Posts tagged ‘wordpress’

May 11, 2010

Word Count Plus: Firefox Addon, Tool for Bloggers and Writers

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

Word Count PlusPreview Image of Word Count Plus shows you the number of currently selected words. You can choose to add that number to a counter, in which case you will also see a running total. A great Mozilla Firefox plug-in for article writers, bloggers, even useful when writing official e-mails.

Its icon sits unobtrusively in the status bar. To use, select some text on the page, then right-click and choose Count Words from the menu. The word count will show up in the status bar.

You can also choose

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April 23, 2010

How to Get More Visitors to Your Blog / Website

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

The one question that gets into the mind of every blogger is How to get more traffic. Some are lucky enough to drive huge visitors to their site whereas few don’t really get what they deserve to. Following are some of the tips and tricks that should be followed by every blogger to generate better traffic to his/her website.

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April 20, 2010

Webhooks for WordPress

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

Hook, Line, and Sinker – Indeed !

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Webhooks WordPress Illustration

This week, on 14th April 2010,  WordPress.com announced the addition of webhooks as a new feature for WordPress.com blogs.

So what it does, it lets you add webhooks to WordPress, duh !

IT actually provides an easy way to develop push notifications when various events happen on your blog (like publishing a post or new comment for instance).

Simply put, Push Notification = HTTP POST (triggered by some action). It can be used to get data from actions that occur on a blog (like when a new comment is submitted).

You can now find this under the Settings Module in the dashboard.

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