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Introduction to WordPress: Video

Posted on Oct 30 2006 by Alistair Barnett in Tutorials. Video. WordPress.

In this brief video, we show you why we believe WordPress is the ultimate web publishing platform for any web publisher, large or small. After you watch it, you can view our Getting Started With WordPress guide or visit our WordPress Themes Store to pick out a new theme.


Set up a Video Blog Part Deux (or How to Easily Add Quicktime Video to Your WordPress Site)

Posted on Sep 20 2006 by Alistair Barnett in Tutorials. WordPress.

My tutorial on adding Flash video to your Worpdress site was pretty popular … this tutorial is designed to make it easy for you to add Quicktime video to your WordPress site.


Use Your Landline Phone for Skype Calls (Review of D-Link USB Adapter)

Posted on Aug 28 2006 by Alistair Barnett in Reviews. Software.

Ever since I began using Skype a couple years ago, I’ve been looking for the best way to use it without being tethered to my PC by a pair of headphones. I tried the Bluetooth route, but the sound quality was less than adequate, and I could never get used to those little Bluetooth ear…


Top 10 Ways to Get a Technorati Top 100 Blogger to Link to Your Blog or Website

Posted on Aug 14 2006 by Alistair Barnett in Blogs and Blogging.

If you really want to pump up the traffic to your blog or website, at least temporarily, just get a link from any of the Technorati Top 100 bloggers. No, it’s not easy, but here are ten ways that might gitterdun for ya.


How to Add eBay Listings to Your WordPress Site

Posted on Aug 12 2006 by Alistair Barnett in WordPress.

One of my clients, Hi-Way Campers, has started listing some of their RVs for sale on eBay. Naturally, I had to figure out a way to integrate it into their website, which is build on a WordPress platform. First I looked around for a WP plugin, but there none to be found. And there’s probably…


How to Password Protect Your WordPress Site

Posted on Aug 11 2006 by Alistair Barnett in WordPress.

Rachel Cunliffe has a nice little write-up about how to password protect your WordPress site. I would add this to her list: Check with your web host. Sometimes you can simply make a change on your control panel to password protect your site. My host 1and1, for example, provides this simple method in their FAQ…

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