Optimize WordPress Blog

In order to have fast response WordPress based website you need to optimize it. By optimized the resources your website is not just fast but also effective to handle large traffic from your visitors. Previously i did write guide to improve your website performance, so if you feel adventurous to do it in technical way, please read and follow it. Usually we do optimizing the WordPress website for our clients after we deploy it to live. We decrease the load time significantly by just doing some … Read more...

Create Embed URL in WordPress

Today i would like to share to you about WordPress embed url. Some of you may not know this feature. Since WordPress 2.9, we can add videos from YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, etc. with just paste the URL into the content editor. And WordPress will automatically convert them into Video player. No shortcode and no programming skill needed. For example, the YouTube video below, i will paste the url as follows: And it will look like this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3P-m2cBCJSk There … Read more...

Add Post Thumbnail To WordPress RSS Feeds

As per default WordPress doesn't show your post image into the post RSS feed. I just found out this a couple while ago when i try to use Feedly apps from my mobile to subscribe to this blog. And i realize that i don't have my post feature image show up. And in fact to show the post feature image to the RSS feed is really easy (if you are a web developer). All you need to do is add this snippet code to your themes functions.php: If you trouble to add it to your WordPress themes, please … Read more...

The Perfect WordPress Installation

I love WordPress and so other 100 millions websites on the internet are using WordPress. As professional web developer, mostly i develop my clients website using WordPress and our custom-built framework CalibreFx. And with the 3 years of experiences of using WordPress, optimizing it, got hacked, and move to different hosting providers, i decided to compile all those experiences and write this article of how to make the Perfect WordPress Installation. Web Hosting Choose carefully the web … Read more...

The Right Way To Change Your WordPress Permalink

When I changed my WordPress permalinks, I'm start getting many 404 errors from Google Webmaster Tools. This is because Google still get the old permalink of this blog. I changed my permalink from to just since it is more Search Engine friendly URL. I'm getting around 400 pages because of this 404 Errors. And after looking into some solution on the web, what i need is redirect all the old URL to new permalink. I found the smart way by using htaccess. Thanks to Yoast.com that made the … Read more...

WordPress Backup Database And Files

The next to do list after you have done configuring your WordPress or post some articles is WordPress backup. Regular WordPress backup is the wise thing to do and you have to make sure you put it in your to do list. Once a month or twice a month is reasonable you need to do WordPress backup. So make sure you put it in your schedule. I always do WordPress backup in net15 which means every date 15 and 30, twice a month. And to save some space i only keep the last 5 backup files. Why WordPress … Read more...

Create a Maintenance Page in WordPress

Sometimes when you are doing updating or scheduled maintenance for your WordPress blog, i suggest you to make it temporary down while you are updating or maintenance. Temporary down in short time won't cause any harm to your website, your visitors will understand and could comeback later. As well as crawl bot from search engines, when it see the HTTP Error 503 (Service unavailable), it will comeback again to index your website. How to create a maintenance page: Make a design for your … Read more...