WordPress Tip For Speedily Moderating Comments: Keyboard Shortcuts

A new feature in WordPress 2.7 and on WordPress.com, is the ability to moderate comments using keyboard shortcuts. A few of the popular shortcuts include: Pressing j moves the current selection (light-blue background) down. Pressing k moves the current selection (light-blue background) up. Pressing a approves the currently selected comment. Pressing s marks the current […]

WordPress for LinkedIn

Today we’re happy to announce the launch of the WordPress App for LinkedIn, the largest online network for professionals. The WordPress App for LinkedIn helps you share ideas and updates with your LinkedIn network, keeping your trusted contacts in the loop, effortlessly. To add the WordPress App to your LinkedIn account, visit the LinkedIn Application […]

Post Pagination

I received a few inquires this week about how to go about paginating a post in WordPress.  Turns out it’s super simple and built-in to WordPress core, as detailed below in the Codex article: Did you know you could split a single post up into different web pages? Using the Next-Page Quicktag from the Write […]

Q&A with Zemanta’s Boštjan Špetič on Auto Suggestion WordPress Plugin

Over email I asked Zemanta’s Director of Products, Boštjan Špetiča, to discuss his firm’s new blogging discovery / auto-suggestion service and the WordPress plugin they recently released: What is Zemanta? Zemanta helps you create rich posts by recognizing your topic and suggesting useful links, tags, and pictures. So it makes the web experience nicer for both authors […]

Healthier Health.com

Yesterday, Health.com launched a complete site redesign, and I’m excited that WordPress.com VIP Hosting is part of it. Their main blog Poked and Prodded has been migrated from TypePad, and we are also hosting their two new blogs Healthy Living and Healthy Eating. All of the old links to Poked and Prodded continue to work, […]

Tips for Updating Your WordPress and Keeping it Secure

Keeping your WordPress setup up-to-date is a critical component of your overall security strategy along with strong passwords, and a secure hosting environment. As Matt points out in a recent post, with each new version of WordPress it has become easier to be notified of updates, new plugins, and in WordPress 2.5 there is even […]

WordPress 2.5 Released

WordPress 2.5 was released this past weekend: WordPress 2.5, the culmination of six months of work by the WordPress community, people just like you. The improvements in 2.5 are numerous, and almost entirely a result of your feedback: multi-file uploading, one-click plugin upgrades, built-in galleries, customizable dashboard, salted passwords and cookie encryption, media library, a […]

More Than Blogging Software

As well as all the excitement about us backing BuddyPress, I’ve seen quite a few interesting articles this past week about WordPress being used as more than blogging software. As well as there being great example of WordPress being used as a full Content Management System (CMS), WordPress is being used in a lot of […]

WordPress Language Support

One of the great many things about WordPress is the vast support for languages and truly international community of contributors. The WordPress community continues to create many language specific Themes, translation files, and support documentation. Weblog Tools Collection recently highlighted that self-installed WordPress now supports Kazakh – bringing the total number of languages supported to […]

Vodpod: Browser Tool for Embedding Video on Your WordPress Blog

Many publishers are embedding videos on their blogs from various sources, including YouTube, Brightcove, DailyMotion, Blip.TV, and others. One consistent piece of feedback we’ve received from publishers, is that it can be difficult and time consuming to remember the exact steps that each video site requires to embed a video — as they all have […]

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