Lazy Blogger's guide to Super Charge WordPress with 100+ Plugins

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Ask yourself a question, “Are you a Lazy Blogger?”. Even if you are not, these plugins will bring you to next evolution for your WordPress blog which will change the way you do blogging.

“Why do you need these plugins?”. Because, WordPress is the best and the most expandable blogging platform in the world, the plugin architecture simply gives you the power to add engaging features, improve communication and build a strong relation between you and your blog readers. Savvy? No?

Blogging is about writing great content and if your spend all your sweet time modifying your blog by hard coding then “When will you find the time to write the great content?”. Makes you think? By the time you reach over this post, you might be so proud of yourself that you have actually 23 plugins installed on your WordPress and you begin to think like you are getting professional. Well my friend, I can tell you one thing –

“Quality matters over Quantity”

Today the mission of this post is to guide you to discover the most useful, smart and efficient plugins for WordPress. These plugins will let you concentrate more about writing your content rather than spending time over managing the blog.

Carefully hand picked and incredibly handy WordPress plugins to power up your blog are included in this list. Among some popular WordPress plugins you also will discover new, not so well known or underrated but extremely useful WordPress plugins.

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ZestPJ.com PJ Hilton Zest Malaysia Restaurant Portal is Live now

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Hilton Petaling Jaya Malaysia has a great range of restaurants to cater different kind of tourists and local food enthusiasts. The five restaurants consists of different kind of ambience, cultures and flavors. The restaurant portal ZestPj.com is developed on top of the most popular blog platform WordPress. It features a magazine type of portal look and feel. Integrates rating system, polls, press kit, media downloads and reservation forms. Even though I didn’t like the typography but it is the clients choice. Let me introduce the restaurants to you. Continue reading

How to style the latest post in WordPress

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You will often find blogs that shows the latest post in a different color or applied different CSS tags. Basically you need to Inject some code inside wordpress post listing generation loop. The Loop is used by WordPress to display each of your posts. Using The Loop, WordPress processes each of the posts to be displayed on the current page and formats them according to how they match specified criteria within The Loop tags. Any HTML or PHP code placed in the Loop will be repeated on each post. So we need to find the latest post and define a specific attribute to that post such as a different CSS class. Continue reading

WP-Optimize Database Cleanup and Optimization Plugin for WordPress

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Download WP-OptimizeLatest version hosted at GitHub Official Plugin Repository

Preface

I use WordPress solutions in a day to day basis. WordPress comes with a very extensible framework that allows you to add comprehensive and powerful functionality to your Blog system. WP-Optimize plugin is written to simplify your daily WordPress works simpler. WP-Optimize is a WordPress 3.8x database cleanup and optimization tool. It doesn’t need PhpMyAdmin to optimize your database tables. It allows you to remove post revisions, comments in the spam queue, un-approved comments, and many other junk within few clicks.

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How to make your wordpress and flickr uploads working again

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Since the updates of Adobe Flash player 10 there are several cases of problems. For instance WordPress media upload and Flickr uploader stopped working. Not only that, the systems that uses SWFUpload objects are not functioning as well. This alone can cause a huge dissatisfaction among the general users, not to mention that there are a load of bug present on the flash player 10 itself. There are so much talk going around the web about the Flash player 10 issue, but Adobe decided not to look into it, they suggest the developers of the non working products to upgrade their codes. Now my point here is not to talk or rant about flash player 10 but to solve the problem by downgrading the flash player to version 9. I’m doing this on a vista machine. First of all you need to clean up and uninstall flash player 10 from your system. Here is how.. Continue reading

Berjaya LoveMeDo Top 7 Contestants Blog is live now

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I’ve been working on the Berjaya Top 7 Contestants Blog from last week and January 16 2009 midnight it went live. Based on the most popular extensible blog engine wordpress. The design and Implementation together took me 5 complete days to implement. What is Berjaya LoveMeDo website is about?

Introducing Malaysia’s first online public voting wedding contest, where one lucky couple will stand a chance to win a sponsored beach wedding reception of their dreams at Berjaya Langkawi Beach & Spa Resort.

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Easier way to add facebook connect to your blog using WP-FacebookConnect plugin

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Previously I’ve written about how to add facebook connect to your wordpress blog but that plugin requires heavy modification on the comments.php file, which is in a way pretty tough for most people to do. So I’ve taken consideration to use the WP-FacebookConnect plugin which is featured in facebook developers wiki. It requires much more simpler method to add facebook authorization connectivity to your blog. I’ve seen Chris Wallace already had a helpful and simple explanation on this. So I will just compliment his article and add some extras to you don’t need to go to so many other websites to accomplish the integration with facebook.

Basically you need these steps to complete:

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