It is a known fact that having an affiliate program is the most powerful way to market your products or services online (Read more on the benefits of affiliate program). If you own a WordPress blog/site and your answer to the following questions are 'yes' then the 'WordPress Affiliate Platform' … [Read more...] about WordPress Affiliate Platform Plugin – Simple Affiliate Program Management Software
I recently changed my web hosting again in an attempt to speed up the page load time of my website. I had to do it as the former hosting's page response time was horrible. It was taking 9 seconds for my home page to load with the former hosting. Now my home page loads under 4 seconds! It's amazing … [Read more...] about How to Fix the Character Encoding Problem in WordPress
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
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?
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?
According to Wikipedia "A trackback is one of three types of linkbacks, methods for Web authors to request notification when somebody links to one of their documents. This enables authors to keep track of who is linking, and so referring, to their articles". Most bloggers don't show pingbacks … [Read more...] about How to Separate Pingbacks and Trackbacks from Comments
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
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 to Clean/Remove Not Found Errors from Google web master tools generated from translated versions
I installed a translator plugin on one of my WordPress blogs but the plugin wasn't working properly so I disabled it but two days later I found out that my Google web master tools account was reporting about 1100 'Not Found' errors under the 'Web crawl errors' section. All the errors were from … [Read more...] about How to Clean/Remove Not Found Errors from Google web master tools generated from translated versions
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?