As of March 2012, WordPress is on 72.4 million different websites around the globe making WordPress the most widely used and popular content management system (CMS) in existence. In 2011, WordPress was responsible for 14.7% of the top 1,000,000 websites in the entire world. Nearly 48% of the top 100 blogs, as ranked by Technorati, currently use WordPress as their CMS. There are approximately 19,225 plugins freely available in the WordPress Plugin Directory. If you’re a newbie and have just installed WordPress then it will be a very difficult time to choose the most Essential and Best WordPress Plugins for 2012 from among the 19,000+ plugins. So I’m going to introduce you Free WordPress Plugins which I use/recommend. It includes – a WordPress SEO Plugin, a WordPress Backup Plugin, a WordPress Contact Form Plugin, a WordPress Sitemap Plugin and everything in between. Top 30 Essential WordPress Plugins 2012 You don’t have to install all the 30 plugins listed … [Read more...] about Top 30 Best WordPress Plugins 2012 To Enhance Your Blog
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How many times, you have tried covering a live event from Apple, Google or any major Blogging event? I used to use the default WordPress post editor and hit the update button again and again, when I was covering an event and it was not only tedious but also it was very ineffective for readers. Readers have to manually refresh the page to see new live Blog updates. There were few options back there, but nothing was free and since I was covering the event using streaming video, there was no point of spending hundreds of dollar on live Blogging tools. Thanks to Automattic (Parent company of WordPress), they have come up with a free plugin for Bloggers who love to cover any event live. The plugin is named as LiveBlog and it does exactly what it says. In this article, I will be sharing some of the usage of this plugin and how you can setup and use this plugin. What is LiveBlog WordPress Plugin? LiveBlog WordPress plugin let you live blog anything right from post itself and it comes with … [Read more...] about How to Live Blog using LiveBlog WordPress Plugin?
20 It's not like you've added some affiliate links or banners on your blog and you will start getting sales. It's not that simple. You need to be organized to get success in affiliate marketing. As an affiliate marketer, it's your responsibility to manage affiliate links, make reviews better, use call to actions, add banners effectively, build an email list and promote various products. But it's difficult to manage everything at a time. Luckily there are plenty of affiliate marketing plugins for WordPress users to manage affiliate operation. These plugins will make affiliate marketing easier. In this post, I'll share 10 best Affiliate Marketing WordPress Plugins to help you increase your sales and save your time. 1. ThirstyAffiliate I've started using ThirstyAffiliate to hide ugly affiliate links and make them pretty. But ThirstyAffiliate is not a link cloaker only; it's a complete affiliate link management plugin. It lets you manage your all affiliate links from a central location … [Read more...] about 10 Best WordPress Plugins For Smart Affiliate Marketers
Do you host a lot of events in your WordPress site? Or maybe you are planning to do so in the future. Whatever the case is, you will need a reliable event calendar WordPress plugin for your website. The plugin could be used to create and manage small to large scale events like workshops, conferences, seminars, webinars, concerts, parties, get-together etc. Like any other type of plugins, there are lots of WordPress event calendar plugins available. If you haven’t used any such plugin, it could be difficult to find out the most suitable one among them. To make it easier for you, I have collected the 8 best event calendar plugins for WordPress. Go through the list and find out which one meets most of your requirements. Best Event Calendar WordPress Plugins available The Events Calendar is an excellent free plugin to create and manage custom events in a really simple way. By using the plugin, you can easily create recurring events, public events, ticket based events etc. WordPress … [Read more...] about 8 Best Event Calendar WordPress Plugins For Website
23 And these sites are getting massive traffic by grabbing searchers' attention. You can also drive huge traffic by showing star ratings in Google search. It makes your listings attractive on Google. The idea is to show the review ratings for a product/service in search results. The ratings can be based on visitors response or determined by the author of the post. You can show star ratings on Google by using a WordPress plugin. Here I will be sharing 5 best star ratings WordPress plugins. #1. WP Rich Snippets Features: Easy to setup and use. Support several schema types like star ratings, prices, votes, percentages, etc. Showing review with Image, YouTube or SlideShow. Call-to-action buttons to increase conversion. Allow readers to submit a review with comments. Add-ons to add more functionality. Price: $69 More Details #2. Schema Ninja Features: Star rating and schema integration. Slick and attractive review box. Easy affiliate links integration with customizable … [Read more...] about 5 Best WordPress Plugins to Show Star Ratings In Google Search