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Accessibility Widget added in WP.org Plugin Directory

I’m finally making the Accessibility Widget an official plugin by registering it in the WordPress.org plugin repository, after much deliberation. The screenshot above was taken a couple of days ago, after receiving a note from WordPress.org (Ipstenu) that my plugin was being reviewed. And now that it’s up and I’ve …

WordPress As A Proxy Site: 30-Day Blogging Challenge day 3

The WordPress developer community keeps making awesome plugins and giving them away for free. Recently, I came upon one nifty plugin which allows you to set up your WordPress installation as a proxy website. What is a proxy site? The word “proxy” can be defined as an act of substituting …

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WordPress as a Minisite – Squeeze Page: 30-day Blogging Challenge day 2

NOTE: This post is outdated, and many of the links and demo have been removed. Check out my newer post on WordPress as a minisite for updates. Old post follows. A commenter in one of my posts mentioned about building minisites using WordPress, which got me interested to do a …

Blog Aggregator: how to create one with WordPress, part 4

(This is a re-post from my now-defunct website, BloggingFu) Before we go to Step 4, it is imperative that you have properly set up both your contact form and autoblogging plugins (MM Forms and WP-O-Matic respectively) as mentioned in the previous tutorial. What I’m really trying to say is: You …

Blog Aggregator: how to create one with WordPress, part 3

(This is a re-post from my now-defunct website, BloggingFu) STEP 2: INSTALL A CONTACT FORM PLUGIN As mentioned in the previous in Part 2, you will need to install another important plugin before your WordPress blog aggregator is ready for action. Simply put, the contact form plugin will allow visitors …

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Blog Aggregator: how to create one with WordPress, part 2

(This is a re-post from my now-defunct website, BloggingFu) Before we delve into the first technical setup of a blog aggregator using WordPress, it is imperative that you set a theme for your site: what type of content am I going to collect? Who is my target audience? How are …

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Blog Aggregator: how to create one with WordPress, part 1

(This is a re-post from my now-defunct website, BloggingFu) The term “blog aggregator” is a combination of two words: blog and aggregator. Okay, I can already imagine some of you going “duh! of course it is”. However, humour me for a minute and let me explain this to you in simple …

WordPress As A Content Aggregator: 30-Day Blogging Challenge day 1

Blog aggregator, content aggregator, RSS aggregator, autopilot blog — these are one of the same (I’ll be using them interchangeably). Unfortunately, since it’s so easy to set up WordPress as a content aggregator, people have been abusing this WordPress capability by scraping content off other people’s websites just to gain …