HowTo: WordPress Code Syntax Highlighting

For months and months and months I've been looking for a good code syntax highlighter for WordPress. My requirements are simple: 1, the highlighter mustn't add lots and lots of div and table tags around my code and, 2, it should add a TinyMCE pre tag button to the visual editor. If I had the knowledge and the time to write such a plugin I would. Thankfully I don't need to do that anymore because I've found nearly 2 halves of the solution in two different plugins. The first plugin is TinyMCE Preformatted. It fulfills requirement number two by putting a button into the visual editor for … [Read more...]

WordPress 3.0 – A First Look Review

The New Default Theme of WordPress 3.0

Two things conspired together to great effect today - one, I have a spare domain name to mess around with and, two, Wordpress 3.0 is due for release within the next few weeks and I read it has multi site functionality. so, as Wordpress 3.0 RC 1 is already available to download ,I chose to install it, try it out and document my thoughts for all to read. WordPress 3.0 - A First Look Review Installing WordPress 3.0 is as easy as installing WordPress 2.x - just upload it, unpack it and browse it. My first opinion of Wordpress 3.0 was Wow! The front end looks cleaner and crisper, it loads … [Read more...]

10,000 Backlinks in 1 – The Best URL Submission You Will Ever Make

Webmasters helping webmaster to connect and build a symantec web

A lonely fact of a webmasters life is the time spent locked away in solitude as we notch up backlinks to our websites. Some come organically through people visiting our sites and bookmarking us on a do-follow social networking site or by placing a link to us on one of their own websites such as a free Wordpress or Tumblr blog. Other links we create artificially by connecting with other webmasters and asking them to link to us in return for a link back to them or we add our sites into the many directories that are available to us. It takes a lot of time to build backlinks even when auto … [Read more...]

The Most Impressive WordPress Theme Bar None

Don't Panic!

Updated Wed, 3rd Feb. 2010 We Wordpress bloggers are a funny lot. We style our sites with a theme, we edit it to get it how we want it, we think it's perfect and then we see another theme that's even more perfect so we start over again. Some of us even go so far as to learn to create our own "perfect" themes only to decide that the next pre-made one we see is even better. I suppose we just get bored very quickly. Well I know I do; and I get very annoyed with myself because each time I use a new theme I have to set it up to work with my plugins, ad server, widgets and content styling. So it … [Read more...]