How to Theme MarketPress

If you already have MarketPress, then you are benefited from the best way to setup your own store in the fastest and easiest way possible. You can be selling in no time; moreover, it fits seamlessly to any WordPress theme.

But if you want a better theme for MarketPress, do you know that you can theme it? Poke around with the basic themes or create a completely new theme out of it.

 

In this blog, we’ll show you how to theme MarketPress as easy as you theme your WordPress site.

Make your store unique, follow this tutorial: http://wpmu.org/the-easy-guide-to-theming-marketpress/

How to Use RSS in WordPress

rsswordpressIf you use WordPress for blogging, then you might have come across RSS feeds. By default, your WordPress blog automatically updates RSS fields for content and comments. So, if you use that for your visitors, it might look a bit messy and cluttered. Do you know that you can customize your RSS feeds?

RSS is what makes up your comments and news feeds. It makes it easier for people to subscribe to your content and read through your blog posts. Using RSS feeds keep them informed about your latest posts as soon as you publish it.

It’s a great way to build readership and traffic, so you have to customize your RSS feeds to suit everyone’s taste.

Here’s how to do it: http://www.wpbeginner.com/beginners-guide/what-is-rss-how-to-use-rss-in-wordpress/

How to Remove URL Field Form in WordPress Comments

removeurlfieldSpammers are attracted to WordPress blogs if in your comment section has a URL field in it. Having that field is not necessary to build interesting comments, spammers take advantage of it. If you have auto approval turned on, you might be surprised to ton of nonsense comments either to promote their website, or promote a brand. Getting rid of it is a harsh and tedious job.

If you want to get rid of spam, the cheapest way possible, have a look at this blog which shows how you can remove the URL field from your WordPress comments.

Read the rest of the post here:  http://wpmu.org/remove-wordpress-comments-url/

Best Social Media Sidebar for WordPress

Being very active in social media have benefits especially in improving website traffic. If you are an addict in Facebook and Twitter you might want to create a social community for your website and be the only place your visitors can hang out. Then integrate these social media into your site.

There are a lot of WordPress plugins that can do that. However, only this plugin is what has come into my attention. You should too because of its cool features not found in most plugins.

Read the review and get the download link here: http://wpmu.org/wp-mashsocial/

Top 5 Useful Twitter Plugins for WordPress

Ttwitterwordpresspluginwitter is the best social media to drive traffic to your blog or webiste. So everytime you post something new, or want to share something interesting don’t forget to mention that in twitter and expect loads of traffic in return. If you know what you are doing with Twitter, you can generate up to 30% of your total traffic from that social media site alone.

So would you not tweet it? Twitter is very easy to use and it’s fun! Make it even a better social media for your site by using these plugins.

Here are some of the best Twitter plugins you can have in your WordPress blog or website: https://managewp.com/make-the-most-of-twitter-with-these-5-awesome-wordpress-plugins

WordPress Security Threats You Probably Don’t Know About

wordpresssecuritythreatsSecurity online has always been an issue. That is why when starting a WordPress blog or website, you need to have the latest stable update of WordPress and a couple of security features at hand. However, even with the latest update and security features, some can still get away with it.

So why do you still have security issues? This is because there are some things you don’t know about that hackers can easily gain access to.

 

To give you an idea, let me ask you a few questions:

Does your site show WordPress version information publicly?

How secured is your WordPress Login page?

Here are the top 5 security threats you probably don’t know about.

https://managewp.com/wordpress-security-threats

20 WordPress Plugins Every User Should Have

wordpresspluginsIf you are new and you don’t know what to do with your blog or website, why not install some plugins. There are tons of plugins available in the market that you can structure your entire website even if you don’t have any programming or web design knowledge.

Even seasoned expert can benefit from these plugins either for improving their website or replacing the ones they already have.

My favorites are Akismet, WordPress SEO, Google XML SiteMaps, Backup WordPress, and Broken Link Checker. With these plugins installed, you’ll have better WordPress in terms of usability and SEO.

What’s your pick? Take a look at more plugins here:  https://managewp.com/20-free-plugins-that-every-wordpress-user-should-have

Best security Plugins for WordPress

wordpresssecurityWordPress is everyone’s CMS nowadays. From simple blogs, landing pages, to brochure sites, company websites, and even an online store. This is because WordPress is very customizatble thanks to plugins.

However, the popularity of WordPress paved way to hackers, spammers, and malicious software to try to ruin the sites reputation and bring it down. Fortunately, you have a lot of security plugins at your disposal. These plugins protect your site from any hacks, or spams and keep your login page secure.  Your website is essential to your success, thus having these tools can help you succeed faster.

Read the rest of the post here: http://skyje.com/security-plugins-wordpress/

Why Bother Building Your Own WordPress Contact Form

WordPress has just about any plugins you need, from social media, to even building your own simplest contact form with just a few clicks. This massive library of plugins makes you think about not doing it yourself at all.

So, why bother building your own Contact Form when you can do that with a plugin?

This is because plugins for a simple contact form has more than everything you need. Building a simple contact form using a UI is overkills, and the good thing about building your own is that you know what is under the hood; therefore, you won’t worry about being hacked, getting your visitor’s emails compromised, etc.

Here are some reasons why you need to build your own contact form than rely on plugins to do it for you: http://wpmu.org/how-to-build-your-own-wordpress-contact-form-and-why/