What is Gravatar & Why You Need a Gravatar Account?

What is Gravatar & Why You Need a Gravatar Account?

Images help a lot in branding, and when it comes to blogging commenting, I have always mentioned how it helps you to correct new connection and brand yourself. Though, many new comers who just started with Blogging, are not sure how to add images to their name, when they comment on a WordPress powered blog. WordPress uses Gravatar.com, to show user image in post comments. You can see an example below form the attached image: Another thing that we need to acquire our online identity is by using the same avatar (Profile picture) everywhere. Most (13 comments)

Windows Live Writer: Blogging tool for blogger

Windows Live Writer: Blogging tool for blogger

As a blogger, sometime we are bound to use many desktop blogging tools and software's. One of them is Windows live writer which is a desktop blogging tool and one of my favorite Windows blogging tool. I have been using live writer from long time and after using it, I can recommend to everyone and the best part is Windows live writer is a free tool. What is Windows Live writer? Windows live writer is a desktop blogging tool for bloggers to publish their blog content directly from desktop. It support major blogging platform like Blogspot, Wordpress, (18 comments)

How Many WordPress Plugins We should Use?

How Many WordPress Plugins We should Use?

WordPress is no doubt one of the best CMS out there and plugins make life really easy for bloggers like you and me. Now, there is always one plugin for anything we want to do on WordPress, and this leads to most common question: How many WordPress plugins should we use? It took me over years to understand, less plugin we use, it's better for our website performance and load time. Also, I'm strictly against using a plugin, which makes us dependent in future. In the post 8 reasons why wordpress blog is better then Free blogspot blogs that plugin (19 comments)

No Self Ping WordPress plugin: Stop Pinging Posts From Own Domain

No Self Ping WordPress plugin: Stop Pinging Posts From Own Domain

When we talk about difference between Website and Blog, one of the biggest advantage of a blog is pinging feature. A blog pings all the pinging service you have entered into your settings. Specially WordPress. Now getting back to trackback feature of WordPress, You can a trackback when anyone link to your blogpost from his. Similarly, when you link to some other blog post within a post of yours, it sends a trackback. Usually you link to an authority blog and to the relevant news and it's a good feature to show trackback from other blogs. I won't (10 comments)

How to access phpmyadmin in dreamhost hosting?

We have been talking about dreamhost a lot that include Dreamhost promo code and How to install self hosted wordpress blog on dreamhost hosting. The good thing is many users opted for dreamhost and to make your life more easier with dreamhost hosting, I will tell you what various things you can do with the dreamhost. One of them is accessing Dreamhost Phpmyadmin. Though it tool me almost 15 minutes to figure out how to access my phpmyadmin in dreamhost. To access myphpadmin in Dreamhost, you will need your database username and password   (1 comments)