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How To Block A Commenter From Dropping Dodgy Links

Bloggers everywhere complain about spam comments that are not picked up by Akismet (or whatever anti-spam plugin they are using), but just as annoying for me are the comments that are not spam but include links to a dodgy web site. They are annoying because they leave a decent comment but then insist on inserting a link to a questionable …

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BlogPressSEO Plugin Is Merely Spam & Malware!

I received an email last month from a guy by the name of Saurabh Nagar. He was offering me a free WordPress SEO plugin that he claimed would help explode my blogs by creating loads of backlinks on other blogs for me, in return the other blogs would have links created on my blog. Doesn’t that sound just like a …

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4 Ways I Made My Blog Load Quick As A Flash

For the past several months I had received the odd complaint from visitors and readers that my blog was taking a bit of time to load up. I had checked it out and found that it took about 10 seconds to fully load up and thought that it was not worth the hassle of tinkering just to shave off a …

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Limit How Many Times Users Can Attempt To Login

Blog security is something that pretty much every blogger should be concerned with. WordPress has a number of plugins that you can use to combat hacking attempts, one of the plugins is called Limited Login Attempt plugin. The plugin is designed to place a limit on how many times someone can attempt to login before it springs into action and …

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Would You Pay To Have WordPress Installed For You?

I receive a few emails a week from people asking me if I can help them set up their new WordPress blog for them as they have no idea how to go about doing it. Sadly I am normally very busy and have to politely turn them down. This evening I was sitting at my desk when I had the …

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Retweeting Old Old Posts To Twitter

A couple of days ago I was searching through some plugins, that I was hoping to install on this blog, and I stumbled across one which was not only very useful but has pretty much knocked my socks off since installing it. The plugin is called Tweet Old Post and as you can imagine from the name it randomly retweets …

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