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Increase your WordPress Blog Performance by using Google App Engine

Google App Engine

Page speed is one aspect of SEO. Google and other search engines and – above all – your blog visitors love fast page loading. As the blog owner, you value your readers’ time, so don’t let them wait more than 10 seconds for any page… Read More »

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Feb 2, 2011
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How to Add Custom Fields Automatically on Post Publish in WordPress

Auto Custom Field

When creating our WPBeginner Gallery Site, we needed to generate custom branded short urls automatically for each site submitted to the gallery, and then store them as a custom field as soon as the post was published. Now while we will leave the auto-generating… Read More »

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Jan 31, 2011
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How to Hide the WordPress Upgrade Message in the Dashboard

Remove that Update Nag

There was a huge debate on Digging into WordPress blog whether developers should let their client’s upgrade or not. We believe to educate our clients and encourage them to be self-sufficient therefore we have created an infographic that shows you a step by step guide… Read More »

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Jan 28, 2011
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How to Display Ads Only to Search Engine Visitors in WordPress

WP Search

From our experience and research of many industry experts, it seems that Search Engine visitors are more likely to click on targeted advertisements then your regular readers. In this article, we will share a technique that will let you make more money from your blogs by simply displaying ads to your Search Engine Visitors ONLY. Whereas your regular visitors do not see these ads. This works very well with targeted Pay-Per-Click (PPC) ad units such as Google Adsense.

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Jan 24, 2011
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How to Add Official LinkedIn Share Button in WordPress

LinkedIn Share Count

Business-oriented social network LinkedIn has launched their own share button, which gives publishers a way to spread their content on LinkedIn and enables users to easily share content with their LinkedIn network. In this article, we will show you how you can quickly add the LinkedIn Share Button in WordPress.

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Nov 30, 2010
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How to Set HTML Editor as the Default Post Editor in WordPress

Disable Visual Editor in WordPress

In our earlier articles, we showed a way for users to remove the visual editor mode from the WordPress post panel. The downside of that trick is that it requires editing each user profile and setting a preference. In this article, we will share with you a way that you can set HTML Editor as the default editor for all users in your WordPress site.

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Nov 22, 2010
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How to Set a Minimum Word Count for WordPress Posts

Minimum Word Count

Do you run a blog with multiple authors? Then, you probably have wondered how you can set a minimum word count for your posts in WordPress. In this article, we will share with you a snippet that lets you set a minimum Word count for your WordPress posts. If a user tries to publish a post that is too small, then it will return an error telling them the post is not long enough.

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Nov 18, 2010
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How to Display the Total Number of Comments in WordPress

Comment Count

Have you ever seen sites that show off their total RSS subscribers count, twitter follower count, and other vanity counts? Well let’s add one more to that list. Total comment counts. If you have a very engaged community, then it is a great idea to show off the total number of comments in your WordPress sidebar.

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Nov 14, 2010
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How to Save Your WordPress Tag Feeds in FeedBurner FeedSmith

Setup FeedBurner

In our step by step guide to setup a FeedBurner account with WordPress, we recommend that you should redirect your WordPress feeds to the feedburner feeds using the official FeedBurner FeedSmith Plugin. Today, one of our users reported a bug that by redirecting the feeds,… Read More »

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Nov 12, 2010
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How to Add A Shortcode in WordPress?

WP Shortcodes

Have you ever had a time where you wanted to add some specialized content to your WordPress post or page, but weren’t sure how? Fortunately, WordPress provides something called a shortcode to make this kind of task extremely easy.

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Sep 22, 2010
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