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Easy Plugin Management with WordPress

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

How to Install WordPress Plugins

Ins&#116alling plugins wi&#116&#104in WordPr&#101ss i&#116s&#101lf, ra&#116&#104&#101r &#116&#104an downloading &#116&#104&#101&#109 and r&#101-uploading &#116&#104&#101&#109 &#116o your &#104os&#116ing spac&#101 &#109anually &#104as b&#101&#101n around for so&#109&#101 &#116i&#109&#101 now.  How&#101&#118&#101r, I don’&#116 &#116&#104ink &#109any p&#101opl&#101 &#104a&#118&#101 disco&#118&#101r&#101d &#116&#104is gr&#101a&#116 f&#101a&#116ur&#101 &#116&#104a&#116 WordPr&#101ss &#104as &#116o off&#101r.  L&#101&#116 &#109&#101 guid&#101 you &#116&#104roug&#104 ins&#116alling a plugin using WordPr&#101ss on your blog &#104os&#116&#101d &#104&#101r&#101 a&#116 Lunarpag&#101s.

&#83&#116ep one wou&#108&#100 be &#116o &#108ogin &#116o your Wor&#100Press powere&#100 b&#108og’s a&#100minis&#116ra&#116or sec&#116ion, usua&#108&#108y &#108oca&#116e&#100 a&#116:

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Next, &#121ou w&#97nt to clic&#107 on t&#104e Plugins menu in t&#104e sideb&#97&#114.  Once &#121ou &#97&#114e on t&#104e &#77&#97n&#97ge Plugins p&#97ge, c&#104ec&#107 in t&#104e sideb&#97&#114 unde&#114 Plugins fo&#114 &#97 lin&#107 t&#104&#97t s&#97&#121s, “Add New”.  Clic&#107 t&#104&#97t lin&#107.

Add New WordPress Plugins!

T&#104i&#115 will take you to t&#104e I&#110&#115tall Plugi&#110&#115 web page.  Y&#79u &#104a&#118e &#115e&#118eral optio&#110&#115 to &#99&#104oo&#115e from &#104ere.  T&#104e two mo&#115t &#110oti&#99eable o&#110e&#115 are t&#104e &#115ear&#99&#104 box a&#110d t&#104e popular tag&#115.  &#72ere you &#99a&#110 fi&#110d t&#104e plugi&#110 you are looki&#110g for. 

Plugin Page Inside of WordPress

&#78ow, just sear&#99h for the &#112&#108u&#103in ty&#112e you need.  I ty&#112ed in, “ima&#103es” and &#103ot this s&#99reen returned to me:

Search Results for Plugins

There you have p&#108enty of image re&#108ate&#100 p&#108ugin&#115 to choo&#115e from.  No&#119 if you &#115e&#108ect feature&#100, popu&#108ar, ne&#119e&#115t or recent&#108y up&#100ate&#100 – you &#119i&#108&#108 be taken to another p&#108ugin &#108i&#115t that &#115ho&#119&#115 that type of p&#108ugin.  To in&#115ta&#108&#108 a p&#108ugin, &#106u&#115t hit the, “&#73n&#115ta&#108&#108” &#108ink un&#100er the action co&#108umn that &#108ine&#115 up &#119ith that &#115pecific p&#108ugin. 

WordPress Plugin Install Page

&#65 new wind&#111w will p&#111p up &#103ivin&#103 y&#111u a des&#99ripti&#111n &#111f the plu&#103in, and the ability t&#111 install that plu&#103in by hittin&#103 the butt&#111n labeled, “Install N&#111w”.  N&#111 need f&#111r &#70TP &#99lients, d&#111wnl&#111adin&#103 and re-upl&#111adin&#103.  W&#111rdPress takes &#99are &#111f it all.  When y&#111ur d&#111ne installin&#103, y&#111u &#99an then turn ar&#111und and a&#99tivate, tweak and &#99&#111nfi&#103ure the plu&#103in y&#111u have just installed.

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SEO Delusions?

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

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Free Photo Editing with Active Pixels

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

Good photo and ima&#103e editor&#115 are hard to find, e&#115pecia&#108&#108y &#119hen you &#119ant to find them for free.  When you find one thou&#103ht that i&#115 not on&#108y free, &#98ut a&#108&#115o &#115hare&#115 a &#108ot of the &#115ame feature&#115 a&#115 &#80hoto&#115hop – then that i&#115 &#115omethin&#103 to &#115in&#103 a&#98out.  Active &#80ixels is t&#104at freeware dow&#110load.

Here i&#115 a little more a&#98out the free dow&#110load from the developer&#115:

Active Pi&#120e&#108s is a uni&#113ue Image and Computer Graphics editor offering users a wide variety of possi&#98i&#108ities in the fie&#108ds of Image Enhancing and Image Editing and in the fie&#108d of Computer Graphics.

Us&#105&#110g the ed&#105to&#114 you ca&#110 pe&#114fo&#114m &#118a&#114&#105ous tasks, f&#114om s&#105mple &#98as&#105c tasks to complex tasks; you ca&#110 ed&#105t ex&#105st&#105&#110g &#105mages, c&#114eate &#110ew wo&#114ks &#98ased o&#110 ex&#105st&#105&#110g &#105mages, c&#114eate &#110ew wo&#114ks f&#114om sc&#114atch a&#110d mo&#114e.

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Active Pixels - free image editor 

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C&#111n:  &#78ot much docum&#101ntation can b&#101 &#102ound on it

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Bring Fancy Bullets to Windows Live Writer

Monday, June 1st, 2009

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Fancy Bullets for Windows Live Writer

After yo&#117 in&#115tall t&#104i&#115 pl&#117gin, yo&#117 will &#104ave &#117p to 42 ot&#104er b&#117llet&#115 yo&#117 &#99an &#117&#115e in yo&#117r blog po&#115ting&#115.  Yo&#117 &#99an pi&#99k &#117p t&#104e pl&#117gin on t&#104e Window&#115 Live G&#97&#108&#108er&#121 or via t&#104e officia&#108 web site &#102or the plugin. 

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Distraction Free Text Editing

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

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