Easily Track Your Social Media Success with WP Social Stats

You’ve put in a lot of effort on your site. Your WordPress posts are ready to be visited by the visitors in the wilds. Your content is perfect for your target audience.

Why, then, aren’t you getting traffic?

We’ve all been there, and it is frustrating. Everyone wants to succeed, but sometimes, making the pieces all fall together is difficult. Fortunately, there is a way to increase traffic to your site, and it is surprisingly simple.

Understanding where your traffic is coming from is important. Getting your content to go viral is a must if you want your WordPress site to succeed.


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PageLines: Interview with Andrew Powers

Today I had the opportunity to chat with Andrew Powers about the new version of PageLines.  PageLines has been around for quite a while now and I had worked previously with their theme framework for some clients over a year ago.  I got to take another look at their product while attending WordCamp New York this summer and was very impressed with what they were making available to developers right inside the WordPress admin.  They’ve just announced the latest version and it’s by far the best work they’ve done yet.

Let’s get straight to it, shall we?


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Create Protected Forums in bbPress

bbPress Protected Forums is a new plugin that allows you to set role-based posting restrictions for new topic creation in specific forums. After you install and activate the plugin, you will see a new metabox when editing a forum where you can disable new topic creation for specific user roles.


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Maintain All Your WordPress Websites From A Central Location

When you build that first WordPress website, a few weeks later (maybe just a few days later) you learn about updates (plugins, WordPress core, or themes). Oh, that’s easy, just login, update whatever has an update available, and log out.
All good, right?
A few weeks later, you have five WordPress websites. Ten. Twenty. Now, how easy it is to login to all those websites, check for updates, perform the updates, and then log out? Pretty soon, it becomes extremely painful.

So what do you do?

WordPress Commander

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How to Wrap Text Around a Video in WordPress

Many people have run into the problem of trying to wrap text around an embedded video in WordPress. This is what they’re hoping for.

The Problem
Instead, they find that no matter what they do, they can’t seem to get the text to wrap around the video.

After inserting the video embed code, it would appear that you can wrap text around the video in the editor as you would an image. However, upon saving the post, the wrapped text suddenly unwraps.

The Solution
At least one solution to this problem is to use simple CSS padding with divs.


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PSA: WPMU DEV will NOT support the Salutation Theme

Update: To clarify for future generations, this post is in regard to Salutation Theme versions up to 1.5.  We’ll update again when/if this issue is resolved by the theme developers.

Update #2: As of Salutation 2.0 this theme is remarkably more compatible with custom post types and WPMU DEV plugins.  We’re stoked to see the developers respond for the betterment of all customers.  The article and instructions below are no longer relevant and we’re seeing folks have positive results with this theme.  Thanks.


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The Quick and Easy Way to Make Money With Adsense & WordPress

If you know how to do a simple WordPress installation and you’re not afraid to do some work to get started, I’m about to share with you one of the easiest ways to create multiple income streams online.

This is already being used by a lot of WordPress bloggers who are replacing part time incomes or even full time incomes by following a few simple steps:

Creating a WordPress site that gets a lot of traffic
Selling ad space on that site using Google adsense or by simply charging people to advertise on their site.


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