Techtites has been open to guest posts on this blog for a long time now. When guest posting was at its peak, I made the mistake of accepting posts with content and links that are today frowned upon my Google. Since then I’ve cleaned up several posts and massively cut down on what I accept on this blog. …
Okay, I’m calling it: if you’re using guest blogging as a way to gain links in 2014, you should probably stop. Why? Because over time it’s become a more and more spammy practice, and if you’re doing a lot of guest blogging then you’re hanging out with really bad company.
Blogging may have started as a novelty with online diarists achieving “celebrity” status and entertainment gossip bloggers finding internet fame. However, blogging began to move into the mainstream with the popularity of news blogs such as The Huffington Post and The Onion. Now, blogging has matured and is a low-cost yet effective tool which should be a part of every company’s marketing strategy for the 21st century.
Creating content for the Internet is a challenge. On the one hand, without constant content creation, websites lose traffic and become irrelevant. On the other side of the equation, some unscrupulous webmasters and bloggers regularly seek fresh content from other sites, recycling it on their own pages.
Anand Srinivasan blogs about interesting statistics on internet at TechCrunchies.com. His new venture KnewThis.
A new iteration of the popular blogging platform WordPress has been recently released. Codenamed “Baker” after renowned trumpeter & vocalist Chet Baker, the new version has a slew of under-the-hood changes in addition to changes to the Administrative interface: New drag-and-drop widgets admin interface and new widgets API Syntax highlighting and function lookup built into plugin and theme editors Browse the theme directory and install themes from the admin interface Allow the dashboard widgets to be arranged in up to four columns Allow configuring the number of items to show on management pages with an option in Screen Options Support timezones and automatic daylight savings time adjustmentÂ Support IIS 7.0 URL Rewrite Module Faster loading of admin pages via script compression and concatenation What’s noteworthy about this particular release is the sheer number of support tickets both opened and closed (over 790 in total), which means that the developers have made a conscious effort at listening to what the users’ feedback and issues are and trying to get them resolved.
Yep, we’re back again with another post on Wordpress. As far as any blogging platform or CMS is concerned, WordPress has the largest community to back it up. And if there’s one thing that this community has done, is that it’s allowed WordPress to be more than just a blog.