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Wordpress tutorial, tips & trick for beginner

[WordPress] Searching/Installing New Theme and Plugin.

For WordPress beginner, the admin dashboard probably a little intimidate. Specially if you come from simple dashboard like tumblr or blogspot. But, if you want to step up your game in blogging world, I suggest you to switch to WordPress. I like WordPress because I can actually own the content. It’s mine. I also have a freedom to customize it. Unlike tumblr and blogspot, the platform can shut down your blog anytime you violate their TOS. Also access WordPress theme editor is easier.

When you finally decide to use WordPress self hosted platform, you probably want to install your new theme and plugin. Well, this beginner WordPress tutorial written for you. By the way, if you want to know why you should join tumblr, read this article.

Install New Theme on WordPress:

Make sure you already have the themes file. You can download it for free or purchase it from marketplace like themeforest. I suggest you to buy premium theme as time invest in the future. The theme file usually in .zip file. Continue reading [WordPress] Searching/Installing New Theme and Plugin.

[WordPress] Remove Spam Comments with Akismet.

Spam comments will flood your blog instantly after you publish a post. If you manage your own blog, it’s a little frustrated to see all this unrelated comments. And I’m not talking about just 2 or 3 comments, they like dozen at the same time. You can moderate this in manual way by select all the spam comments and move it to trash. But, because it’s too many, sometimes you accidentally delete the organic comments. But, feel no worry anymore. To easy this normal admin task, you can use Akismet Anti Spam plugin.

To use this plugin you need to join akismet first. And yes it’s a free register. You can join using your wordpress.com account. Next install the plugin. You can search it from your plugin sidebar area or to save your time here’s the link. Once it’s installed, click on Activate.

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Connect with Followers Using Twitter Updates Widget.

Twitter is one of the most powerful social networking right now. For webmaster/blogger it’s a good tool for marketing, networking, back link, or just to meet new friends. Adding twitter on your blog is a must. Either it’s a image button that redirect to your twitter profile or a widget. With twitter widget, your tweets will stream on your blog and your visitor can tweet you direct from your blog. It’s pretty cool right?.

I’m sure you can find 3rd party with their very own twitter widget. But, do you know, you actually can built twitter widget from your account. I like this approach better, it’s official twitter widget, so it’s more safe and secure. And you don’t have to worry about the bug. Continue reading Connect with Followers Using Twitter Updates Widget.

It’s Winter. This Is How to Add Snow Effect.

We don’t have snow here, but maybe some of you are lucky to experience it. If you look out the window and it’s snowing, and wondering if you can apply snow flash on you blog. The answer is yes, you can. You can add the script on your WordPress or Blogspot web, and it’s really easy.

The snow will follow cursor movement on screen, and it looks perfect on white or black background with simple template design.

1. Log In to your blogger account, and choose which blog you want to add it.

2. On Dashboard, click Lay Out. Now you can see all gadget inside your blog.

3. Find Add Gadget button, click and the list of gadget will pop up, click + on HTML/JavaScript. Continue reading It’s Winter. This Is How to Add Snow Effect.