How WPEngine Hosting Helped Me To Recover ShoutMeLoud Blog

How WPEngine Hosting Helped Me To Recover ShoutMeLoud Blog

If you have read my earlier experience of moving to WpEngine, I mentioned why I decided to pay $450/month for hosting. One of the best features of WPEngine is, it takes a daily backup of users WordPress blog, and if anything goes wrong, you can restore it. Today, I was working on a normal optimization of the blog, and I used WP-optimize pluginĀ to optimize my database. As soon as I finished optimizing my database tables, and I opened my blog homepage: It was all blank. All posts were gone, but I knew this is one common error in the database, and it (4 comments)

How To Migrate From All In One SEO To WordPress SEO Plugin

How To Migrate From All In One SEO To WordPress SEO Plugin

Earlier, I have shared a detailed setup guide for All in one SEO pluginĀ and WordPress SEO By Yoast plugin, and when I compare both the plugins, WordPress SEO by Yoast is clear winner due to overwhelming number of SEO and Social features it offers. WordPress SEO by Yoast came into the market much later after All in one SEO, and there are many blogs which are still stuck with All in one SEO plugin. In this guide, I will be sharing how you can migrate All in one SEO plugin settings to WordPress SEO by Yoast. Quick guide to migrate from All in One SEO to (12 comments)

How to Integrate Forum Into WordPress with MingleForum Plugin

How to Integrate Forum Into WordPress with MingleForum Plugin

Forums are one of the easiest way to form a community around anything. Forums gives a place for members of community to talk and discus about topics, that are interested in. Recently, I moved ShoutMeLoud to WPEngine managed WordPress hosting, and one major reason was to add new features like Forums, membership access and few other stuff, which I have planned for long. From last couple of hours, I was researching on best forum plugins for WordPress, and found few options, which will quickly integrate forum into your existing WordPress blog. Here are some (4 comments)

Best WordPress Forum Plugins & Important Advice

Best WordPress Forum Plugins & Important Advice

Forums are very useful for a niche blog to form a community around the blog. It become a space for everyone to talk, and once as an admin you succeed in creating an active forum, you can easily leave it on users, as a good forum is mostly community driven. Your role would be to moderate the forum, and keep it clean from spam and other nonsense. From long I have planned to integrate forum on ShoutMeLoud, and in the past I also integrated one Q&A forum, which was good but it lacked many features like: Proper structuring of post It was hard to (15 comments)

Post Expirator : Delete WordPress Post After Specific Time

Post Expirator : Delete WordPress Post After Specific Time

When BlogSpot platform made many SEO changes last time, one changes which was remarkable but less talked was post expiration. Post expiration is useful for those blog post, which are time bound and expires after certain time. For example, some event registration is open for 2 days, and you want post to be automatically deleted or sent out to draft after 2 days, such functionality is very helpful. If you have gone through my detailed guide on low quality content, you would know how important it is to get rid of such time bound post. I always wished if I (4 comments)