Politica Child Theme by StudioPress

Politica Child Theme by StudioPress

StudioPress has released its most recent [paid] child theme, Politica. Politica offers 5 different color schemes: brown, charcoal, green, red and teal. Six (6) layout options, custom background, custom header, featured images, fixed width, theme options, and threaded comments. Here is a glimpse at what the post view looks like. The Politica Child Theme runs…

Best WordPress Mobiles Plugins

Best WordPress Mobiles Plugins

It’s really hard to say one is better than another, given that each have their own features and different people like different functionality. Here are what I think, are the best WordPress mobile plugins. WPTouch WPTouch gives you plenty of options of what to display when a mobile visitor comes to your site. It however,…

Google+Blogger to Take on WordPress.com

Google+Blogger to Take on WordPress.com

In an article by Sarah Perez on TechCrunch, she reports that Google+ will soon be integrating with Blogger. This is the first of many attacks on blogging services networks like WordPress.com and Tumblr.com. This move by Google comes at no surprise to me. It’s obvious that both WordPress.com and Tumblr.com have a ton of traffic…

Themecredible Launches a WordPress Premium Theme Club

Themecredible Launches a WordPress Premium Theme Club

We have another player in the WordPress premium themes space. Themecredible. After 4 years of successfully developing freemium WordPress themes to the ever awesome WordPress community, today marks the launch of our very own WordPress Themes Club which caters to the premium themes market. They are promising World Class Themes, Incredible Customer Support, and Loads…

Best WordPress SEO Plugin

Best WordPress SEO Plugin

WordPress does a great job of search engine optimization out of the box, even with most themes.  Yoast’s WordPress SEO plugin adds just a little more umpfh that WordPress is missing. WordPress SEO by Yoast Here are a few key highlights of this plugin. Add OpenGraph meta data (for Facebook, Google+ coming soon) Ability to…

Federated Media Teams up with WordPress.com

Federated Media Teams up with WordPress.com

Announced on Wednesday at the Web 2.0 Summit, Federated Media is partnering with Automattic to offer advertising to its WordPress.com users. Previously, advertising options were only available to publishers that were getting 25,000+ pageviews/mo. It hasn’t been outlined exactly how the new partnership will benefit bloggers and publishers on WordPress.com, but there is a lot…

WordPress 3.3 – Beta 2

WordPress 3.3 - Beta 2

WordPress 3.3 Beta 2 is now available. (download) Here are the available changes in Beta 2: Updated the Blue theme Fixed IE7 and RTL support Improved flyout menu styling and fixed several glitches Finished the Pointers implementation Landed the Welcome screen Improved contextual help styling Tweaked the admin bar a little more Fixed a bunch…

The SEO Checklist for New Sites by SEOmoz

The SEO Checklist for New Sites by SEOmoz

In another great edition of Whiteboard Friday by SEOmoz, Rand Fish talks about an SEO checklist for new sites. What you should be doing, both internally and externally, and what you shouldn’t be doing. This checklist applies to all sites, not just WordPress sites.

Managed Hosting for the Genesis Framework

Managed Hosting for the Genesis Framework

I received an email today from Brian Gardner, Chief Product Officer of Copyblogger Media, about a new offering. WordPress hosting dedicated just to Genesis users. This definitely puts a new spin on web hosting, as I’ve never seen any framework-specific web hosting ever offered. The new web hosting is called Synthesis. Pricing starts at $47…

WordPress 3.3 – What You Should Know

WordPress 3.3 - What You Should Know

WordPress 3.3 Beta 1 is out in the wild and ready for testers. (download) What You Should Know As with almost any major version release, there are a lot of fun things to try out. In this edition of WordPress changes, here are a few of the highlights. Fly Out Admin Menus The menu navigation…

Drupal vs. WordPress at SchipulCon

Drupal vs. WordPress at SchipulCon

Schipul – The Web Marketing Company (schipul.com) was honored to host founder of Drupal (drupal.org), Dries Buytaert (buytaert.net) and founder of WordPress, (wordpress.org) Matt Mullenweng (ma.tt) at SchipulCon 2011 in Houston, Texas. It’s a very thought-provoking session.

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