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Would VaultPress Become the Best Paid WordPress Backup Solution?

WordPress.com blog users (free and hosted version) have enjoyed Automattic’s backups and not worry about their content getting lost. But, the self-hosted WordPress blog users have been left to using some custom solution via Plugins like WP DB Backup or custom backup scripts until now. Automattic has announced a WordPress.com branded solution called VaultPress for [...]

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BuddyPress Get WordPress Single Install Friendly

BuddyPress is another awesome open source forum project that works great with WordPress MU. BuddyPress reached version 1.0 last year but it was friendly only with the multi-use version of WordPress – WordPress MU. Those with single installations of WordPress, like myself, were unable to use BuddyPress with the same ease as WPMU users. With [...]

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Which Tech Fanboy Are You?

You’ve heard stories about them. You may even have encountered one in the wild. Or in an Internet forum, where they commonly congregate and are notorious for their savage and often ill-thought-out verbal attacks on other fanboys and noobs. You knew you were looking at a fanboy of some kind, but you weren’t sure which [...]

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HootSuite Updates With Facebook LinkedIn Integration

HootSuite Updates With Facebook LinkedIn Integration

HootSuite is a professional web based Twitter management tool. You can read my HootSuite review here. Hootsuite has now updated with a few more features Facebook Integration Once you link your HootSuite account with your Facebook account, you can update your Facebook status, etc right from within Hootsuite. The cool thing is that if you [...]

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Add reCAPTCHA Protection To Your Websites

Add reCAPTCHA Protection To Your Websites

Google recently acquired reCAPTCHA which had an unique approach to fighting spam. Captcha is that squiggly words/numbers that some sites ask you to enter to confirm you are indeed a human and not some bot trying to spam a website comment system or registration system. reCAPTCHA was a free captcha service that had a dual [...]

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WordPress Tip: You Don’t Need an Embed Code Anymore

We run a slew of WordPress based sites and I was just dumbstruck when I came across this little known feature. Atleast to me. I am sharing this here in case you didn’t know about it either. To embed videos or slideshows from various sites like YouTube, Vimeo, Flickr, etc, I am used to grabbing [...]

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WordPress Custom Post Type Code Generator

WordPress introduced Custom Post Types in one of the recent versions, I believe starting 3.0. (or was it 2.7?) Custom post types lets you create your own custom content like posts and pages. This functionality makes WordPress a powerful content management system. Even though most code monkey’s can easily figure out how to use custom [...]

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Instant Fat Trimming For Your Twitter Account

If you are on Twitter, you will really like this new tool I just found. I have come across many tools and recommendation service including Twitter’s own now-extinct recommendation list to find and follow new people. After being on Twitter for more than 2 years I have the ‘following too many people’ bloat. I follow [...]

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Auto-Publish Your Feedburner RSS Feed To Twitter

Bloggers using Feedburner to publish your RSS feeds listen up. If you blog with hosted WordPress, you might have used a WordPress plugin to automatically publish your RSS feed to your Twitter account. Google has made automatically sending your RSS feeds to Twitter integrated inside your Feedburner account. To get started Login to your Feedburner [...]

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Make the Most out of FeedBurner’s Feeds-by-Email Service

Feedburner has offered feeds by email for a long time and it is one of the things every blogger using Feedburner could utilize. If you don’t offer a way to subscribe by email, consider how many readers who don’t use a RSS feed reader but like your content. You could be missing out on dozens [...]

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Site Speed Impacts Google Search Ranking

We have been hearing of news lately that Google is going to start factoring in website loading speed in web search ranking. When all things equal, a site that loads fast will appear higher in the search results than a site that loads slow. Google just posted on their Webmaster Central blog that they in [...]

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Blogilo – Windows Live Writer for Ubuntu Linux

When I am looking for a blogging software I need to be able to quickly create blog posts, add images, format the text, add links, attach categories & tags, set permalink for post url, schedule blog post, etc.

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Read Full RSS Feeds From Any Partial RSS Feed

Even in this day and age, there are still a lot of publishers who believe in increasing their pageviews by offering only partial RSS feeds. This effectively makes the reader click through and read the rest of the article on the website. Atleast, that’s what the publishers hope to achieve. But, if you are like [...]

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Conan, Meet Googlers. Googlers, Meet Conan.

Conan O’Brien, the new Twitter rockstar, stepped into the Google headquarters to meet the Googlers. Conan, meet Googlers. Googlers, meet Conan. A must see video: Funny, isn’t it? [via Infotainment]

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Quick Poll: Do You Like Posts On Gadget Deals?

You might have noticed that I have started posting on gadget deals lately even since I bought my Canon Rebel T1i. When I found that awesome deal I couldn’t wait to share it with you here. The thing is I keep coming across some incredible gadget deals every day. You can see recent gadget deals [...]

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