Till now we all were using the twitter share buttons powered by tweetmeme. Now Twitter has officially released the twitter tweet buttons. In this post I'll share the quick and easy tutorial to add the offical twitter share buttons to WordPress blogs.
With the increasing popularity of the WordPress, the quality of the WordPress themes is improving day by day. Most of the blogs are hosted with WordPress platform. Even the users who are not much code-savvy are using WordPress as their blogging platform. So the WordPress theme developers are making their WordPress themes more user friendly with theme options page. In this post I'll share 7 best tutorials for WordPress theme options page.
One of the best ways to get more exposure and more traffic to your blog posts is via Social Networking Websites. Social Networking Websites can easily boost your traffic. Users will easily share your posts on Social sites like Facebook, Digg, Twitter and StumbleUpon if you add social media buttons to your blog posts.
These days most of the bloggers are adding floating social media buttons to their blog posts. Floating buttons stay on a fixed position even if you scroll down or up the page which gives your blog readers the more flexibility to easily share your posts.
Complete guide to easily add Facebook like button to your WordPress blog posts with and without plugins.
When the readers of a blog read the lengthy blog posts, they end up scrolling back to the top of the pages. You can reduce the efforts of your blog readers by giving them a jQuery based Scroll to top button that will smoothly take them back to the top of the page. In this way they don’t need to scroll to go back to top, just a single click and they will be back on the top of the page.
In this tutorial, I’ll explain how to add a Dynamic jQuery Scroll to top button on your wordpress blog. I’ll make use of the jQuery Scroll to Top Control by Dynamic Drive. This button is called as Dynamic as it is not shown when you are above the fold it mean on the top of the page but when you slightly move down to the page, the button will appear at the bottom right corner of the page.
In my last post, I posted about Google Buzz, a new social tool by Google. If you are still unaware of Google Buzz, you can read about it here. Famous tech blogs Mashable and TechCrunch already started adding the Google Buzz buttons into their posts. Now you can also add Buzz this button to your WordPress blog.
To make this button work, your Google reader account must be connected with Google Buzz account. If you already have a Google reader account then it must be already connected with your Google Buzz account.
Community news is the way to share news/posts from other websites with your readers. community news section let your readers submit news or posts to your blog using a form and the posts will be displayed in your blog’s sidebar after your moderation. In this tutorial I’m going to explain a method that you can use to allow your readers to submit news or posts to your WordPress or blogspot blog.
Add Community News Panel to WordPress Blog
It is really easy to add community news panel to WordPress blog. All you need to install FV Community News WordPress plugin.
Recently I have designed a new WordPress theme FreshBrown. After publishing it for users, I was looking for a way to track the number of downloads of this theme. While searching for it on Google, I came across a WordPress plugin WordPress Download Monitor and fell in love with this plugin. It’s an awesome plugin which gives you the number of downloads of the files along with the IP address of the user who downloaded the file.
WordPress Download Monitor is a plugin for uploading and managing downloads, tracking download hits and displaying links.