Useful WordPress Plugins

1. ScribeSEO - Premium plugin that gives search engine optimised copywriting advice. 2. Yoast SEO plugin - Best and exhaustive WordPress SEO plugin. Better than All in one SEO plugin. 3. Gravity forms - The ultimate WordPress forms plugin. 4. bbPress - Official WordPress forum plugin. 5. Akismet - To block spam. Must have. 6. Google Analytics for WordPress - To insert Google Analytics code. 7. Backupbuddy - Premium plugin that does shceduled backups for whole website including wp-content folder. Delivering to Dropbox is a great addition. 8. qTraslate - For offering manual translation. 9 . WPtouch Pro - Premium plugin for displaying mobile and iPad friendly … [Read more...]

Job: WordPress developers needed

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More Colors for Lifestyle Child Theme by StudioPress

Lifestyle child theme by StudioPress is one of the most popular and robust themes out there. We like it so much that we chose it for our own site. But one thing we wished it had is more colors. Not all the default colors were great and it missed some of the common colors. So, we thought: Why not add more color styles to it? It is a GPL theme after all and it seemed fun to do it:) Here you go ! We added two more color schemes namely, Golden and Wine. Installation instructions: 1. Download our Colorful Lifestyle pack. 2.. This is not a stand alone theme. This contains only few modified files that should be replaced in Lifestyle child theme made by StudioPress. Please … [Read more...]

SEO best practices recommended by Scribe SEO plugin

SEO best practices recommended by Scribe SEO plugin Overview Search engine optimization (SEO) is the practice of improving the traffic to a website from the organic or natural results of a search engine. SEO does not try to trick search engines. On the contrary, the goal of SEO is to provide information-rich content in a way that is naturally weighted by the search engines because it follows the “rules” of the search engines. Below are guidelines for optimizing content according to current SEO best practices. Before you Begin The first step to writing content that is search engine optimized is to determine the primary topic of the page. This will be your initial keyword or … [Read more...]

State of the Word 2011

Are you a WordPress fan? Do watch State of the Word 2011 talk by Matt. You will be hooked to WordPress more and more. Some significant observations from his talk: * 92% developers use WordPress as a CMS. It is not just a blogging platform anymore. * 14.7% of sites online are powered by WordPress. It was 8.5% last year! * 58 USD per hour is the average hourly rate for WordPress developers. Check ours :) * Plugins or themes not updated in the last two years will be hiddden from WordPress.org repository. This is a great descision ! By the way, did you notice the great slides designed by Michael Pick? As Seth Godin says it is an inspiration to make art in everything we do! … [Read more...]

WordPress.com SEO

If you are in WordPress.com, you cannot and need not do much to improve the SEO technically as it is a great platform for SEO already. Still, here are some ways  for better SEO in your WordPress.com blog: * First, make sure that your blog is set to allow search engines. Visit Settings - > Privacy in your dashboard and choose the first option. * Register your own domain name and host it with WordPress.com instead of having your blog as a subdomain . Having your blog in your domain name is good for SEO and brand building. * Register with webmaster tools provided by major search engines and follow the insights provided by them. Visit Tools - > Available tools in your … [Read more...]