The Must Have WordPress Post Publish CheckList

Whenever I complete writing a post, there are always a set of steps that I take care of before hitting the publish button. Initially, the number of steps were few but as I started learning more and more about blogging/SEO/social media and so on, this small checklist started increasing to take care of the same. I will be sharing this checklist in this post as I feel that it is a kind of must have for every blog publisher. Typically, I use the wordpress editor itself for composing/editing/publishing my posts.….. Read More

Customize Plugin Order Below WordPress Posts Using Add_Filter

There are a number of wordpress plugins available today that would display some particular content at the bottom of your wordpress posts. These plugins could be anything ranging from subscription options for your blog, sharing links for the post OR a plugin to display related posts to the existing post. Once you enable the requisite plugins, you would see the various outputs appearing at the bottom of every post. As an example, for the post on call to action button, the following snapshot show the information displayed by the plugins….. Read More

Outbrain For WordPress : Poor Related Posts Identification

Outbrain is a widget that enables you to show related posts links on your blog using their thumbnail images. The USP of the service is it’s visual appeal as opposed to plain vanilla display of the related posts. I have been using Outbrain for a while now on Inficone. While I see decent hits from the listings that it offers, I am not entirely happy with the algorithm that it uses to find the related content. In majority of my posts, I find the Yet Another Related Posts Plugin doing….. Read More

WordPress Read More And Excerpt Customization Tips

If you are a blogger on wordpress or an avid blog reader, you would appreciate the importance of post excerpts in wordpress which provide you with a small abstract of the post text ( typically the first few lines of the post ). The excerpt is followed by a hyper link which says something like “Read More” or “Continue Reading”. As a blogger, you would not expect a reader to go to each individual post and have a look at the same for information. Rather, the reader might like a….. Read More

How To Display CSS/HTML/PHP/Ruby Code Snippets Inside WordPress Post

If you are a blogger on wordpress, then as part of information sharing with fellow bloggers — you would be required to occasionally share some piece of code which resolves a given problem for you and may help out other people who are encountering a similar issue. This code be anything from PHP, HTML, CSS to Ruby. Hence, it becomes important that you have an elegant way of inserting code snippets in your wordpress post, which retain/preserve the original code content and at the same time offer the reader a….. Read More