Wordpress

So what’s with the smiley?

I know you’ve seen it.. Maybe you even knew why it was there.. or perhaps, like me, you had absolutely no clue why you kept seeing them everywhere… Either way,…

Social Media & WordPress

These days everyone is on at least one social networking site. Whether it be Twitter, Facebook, or simply sharing your photos on Flickr, social networking is communications revolution taking over…

Emoticons and WordPress

According to Wikipedia… An emoticon is a textual portrayal of a writer’s mood or facial expression. They are often used to alert a responder to the tenor or temper of a statement, and can change and improve interpretation of plain text. Early emoticons go back to the 1800s and commonly arose when casual/humorous writing was common. The emoticons on the Internet can largely be traced back to a proposal by Scott Fahlman in a message of 19 September 1982.

38 ways to optimize and speed up your WordPress blog

Does your Wordpress blog take forever to load? Learn how to speed up your site with this article from Wordpress Garage.

Must have WordPress Plugins

There are so many WP plugins out there it can be difficult to sort through them all! Here is a list that I have compiled of must have/probably need plugins for any self-hosted Wordpress blog.