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Adding Avatars and Gravatars to Your WordPress and Blog

Avatars, or the well known Gravatars, are tiny images, often called your online identity, picture, badge, logo, or graphic image which represent you and/or your blog. Some use photographs of their face or body, or a body part like an eye, nose, or hand. Others use pictures of animals, flowers, scenics, or graphic images. Many […]

Weekly Digest: Lorelle Recovers From WordCamp Israel, Sicks, Tackles Marketplace, Content Thieves, and Kicks Blogging Ass

I’m back in the states after an amazingly successful WordCamp Israel conference, and catching up with good friends and good food, arriving back in time for another keynote presentation in Seattle, then crashing down into sick. Cold/Flu/Cough/Yuck. On the good side, there are a lot of fun and exciting things happening in my life and […] Marketplace and The Theme Debate

Last week, Matt Mullenweg made public his idea on creating a Marketplace to add more options to bloggers for a fee, especially meeting the demands of so many for more, more, and more. Among the proposals under consideration, and I stress that, since this is not a done deal but an idea, is […]

Are Tags Working For You?

I asked this question on the Blog Herald: Are Tags Working? After Pam of Grassroots Science (Alaska) reminded me recently about the flaws in tags, the lack of consistency and control, I’m asking you again. Are tags working for you and your blog? With the advent of tags built into WordPress 2.3, a whole new […]

WordPress Tip: Writing Customized Post Headlines, Title Tags, And Permalinks

By Mohsin at Blogging Bits We all know the importance of catchy headlines, clever title tags, and short URLs. Unfortunately, the majority of WordPress bloggers do not utilise the flexibility of WordPress and the power of WordPress Plugins to customize these elements for optimal results. While your content is what defines your blog, the post/page […] Tip: Get Your Own Email

No, isn’t offering email services – yet. But there is a way you can create an email address that matches your blog. If I’ve commented on your blog recently, have you noticed the email I’m using in the form? If your blog’s title or domain name hasn’t been taken by Gmail, […] Blogs Feeds Scraped

In the most recent WordPress Wednesday News on the Blog Herald, I reported on the mass copyright violations and scrapings of blogs, as reported by Letters Home to You in “Has Anyone Stolen Your Writing Lately?” and “Please Help Me Get Google to Pull Their Ads from a Blogging Thief”. There is also a […] Announces Strong Password Indicator

In a recent announcement, asks “How Strong is Your Password”, highlighting a new feature on your password update panel that measures the “strength” of your password. I recently wrote an article on the Blog Herald called Protect Your Blog With a Solid Password, offering tips and tricks to help create a strong password that […]

Get Your Blog Now Verified by Google’s Webmaster Tools

Since Google came out with the Google Sitemap, bloggers have had no luck verifying their blogs until now. Jalaj P. Jha has come up with “Get your Blog Google Verified”. It’s a simple method of creating a Page with the Page title as the HTML file name Google provides. Create the page […]

Are You Abusing and Misusing Tags?

Affilitate Tips Site is one of the many abusers and misusers of tags I’ve found. Among the “tags” listed at the very top of the article are: Tag(s);2007, adsense, american idol, bebo, blog, blogger, blogging, blogging kit, blogging kits, britney spears, bush, current events, digg, foto, galilea montijo, hd dvd, ieia, igoogle, in the news, […]

Naming Your Blog

Virginia DeBolt of Blogher writes in “Blogging Tips: The Importance of Title and URL” about how many bloggers, and others, make a mistake in setting the blog name and blog titles in their blogs. I’ve covered this before, but let’s look at it again. The format for blogs is When you register […]

Memes Are Out. Bloggy Tags Are In.

Liz Strauss of Successful and Outstanding Bloggers offers a new concept in memes with her article, Introducing Bloggy Tag — I’m it, You’re it, I’m it. . . .. On Monday, folks asked me to start a campaign to rename the bloggy memes something . . . um . . . er . . . […] Hiccup with Themes

If you are experiencing, like I am, a bad WordPress Theme day, your messed up WordPress Theme issue has been reported and they are looking into it. Another Update – Everything has been fixed. If you are still having trouble, contact support through the FEEDBACK button. Thanks, crew! So if your custom CSS […]

Strange Referrer Links in Stats

Have you noticed strange links in your Referrers list? They tend to look like this: If you do, that means that your blog has been accessed from the WordPress Administration Panels or Dashboard. In other words, a WordPress or user clicked on a link to your blog from inside their WordPress. This […]

Digg This Feature on Blogs

One of the consistently most requested add-on features for bloggers has been adding a Digg This style button to their blogs. It’s now here. There are great step-by-step illustrated instructions on the FAQ called “How Do I Digg”, but basically they are: Register with Digg. Publish your post. Search Digg to find if […]


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