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Some Ways to Earn Money from Your Blog

In this article, we’ll go through some of the ways you can earn money from your blog. 9 out of 10 bloggers start a blog because they want to earn a substantial amount of money to supplement their primary earnings or to make a living out of it. Just so that we are on the same page, this is not …

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The Importance of Images in a Blog Post

There is something appealing about pictures that attracts the human brain through the sensitive vision of eyes, there is no denying that. A picture will make your content visually appealing and retain your readers attention for a longer span. Let us discuss the importance of images in a blog post. People love seeing and sharing pictures, and the 300 million Instagram …

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How To Emotionally Connect With Your Readers

A lot of people think to make an impact as a blogger, you must write some great content, give value to the audience, and make your posts useful, but let me tell you, it is only a part of the equation. The thing I have discovered as a blogger is that it’s more than just writing content or giving value …

5 Killer Blog Post Ending s, So Your Readers Keep Coming Back For More

5 Killer Blog Post Ending s, So Your Readers Keep Coming Back For More Filed Under: Writing Content This guest post is by Ali Luke of Aliventures. You know your title has to hook readers. You know your first line needs to keep them reading. The start of your blog post matters. But so does the end. In fact, without …

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Getting Started is the Hardest Part. Get Started Now!

Getting Started is the Hardest Part! ( if you are startin out blogging, that is. ) I want to write blog articles, but getting started is the hardest part. I want to write blog articles everyday, but getting started is the hardest part. I want to be able to write things that other people will be happy to read, but getting started …

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How to Use Social Media for Small Business

Back in the old days, if you had a store on the corner of the street, you could afford to go to every single door and market yourself in order to communicate with the public. No, I’m not denying that this cannot be done nowadays but all I’m suggesting, is that investing in social media nowadays is a more viable …

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The 5 Best Google Chrome Extensions for Content Marketing

To be a content marketer , you require a lot of patience and organization, and even with all of the technology and advanced tools we can avail of, sometimes it’s just not enough. But luckily, there are a lot of good Google Chrome extensions available which can help streamline your process and boost the efficiency. Here are the five best Google …

7 Tools to Help You Create Visual Content

Visual content is the MVP. Adding a photo to a post increases you audience, and with the rise of apps like Snapchat and Instagram, it just goes to show that visual content is here to stay. If you aren’t a professional photographer, graphic designer or even slightly creative, posting to these channels can become challenging. But you have to keep …

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How to Add Scrollbars to Blocks in Drupal?

Drupal blocks are rendered in different sizes. But, what if we want all the blocks to be of the same size, and have scrolling? In this post we talk about how to add scrollbars to blocks in Drupal. In order to do that, we have to specify the size that the blocks will be, and add a condition to enabling …

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Drupal Clean URLs, Better For Drupal SEO!

Enabling Drupal clean URLs removes the “/?q=___” from the nodes in the address bar! This is good for SEO by eliminating the special characters which is bad for SEO. Before clean URL’s are enables, all nodes look like the following: Having special characters in the url of a node is not good for SEO. We want to make the url’s …

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Drupal Module Filter – Drupal Administration Series

The Drupal module filter makes skimming through the many installed modules a breeze! As Drupal developers we have hundreds of thousands of modules to choose form to add functionality to our site. But the modules page on our project seem to be growing and becoming a never ending list. After some time , it becomes tiresome to scroll through the whole page …

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Data Visualization with Drupal 7, using DataViz Module

We will learn to do data visualization with Drupal 7, and set up charts using Views and Views DataViz Module. Let us look at the modules needed for this: Chaos Tools Date API Date Popup Date Views PathAuto Views Views UI Views DataViz Step 1: Create a Content Type a. We will start by adding Content Type called Monthly Income. …

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5 Recommended Free Drupal Themes for Drupal Beginners

When you look around the Internet for good Drupal themes to use and themes that act as good starting points for developing a site, it is suggested that we download the base themes like Omega and Delta. These themes are a great place to start learning about Drupal themes and how they work, but installing these base themes on the advice …

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Getting Your Hands Dirty With a Drupal Development Workflow

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Learn Drupal Development ( Without Going Crazy )

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Learn Drupal Development ( Without Going Crazy )Drupal might seem like a tough content management system to start with, especially in comparison to WordPress and Joomla!. But the truth is, every content management system takes time to learn and get proficient with. In this post, I have recommended a systematic …

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Learn Drupal Development Using Effective Drupal Training Techniques ( And Stay Sane )

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Learn Drupal Development ( Without Going Crazy )

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Learn Drupal Development ( Without Going Crazy )I started off trying to learn Drupal development online. My tryst with Drupal started about 3-4 years ago, when my friend Kuldeep Singh Khadka and I were talking about web technologies and all the interesting things are happening. He asked me if I knew …

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What is SEO?

Before we dig into the different techniques of SEO, first let us understand what is SEO. SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. You optimize your blog in a way to be more traceable by search engines (Eg. Google), to be ranked higher in page ranks and to maximize the number of visitors on your site. Basically, SEO helps you make …

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4 Best Page Speed Test to Make Site Faster

How do you make your site faster? Find those slow pages on your sites (using the tools form this post), and take time to understand the strategies to increase page speed and to improve loading times. Google does consider page speed as a factor in their rankings and nowadays a super-fast site is essential for SEO. In this post, I …

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How to Detect Malicious Code in Free WordPress Themes and Plugins

You don’t need to look far and wide to find free WordPress themes. They are available for a dime a dozen. BUT, before you choose one for your site, you have to ask yourself (and double-check and triple-check) if there is any malicious code in free WordPress themes; that puts your site and all your data on it in the …

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Better To Embed Video in WordPress (Instead of Self-Hosting It)

Images and video make the web rich, and vivid. They are what make us want to interact with the web. Images cath peoples attention, but video sustains it over a period of time. Videos add value to your content, and increases the chances of your audience interacting with it.  Looking around other WordPress sites, you might have noticed that people …

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How to Easily Embed Videos in WordPress Blog Posts

Videos add a new dimension of reality to your web pages and blog posts. ‘A picture is worth a 1,000 words. In today’s world, ‘A Video is worth 10,000 words!’ Click To Tweet Give it a thought. A 2 minute instructional video could probably expain loads of things which a 1000 word post could have a really hard time doing. …

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How to Make WordPress Faster, by Using Functions.php

You are using plugins for all everything you need, and they work exceptionally well. But, you begin to notice that your site is showing signs of slowing down. You scour the plugins page to see if you can eliminate some plugins, and replace their functionality using some other methods, but to no avail. So now you are thinking to yourself …

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How do Permalinks with Multiple Categories in WordPress Work?

WordPress isn’t essentially designed to deal with complex URLs. In fact, in the beginning, it was recommended that you don’t use multiple categories in your blog posts; as this would degrade the performance of your site. The team at WordPress, took all of this into consideration, and has made huge improvements on these issues. It is now possible to create …

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