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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 …

giuk.net has surpassed 100 members

Remember to subscribe to giuk.net’s RSS feed for the latest from our fellow Sabahan bloggers! A couple of days ago, giuk.net registered its 100th member into its aggregator database of personal blogs made by Sabahans. Congratulations, Vincent a.k.a. Ekimkee! (nah, ngam-ngam you got your link back like what you requested …

A blog aggregator admin’s dilemma

I’ve started a series on how to create a blog aggregator using WordPress at Blogging Fu (I finally got around to doing my first post, whoopee!). As the self-appointed administrator to the first Sabah blog aggregator Giuk.net (OK, not really self-appointed but I got the approval from its domain owner, …