Content is not free. It takes time to update your website with quality content and it takes money to have someone else do it for you. How do you profit from this investment of time and money? This is a question that many website owners have been asking themselves over the last few years. There are many business models that are built around high quality content. Some websites place network advertisements from services such as Google Adsense, others sell advertisements directly. It is also common for companies to use content to drive traffic towards their own products and services. Another […]
About Kevin Muldoon
Kevin Muldoon is a professional blogger with a love of travel. He writes regularly about topics such as WordPress, Blogging, Productivity, Internet Marketing and Social Media on his personal blog and and provides technical support at Rise Forums. He can also be found on Twitter: @KevinMuldoon and Google+.
Blogging scripts, such as WordPress, revolutionized the internet as they allowed non-technical people to create websites easily. WordPress is famous for its five-minute installation process. All you have to do is create your database, configure the wp-config.php file, upload the files and run the installation script. Those that struggled with installing WordPress manually could install WordPress with a click of a button through their hosting control panel. The visual editor was a significant evolution too. It made the process of styling content easier by utilising an interface that was common in other programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel. All […]
Code snippets are a great way of sharing useful code with other website owners and programmers. All the reader has to do is copy and paste the code you publish into the correct area of their website. As you know, you cannot simply add HTML code to your articles or the code will be executed. In this article, I will show you two ways in which you can publish code in your articles effectively and avoid this issue of HTML code being actioned. How to Insert HTML Code Using the Code Tag The HTML tag <code> is used to display […]
WordPress’s power comes from its plugins. The core version of WordPress can be used for a simple blog or content website, however without plugins your website would lack features and be susceptible to spam and malicious attacks. With over twenty eight thousand free plugins listed in the official plugin directory and thousands more in premium plugin stores such as Getspool; it can be difficult to find the plugins you need. In this article, I have listed what I believe to be the best WordPress plugins available online. Plugins have been grouped into categories. Some plugins, such as backup and caching […]
As we are approaching the last weeks of 2013, I thought I would take the opportunity to look back at the major changes, news and events that occurred with WordPress in 2013. Every year is eventful with WordPress and 2013 was no different. There are two major updates every year that add new features to the WordPress core. This improves the default version of WordPress and gives plugin and theme developers the opportunity to extend WordPress even further. 2013 also saw some other big events such as the introduction of Twenty Thirteen and the tenth anniversary of WordPress’s launch. WordPress […]