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How to Start a WordPress Blog

Posted by in WordPress on August 18th, 2010 | 1 Comment

WordPress Installation GuideIf you’ve always been interested in starting your own website or blog on your own domain name rather than using WordPress.com or Blogger.com, you’re probably wondering, what do I need to know in order to start a blog?

For the novice, creating a website can be an overwhelming process. Not only do you have to register a domain name and find a webhost, but you’ll also have to learn how to actually install WordPress. Here is a simple guide on how to install WordPress.

  1. Register Domain Name – I always GoDaddy.com since they offer domain names for $10.69 a year and by Googling “Go Daddy coupon” you can also find coupons for $7.49 domain names or at least 10% off your purchase.
  2. Find a


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Top 5 WordPress Plugins

Posted by in WordPress on June 17th, 2010 | Comment »

Top 5 WordPress PluginsI’m going to go over my top 5 WordPress plugins. These are first 5 plugins that I will install on every WordPress website that I set up — the 5 WordPress plugins that I simply could not live without. These plugins will ensure that your SEO is maximized to its fullest potential, as well as make things a bit easier for you. The plugins that I list below are also ranked according their priority that I give them.

1.) All in One SEO Pack

This is probably the greatest plugin to ever be developed for WordPress and without it, you probably wouldn’t see so many websites being run from WordPress. Prior to this plugin, there was no way of adding custom titles, descriptions, and keywords …

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Your Website Better Be Optimized For Mobile

Posted by in WordPress on May 5th, 2010 | Comment »

Blackberry TourLet’s be honest about something, almost everyone’s website is run using WordPress. Yet why is it when I visit many of my favorite websites on my phone, all of which are surely run off of WordPress, they are not optimized for mobile?

My phone is a Blackberry Tour. I absolutely love it and would not trade it for an iPhone. If I want to play with a toy, I’ll bust open my iTouch, but Blackberries are for businesspeople and I don’t see that changing anytime soon, although Apple would be smart to launch a business-specific OS — Apple should work on iPhone Business OS 4.0. You can thank me once they come out with that in the future.

Why is the …

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