31 December 2012
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Participad Brings Realtime Collaboration To WordPress

WordPress is one of the best and most widely used content publishing platforms on the planet, but the default post editing process is quite one dimensional. Most of the time it’s one voice with one author putting his ideas out there. I’d like to introduce you to Participad, an innovative new plugin that transforms content […]


31 December 2012
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W3 Total Cache – Beware The Surprise In This Christmas Gift

Merry Christmas!! Well, Christmas has passed, but on Christmas Eve WordPress users received an early Christmas gift. There is a confirmed security issue with the W3 Total Cache WordPress Plugin that can expose your WordPress website to crackers. This issue is a little more serious than most that I’ve seen because it exposes your user […]


31 December 2012
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Project Management in the WordPress Dashboard

A good project management system lets you keep track of (and manage) projects within your organization. It lets you relate and assign tasks to contacts, set milestones and goals, and it provides an easy to use interface for messaging other members of your team. Every organization has unique needs, which means no project management system […]


25 December 2012
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Turn Your WordPress Website Into a Lead Generating Machine

Your fantastic website runs on WordPress and your CRM of choice is Salesforce, but you just can’t seem to get the two applications to play nice together. Fret no more, in this daily tip we’re going to show you how to integrate WordPress and Salesforce, and turn your website into a lead generating machine! A […]


23 December 2012
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20 Fantastic WordPress Footer Designs

Let’s face it – even though they often contain vital information, footers generally don’t get much respect. Unless someone is looking for information that might typically be found in the footer area, many people won’t give footers a second look. To readers, typically footers mean “the end,” “time to move on,” “that’s enough,” “how do […]


23 December 2012
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Replace WordPress Smileys With Font-based Emoticons

Emoticons are so commonly used in blogging that WordPress has support for smileys included in its core. However, the default WordPress Smileys are made with images. If you’re a regular user of emoticons you may have noticed that those smileys can really disrupt your line spacing when used within your blog, making your paragraphs look […]


23 December 2012
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2 Plugins to Put Your Site in the Fast Lane

Page load speed is not only a major factor in how many people find and stay on your site, it’s also a factor in how much revenue you can earn. In Greg Linden’s short (but famous) article, he writes about internal tests at Amazon that showed mere milliseconds of delay in page load time cost the […]


20 December 2012
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Portable phpMyAdmin – Unsafe For WordPress Consumption

In June of 2011, my colleague Sarah Gooding wrote about a phpMyAdmin plugin that posed a HUGE security risk. Because of the security risk, this plugin was removed from the WordPress repository and it was recommended that everyone stop using it and remove it. Now, there’s another dangerous plugin in the WordPress repository – Portable […]


20 December 2012
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Clean Retina: A Free Responsive and Retina-Ready WordPress Theme

The folks over at Theme Horse are making their debut in the WordPress theme market with Clean Retina, a beautiful and super functional theme. You’ll be happy to know that it’s also free and may be just the thing for your blog’s or website’s new 2013 look. Clear Retina comes with an excellent built-in theme […]


20 December 2012
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Adding a Syntax Highlighter Shortcode Using Prism.js

Syntax highlighting has become pretty standard on most tutorial sites (as you can see below) and there are many options available, all depending on what languages you use and how you want your code snippets to be displayed. For the longest time I have been using Google’s Prettify since it was easy to set up. […]