Tag Archive | "WordPress"

SEO Egghead WordPress Firewall Plugin Video Overview

Saturday, November 21, 2009

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Note the video below showcases where my blog use to be located. It’s now located at Blog Training Classroom. Update: In the video I mention visiting SEO Egghead’s site, downloading the file, zipping it up, and then installing it on your blog. Since I created this video, SEO Egghead has added it to the WordPress [...]

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How To Decrease The Load Time Of Your WordPress Blog Using gzip

Sunday, September 6, 2009

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Copy This and Put It Here Copy <?php if (substr_count($_SERVER['HTTP_ACCEPT_ENCODING'], ‘gzip‘)) ob_start(“ob_gzhandler”); else ob_start(); ?> Paste A (for WordPress users) For WordPress users, paste the code up at the very top of your header.php file (above the DOCTYPE line). If you’re not sure how to do this, see the video at the end of this [...]

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How To Install Google Analytics On A WordPress Blog Without Using A Plugin

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

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If you’ve been blogging for longer than a few months, you’ve probably heard of the ever so popular site analytics program, Google Analytics. It allows blog owners to do such things as: Discover how your site visitors found your blog View how many visitors your blog receives each day View areas on your blog where [...]

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How To Not Track Your Own Visits In Google Analytics – Setting Up A Filter

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

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Anyone whose been blogging for longer than a couple weeks will of at least heard of Google Analytics. Problem is, it’s so damn difficult to try and figure out when you’re just starting out because there’s SO much you can do with it. One of my first frustrations with it was the fact that I [...]

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How To Move Your WordPress Core Files Out Of Root

Sunday, August 16, 2009

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This tutorial is meant to show you how to clean up all the system WordPress files that clog up your root directory by moving them into a subdirectory.

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How To Upgrade WordPress Manually

Sunday, August 16, 2009

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This video tutorial will show you how to upgrade WordPress manually by following the instructions on WordPress.org.

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How To Backup Your WordPress Database Using phpMyAdmin

Sunday, August 16, 2009

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This tutorial will show you how to download a backup of your WordPress database to your computer. This is a vital topic you should learn.

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How to Change Your Display Name on Your WordPress Blog

Sunday, August 16, 2009

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By default, WordPress displays your username publicly as the author of your posts. This can, however, pose a security issue because you’re giving everyone your blog’s username login info. Also, it’s best to use a username that is not easily guessed which typically means you won’t be using your name. So let’s change how WordPress [...]

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How To Change Your WordPress Username & Password Through phpMyAdmin

Sunday, August 16, 2009

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Forget your password or username? Or perhaps someone hacked your blog and changed them? Here's how to change them through your database so you can regain control.

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How to Configure Your WP Blog Host Email Account with MS Outlook

Sunday, August 16, 2009

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Tutorial for WP Blog Host customers showing them how to set up Microsoft Outlook email to check their email.

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How to Copy/Paste From MS Word to Your WordPress Blog

Sunday, August 16, 2009

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If you use MS Word to write your posts, you need to be careful how you copy and paste your content into your WordPress editor - a simple copy and paste doesn't work so well. Here's the proper way to do it:

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How to Create a Static Home Page on Your WordPress Blog

Sunday, August 16, 2009

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WordPress is great for creating articles, but sometimes articles don't make for a great home page. Here's how to create your own home page that is not a post.

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How To Add New Users To WordPress

Sunday, August 16, 2009

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Create someone a new username and password so you can allow others access to your blog without giving them your own login and password information.

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How to Fully Backup Your WordPress Blog at WP Blog Host

Sunday, August 16, 2009

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It is vital to keep backups of your blog. Don't miss this video. Let's learn how to fully backup your WordPress blog.

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How to Install a Plugin on Your WordPress Blog

Sunday, August 16, 2009

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Installing a plugin in WordPress is quite easy. Here's a quick tutorial on how to upload and install a plugin.

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How to Install WordPress on Your WP Blog Host Account

Sunday, August 16, 2009

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Auto installing WordPress made easy. If you're a hosting customer with WP Blog Host, here's how to install WordPress using our auto installer.

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How to log in and out of WordPress

Sunday, August 16, 2009

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If you're new to WordPress, you might wonder where the login page is. Here's a video tutorial on how to log in and out of WordPress.

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How To Manually Install WordPress

Sunday, August 16, 2009

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A step by step video guide on how to install the latest version of WordPress manually.

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How To Moderate Comments In WordPress

Sunday, August 16, 2009

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Most blogs are set up to receive comments by readers. Sometimes those comments go to a queue and wait for you to approve or disapprove of them. Here's how to moderate those comments.

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How to Move Your WordPress Blog from a Subdirectroy to Root

Sunday, August 16, 2009

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Down the road during your blogging career you might decide to move your blog out of /blog and into your root directory. Here's how.

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How To Remove The WordPress Version Number From Your Source Code

Sunday, August 16, 2009

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One way hackers might try to gain more information about your blog is learning what version of WordPress you're using by viewing your source code. Here's how to remove that piece of information.

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