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Tools and software to help you improve upon your WordPress blog installation as well as manage, organize, and optimize your online marketing efforts.

WordPress Hosting Review

Teli Adlam —  April 22, 2012

It’s no secret that I’ve been using the WordPress blogging software for a while and in that time, I’ve gone through a number of hosts as well. Since “Who do you recommend for WordPress hosting?” is a frequent question, I figure it would be a good idea to address it in a blog entry.

Rather than tell you my top pick, I’ll list a few of the hosts I recommend with a short review of each and let you decide which one best suits your needs. Initially, I had planned to split the list into “Recommended” and “Not Recommended”, but due to its length, my server pitched a conniption fit and I’ve had to drop an entire section. (Don’t worry, I’ll do a follow up entry on the hosts I don’t recommend later.)

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A Project with jQuery

Duane —  July 3, 2011 — 5 Comments

Surely every programmer has heard about jQuery by now, but how many of them are actually using it? I recently had the pleasure of creating a new website utilizing jQuery, and I must say, it is awesome! The site has a  lot of user interactions that benefit greatly from jQuery’s capabilities. Other than the ease of working with the DOM like selecting and editing elements of the page, my favorite feature is the AJAX calls. Each action can be a separate web service function, which makes for a compact and clean coding environment. Continue Reading…

In my previous multiple WordPress installations with a single database tutorial, I explained a simple tweak to the wp-config.php file. The newer versions of WordPress, however, don’t require you to edit the wp-config.php file before installation. This tutorial will explain how you can accomplish the same thing without touching your wp-config.php file.

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Custom WordPress installation files that allow you to define a custom username, display name, and default category.

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