How to Move WordPress Site to New Host: Zero Downtime

How to Move WordPress Site to New Host: Zero Downtime

Whenever I talked about WordPress hosting, I always mentioned that WordPress is memory hogging CMS and you should always go for a Webhosting, which is optimized for WordPress hosting. One of my WordPress clients, wanted to move WordPress blog from Dreamhost to Hostgator, as Hostgator is one of the best alternative for Dreamhost. Here I will share the complete step by step tutorial to move WordPress site to a new host. In this case, Dreamhost uses custom cPanel and Hostgator uses standard cPanel. Most of the Web hosting companies like Bluehost, (21 comments)

How to Submit Website to Alexa?

How to Submit Website to Alexa?

We have talked a lot about Alexa in the past and I realized I have missed out the most basic tutorial here and that is how you can submit website to Alexa. Usually, Alexa pick a new domain itself but it's always a good idea to submit your site yourself and claim your ownership. This way, you can add more details to your Website alexa profile and make it look more professional. There is always a controversy behind Alexa ranking, but I believe like many other website ranking tool, Alexa is one of the standard and we have to make sure that we get good (22 comments)

Google Made Domain Verification Easy With Godaddy & eNom

Google Made Domain Verification Easy With Godaddy & eNom

Domain verification has always been a headache for newbie, especially when you have to verify domain ownership in Google apps or Google Webmaster tool. Earlier, Google allow domain ownership verification using many methods like "Meta tag" "DNS record" "Upload file", but they require a little bit of technical knowledge. I always wonder, how a newbie Blogger, who just started Blogging manage to verify domain, as tutorial changes with theme and domain registrar. And obviously, not everyone is comfortable using FTP to upload files and verify (3 comments)

Wp-Clear WordPress Theme by SoloStream

Wp-Clear WordPress Theme by SoloStream

It's very unlikely that I feature other WordPress theme here at ShoutMeLoud, as I use Thesis Framework on my sites. Thesis is one theme which I recommend to most of my clients, but when budget is an issue, going for any cheap premium theme from other Premium theme clubs is a better option. Though, there are few of them which offers quality theme with great support at reasonable price and here I'm talking about one such theme. Recently, I was working on a client site and I came across a premium theme from SoloStream call Wp-Clear theme and customizing (8 comments)

ShoutMeLoud Monthly Income Report, May 2012

ShoutMeLoud Monthly Income Report, May 2012

It has been nearly a year since I've published a monthly income report, and the last time when I went to a bloggers' meeting, many new bloggers asked me what happened to the SML income report. Many of them told me that it serves as an inspiration, and it helps to motivate them.  Since that is the very reason I started publishing the income report, I have decided to continue the series.  Within these reports I will also present news and changes here at ShoutMeLoud. Before we move forward with a look into SML's recent history, you might like to (39 comments)