WordPress Tips, Tricks & Hacks Newsletter
Hacking happens. While WordPress and your hosting company are doing their best to keep malicious viruses out of your directories, your site may still be vulnerable to a wide range of attacks if you don't seal up some of the possible holes they can exploit. Here are six of the most important things you can do to make your WP site more secure.
Tumblr is like WordPress Lite, offering a sleek, slimmed-down blogging experience. Since it began in 2007, Tumblr has attracted more than 3 million users. As a way to simply and easily post short-form content, it's a handy little platform. It doesn't replace our beloved WordPress, of course, since the latter is far more full-featured. In fact, many savvy bloggers use both. If you've got our would like to get a Tumblr blog and a WordPress site, we've got 6 plugins that will allow you to connect your two outlets and streamline your publishing.
WordPress message boards and forums are often dominated by two types of users: Know-nothings and know-it-alls. Some ask questions, some answer them. But as WordPress has grown in popularity, a large intermediate class has emerged: the “know-a-little-bits.” They might know a little HTML, a little CSS, maybe even some PHP. Sound like you or someone you know?
As a confessed “know-a-little-bit,” I sympathize. Here’s a basic bit of knowledge for semi-noobs like me: The four places where you can edit the appearance of your blog.
If you’re serious about blogging, you’re probably no stranger to RSS (Really Simple Syndication). As the most widespread and easy way to distribute your content to faithful readers, it’s a powerful tool that has become the standard for content syndication.
Many bloggers, unfortunately, never consider how their content will appear in an RSS feed. With a bit of extra code here and there, you can easily optimize your RSS presence and make it easier for readers to share your material with the world. Here are five of the most important things you can do to show your RSS feed some love right now.