Egyptian blogger from Cairo.
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Partner & Creative Director at ThePlanet.

Posts Tagged ‘WordPress’

Migrating from one WordPress installation to another

When you are working on a revamp for your website and/or move to another host, one major concern is how you will be able to migrate all of the posts and information from the current website to the new one. Depending on the size of the data that you are moving, this could be a long process or a short…

How To Create Your Own Blog: A Guide to Installing and Configuring WordPress

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Many are unaware of just how easy it is to start your own blog using the best open source tool for blogging out there: WordPress. This is a tutorial that will get you up and running in no time. It will cover everything from purchasing your domain name and hosting account, to downloading, installing and configuring WordPress on your website….

Essential WordPress Plugins

Inspired by Roberto Diaz‘s post (in Spanish), Behind The Scenes, I wanted to list all of the WordPress plugins that I am using across this website, with a brief review of each one. Plugin name/description Rating Akismet By far one of the most popular WordPress plugins. The most technical and detailed word to describe this plugin is: Magic. Without a…

Sharing Blog Posts With Sociable

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It’s refreshing to see scores of blogs and micro-sites on the Internet that are using WordPress. Not only is it the clear leader when it comes to creating personal or professional blogs, but it has also stepped into the realm of CMS-driven websites, and is in many cases the best choice. The free, open-source web application prides itself in how…

WordPress 2.8: Brilliant Baker

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If you’re like me, then you’d know that anyone who doesn’t try his or her best to use WordPress with any website developed is just crazy. The guys over at WP have spoiled us with significant improvements and developments with every new release, and this time it was not different. WordPress version 2.8, known as Baker, brings many new features…