If you have your own domain, most likely you will have to deal with uploading files to your host. Using control panel such as CPanel, DirectAdmin, etc is going to be tedious if you have plenty of files to upload. For instance, uploading new release of WordPress.org package or plugins. An FTP (File Transfer Protocol) will be a better choice in this case. You can install any FTP software like Filezilla, CuteFTP and many more.
If you don’t wish to download any FTP program and want to use a web-base FTP instead, you can install FireFTP. FireFTP is a free FTP client for Mozilla Firefox. Means, you will have to use Mozilla Firefox browser.
Note: The current FireFTP version is not supported in Firefox 3 yet, by the time I’m writing this.
This post will guide you on how to use FireFTP to transfer files to your host. First go to FireFTP Firefox Add-on site to install FireFTP. Click on the “Add to Firefox”.
Very often, we will try to look for great themes for our blogs and maybe do some customization to fit our taste. Or if you are a web designer, you will start designing your own theme from scratch. During customization of your blog theme, you have to consider a question: Is my blog browser compatible?
You may be developing your blog theme in Mozilla Firefox browser running in Ubuntu Linux. But your visitors may be viewing your blog in Internet Explorer or Safari on different Operating System. Your blog may look pretty good in your development platform but it may turn out to be “distorted” in other browsers, which makes your blog not browser compatible.
Either you just launched a new blog or you already have owned a blog for some time, the things that you will always want to gain is traffic to your blog(s). You possibly need blog traffic for the following reasons:
- You want to be heard, someone to appreciate your hard work.
- You want discussion on the topic you post.
- You want to find new friends with similar interests.
- You want to generate some revenue. (this should always be the last to consider)
There are many ways to boost your blog traffic. One of them is to join blog directories. If you are a blogger from Malaysia, here is a good blog directory that you should give it a try. It”s new but the community is growing rapidly. It”s BlogMalaysia, a bloggers directory for Malaysian bloggers.
The founder of BlogMalaysia is Kho King from Malaysia but currently reside in Japan. All the blogs submitted to this BlogMalaysia will be manually reviewed by the admins before listing into the directory, to revoid spam blogs. Hence, blog play australian pokies online quality assurance.
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The RSS button, usually in orange can be found in almost every blog. Many newbie will just ignore this wonderful tool just because they don’t really know what does it mean. Here is a simple explanation on the RSS feed.
We only have 24 hours a day, which we need to spend time on our daily routines, accompanying our family members, as well as reading blogs or blogging. We wouldn’t want to waste extra time by checking updates from our favorite blogs one by one – the so called “blog hopping“.
Some people may argue that they prefer blog hopping, visiting their favorite blogs one by one just to check for updates. Some claim that if there isn’t any updates, they will still leave a message in the chat box. The real intention behind the message usually indicate the owner something like “Oh! Hi there, I was here before and hope you can hop over to my blog too.” I used to do that too for a short period of time. It did boost up some traffic. In fact, that’s what most blog hoppers really want. They may not even read your blog content but just leave a “hi hi” message and hoping that you will head back to them. Most of the time, it works. [...more]
When we mention “tag” in blogging, it refers to a keyword or term associated with or assigned to a piece of information (blog posts). In short, it’s a post description in the form of keyboards. It’s just like categorizing or labeling your blog posts.
Why should we even bother? [...more]