WordPress Shortcodes

WordPress Shortcodes as the name suggests, is a very short code which help us to do useful things very easily. Shortcodes are placed in square [ ] brackets. Hence when WordPress sees these shortcodes, it understands that these shortcodes should be replaced with some dynamic content. These dynamic content is created by a PHP function.… Read More »

5 Restaurant WordPress Themes

There has been a rising trend where people search online for the restaurants, check their menu on the web and finalize on where they should dine. Hence there has been a increase in the need for restaurant websites. But most of the restaurants can’t afford to have a complete professional website which might be an… Read More »

Tips for WordPress Beginners

You have installed WordPress and now expects it to start delivering results. Blogging doesn’t work that way, WordPress neither. You need to do certain things to make your WordPress site look and feel the way you want. Setting up Permalinks WordPress, by default, uses unclean URLs. Unclean URLs are not very search engine friendly. It… Read More »

WordPress Caching Plugin

WordPress caching and some plugins to support you WordPress caching requirements Caching is an important function for any dynamic website. Loading webpages using Php and MySQL is often resource intensive and slows down the performance. This will become more evident as you load your site with lots of content and you have tons of visitors.… Read More »

Recommended WordPress shared hosting providers

WordPress Shared Hosting Providers Our customer often ask us which shared hosting service for WordPress they should use. We always have a number of recommendations to provide and it is ideal for us to list them down here. The short answer is any web hosting company that support PHP 5.2.4 or higher, MySQL 5.0 or… Read More »

WordPress themes for recipe sites

WordPress is used for building recipe sites by many food bloggers. Most of the time these themes are the plain WordPress themes converted into Recipe sites. I am a food lover and trying to build a recipe site. As part of that, I have tested and evaluated various recipe themes.  The key features I have… Read More »

Getting closer to WordPress 3.6

Today, WordPress 3.6 RC1 is released to the public. We have been testing WP 3.6 beta for a while and even running a small production site on that. So it is only a matter of few weeks to have the official rollout of WordPress 3.6. WordPress 3.6 comes with a new theme twenty thirteen or… Read More »

How do you use WordPress for a website that’s not in a blog format?

Building business websites using WordPress Developing websites using WordPress is very common these days. WordPress is originally designed for creating blogs. Over the time, WordPress has changed itself into a CMS. In these days, many corporate websites are built on WordPress as their CMS. Using a combination of Pages, Custom post types and posts, it… Read More »

How to install WordPress

WordPress is a great tool for creating a blog or a website. WordPress is used by millions of users worldwide. The good thing is that you can install the software in few clicks. This article is about providing step by step guide for installing a WordPress blog. Download the software The first thing you need… Read More »

WordPress Security Plugin – BulletProof Security

If you use WordPress for your website, it is important to ensure that you protect your WordPress installation. BulletProof Security is a plugin which will help you do that. It offers both .htaccess based and php based security components. It offers protection from XSS, RFI, CRLF, CSRF, Base64, Code Injection and SQL Injection hacking attempts.… Read More »