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WordPress News and Articles
How the WordPress SEO Plugin Can Help Your Blog
If you use or manage a website that runs off of a self-hosted WordPress.org instance, you’re probably using (or have used in the past) a plugin developed by Joost de Valk. He developed and maintains the most popular Google Analytics plugin for WordPress, which has been downloaded over 1.4 million times.
WPCandy Stream, streaming WordPress videos and chat
At wpcandy.com/stream you will now always find, 24/7, the best WordPress videos streamed directly into your eyeballs.
InterconnectIT WordPress User Guide outperforms Spectacu.la by 600%
“Our WordPress User Guide makes double the money each month than Spectacu.la ever managed.”
iThemes Office Tour
We had the office (somewhat) clean yesterday, so I decided to do a quick walk through. We have had a lot of people ask to see the office, so here it is.
Pagelines promotes PlatformPro in their competitor’s Twitter search streams
PageLines has started promoting their PlatformPro WordPress theme via Promoted Tweets in their competitor’s Twitter streams.
How did WordPress win?
When we are passionate about something, it is sometimes hard for us to wrap our heads around why someone else might not be passionate about the same thing.
Tutorials and How-Tos
How to Increase the Maximum File Upload Size in WordPress
Depending on the web hosting company you choose and the package you select, each of you will see maximum file upload limit on your Media Uploader page in WordPress.
Custom Login Logos for Each Multisite Network in Your WordPress Installation
Mark Jaquith recently created a plugin called Login Logo that makes it a snap to add a custom logo for the login page of your WordPress site.
Customize Your WordPress Theme for BuddyPress
One of the recommended ways to bring BuddyPress into your regular WordPress theme is to use the BP Template Pack plugin. The BuddyPress codex now has a handy section called BP Template Pack Walkthrough – Easy Level that will take you through the process step-by-step.
Hosting Client Sites on a WordPress Network
Setting up a WordPress Network, using the multisite feature, reduces maintenance time. Upgrading all your sites becomes almost as easy as upgrading it for one.
Resources & Freebies
Freebie: 70 32px Custom Social Media & Website Icons
This was a freebie release on WPLift – 70 Social media and website icons, all the latest colors and logos from the various sites.
15 Awesome Free Tools That Will Make Your WordPress Life So Much Easier
We all love WordPress. We all love that we can get it for free, get free plugins and themes and generally enjoy the freeness. But there are tools out there that can improve our experience, productivity and interaction with WordPress. ( I contributed about Evernote ).
iTheme2 – Free Theme from Themify
iTheme2 is a revamp of iTheme that was originally released by Nick La. Now with the Themify framework, it is even better and have more options.