Tag Archive for wordpress

WordPress Jetpack On Hosted Domain – Fail

When I first saw mention of Jetpack for WordPress I thought that it was a game plugin (why aren’t there more?) for WordPress. But no, it is a plugin that brings some features from WordPress.com onto your site. I installed it only for the nice social buttons. They just seemed a be more functional and…

Google’s 3 Tips for Building up a Really Good Site

Another video of Google’s search expert Matt Cutts. In this one he provides tips to “make a great site” but speaks mostly about simple SEO. Once again he supports WordPress, and basically says that if you use WordPress you do not need to do anything else, as it is great for SEO. At the end…

WordPress Archive – Wacky WordPress Words of unWisdom

WordPress Trademark Changes Hands Sep 10, 2010 The WordPress community took a big step forward today when Matt announced that Automattic has donated the WordPress trademark to the non-profit WordPress Foundation. Moving forward, the Foundation will be responsible for safeguarding the trademarked name and logo from misuse toward the end of protecting WordPress and preventing…

How to Add Widget Areas to Your WordPress Theme

Just found this fantastic tutorial on adding widget areas to any WordPress theme. I successfully set up a new widget area below the content of my posts on another blog I write for in about 5 minutes. Addwidget Area to Theme: Step 1. In the index.php file in your theme directory, add the following code…

Transfer Blogger FTP to WordPress MySQL Site

Yesterday I managed to successfully transfer a Google Blogger generated blog over to a WordPress platform. The blog (actually 3 blogs) are hosted on my own domain (like this) and not on Blogspot / WordPress.com. But you can transfer from Blogger blogspot to WordPress.com if you desire too. With WordPress it was actually very easy…