Adblockers are boon and bane. A boon for more and more website visitors, a bane for all bloggers. Most bloggers deliver their content cost-free to website visitors. And most bloggers earn money by affiliate links or ads like Google Adsense to compensate hosting costs, domain costs and so on. Adblockers are killing that links, leading to ad-free website pages, arguing that most ads are intrusive and are dissipating data plans. But that’s not true. Read more
bbPress is a fantastic and simple WordPress forum plugin for a website running on WordPress. By Default, WordPress does not allow users to upload their own avatars to your WordPress website, but uses a third-party host called Gravatar. If you want to add a custom profile picture to your website or bbPress forum, the WordPress plugin ‘Basic User Avatars‘ adds custom profile picture, both to the back end via dashboard and the front end via your profile of your wordPress and bbPress Website. Read more
bbPress is a fantastic and simple WordPress forum plugin for a website running on WordPress. However, the defined bbPress user roles (keymaster, moderator, participant, spectator and blocked) cannot distinguish between different forums. Further more, there are only three levels of different forums types available in bbPress: public, private and hidden. In order to get a more spread differentiation of user right, the WordPress plugin ‘Private Groups‘ is a simple and easy solution the solve this problem. Read more
I had always been wondering how bloggers gain k’s of Facebook Likes and Twitter followers. My blog miapple.me stagnated at around 100 Facebook Likes and 100 Twitter followers for years, although the traffic increased to thousands of page views per day.
Learn how to create your own iTunes Podcast using your WordPress.org blog without any plugin and a podcast RSS feed made with Google feed burner. This podcast RSS feed is submitted to iTunes. After approval from iTunes, the podcast is published on iTunes and available for subscription on iTunes for Mac, Windows, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Read more
FeedBurner RSS feed problems with error code 400 on HTTPS website, especially on WordPress, are fixed by adding the FeedBurner USER_AGENT to the .htaccess file. The HTTPS-Encryption can be controlled by this USER_AGENT. The solution of the problem is not to activate HTTPS for FeedBurner. Read more
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