WordPress 3.6 “Oscar”

The latest and greatest WordPress, version 3.6, is now live to the world and includes a beautiful new blog-centric theme, bullet-proof autosave and post locking, a revamped revision browser, native support for audio and video embeds, and improved integrations with Spotify, Rdio, and SoundCloud. Here’s a video that shows off some of the features using our cast of professional actors:

Introducing WordPress 3.6 “Oscar”

How to completely delete a wordpress blog

When clients ask me how to delete their WordPress blog, after a couple minutes of conversation I learn that, in most cases, they just want to take it off the web temporarily.
To do that is very simple. I’ll explain how below but if you truly want to delete the blog and everything associated with it, I’ll go through the steps for that in this article as well.

This can also come in handy if you want to do a clean WordPress re-install. Read more “How to completely delete a wordpress blog”

5 Ways to Secure Your Hosting Account

In business, choosing a web hosting account can be a time-consuming process, but if you’re setting up a website, it’s just the beginning of the journey. Once you begin to develop your website and add content, your hosting account becomes a valuable business asset – one that is worth defending against malicious attacks and intrusion.

Here are five easy, practical ways to keep your hosting account secure as your website grows. Read more “5 Ways to Secure Your Hosting Account”

Google Incorporates AuthorRank into its Search Ranking Algorithm

Google dominates the search engine market, so whatever it does has an influence on which websites are more visible to potential visitors.

PageRank was a system based on variables that ranked a site based on keywords and key-phrases, which and how many other sites link or refer a given website, how many links a website has, and many other factors. Overall, web pages are ranked by hundreds if not thousands of variables. In an attempt to further improve search engine results, Google introduced a system that takes into account any web content author(s). Read more “Google Incorporates AuthorRank into its Search Ranking Algorithm”