Last week, I wrote about the plugin WP Easy Uploader by RealThemes.com, but I figured an entire post dedicated to the plugin was in order. It’s easily one of the best plugins to date. WP Easy Uploader takes a potentially confusing and time-consuming situation (for those new webmasters) and simplifies the process down to a … Read more
Nothing can stop a blog dead in it’s tracks better than a poorly designed or default WordPress theme. If your readers dislike the theme, they probably aren’t coming back. If you dislike the theme, you probably aren’t going to care enough to update it. Do both you and your readers a favor by updating to a better looking blog.
Here are 15 free themes to help get the ball rolling.
It is more than disheartening to see your hard work blatantly stolen. I’m talking about article theft and it happens more frequently than you might think. Why should someone benefit from the work you put forth? Why You Should Be Worried Well, for starters, someone is profiting directly off of your work. Article thieves are … Read more
When it comes to web hosting, you’ll want your first host to be your last host. Going through the hassle of changing hosts can be a challenge for even the most experienced webmasters. I made the mistake of half-assedly choosing my web host a few years ago. I greatly overpaid for the services I was … Read more
Ah, there is hardly anything better than working with a fresh new theme for your blog. You have complete control over every design aspect and can customize it to your liking. Working on a new design is a refreshing change of pace.
With that, I’d like to formally welcome you to Start Blogging’s newest design! I spent the last few days giving the site a face lift as I was unhappy with the previous design. It functioned okay, but the design wasn’t entirely aesthetically pleasing. The design often felt cluttered and there were too many little quirks that couldn’t be fixed.
Theme and plugin updates for the week of July 6th, 2008.
A common question arises when starting a new blog: should I start off with ads already in place? It’s a legitimate concern and the answer will be different for every blogger, but you have three options here: start with ads, add them into your existing design later, or redesign your site with an ad friendly … Read more
It has been awhile since I’ve blogged about blogging and I may have lost most of my readers, but worst of all, I feel ‘out of the game.’ You know, like I’m no longer part of that inner-circle that happens to know everything there is to know about blogging. That’s what this post is about … Read more
To jump-start updates to this blog, I’ve decided to release the ‘Start a Blog’ guide in a downloadable format. I took the time to today to update the information in the guide and convert it into a 10-page user friendly PDF file/eBook. I plan on distributing this guide across a number of different websites. So, … Read more
I hope you’ve all been following my latest lesson very closely (and God bless you if you’re still subscribed to the feed). I decided to venture out and test what exactly would happen if I neglected my blog for a couple of months. I’d like to see what would happen to daily traffic, feed readers, … Read more