Online Tools for Testing Loading Time of Your Blog

Loading Time Test Tools

Probably all of you understand that your blog loading time (or speed) is a very important SEO factor. Such search engines like Google loves blogs with fast loading time. Loading time is important not just for blogs, but also for websites and forums. If your project is too slow, it can leads to unpleasant effects. Your visitors can leave your blog before its loaded into the browser, because nobody likes blogs that take forever to load. Besides, search engines, especially Google, take into account the loading speed in the overall assessment of the usefulness of your blog.

Fast loading speed of your blog will:

  • Improve your blog’s usability. Readers likes when the website loads quickly.
  • Improve your SEO, because search engines will crawl your pages faster (Google prefer fast websites).

30+ jQuery Plugins and Scripts for Web Designers

30+ jQuery Plugins and Scripts for Web Designers

Collection of 30+ new and useful jQuery plugins and scripts for web designers. This set contains jQuery sliders, image galleries, slideshow plugins, jQuery navigation menus, interactive maps, image rotators, plugins for tabs, accordion menus, user interface elements, web contact forms, modal windows, tooltips and many other fresh jQuery solutions collected in one place.

This jQuery plugins will help you to create your unique web designs.


Show Featured Images in RSS Feed and Feedburner

Show Featured Images in RSS Feed and Feedburner

Today I want to tell you about “Adding thumbnails to RSS feed” or better to say “Show featured images in RSS feed“. This method will work with your Wordpress RSS feed and with Feedburner RSS feed. As you know, you can add a featured image to your blog post and this image will be displayed in a specific place, somewhere near to your blog post excerpt on the home page of your blog (the place and size depends on your template).

By default this thumbnails or featured images will not be shown in your RSS feed, but you can fix that by adding some piece of code into your functions.php file.


SEO Services in USA and How to Find the Best One

SEO Services in USA and How to Find the Best One

Search Engine Optimization (commonly known as SEO) is a powerful way that one can use to promote a business on the internet. With the number of internet users increasing every other year and with search engines replacing the traditional directories for finding products and services both locally or globally, it has become very important to get your products and services promoted on the web. The advantages that SEO services give to a business have made Search engine optimization services USA become a vibrant business opportunity.


Insert Google Adsense Anywhere in Your Blog Post

Insert Google Adsense Anywhere in Your Blog Post

I want to show you how to to insert Google Adsense ads into your post at Wordpress blog (or how to show Google Adsense banners anywhere in your post). Google Adsense is one of the most popular way to earn money on your blog. You can see them on Wordpress sidebars, in the beginning of the posts or right after the post…

Usually people are using widgets, plugins or inserting them somewhere into single.php file. But this methods not allowing you to show your Google Adsense banners inside your post, for example somewhere between paragraphs or right in the middle of your post.


33 jQuery, Mootools, Prototype Lightbox Scripts

33 jQuery, Mootools, Prototype Lightbox Scripts

There are many solutions like Lightbox, to display the pop-up block (modal windows, overlays) of single images, web image galleries, videos and other media and content formats on your websites. Internet users loves the “lightbox” effect. It looks cool and stylish. You should use it, if you are working on new web design project.

This is a list of Top 33 jQuery, Mootools, Prototype Lightbox Scripts for displaying galleries and images in overlay pop-up boxes.


Remove Admin Bar from WordPress Blog

Remove Admin Bar from WordPress Blog

Where are a lot of new features in WordPress 3.1 and one of them is Admin Bar and we are going to remove it. Some would say that Admin Bar is very useful and handy because you can easily access your WordPress dashboard, you can add new posts or manage your comments etc… , but where are bloggers, who think that it is annoying and distracting (and I’m one of them), and I can’t work when something is annoying me.

So I will show you how to remove Admin Bar from Wordpress blog (or rather, how to disable Admin Bar, because you can turn it on later).


5 Ways to Recognize the Font

5 Ways to Recognize the Font

How to recognize the font? – probably every graphic and web designer was faced with this problem. You were surfing the internet and saw a logo or a picture with some text and you fell in love with the font that someone was using. Sound familiar? So how to get the name of the font from the picture? This is not so difficult as you think … There are several ways to find or recognize the font. For these methods you need a picture with the text, written by your desired font and you need to know some nuances. This is my 5 ways to recognize the font:


Internal Linking Optimization of WordPress Blog Posts Without Plugins

Internal Linking Optimization of Wordpress Blog Posts Without Plugins

The term of Internal Linking Optimization means the placement of internal links from one pages of blog or website to another for transferring some more weight to most important pages of your blog. In fact, before making some external Wordpress SEO optimization steps, you need to make good internal optimization and internal linking structure is one of the first steps you need to do.

I suppose that if you’re using Wordpress, then your website is a blog and the main content of all blogs are blog-posts. This means that you need to give more weight to your posts. If you will have more links, internal and incoming links – you will get more traffic from search engines, especially from Google (read my previous article about How to add Wordpress blog to Google). Usually all bloggers and webmasters are using widgets and plugins for internal linking (such as “Popular posts“, “Relative Posts” etc), but this is not enough, because some of the posts may not get in to this lists of links. In this case you need something like “Previous posts” Wordpress hack.


Adding WordPress Blog to Google, Yahoo and Bing Search Engines

Adding Wordpress Blog to Google, Yahoo and Bing Search Engines

You have installed your Wordpress blog, configured your template and wrote a few posts … what to do next? Now I’ll tell you how to manually add your Wordpress blog to Google, Yahoo and Bing search engines.

But why you need to do this? All major search engines (Google, Yahoo and Bing) will find your blog by themselves, it’s just a matter of time. But there are several reasons to do this manually.