How to Add Google Calendar in WordPress

Calendars are used by just about everybody for scheduling events and sometimes you want everyone to know about what is on your calendar. A few of you out there may want to add your Google Calendar to your WordPress website for just this reason. So in this article I plan on showing you how to […]

How to Add Social Media Icons to WordPress

The best way to connect your social media profiles to your WordPress website is by adding social media icons to your sidebar. In this article, I will show you how to add social media icons to WordPress. There are hundreds of social media plugins available in the WordPress repository. We will be using the Simple […]

How to Add a Multimedia Slider in WordPress

Sliders are beautiful and an easy way to grab user attention. You can add videos, text, buttons anything you want in a slider. But the problem is that you don’t want the slider to slow down your site. In this article, I will show you how to create beautiful multimedia slides in WordPress using my […]

WordPress SEO Plugin by Yoast – Video Review

Yoast, who you might know from the SEO community or from the various WordPress plugins he’s developed, has now created a WordPress SEO plugin. I recently had the chance to try it out. You can follow along in my video screencast below, as well as further thoughts later in the post.

Want More Retweets? Use the TweetMeme WordPress Plugin

I installed the TweetMeme WordPress plugin the other day, and I’m pleased with the results. Not only was it really easy to install and configure, but I’ve noticed several people actually using the button to retweet my posts. You can see it in action in the top right corner of this post. In this WordPress […]

BackupBuddy WordPress Plugin – Video Review + Giveaway!

A new premium WordPress plugin store launched the other day called PluginBuddy, the same people behind iThemes. Their latest plugin is called BackupBuddy which describes itself as an “all-in-one solution for backups, restoration, and migration”. You can check out my quick video tour below where I go through all the menus and take a (surprisingly) […]

Spectacu.la Releases Threaded Comments Plugin

Spectacu.la, a WordPress theme club, has just announced the release of their free threaded comments plugin for WordPress. Basically what this plugin does is replace your theme’s comments template with a new one, generated by the plugin. In addition to that, you also get pagination and jQuery based roll up of subordinate comments. For those […]

To WordPress Plugin Authors – Add Changelogs

The lack of changelogs in a lot of WordPress plugins is something that’s bothered me for a while, and I wasn’t the only one. I’m very wary of upgrading plugins, and when I see that a plugin needs to be upgraded in my WordPress dashboard, I’d like to know exactly what’s being changed. It might […]

Wrongfully Flagged As Spam By Akismet?

For the past few days I’ve had some real trouble trying to comment on other blogs. I would make a comment, and it would seem like nothing happened. No “Your comment is awaiting moderation.” message would show up. Same story even with blogs I’ve had previously approved comments on. I started to suspect that for […]

How To Add PollDaddy Polls On WordPress Blogs

It’s been a long time since I’ve written a tutorial here. I thought with Automattic’s acquisition of PollDaddy, this would be a good opportunity to write one about adding polls to your self-hosted WordPress blogs, more specifically – PollDaddy polls. In this tutorial I’ll go over: Installing the PollDaddy plugin Signing up to PollDaddy (if […]