How to build an intranet or information portal using WordPress

When it comes to maintaining an intranet, the most important is not the platform or software but the dedication of updating and maintaining the site. After all, you can get the most expensive world class software that may cost hundreds of thousands to build, it would remain nothing but a white elephant if you do [...]

When Adsense is better than Affiliate marketing

About 10 years ago, the top bloggers relied on Adsense as the main income source for their blogs. Then slowly many bloggers moved towards affiliate marketing and a few became very rich through selling their own products. Today when you search around for blog monetization, most bloggers would talk about either affiliate or selling your [...]

Why a general/ multi-topic blog may be better than a niche blog

UPDATE October 2018: I’ve since decided that for user experience, it is better to have a more specific or niche blog compare to general blogs. It is just better for your readers to access to specific topics. The new site does take time to get indexed as you are starting from scratch- however once the [...]

Your pages would show 404 (page not found) in search results if you disabled AMP

Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) are a great tool for many blogs and sites to consider. Popular sites like CNN.com and Pinterest are already on AMP. With a few clicks, ie by downloading the AMP plugin, your site would be on its way to being AMP enabled. Indexing your sites to AMP would be in stages- [...]

How DIYthemes could have better promote Thesis wordpress theme (2017)

In this post, I want to share my experience as someone who is aspiring to promote Thesis theme and face roadblocks. Eventually, I am back to putting Adsense ads which would probably feature advertisement from the theme’s competitors. There are things I wish DIYtheme could have done differently to enable us to make promoting their [...]