Category: wordpress

Lost your Website Access Credentials? Here is how to retrieve them.

What happens when your trusted web designer, who had the sole access to servers leaves all of a sudden without giving you any details! Have you thought about the implications?  The most frustrating moment to a website owner could be losing access to the website completely, especially the domain name ownership. One of our clients faced a situation recently when one of their local designer quit or rather absconded without passing on the Website credentials. While digging further, it …

‘AMP’lify your mobile website with Accelerated Mobile Pages – AMP

It hasn’t been unknown that Google is leaning heavily towards providing a better mobile experience for quite some time now. Case in point – In April 2015′ algorithm update that considers mobile friendliness as one of the ranking signals. Another update rolled out in October 2015 saw Google come up with Accelerated Mobile Pages or AMP. This open source project has the support of Google, WordPress, Twitter, and LinkedIn, among 30 other publishers and developers. What is it …

Enterprise Web CMS – Gartner Magic quadrant

Gartner Magic Quadrant Summary We at Macronimous started working with Custom CMS using ASP (Active Server Pages) during 2001. Then we moved to WordPress by Automattic, Joomla and Drupal (by Acquia)which you see  in visionaries. It has an open source self-hosted version, which is widely popular due to its easy of use and the support community that offers plugins and themes that make the development and implementation low-cost. However, things are different in Entreprise CMS. Sitecore is dominant …

Great WordPress Plugins for every WordPress website (2016)

(Note: This blog was originally written 3 years ago, and we decided to update them once in a year from now on. I know there are people who hate plugins and there is another set, who love to explore plugins. ) WordPress is undeniably one of the most sought-after platforms for bloggers. It is enriched with loads of user-friendly and feature-rich applications that are second to none. Every user loves WordPress for its uniqueness, inclusiveness, and extendibility. Being …

21 reasons why you need to hire a professional WordPress developer

21 reasons why you need a professional WordPress developer (when you are still capable of creating a WordPress website) WordPress is a simple, no-nonsense CMS – But not all the time and for all the type of things you want to do with your website. The power of WordPress does not just stop with your blog and simple CMS based business brochure website. WordPress can be used to build complex web applications if you know PHP, HTML5, CSS3, …

IS “BLOGGING” DEAD?

It is so effortless to Tweet baby’s first burp in 140 character snippets. Blogs, the prose of common interest so dear to expressive and opinionated hearts, have been maimed by social networking, forgotten like a babbling great aunt at a family reunion. This begs the question: Is blogging dead? Rushed and Squeezed Frustrated bloggers and their fading blogs have caved in to glib social networks, feeling that the competition from the professional blog rate in the Technorati 100 …

11 things we improved in 2010 for a better 2011

Like any other year for a web development company, 2010 went with a lot of learning. Not even a single day left without the impact of technology advancements and new techniques to learn. At Macronimous, we always try to let our clients know what we learned: jQuery/HTML 5 instead of Flash, Ajax driven forms, Mobile and Tablet interfaces for websites, Security for WordPress blogs & sites and social networking integration are some of the key considerations for improving …

Upgrade to WordPress 3.0 – Few simple steps to do it yourself.

Last weekend, we have upgraded this Blog system to WordPress 3. It went well without any troubles, as expected. Our team shares few simple steps to do it yourself. 1. Download WordPress 3.0 from the URL wordpress.org/download. And before you install make sure you have access to the FTP client and MySQL database 2. Create a subfolder in your domain root folder and upload unzipped WordPress 3.0 files to the subfolder. Create a database for new WordPress version on …

We have 1217 bugs in our present blog system

When we launched our business/technical blog system under this domain/URL, it was done with WordPress version 2.7 and later we upgraded it to 2.9 (Carmen McRae release) last year. Now WordPress announced its version 3, with major revisions.  WordPress community announced that 1217 bugs were fixed (which means our present blog system has 1217 bugs) which is not a small number. It has 4 digits. 🙂 Next week, we will be upgrading to the new WP 3.0 and we then …

All about Keyword cloud

Keyword cloud represents most used keywords in a site visually, by showing it in different font sizes and it is known to be a <b>Search Engine Marketing (SEM)</b> term. It differs from larger to smaller in font sizes. Keyword that has been used more around the site and blog, which we call as keyword density, are shown in larger fonts. According to the keyword density the font size varies from larger to smaller. On looking at the keyword …