Importing Feeds Using WordPress

Not many people know (or maybe they do and don’t talk about it!) that WordPress can actually parse RSS feeds and display them on your WordPress install. The function we can use is the wp_rss() which will automatically fetch and parse whichever feed you desire and allow it to be viewable to your readers. So

WordPress Security Hacks and Tricks

Following on from my recently article about WordPress security plugins there are a number of ways you can shore up your security by using a few choice snippets and hacks. Please do ensure you backup before making any changes to your files, the .htaccess if broken can cause your blog to stop working completely! Tips

Google Adsense Shortcode

A friend asked me today was there an easy way to add Google adsense ads within WordPress without actually filling the template files full of the implementation code, the answer was yes.. use shortcodes! So here is how you can add your Google adsense blocks to your blog without pasting lines and lines of code,

How To: DoFollow/NoFollow

By default WordPress makes most of the links nofollow, this in many ways is beneficial to your blog and doesn’t hinder you much in the way of SEO. But this isn’t always what blog owners want, so today I will show you how to make Blogroll Links nofollow as they are dofollow by default, and

Google Docs Shortcode Tutorial

Shortcodes are handy WordPress functions, they allow you to quickly call information or to add a specific function in posts and pages. Today I’m going to show you how to take advantage of the excellent Google Docs and allow users to read PDF, DOC and PPT files directly from your site without having to download