For those who are self-hosting their WordPress blogs (ie have own domain name and using paid hosting), there are a host of plugins to choose from. Here are 4 WordPress plugins that I find indispensable for my blogs that are built using WordPress templates: 1. Akismet Function: Battle spam comments- automatically filter off spam comments [...]

Smartphone for the blogger’s soul

by Yin on March 10, 2012

in Blogging

Well, it should mean “Chicken Soup for the Blogger’s Soul” – is the Smartphone sort of a Chicken Soup for the blogger? Days after publishing the blog post Is your Smartphone robbing you of a real life? and an earlier article of Smartphone Addiction and how it ruins families in my Health Blog, I contradicted myself [...]

WordPress started off as a blogging platform but you can effectively use WordPress to built simple static websites. With that, you need not pay a programmer to code your business site- well, you can basically do it on your own. And WordPress is easy to use and learn …there are strong community groups and you [...]

Previously, I have spent a lot of time searching for good free WordPress templates for all my blogs. I have a number of blogs and trying to work out the right kind of look using a free theme with my limited coding abilities is a real challenge. The decision came yesterday for me to make the decision to [...]

This article is writen from my personal experience in adding Adsense codes, as you would invariably see the my following sites: life.yinteing.com healthblog.yinteing.com creative.yinteing.com And some other sites that I planned in the pipeline. For all these sites, I’ve chosen to manually insert the codes. If you are using a free hosting from WordPress (that [...]

Adding Adsense to Blogs

by Yin on September 16, 2009

in Blogging,Blogspot Blogger

You may have noticed that I’ve recently added some Adsense advertisements to my blogs. Friends who are into websites and blogging have long advised me to either have affiliate programs or Google Adsense ads. Reason being is my hosting renewal is coming round the corner and because I’ve chosen quality hosting from Media Temple- they’re really [...]