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Part 3 of WordPress Plugins: 8 Awesome Anti-Spam WordPress Plugins

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If you didn’t read the prior posts, definitely check out the 2 prior posts in the WordPress series: Part 1 of WordPress Plugins: Do’s and Don’ts for WordPress Plugins Part 2 of WordPress Plugins: 14 Awesome WordPress Plugins To keep … Continue reading

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Part 2 of WordPress Plugins: 14 Awesome WordPress Plugins

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Long overdue, as promised: my favorite WordPress plugins! (Suddenly, I hear Julie Andrews singing My Favorite Things.) If you haven’t seen it yet, you’ll also want to read Part 1 of WordPress Plugins: Do’s and Don’ts for WordPress Plugins. But … Continue reading

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Part 1 of WordPress Plugins: Do’s and Don’ts for WordPress Plugins

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This post is for the DIY website owners and for web designers and developers out there. Ok, so I was going to give a list of my favorite plugins. And I started writing it. And realized I have 3 posts … Continue reading

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Book Review: WordPress 3 Search Engine Optimization

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Recently, thanks to an excellent web design and development email list I’m on, Wise-Women, I was offered a chance to review a book for Packt Publishing. It’s been a while since I’ve written about a book here, and we seem … Continue reading

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Better Blogging With WordPress: 12 Tips to Improve Your Visitor’s Experience

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While the focus is on WordPress blogs, this can apply to other types of blogs too like Moveable Type and Blogspot. There are a number of mistakes I see bloggers make. I’ve made them too. I’ve got 12 tips to … Continue reading

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What is WordPress?

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WordPress is open source (free) software used to run websites. Most people think of it as blogging software, but it does so much more. We can set up shopping carts, special members-only areas, image galleries, contact forms, or just use … Continue reading

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I Want a Website I can Update Myself

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Web designers hear this a lot: “I want a website I can easily update”. Easy, is relative. What’s easy for some isn’t easy for everyone. Some assume this means they need to learn HTML. Some decide to get a copy … Continue reading

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To Blog, or Not to Blog?

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That really is a good question! A lot of website owners enter into their site ownership with the best of intentions. They’ve got lots of plans for that new site! But I frequently see those intentions get stampeded by the … Continue reading

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