Uploading WordPress Plugins and Themes through Filezilla

When I first started working with WordPress, the versions I was using did not come with a built in mechanism to upload new themes and plugins. It does have that capacity now. Before the only option was to upload Plugins and Themes by FTP.  As a technical newbie, although I knew what FTP was I did not know HOW to FTP something. Finally someone said, “Oh just use Filezilla” ( there are  lots of other FTP programs, for example, Fetch is one for Macs. Bingo, problem solved.  Although you can auto install them now, What I do is keep a whole treasure trove of my favorite plugins and themes on my computer and then when I do a new WordPress install I FTP them into the new install all in one fell swoop. Here is how to do that.

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How to Setup Feedburner Feed in Blogger

Once you publish your blog post, first thing you need is the readers to read your content. Content Syndication is the best way to deliver the content directly to the reader’s inbox so that they get notified whenever you publish a new post. Google Feedburner is the top known service for content syndication. It is also known as RSS Feed syndication. In this tutorial I will tell you step by step way to enable feed syndication for your blog that will help to increase traffic to your blog and build your blog readership. Once you enable email subscription service in your blog, you will notice how your blog traffic is increasing. So, let’s start the tutorial.

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How to Auto Tweet Blog Posts on Twitter

You have created a twitter account to tweet your blog posts to increase blog traffic, but you may feel that tweet your posts manually is really a boring and time consuming process. At this stage you definitely need a service that can do this work for you. In today’s tutorial, I going to show you that how you can auto tweet your blogger blog posts on Twitter via Feedburner. Once you apply this trick into your Feedburner account you will get to know that how amazing is this free service. It will automatically tweet your latest posts into your twitter account on behalf of you. So, let’s begin the tutorial.

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How To Move From Blogspot To WordPress

WordPress and Blogger Blogspot are two of the most popular and best established blogging platforms today. There are so many great platforms available and it is amazing to see all the people taking up blogging, starting blogs of their own, sharing their knowledge and their skills with the world, building audiences and making friends, and even making money and building careers from their blogs.

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Difference Between WordPress.com vs WordPress.org

WordPress is an open source software and a free blogging platform. WordPress.org is the home of the software while WordPress.com is the hosted service of the software. The difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org causes some confusion for newbie bloggers so one of the frequently asked questions is about the differences between them. What is WordPress.com? What is WordPress.org? What is the difference between the two? Which one should I pick when starting my own blog?

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