You're likely familiar with the <!- - more - -> tag which allows you to decide where to break a post and insert a "read more" link on the front page of your blog, but did you know there's also a <!- - nextpage - -> tag you can use to paginate long posts? If your post or article is longer than your sidebar, you're covering several topics, or you simply long for the ability to separate items in your posts, paginating a WordPress post can be really helpful! Here's how: Manually - Open the HTML tab of your post editor and insert the following tag wherever you'd like your post to
Benefits of the Google Plus One 1+ Button For SEO purposes I think that the Google Plus One button will be beneficial for website owners and bloggers – especially bloggers who have some built in community that will naturally participate in the clicking of buttons and things. If you tend to get a fair amount of Facebook Likes/Shares or Retweets on a post, you should definitely see results with this new Google 1+ Button. What we know is that the activity on the Plus One Button will effect search engine results and placements. What we don’t know just yet, is how. As with all things Google. via How
Some hosts will have you believe that it’s a security risk to use the automatic update in WordPress, they’ll tell you that it takes too much resources to download a less than 3MB file. They’ll tell you kittens will be harmed if you try to unzip files on-the-fly. Pah and double pah! They’re just cheap and crappy web hosts. via How to update Wordpress manually via FTP. Or, there are security settings in place. As a web developer who is on-staff for several large blogging networks and handles all of their updates, I can tell you, crappy web host isn't always the case. Some of these people have
Affiliate marketers know, those money-making links can be half a mile long! Not only are they cumbersome, they're unprofessional looking. Some marketers even worry about having their links hacked and replaced with someone else's affiliate ID... The solution for this is a $37 premium plugin for WordPress called Pretty Link Pro. Yes, there is a light version that's free, but it does not cloak links. The pro version of this plugin is very easy to use, allows you to shorten and customize your links, while cloaking them so the user sees only your custom link! I'm using this for two clients with deal
Sometimes it's really cool to see just which posts on your site are the post popular! This top posts ranks at the top of my most visited posts every single month. It gets a lot of search engine traffic! Wordpress 3.0 Custom Menu Tutorial 2 Facebook Like Buttons in One Tool - WordPress Tutorial CSS Rounded Corner Tutorial - Create Rounded Corners Without Images Store Locator Plugin for Wordpress Share your most popular posts in the comments! I'd love to see what people find interesting on your sites!
No, this isn't a plugin. In fact, it's a little complicated to add, but I think you'll find it worth your while! Having one place that really stands out, for people to like your page, like the post, and comment on the 'like' is pretty darn cool! Now, I have to admit, I didn't find this on my own. No, a wonderful client found it on this parenting site, and wondered if we could put the same on her site. I couldn't find the plugin for the life of me, so I emailed the site owner, who graciously provided the link for the tutorial she'd used to put this on her blogger blog. No wonder I couldn't find a