Submit Your Feeds to High Pagerank RSS Directory

When Google starting to closed down the Google Readers and FeedBurner API in middle of 2012, we all expecting the worst scenario that the FeedBurner might be closing down. Before the end of year 2012, FeedBurner Twitter, Blogs and API had been abandoned and stopped working. The FeedBurner.JP domain was abandoned / lost by Google at the end of July 2012 without warning or notice. Podcasters and bloggers whose feeds were served at have lost their audiences for good. Continue Reading→

Easy Website and Product Screenshots Mockup with PlaceIt

easy-screenshot-placeit When presenting a website or products mockup to a potential clients, sometime the clients wanted to see how the website or products looks in realistic environments. They want to see how their website or products will looks in desktop and mobile device such as ipad and iphone. Continue Reading→

Best Examples of Custom Websites Using WordPress

Who said you have to stick with 2 columns or 3 columns WordPress Themes? We all love Twenty Twelve Theme but i believe WordPress Themes can be more than just using a Magazine Grid or Traditional 2 and 3 Columns Blog. With the recent revolution in WordPress themes designs, we can see many websites using WordPress as directory, WordPress as photo blog, WordPress as marketing platform and many more. Continue Reading→

DW Twitter – New WordPress Plugin for Twitter API 1.1

twitter-wordpress-plugin Some of you might already know Twitter retired their API v1.0 recently in June 2013 and now new Twitter REST API v1.1 had replaced the previous API. The new API v1.1 include improve rate limit, Json support only, streaming API changes and Authentication required for all API request. Due to this changes, many Twitter application and WordPress plugins had stop working. Developers are now trying to adapt the changes and implement the new API into their Twitter application or plugins. Last week i covered a simple Twitter API v1.1 tutorial for WordPress, the tutorial teach you how to add the new Twitter API v1.1 in WordPress Theme and create a multiple widgets for it. If you’re familiar with php and html, the tutorial will definitely benefit you but what if you prefer a Twitter WordPress Plugin instead? One that support the latest API v1.1 changes? Continue Reading→

Test Your Mobile Responsive Website with Responsinator

Responsinator is a testing tool for your mobile responsive website. The site helps website makers quickly get an indication of how their responsive site will look on the most popular devices such as ipad, iphone or any android phones. According to global survey in 2010, 70% of web internet users around the world will be using portable devices to browse the internet, business and daily life usage in 2015. Continue Reading→

Best Sites to Find WordPress Tutorials, News and Resources

best-of-wordpress WordPress is one of the popular blogging tools for writer/blogger community. If you’re as passionate as i am with using WordPress, you might also like me always search for more tutorials, resources and news related to WordPress. There are lots of people in WordPress community that willing to share their knowledge on tweaking and hacking WordPress core, themes or plugins. Personally i myself love to share some tutorial on WordPress if i find it useful enough to share to the WordPress community 🙂 However there are GAZILLION “well not that much” sites that offer news, tutorial and resources on WordPress, narrowing and bookmarked them down seem tiring. Reading and exploring them all seem impossible unless you’re on the computer 24 hours a day which i doubt it. Continue Reading→

How to use New Twitter API 1.1 to get User Timeline and Followers Count

new-twitter-timeline-and-count Starting from 11th June 2013, Twitter will be retiring their API V1.0 and it will be fully replaced with the new API V1.1. The new Twitter API will be needing an Authenticated Privilege before they can work correctly. Twitter developer team said this can prevent excessive abusive usage of their API. However this move are not getting a good response by social developers around the community. Continue Reading→

How to Start a Website using WordPress

how-to-start-website WordPress had been around for more than 10 years now, if you’re still didn’t know anything about WordPress then you should take the tour here for more info. WordPress is a web content management system software or blogging tools you can use to create and start a beautiful website or blog. It had been use by more than 100 millions users worldwide. More than 40% Company 500 now starting to make the transition from using a customize content management system to a more simpler and easy manage-able blogging platform such as WordPress. Here i am going to teach you how to start a website using WordPress. Please be mind this tutorial is for beginner users with at least some knowledge in website hosting and ftp usage. Continue Reading→

How to Check if Custom Image Size Exists in WordPress

When working on a custom WP Theme last night, I’m looking into how to check if custom image size exists in WordPress posts or pages. Since WordPress version 2.9, the core introduce and add support for ‘auto image size’ for each WordPress posts. Without relying on third party thumbnail re-sizer such as Timthumb, user now can upload images into the write post panel and the WordPress core will auto create your available add_image_size() set image size. learn more about add_image_size() here. check-if-custom-image-size-exist Continue Reading→

What is your SEO Strategy after Penguin and Panda Updates?

seo-after-panda-penguin Is SEO Dead? What is your strategy after Google’s Panda Algorithm and Penguin updates? Many question had been asked by webmaster whom feel the effect of the recent updates impact on their site traffic or SERP. Personally I’ve been researching and visiting some well known SEO Webmaster Forums and the answers are vain, “some say do that, some other say don’t do that”. Search Engine Optimize method are varies from small business to large scale business to a small website such as myself. Here i would like to share some thought and strategy on my new SEO Strategy after penguin and panda updates. 1. No More ‘FREE’ keyword in title tag and anchor text Seems like some sites were ‘tanked’ for the ‘Free’ keyword in their title tag and anchor text. Some SEO observer i’ve consulted said that Google new algorithm may or may not Continue Reading→