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June 14, 2016

Shiny Updates Partial Merger in WordPress 4.6

The much awaited WordPress version 4.6 has been in the pipeline for quite some time and with every passing day, we’re heading towards its release. The traditional weekly round-ups and meetings are also underway which unveil the features of the…

May 10, 2016

Good Grammar is Sexy

Blogging is very modern in many ways, but at the same time, it is very traditional and weird. Despite my busy schedule, I struggle to read lots of content but freak out when I come across some major grammatical error….

good grammar for blogging

April 19, 2016

Add a Facebook “Save” Button With FB Save Button for WP Plugin

Lately, Automattic released a plugin for Facebook’s instant articles after they abandoned its official WordPress plugin last year. Instant Articles for WordPress as the name goes displays a list of posts in the traditional Facebook markup. You can call it…

February 22, 2016

Why Following Back Your Followers is a Tough Decision?

So you want people to follow you on social media? The good news is that there are plenty of such platforms out there, from Twitter to Instagram to LinkedIn. Individuals who follow you on social networking platforms make quite a difference…

February 9, 2016

How Interlinking in WordPress Improves Site Stats?

Interlinking in WordPress not only improves the ranking but also drives more traffic to your website. Bloggers who don’t link old articles to the recent ones miss a significant chance of boosting search traffic. The internet is overwhelmed with loads…

interlinking blog posts in wordpress

February 8, 2016

How Complex Can Simple Be?

I remember the days when Ma’am June Williams (my fourth grade English teacher) used to conduct a weekly session of a 2-minute simple extempore speech. Since then, these two words have always been there in my subconscious making me realize…

choosing a simple approach

February 6, 2016

Using Categories and Tags More Effectively in WordPress

Categories and tags are the key features of a WordPress site. You can easily group articles according to their content type and add tags with the ease of a reader. A blog post can be assigned two or more categories, but…

February 5, 2016

Fight Your Broken Work Routines With the Pomodoro Technique

People try different methods, tools, and approaches to fight their broken work routines. When I inquire people about their biggest struggle as a startup or as an entrepreneur, 8 out of 10 come up with answers like getting punctual and disciplined…

pomodoro technique

February 4, 2016

Finding Your Inner Rockstar

When I analyze people of my age gearing up with “good jobs”, most of them are not interested in what they do. They are pretty much frustrated and think that they can prove to be a lot more productive than…

finding your inner rockstar

February 2, 2016

How Giving Up “Self Rules” Help in your Professional Career?

This morning while I was watching the third episode of Superstore, I was triggered by a situation which I sometimes face in my professional life. We come across scenarios when willingly or unwillingly do things which negate our “Self Rules”.

giving up self rules