What is an Autoblog in WordPress?

Autoblog or an automated blog is a website that automatically pulls content from other websites using RSS feeds. Mainly the term is associated with content-scrapers and spam blogs. However, there are many perfectly good and profitable usage scenarios for autoblogging tools. For example, an autoblog can be used to create a curated website that gathers news on specific topics and …

10 Must Have WordPress Plugins

Via SitePoint When building a WordPress site, your main objective is to use as few plugins as possible. However, not everyone who uses WordPress is a PHP maven. Fortunately, these must have WordPress plugins won’t bog down your site. Some of them will…

Customize WordPress Login Page

You know, the one typically at yoursite.com/wp-login.php . These are things you would put in the active theme’s functions.php file. Change the Logo Is the WordPress logo by default, this changes the file path of that image. Change file path and file…

Display mysql table data in a wp page

My aim was to display data from a mysql table onto a wordpress page. I could do it using wpdb class as mentioned in the codex.But i didn’t know the file where i should write this php code that contains wpdb class functions to retrieve data from mysql table. Hence i installed Exec-PHP plugin.(The Exec-PHP plugin executes PHP code in …

Interact with database in WordPress

Just a collection of useful links, at least to me WordPress database basics and schema, WordPress Codex Documentation on $wpdb, WordPress Codex “Data validation,” WordPress Codex “SQL Injection,” Wikipedia “SQL Injection Attacks by Example,” Steve Friedl ezSQL class documentation, Justin Vincent

7 WordPress Plugins to Reduce Your Bounce Rates

Bounce rate is the percentage of people, visitors who left your blog without visiting any other page. In most cases, particularly for bloggers, high bounce rates are not good, as they mean their content is not attractive or relevant, that they are not…

6 Simple Security Measures for Your WordPress Blog

Security online is important for everyone, not just for WordPress bloggers. We all need to be very responsible and keep our sensitive data from getting in the wrong hands. Internet security is sometimes difficult and obtuse topic, particularly if you…

Play Safe When Selecting Free WordPress Themes

Are you happy with how your blog looks or it could use a bit of refreshment? Maybe you’ve read about the responsive design and the ten main ingredients to a great blog [design] , and now you want change your WordPress theme with another that better suits…