The WordPress App for iPhone is now live on the Apple iTunes store. The app supports both self-installed WordPress blogs and those hosted on wordpress.com.
WordPress is one of the most popular blog publishing platforms that powers more than 50 million sites on the web. WordPress uses PHP and MySQL.
WordPress has a Press It bookmarklet like Tumblr that auto-detects photos and videos on a web page and enables you to quickly repost these items on your own WordPress blog.
You can now export all your blogger blogs with comments into an XML file or you can merge two or more existing blogs into one.
THe WordPress SEO plug-in, that can help your WordPress blog rank better in Google, has been downloaded more number of times than any of other 2.3k WordPress plug-ins on the Internet according to wordpress.org.
The new release of WordPress (version 2.6) is due in August 2008 and is compatible with Google Gears.
Websites and Blogs are vulnerable to hack attacks if you are not using the latest security updates. Hackers can inject code into your WordPress files (especially themes) that will allow them to inflate the Google rankings of other spam websites though your blog.
Do you trouble logging into BBPress even with your correct user name and password ? Read this workaround.
By increase file upload space to 3 GB, WordPress is sure to win lot of new hearts especially podcasters and pro-photographers. And if you ever exhaust the 3 GB limit, you can purchase additions space via PayPal.
Yahoo! Plugin for WordPress – Embed Flickr photos to your WordPress blog automatically.
Do you want to move your blog from Blogger to WordPress. This blog platform migration guide will help you make a shift from Blogger to WordPress without affecting your search engine traffic, Google Juice and keeping your RSS subscriber count intact.
Google has added OpenID support in Blogger comments engine – that means if you are logged into WordPress, TypePad, LiveJournal or any of the other OpenID supported services, you can leave a comment on Blogger Blogs using the same credentials.
Provides Social Bookmarking Icons for Blogs and Websites. Reader can email forward your posts, send them as SMS or post to Facebook.
Notify me of followup comments via e-mail – WordPress Email Comment Notification in Blogger Blogspot blogs.
A big list of Web Designers who are also bloggers and can help you design / develop Custom WordPress Themes and Blogger Blogspot Templates. Some website designers in the list based in India also offer web hosting and logo design services.
The SEO and spam king at Google, Matt Cutts, gave a good talk on optimizing your WordPress blog for the search engines (especially Google) – he was speaking at the two day WordCamp 2007 conference.
If you have decided to move from Blogger to WordPress, you’ll notice that WordPress would change your URL structure (often known as Permalinks or slugs in WP).
If your blog is hosted on WordPress.com, you cannot monetize it with Google Adsense, Text Link Ads, PayperPost or other advertising programs as that’s against the rule book.