BloggingMatters.net http://bloggingmatters.net Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:23:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.2 Using FeedBurner with Your WordPress Blog for Maximum Power http://bloggingmatters.net/using-feedburner-with-your-wordpress-blog-for-maximum-power/ http://bloggingmatters.net/using-feedburner-with-your-wordpress-blog-for-maximum-power/#comments Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:23:23 +0000 http://bloggingmatters.net/?p=3722 FeedBurner And WordPress

FeedBurner is by far the best RSS feed tool online and it’s free. It’s provided by Google and can be integrated with Google Analytics. If you’re looking for a powerful way to increase your blog’s reach, FeedBurner is a great choice.

Setting Up FeedBurner for Your WordPress Blog

The first thing you must do is log into FeedBurner. If you already have a Google account or a Gmail account, you can easily do this by going to the FeedBurner Service Page.

If you’re signed into Google already, you will be taken directly to your FeedBurner Account. If now, you may see a page that looks like this:

Google Login Page

Just login and you will be taken to the FeedBurner account page. You will see a section in the middle of the page that looks like this:

Add Feed To FeedBurner

You will want to add your blog or feed address to this section and click the “next” button. On the next page you will get a box that looks like this:

Identify Feed

Make sure you select the actual feed and not the comment feed, unless you’re working with the comment feed instead. Once you’ve selected the right feed, click the “next” button.

The next page will look like this:

Title Your Feed

Enter the title of your RSS feed and the feed address you want to use. Then, click the “next” button.

You will see a page that looks like this:

Feed Created

Now, you will want to click the bottom blue link to go directly to the feed management section.

Optimizing and Publicizing Your Feed

Your feed is now ready, but there are still a few things to do. Within the feed management section, you will have 4 to 5 tabs. If you use Google AdSense, you will have five tabs, which includes a “Monetize” tab. If you don’t, you will only have four tabs.

FeedBurner Management Tabs

Start by clicking on the “Optimize” tab. You want to turn on at least the BrowserFriendly, SmartFeed and FeedFlare options. If you are using podcasting, you will also want to turn on the SmartCast option.

Optimize Feed

Next, you want to switch over to the “Publicize” tab. Make sure to turn on at least the Email Subscription, PingShot, FeedCount and Socialize options. You will need to connect your Twitter account for the Socialize option.

Publicize Feed

That’s all you need to do within FeedBurner. It will take about 24 to 48 hours for stats to start showing up in the Analyze Tab.

Analyze Feed

Now, you need to set up your feed with WordPress.

Integrating FeedBurner and WordPress

Most WordPress themes have a section for FeedBurner integration. If this is the case, you won’t need a plugin. Just find the section for your FeedBurner URL and enter it into your theme.

If your theme isn’t set up for FeedBurner integration, you can use the plugin FD FeedBurner. This plugin will take care of creating your redirect and making sure you’re WordPress blog is integrated with FeedBurner.

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Where is the .htaccess File for Your WordPress Website? http://bloggingmatters.net/htaccess-file-wordpress-website/ http://bloggingmatters.net/htaccess-file-wordpress-website/#comments Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:12:47 +0000 http://bloggingmatters.net/?p=3712 htaccess File

 

Sometimes, you need to access the .htaccess file for your WordPress website. However, you may not be able to find this specific file, if something is wrong with your website. This can become very confusing for WordPress beginners.

What is the .htaccess File?

The .htaccess file is a configuration file that tells your server how to handle specific things on your WordPress website. It will redirect users, protect certain directories and protect the admin area.

The dot that comes before the file indicates that it’s a hidden file. This means you have to make a change within cPanel or your hosting admin area to access this file. If you’re using an FTP client, you will need to check the option to “Force showing hidden files.” In cPanel, it looks like this:

Show Hidden Files

This is found when you first click on the file manager in your cPanel admin area.

With some hosts, you will find this option under the “Settings” tab.

Settings Tab Hidden Files

Just check the box and you should be able to access your .htaccess file, which is located in the root directory of your WordPress website.

What if You Still Can’t Find the .htaccess File?

If you still cannot find the .htaccess file, you may have a common issue with your Permalinks. If you have yet to change your Permalinks, the file has yet to be created.

Just log into your WordPress dashboard and go to Settings >> Permalinks.

WordPress Permalinks

Just change the permalink setting to one of the other choices other than the default setting. This should generate the .htaccess file in your root directory.

If you still have an issue with the .htaccess file being generated, you will get a notice in the Permalinks screen that looks like this:

htaccess Notice

When this is the case, you need to copy the code found in the error message into notepad and save it as .htaccess on your desktop. Now, you can upload this file into the root directory of your WordPress website through your FTP client or File Manager.

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Can you Add a Child Theme to WordPress? http://bloggingmatters.net/add-a-child-theme-to-wordpress/ http://bloggingmatters.net/add-a-child-theme-to-wordpress/#comments Thu, 03 Apr 2014 12:44:18 +0000 http://bloggingmatters.net/?p=3702 WordPress Child Theme

 

 

Adding a Child Theme to WordPress can allow you to do more with your theme. When you use a WordPress child theme, it will act as a “skin” within the parent theme. This can be done and it’s a trick used by some developers to provide better functionality to the site. Here is how you can add a WordPress child theme to your website.

How to Install a Child Theme in WordPress

The process of installing a child theme in WordPress is nearly the same as installing a regular WordPress theme. You will, however, need both the parent and the child theme uploaded into the directory.

Uploading your Themes

The easiest way to upload your themes is within the WordPress Dashboard. Log in and go to Appearance >> Themes. Within this section, you can click the “Add New” button at the top of the page.

Add New Theme

Once you click this button, you will be taken to the “Install Theme” section. From here, you can upload the parent and child theme from your computer. Click “upload” and select the .zip file from your computer.

Upload WordPress Theme

Upload Parent Theme

You don’t want to activate the parent theme once it’s uploaded. Once you have the parent theme uploaded, you can upload the child theme.

Make sure you follow the instructions provided by either the theme developer or WordPress to crate the child theme properly. The WordPress instructions are found here:

Instructions for Child Themes in WordPress

Once you have your child theme set up, you can easily start working on your website.

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Can You Hide WordPress Posts from Some Users? http://bloggingmatters.net/hide-wordpress-posts-from-some-users/ http://bloggingmatters.net/hide-wordpress-posts-from-some-users/#comments Wed, 02 Apr 2014 21:14:20 +0000 http://bloggingmatters.net/?p=3691 Hide  WordPress Posts From Some Users

 

Since WordPress is a platform for publishing, you get the option to control the visibility of each post. You may want to create a post that isn’t for everybody. When this happens, you can use the visibility option to make it only viewable for certain people. Here’s how you can make this happen.

As you write your post, you can use the option found under publish called visibility. This option is set to public as a default, but when you click edit, you can change this option.

Visibility
The best way to make sure your post cannot be seen by those you don’t want seeing it is with the password protected option.

Password Protect

Just create a password and share it with those you want to see the post.

What is the Password Protected Option Use for?

You can use the password protected option with a WordPress Post you only want to allow family/friends to view. It also works well for posts meant for employees or specific clients.

Another option for the visibility of your post is the private option. This option will only allow those with an Administrator or Editor User level to view the post. This is a good option to use when someone else needs to edit the post or approve it before it goes live on the blog.

Use either of these options to keep some people from seeing your WordPress Posts.

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A Beginners Guide to Adding PayPal Donate Buttons to a WordPress Website http://bloggingmatters.net/adding-paypal-donate-buttons-to-a-wordpress-website/ http://bloggingmatters.net/adding-paypal-donate-buttons-to-a-wordpress-website/#comments Tue, 01 Apr 2014 15:47:31 +0000 http://bloggingmatters.net/?p=3666 Add PayPal Donate Button

 

 

Taking donations for the upkeep of your blog or for a non-profit organization is much easier with a PayPal Donate Button on your website. This is a very easy thing to do and it won’t be hard to add this button to your WordPress website. Here are the easy steps to follow if you want to add the PayPal donate button to your site.

Accessing your PayPal Account

Before you do anything else, you will need to log into your PayPal account. To use the donate button, you will need to have a Premier or Business account. If you don’t, you can easily upgrade your account.

Once you are upgraded and into your account, you will click on Merchant Services at the top of the screen.

Merchant Services PayPal

Now, click the “Create Payment Buttons” option in the middle of the screen.

PayPal Donate Features

On the next screen, you will have the option to click the step-by-step guide for different types of buttons. You can select the guide for the donate button and follow it to make sure you set up the button properly on your WordPress website.

Donate Button PayPal

If you don’t want to use the guide, just click the “Create a Button” button at the top of the page.

Create A Button PayPal

Make sure to change the dropdown for “Choose a button type” to donate. Once you’ve done this, fill in the information on the screen and click “Create Button” at the bottom of the screen.

Change the code to the “Email” option and copy the code for later. You will use this link to create the button on your WordPress site in the next step.

Donate Button Code

You can add this button to your WordPress Website in two ways. First, you can use a text widget in your sidebar and second, you can add it in a post or page. Here’s how you do both.

Add the PayPal Donate Button to Your Sidebar

If you want to put the PayPal Donate button in your WordPress sidebar, just log into your WordPress dashboard. Go to Appearance >> Widgets and add a Text Widget to your sidebar where you want the button to go.

Now, just enter the following code and give it a title:

Add PayPal Donate Button to WordPress

You can use any of the following image URLS for your button:

Donate Buttons

After you add the code, just save the widget and you will be all set.

Adding a PayPal Donate Button to a WordPress Page or Post

Adding the PayPal Donate Button to a WordPress page or post isn’t very difficult. You will need to switch over to the HTML editor or Text editor and add the following code:

Add Donate Button to Post

Along with these two easy ways to add a PayPal Donate Button to your WordPress Website, you can also use a plugin. There are three main plugins for this task”

All three work very well and it’s very easy to add the buttons to your WordPress site with these plugins. Just choose the one that fits your needs best and follow the instructions provided.

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Understanding WordPress Security Keys http://bloggingmatters.net/understanding-wordpress-security-keys/ http://bloggingmatters.net/understanding-wordpress-security-keys/#comments Mon, 31 Mar 2014 22:08:16 +0000 http://bloggingmatters.net/?p=3681 WordPress Secret Keys

 

 

 

If you’ve read about WordPress Security, you know about the WordPress Security Keys. These are also know as Secret Keys and it’s important to understand what these keys are all about.

What are WordPress Security Keys?

Defining WordPress Security Keys is fairly easy. These are random variables used to make the encryption of information stores in the user’s cookies stronger. Four keys are found and they are:

  • Auth_Key
  • Secure_Auth_Key
  • Logged_In_Key
  • Nonce_Key

These four keys are known as the WordPress Security or Secret Keys.

Should You Use WordPress Security Keys?

These keys are used to make it harder for a hacker to figure out your password. If you’re password isn’t encrypted, it will look more like “username” and “password” instead of a code, such as 88a756da456ba9rt576lfc. It can take a hacker forever to figure out the combination, when WordPress Security Keys are used.

How can You Use WordPress Security Keys for Your Website?

The first step is to get your own Secret Key. This is done randomly from WordPress. Just use the generator they have and you will be able to get the keys you need for the second step.

Once you have the WordPress Secret Keys, you will need to access your wp-config.pho file. It’s found in the WordPress root folder within your cPanel. This is the same folder you will find the wp-content folder and is found within the file manager of your hosting account.

File Manager

Once you’re in the root folder, you are looking for this:

WP-Config File

Around line 45, you will see the following:

WordPress Security Keys
This may vary a little bit, depending on your hosting and the version of WordPress you run. Some plugins may change this information a little bit, as well.

All you need to do is replace the keys with your specific security keys from WordPress. If you are using a security plugin, this may have already been done for you. However, if not, you want to make this change and make sure you save the new wp-config.php file.

Will You Need to Remember your Security Keys?

You may be concerned that you have to remember the WordPress Security Keys, but don’t worry, You can just paste them in once and you will be all set. Once you do this, you will need to log into your WordPress Admin area, again.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Creating a Sticky Post in WordPress http://bloggingmatters.net/creating-a-sticky-post-in-wordpress/ http://bloggingmatters.net/creating-a-sticky-post-in-wordpress/#comments Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:47:37 +0000 http://bloggingmatters.net/?p=3661 Creating a Sticky Post in WordPress

 

Creating a sticky post is a good feature to understand in WordPress. When used correctly, it can be very beneficial to your blog.

Sometimes, you have a post that is really important and you want it to show up before all the other posts. This is what the sticky post feature does for you in WordPress.

How to Create a Sticky Post

The actual process for creating a sticky post is very easy. In the post edit screen of WordPress, you will find the option under the “Publish” section.

Sticky Post

If you’re screen doesn’t look like this, just click the “edit” link next to “Visibility: Public” and you will get the option you’re after. All you have to do is simply check the box and publish the post.

Sticky Post Checked

Doing this will place the post forever at the top of your blog roll, unless you edit it again and take the sticky option off. This means, anybody finding your blog page, will see the sticky post first, instead of the most recent post.

Does a Sticky Post Provide any Benefits?

If you are trying to improve the keyword prominence of a category or tag page, this is a great way to do it. Creating a sticky post will place the keywords you targeted in that specific post show up higher on the page. This can provide some SEO benefits.

Another benefit you may see from a sticky post comes with your website conversions. If you were to do a personal review of a product you really like and use yourself, this could become a sticky post and give you some benefit. More eyes will see your sticky post, which means more people potentially turning into sales for the product.

These are just a few of the many benefits you can get from using a sticky post in WordPress. With this short beginner’s guide, you can now create sticky posts very easy and fast.

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An Easy Guide to Installing a WordPress Plugin Your First Time http://bloggingmatters.net/installing-a-wordpress-plugin/ http://bloggingmatters.net/installing-a-wordpress-plugin/#comments Thu, 27 Mar 2014 22:43:45 +0000 http://bloggingmatters.net/?p=3648 Plugins WordPress Dashboard

 

 

WordPress is one of the most popular CMS or content management choices on the internet today. It’s preferred by more bloggers than any other platform.

When you choose to use WordPress for your blog, you can use plugins to customize the look and function. However, if you don’t know how to install a plugin, you won’t be able to use this feature. Here’s a quick and easy guide for beginner to use when installing their first WordPress plugin.

How to Install a WordPress Plugin

There are three different ways to install a WordPress Plugin. However, the easiest way is to download the .zip folder and upload it. We will cover this way of installing the plugin, along with how to do it from the search screen.

Finding your New Plugin

The easiest way to find your new WordPress plugin is with a Google search. Just search for what you want to accomplish with the words “WordPress plugin” as a part of the search. For example, “Related Posts WordPress Plugin” will give you all the choices for adding related posts to all your blog posts.

Find WordPress Plugin on Google

Downloading the .Zip Folder

After you find the plugin you want, you can easily download the .zip folder to your computer. Just click the download button, which looks like this:

Download WordPress Plugin

Make sure you know where the folder will be stored. You will need this for uploading it.

Installing Your New Plugin

Now, it’s time to install your plugin. Log into your WordPress Dashboard and find the “Plugins” section on the left sidebar.

Plugins WordPress Dashboard

Hover over it or click on it (depending on your version of WordPress) and find the “Add New” section. This will lead you to the “Upload” area.

Upload Plugin

Click “Upload” and “Choose File” to search your computer for the .zip folder you downloaded.

Choose File

Once you’ve found the plugin, select it and click the “Install Now” button. Now you just need to click “Activate Plugin” and you’re all set.

Activate Plugin

How to Search and Install a WordPress Plugin

The other very easy way for beginners to find and install a plugin can be done from the WordPress Dashboard. This is done from the “add new” screen found under “Plugins” just like before. However, you won’t click the “upload” link this time.

Instead, enter the name of the plugin or something close into the search box.

Plugin Search Box

This will give you a list of plugins to choose from. You can read the short description and use the star ratings to choose the right one for you.

Search Results Plugin

Once you find the right plugin, just click “Install Now” and “Activate Plugin” on the next screen.

Now you know how to install a WordPress Plugin on your blog. You can use as many plugins as necessary to create the look and function you need for your blog or website.

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A Beginners Guide to Installing Google Analytics in WordPress http://bloggingmatters.net/nstalling-google-analytics-in-wordpress/ http://bloggingmatters.net/nstalling-google-analytics-in-wordpress/#comments Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:34:00 +0000 http://bloggingmatters.net/?p=3638 Google Analytics for WordPress

 

 

 

 

Finding the right tool to help you get the most out of your blog tracking is vital. All top internet marketers will tell you tracking is important. Google Analytics is one of the top choices and you can use it with your WordPress blog.

Before we get into how to install Google Analytics in WordPress, it’s important to understand why it’s the best choice for Bloggers. It will help you track the following:

Who comes to your website

The analytics tool will allow you see where the person came from and how they found your website. You can see the geographical location of your visitors and the browser they used.

This data can help you create a custom design perfect for your audience. Since you can see if your visitors are using JavaScript, Flash or anything else, you can make adjustments, when necessary. The screen resolution shows up, as well. You can adjust your site design to fit this part of your audience, too.

When your visitors arrive

Another part of Google Analytics shows you when the visitor found your website. This helps you to pick the hottest hours of the day and schedule your blog posts to go live during these times.

Where they went after finding your site

You will also know which page or post they started on and where they went after. This can help you to decrease your bounce rate, which helps to improve overall SEO.

Where the visitor came from

When they arrive at your website, you will know where they came from. For example, if a visitor found you by searching on Yahoo, you will know.

This part of the tool can help you to track your marketing efforts and get a good idea of what’s working and what isn’t. You will also see the percentage of visitors you are getting from each source. The breakdown ca help you make decisions about future marketing.

Along with these stats, you can run A/B split tests and figure out how visitors interact with your content. This is an important part of tracking. This allows you to create content better for your visitors.

Signing Up with Google Analytics

The first step in using Google Analytics for your WordPress website is signing up. This tool is free and easy to get up and running. It starts with a screen that looks like this:

Google Analytics Sign Up

After signing into your Gmail account or creating a new one, you will see a screen like this:

Sign Up

The next screen will allow you to choose from mobile app or website. You want to select website. You can also choose from a Universal account or a Classic account. Either one will work and it’s really up to you.

The rest of the sign up process is pretty easy to follow and self-explanatory. After you sign up, you will be able to use your tracking ID to install Google Analytics on your WordPress website.

How to Find your Tracking Code

You will need your tracking code and it’s found under the Admin tab of your Google Analytics Account. Once in the Admin Tab, click on the Tracking Info, which is found under the Property column within the admin area.

Tracking Info Google Analytics

Then, click Tracking Code. This will bring up a screen that looks like this:

Google Analytics Tracking Code

You will want to copy and paste this entire code for later. In addition, leave this screen open for later.

Installing Google Analytics on Your WordPress Site

You have three choices when it comes to installing Google Analytics on your WordPress site. Here are the three choices.

Direct Paste Method

You can copy the tracking code and paste it into the header.php of your theme. You want to put it right after thetag found within the code. Finding the header.php file can be done from the WordPress Dashboard. Just go to Appearance >> Editor.

Plugin Method

Installing a plugin to get your Google Analytics tracking set up is by far the easiest way to go. There are a number of great choices out there and you want to make sure the plugin will put the code in the right place. One of the best choices is called Google Analytics Dashboard for WP.

Functions.php Method

If you plan to use this method, you need to be sure you know what you’re doing first.

Access the functions.php file and paste the your tracking code as follows:

functoins method

Once you’ve added Google Analytics to your WordPress website, you can save the screen you still have open in Google Analytics. Data will start to show up from your site, in about 12 to 24 hours.

These steps only work for self-hosted WordPress blogs. Those using WordPress.com won’t be able to use Google Analytics.

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Benefits of Using a CDN http://bloggingmatters.net/benefits-of-using-a-cdn/ http://bloggingmatters.net/benefits-of-using-a-cdn/#comments Wed, 26 Mar 2014 02:53:34 +0000 http://bloggingmatters.net/?p=3636 The World Wide Web is by nature geographically-dispersed it just may not seem that way most of the time due to the speed of the Internet. A web site hosted in a city adjacent to yours and another hosted across the globe may load in your browser equally fast. Often times it’s by design, and sophisticated design no less using the services of a content delivery network (CDN). The owners of the site anticipate global traffic and have enlisted said services to help distributing their web site content across the world, allowing viewers to access and download content from the regions closest to them.

How it works

Consider the way in which web site data gets from one place to another: as the Internet is essentially a network of networks, data hops from server to network router to server until arriving at its destination namely, the computer or device making the original request for that data. Each one of these hops increases data transmission latency in the case of a web page, loads time increases with each hop the data needs to take to reach the end user’s browser. So a web page hosted in Istanbul, Turkey has significantly more hops to travel in order to reach a viewer in San Francisco, versus a web page hosted in Los Angeles. And as web pages consists of individual HTTP requests for each object associated with that page (the HTML file, images, CSS files, videos, et al), one can imagine how network latency can affect the overall speed of a web page loading.

A CDN optimizes content delivery by reducing the number of hops data needs to take to arrive at its destination. It does this by storing a web site’s data on multiple servers across the globe, and serving this data appropriately based on the requestor’s location. This is the essence of what a CDN provides: coverage. Its servers are distributed around the world on multiple networks, and each houses a copy of the original web site’s data in a web cache. A CDN-augmented web site will allow that San Francisco viewer to download the Turkish web site from a locally-cached copy in Los Angeles, as opposed to waiting for the data to travel halfway around the world.

Getting setup with a CDN

CDN service providers will have a web interface through which customers manage their services. Customers can view reports/ statistics, fine tune/change configuration settings, and load/refresh cached files through this portal. Though specifics vary across different vendors, the basic s for CDN site optimization are for the most part the same:

  1. Load the web site’s assets (images, CSS, video files, etc.) to be cached onto the CDN’s servers. Usually this is done by uploading them through the aforementioned web interface/portal, or the CDN may automate this by fetching the items to be cached directly from your server (known as the origin server, in CDN parlance).
  2. References to these assets must be changed to reflect the CDN’s URL. For example, prior to CDN optimization, the logo for Company A’s web site was located at http://www.companya.com/images/logo.png. After loading the files onto the CDN’s servers, Company A will need to change all the references to their logo image to http://cdn.mycdnprovider.com/companya/images/logo.png.
  3. If a change to the file asset is made, the new version will need to be uploaded to the CDN’s servers. The CDN refreshes its caches automatically, but you may opt to force the caches to refresh immediately. This can usually be done through the CDN’s customer web interface or portal.

Advantages of using a CDN

There are numerous benefits to using a CDN for your web site besides faster loading time per geographic region. A CDN provides scalability and high-availability because your web site’s viewers are not all accessing the same server, the web site will not slow or altogether become unavailable due to a spike in network traffic. CDNs effectively make your site resistant to crashes.Additionally, an improved web site experience resulting from a CDN-augmented performance increase should not be underestimated. User retention and click-through rates for advertising increase while bounce rates decrease when a site is optimized with a CDN. Furthermore, SEO is improved when using a CDN, as Google page rankings increase with a site increased performance and decreased load-time.

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