How to Move (or Flip) Your WordPress Blog in 20 minutes

Here it is!  Step by Step instructions for moving a WordPress blog to a new hosting provider.  This is extremely helpful if you ever sell a blog, buy a blog, flip a blog,  or just decide you don't like your hosting provider and want to move all your sites to a new home! Many thanks to Forest Parks who originally showed me the light! FTP to the site that you want to transfer.  Copy … [Read more...]

Control How Posts are Displayed with Custom Query String

I can't tell you how many times I bang my head against my computer trying to make WordPress do something or display content in a way that it just doesn't do straight out of the box.  For example, displaying the number of posts on a page.  This is an all or nothing situation.  Sure I can set this globally (meaning I can set WordPress to display 1 post per page or 5 posts per page - but this is for … [Read more...]

How to Handle Ping Backs

Many people who have Wordpress blogs or websites that are created using Wordpress will often get notifications or emails telling them that they have a ping back.  But what is a ping back and how should you handle them? When Wordpress was first created, the developers added a feature called a ping back that notified webmasters when another website or blog linked back to an article on their … [Read more...]

Adding nofollow To Your Blogroll Links

Hey Everyone, Its been a while since I've posted anything to my blog and I'm really sorry.  I've have been the busy Home Improvement guy lately.  I've been busy re-wiring some of the electrical throughout my house, I've installed an over the range microwave, installed some ceiling fans, and ran data cable throughout the house.  I've been up in the attic way too many times.  But I'm happy now and … [Read more...]

Review: BANS versus PhpBay Pro

I have been a fan of a product called Build a Niche Store (BANS) for a little while now.  I've personally had some nice success with building profitable eBay affiliate stores using BANS.  The BANS store menus are dynamically built based on the niche keywords you choose and articles can be included within your store easily to add additional content to your site. But what if you use Word Press … [Read more...]

WordPress for easy content management

One of the simplest ways of adding, editing and managing content on your website has got to be WordPress. For those who are not familiar with WordPress, WordPress is a free blogging software that has really taken off like wildfire in the blogging community.  There are tons of free plug-ins and themes that allow you to change Wordpress from a typical blog to a full blown content management system. … [Read more...]