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Top 10 WordPress 2.9 Features You Should Know

Top 10 WordPress 2.9 Features You Should Know

WordPress 2.9 is coming soon and it’s time to see what we can expect from this release. WordPress is one of the most popular blogging platforms and is available in a hosted version at WordPress.com and as a free self-hosting version at WordPress.org. WordPress 2.9 is the next version in the recent updates and I […]

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RSS overload – A great reference for RSS needs

I think RSS is the next best thing to sliced bread. Really. I even think if I hadn’t found RSS and it’s usefulness, I wouldn’t have started consuming so much information from hundreds of websites without spending a lot of time everyday. And I wouldn’t have felt the urge to create ShanKri-la and share these […]

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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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Moderate WordPress Comments from your Desktop

I have become a big fan of Adobe AIR applications these days. Daniel Dura has brought out an incredible Adobe AIR app that let’s you moderate your WordPress comments from your desktop. I get behind on moderating comments sometimes because I have to get into the WordPress Dashboard to do it. WordPress 2.7 is supposed […]

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Free HTML5 WordPress Theme

Most modern browsers are starting to support HTML 5 and CSS3. The two pack an awesome punch in terms of  offering functionality that was previously possible only with the help of plugins, javascript, etc right within the browser. This makes webapps work incredibly faster and function well without any overhead. If you are a fan […]

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Crgslst.com – Better Craigslist Interface Alternative

I use Craigslist a lot. I have found free boxes for moving, a couch, a car vacuum and many more things from my local sellers through Craigslist. In fact, my wife even finds some freelance web development/WordPress work through Craigslist. Craigslist operates with the less is more motto. No web 2.0 graphics. No ajax. No […]

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New theme for ShanKri-la

New theme for ShanKri-la

It’s past April 1st and we are not out to fool anyone with the new look. I use Firefox for almost all of my web browsing needs. I just happened to test the blog in Internet Explorer and found that the theme I was using was broken! Our apologies to the readers using Internet Explorer. […]

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Trouble Coding? Get help at RefactorMyCode

Trouble Coding? Get help at RefactorMyCode

I like to dip my feet into writing a little bit of code now and then. Most of the times I like to modify or in geek speak ‘refactor’ already written code to make it do what I want. As I have mentioned earlier, my blogging efforts started with my interest in learning PHP & […]

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Firefox Extensions: Picks of the Week 2007-08-29

It’s time to look at some of the new Firefox extensions making the rounds lately. Without further adieu, TubeStop: This extension for Mozilla based web browsers disables autoplay on YouTube videos. It lets you open multiple videos in multiple tabs without them all playing at once. It also works on YouTube videos embedded in non-YouTube […]

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RSS Full Feed Problem Fixed

RSS Full Feed Problem Fixed

I am glad to say that the RSS full feed woes are finally over for me. I hope I didn’t drive off too many readers with these problems. What went wrong? Although I would love to put my finger on it, the real cause is still eluding me. But, here is the sequence of steps […]

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StumbleUpon Update: StumbleThru sites

StumbleUpon Update: StumbleThru sites

I was just talking about how StumbleUpon’s categories are broad in my last post. Now, this doesn’t address that particular topic, but definitely a plus as a feature. Even though the StumbleThru page is accessible right now, they haven’t formally announced this feature in the home page yet. What they have done is to provide […]

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Firefox Extensions: Picks of the Week 2008-12-03

Hope you had a good Thanksgiving holidays if you are in the US. We sure did. We had a great time with a bunch of friends and a lot of good food. Let’s look at a few Firefox extensions I came across since my last post. FireStatus: You can update your status messages in Twitter, […]

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Good Reads: Buzz in Blogs 2007-12-08

Good Reads: Buzz in Blogs 2007-12-08

Couple of new things going on here at ShanKri-la. I have become a guest author at one of the popular Tech Blogs by my friend Keith D’Souza – Techie-Buzz.com. I will start out posting one post every week and it will appear mostly on Fridays. I was humbled and honored at the same time when […]

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Get CommentLuv And KeywordLuv For Your Comments

I am a firm believer in showing love to my readers, bloggers and non-bloggers alike. I have been a ‘Do Follow‘ adopter from the very beginning of my blogging days. DoFollow For those unaware, WordPress makes comments a ‘nofollow’ link to make it unattractive to spammers. But, there has been a movement to reward commentators […]

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ShanKri-la RSS subscribers – Please read

First of, I would like to apologize to those who have been annoyed in the past 2 days by the partial posts in ShanKri-la feed. If you wondered if I have switched from full posts to partial posts, the answer is NO. I have no intention of forcing anyone to click over to my site […]

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