Few weeks ago I wrote on how to optimize your WordPress site for better performance which has some tips and tricks on how to speed up a WordPress Site. I received a few requests to elaborate on some of the points as not all of them are obvious changes. In this article I have explained how you can … [Read more...] about How to Add Far Future Expires Headers to Your WordPress Site
Which CPM ad Network to Use for a Relatively New Blog
One of my readers asked me the following question regarding CPM ad network and I thought I would write an article on it: "What CPM ad network would you suggest for a relatively new Blog that doesn't have a lot of traffic?" Before I answer the question and reveal what I use myself, I would like … [Read more...] about Which CPM ad Network to Use for a Relatively New Blog
How to Add Widgets to WordPress Theme’s Footer
I wanted to use widgets in the footer of my WordPress theme but my wordpress theme didn't come with a footer-sidebar by default. I didn't really wanted to change the theme just because of that. So I hacked the wordpress theme to introduce footer-sidebars. If you are looking for a tutorial that … [Read more...] about How to Add Widgets to WordPress Theme’s Footer
Handy YouTube Tips and Tricks for Bloggers
If you use YouTube videos in your blog then you might find some of the following tips and tricks pretty handy if you don't know them already. Link to a Chosen Start Time of a YouTube Video Say for example, you want to link to a nice video that you found on YouTube but it has some crap at the … [Read more...] about Handy YouTube Tips and Tricks for Bloggers
Essential WordPress Security Tips – Is Your Blog Protected?
I have been revisiting the various security settings of my WordPress blog after the sudden database table corruption of this blog for unknown reason last week. In this post I have highlighted some of the security tips that can help protect your blog from possible outside attacks. A lot of … [Read more...] about Essential WordPress Security Tips – Is Your Blog Protected?
What Would You Do If Somehow You Lost all Your Blog’s Content?
I hope this doesn't happen to anyone else but this morning my blog Tips and Tricks HQ somehow disappeared from the face of this earth! The day started as usual... I woke up in the morning went to my office and started checking my emails and found out that I received an email from SiteUpTime … [Read more...] about What Would You Do If Somehow You Lost all Your Blog’s Content?
How to Create and Display Favicon to Make Your Site Stand Out in The Pile of Bookmarks
Favicons are a great way to make your site stand out from the crowd. It is also very easy to implement too. In this post I have explained how you can easily make a favicon and use it on your site. What is Favicon? Favicon is short for favorites icon. This is the icon that shows up on the left side … [Read more...] about How to Create and Display Favicon to Make Your Site Stand Out in The Pile of Bookmarks
Top 15 Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Techniques I Forget to Do
Search Engine Optimization is a very hot topic on the World Wide Web. After-all, everybody wants to rank higher and come up on the first page of Google search and get more traffic. Sometimes it is easy to get carried away with SEO though. In my opinion, the best technique is to keep it simple and … [Read more...] about Top 15 Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Techniques I Forget to Do
How Many Advertisements Should be Used per Page on a Website?
Many webmasters can't resist the temptation of putting more ad units on the web page to multiply the revenue generated from advertisements. A recent survey conducted by BurstMedia where over 4,000 web users participated revealed that: Ad clutter is not tolerated by web site visitors – many web … [Read more...] about How Many Advertisements Should be Used per Page on a Website?
How to Create WordPress blog posts and pages (Video Tutorial)
This post is aimed at the WordPress beginners who are looking for a tutorial on how to create a WordPress post with video instructions. How to Create a post in WordPress Creating a post in WordPress is really simple. Login to the WordPress dashboard by visiting … [Read more...] about How to Create WordPress blog posts and pages (Video Tutorial)