WordSesh is FREE!

About WordSesh – WordSesh is 1 full day of live WordPress presentations from all over the world streamed live to you wherever you may be. And best of all, it’s FREE! It’s like a virtual meetup in some ways as you can learn from the experts without leaving your home. WordSesh 2 is Saturday, December…

WordPress Fly Out Menus Coming Soon

WordPress 3.3 Beta 2 has been released  and that means more changes to WordPress user dashboards are coming soon. Expand and collapse menus will be replaced by fly out menus. Update! They have arrived.  Drag & Drop Media Uploader & Flyout Dashboard Menus Currently we can have our left dashboard menu sections simultaneously expanded in as…

Moving from WordPress.com to WordPress.org

The most common reason for moving from WordPress.com to WordPress.org is the desire to make money from advertizing and/or affiliate sales. In reality if your WordPress.com blog does not currently attract 1,000 – 1,500 unique visitors every day, and your traffic stats do not demonstrate a growth trend, then it’s unlikely that you will earn…

Translation widget for WordPress.com blogs

There are code restrictions on WordPress.com blogs. The software is programmed to strip some codes like Javascript to preserve security.  WordPress.com is a multi-user platform which means we all share the same underlying files and bad script introduced on one blog could bring down many. When looking for a translation widget last year I uncovered…

Links: No-Follow and Do-Follow

In the beginning all links were do-follow.  However, it didn’t take long before blogs were being inundated by those who left insincere comments lacking in value just so they could get a backlink, so the original reason for the introduction of no-follow links was spam. Do-follow comment links do pass on PageRank. No-follow comment links…

Become a WordPress.org Blogger: Free Video Tutorials

The Internet has made it possible for anyone to publish content to a worldwide audience and blogging has become the new national pastime no matter where you reside. Some get paid to blog and others pay for the privilege of blogging on a particular site or with particular software. WordPress.org and wordpress.com software are different…

How to copyright your digital works

Copyright Law: 12 Dos and Don’ts – Click the title link and find 12 Do’s and Dont’s that will clarify what you can and what you can not do as an online publisher. As the blogging phenomenon expands, copyright concerns become quite important. Technology makes it really easy to copy, modify and share information, whether we…

How to Become a Better Blogger 5: Your Online Presence

Building and promoting your online presence You can have the best web site on the internet, but if no one knows it’s there – what’s the point? Things to consider in your promotional strategy: Online advertising with Google/Yahoo; Search Engine registration and optimization; Privacy Policy; Copyright and Disclaimer Now let’s consider building and promoting your…