly recommend you securing your WordPress blog. Guidelines to Secure Your WordPress Site You’ll be surprised to learn that securing your WordPress blog doesn’t require any special training. You don’t need to be a pro to follow these simple tips: #1 Select a Reliable, Solid Rock Hosting Provider You should never skimp on your web hosting provider. Not only is it responsible for your website overall performance, but it…

Do You Need A Web Host That Offers WordPress?

WordPress is an extraordinarily popular Content Management System (CMS). As a result, numerous web hosting services provide it to their subscribers. Sometimes it’s complimentary as part of the hosting service, sometimes it’s an additional fee. If you’re exploring the various web hosting options before you right now, you might be wondering if WordPress is even “right” for your website. The answer to that is the answer to so many other questions in information technology: it depends. To understand if you need it, it’s important to understand what WordPress can deliver to your website, should you choose to adopt it. Benefits of Using WordPress image credits WordPress Distinguishes Content from Design WordPress is, first of all, software that enables you to separate the design of your web site from its content. This means that if you have opted to have pretty flowers as a background for your website one day, and then…

WordPress App for Android Updated: Cool UI and Improvements

Bloggers on the go who have been using the WordPress Android app have always had to struggle with the interface for a long time. The good news is that WordPress App for Android has now been updated and the latest improvements should bring some respite to weary bloggers who have been slogging with the older version. The WordPress App for Android has taken inspiration from Android 4.0’s Holo style blending perfectly with devices running Android 4.0 or higher. In this post, we take a quick look at the redesigned WordPress App for Android. What’s New in WordPress App for Android An Action Bar The Action Bar is the dark blue bar at the top of the app. It lets you access the brand new Menu Drawer that lists all your posts, comments, stats and more. The refresh button refreshes the latest posts and the + button helps you get started…

How WordPress Will Change In 2013

The internet isn’t new any longer, but it is now changing and evolving faster than it ever has in the past. As new web design techniques and trends come about, and new devices proliferate that demand web sites react in new ways, the methods WordPress designers and developers use in making their WordPress templates are changing as well.  Each year, WordPress design is advancing and changing, and it is important that those inside the WordPress community stay abreast of the latest techniques and ideas available to them. For an overview of some of the latest innovations spreading through the world of WordPress design, and a preview of how WordPress will change in 2013, see the list below of the biggest changes coming to WordPress in 2013. Biggest Changes Coming to WordPress in 2013 Responsive WordPress Design The new default theme put out in November 2012, which is called (fittingly) “2012,”…

New WordPress Themes Released in March 2012

In this post, I take a look at some of the new WordPress themes released this month (March 2012) from popular premium theme developers. Since there’s still 8 more days until the end of the month, I will update this post if new ones get released. This list is not exhaustive, and only includes themes that I believe are from the most popular developers. So take a look at some of these amazing releases that you may find useful for your projects. New WordPress Themes Released in March 2012 This month sees some cool releases from Elegant Themes, Clove themes, CSSIgniter, WPZoom, StudioPress, Woo Themes, and many others. Although I do not have personal experience using many of these themes, I have worked on Theme Junkie, Woo and StudioPress and have thoroughly enjoyed the various features and functionalities that each of them offer. So here goes: Elegant Themes Gleam Gleam…

7 Responsive WordPress Themes for your Website

With the advent of smartphones and tablets and with users increasingly accessing websites from such mobile devices, it has become the need of the hour to design websites that respond well to both PC and mobile browsers. Web designers have quickly capitalized on this necessity and have started coming out with themes designed exactly for this purpose. Called Responsive themes, these themes are built with layouts that optimizes according to the browser of the device on which it is used without the need for special plugins or style sheets. Here’s my list of 7 responsive WordPress themes. 7 Responsive WordPress Themes for your Website Buro As always, the top WordPress theme developers tend to hog the limelight and Woo Themes are no exception. Their responsive WordPress theme Buro is well designed and includes top features such as a featured slider, 5 alternative color styles, custom widgets, home page, post types…

How to Move Content from One WordPress Blog to Another

I was recently forced to shift one of my blogs to another domain. I had quite a lot of content on my blog and thought it was going to be a long and painful process to shift my posts, images, content et al. Luckily for me, the WordPress dashboard turned out to be a life saver. If any of you ever find yourselves in a similar position, here’s how to move your content from one WordPress blog to another platform. It involves exporting content from your old blog and importing them to the new one. For the purpose of this tutorial, I will show you how to move content from one WordPress blog to another. You can choose other platforms such as Blogger and LiveJournal among others and follow the instructions on the screen, which shouldn’t be too hard. How to Move Content from One WordPress Blog to Another To…

The Fastest Loading WordPress Theme – SwiftPremium

Last month, I switched over from the Daily Theme blog by Theme Junkie to the fastest loading WordPress theme, SwiftPremium. The SwiftPremium theme was unofficially launched on 4, April 2011 by Satish Gandham a web developer from India. How I Found This Amazing Theme I happened to come across the Swifttheme website during one of my web searches and discovered that Satish was working on the beta version of a new theme called SwiftPremium which promised to be the fastest loading, versatile, SEO WordPress theme. On checking further I discovered that Satish was conducting an interesting an interesting contest. “Guess the Swift Pro theme price within +/- 5$ range and win a free copy”. So I jumped in, selected my price, $39 and 45 days later was one of few the lucky winners of the SwiftPremium theme which was priced $40. You Must Be Thinking, So You have a Theme!…

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