Archive for February, 2010

Implementing Google Custom Search on WordPress …

Google Custom Search can dramatically improve the search results for your WordPress blog or any other site. WordPress is a great blogging platform, no doubt about it. But the built-in search feature is terrible. As I’ve searched for keywords from past posts to respond to reader questions, I would continually come up empty-handed.

As a solution, I incorporated Google Custom Search, which is a free service that allows you to embed a Google search box and results (limited to just your site and any other sites you specify) on your site.

Try it out by searching for something using the search at the top of my sidebar. Not only are the search results more accurate, when you start running a few searches, you begin to see how your site appears to people who search for you in Google. Continue reading

Optimizing WordPress for Search Engines

So, you have this amazing WordPress site, but for some reason the search engines just don’t show you much love. You post killer content, make it easy for users to share via their social networks, and people are subscribing to your RSS feed, indicating that they’re like what they’re reading. If you’ve tried everything to drive traffic to your website, and search engines still ignore your site, maybe you need to evaluate how search engine friendly your website is.

Optimizing WordPress for Search Engines

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12 Essential Security Tips and Hacks for WordPress

WordPress is a great publishing platform, but it isn’t immune to all the potential attacks from hackers, spammers, and other ill-intentioned attackers trying to compromise the security of your WordPress installation.

12 Essential Security Tips and Hacks for WordPress

WordPress being open source means that the chances of malicious attacks being successful are higher because the project’s source code can be easily obtained and studied for vulnerabilities. Continue reading

Web 2.0

Web 2.0 is all about interactive web sites, dynamic contents and more user friendly, interactive information, interoperability and user centered design, these are few characteristic of web2.0, which is working in favor of web2.0. In fact you can say simplicity is the most important aspect of web2.0 .There are a lot of features of web2.0, which includes, authoring, which means it allow user to update and create content which makes your website highly interactive because it leads to the collaborative work of many rather than just a few web authors, links, it allow you to Connects information together into a meaningful information etc. You can safely say, Web 2.0 can be recognized as a new revolution in the world of website design, development scenario which has redefined the web based communities like social networking websites, forums & blogs designing segment. Continue reading