If you think that identity theft is the worst-case-scenario of Internet use, you clearly don’t live in any of the nations that make the list of top “Enemies of the Internet.” Not only do these governments monitor their citizens’ web activity, but they also make it nearly impossible for them to safely share and gather information through anonymous microblogs, Facebook pages or Twitter accounts.
Trend of website creation is growing pretty rapidly as people are utilizing web world quite effectively, initially it was quite difficult for people to create website but now it’s simple and easy. Anyone having basic information regarding web can easily set up a website, nowadays the easiest way to set up a website is to obtain Content Management System (CMS). There plenty of FREE content management systems are available, one can easily download and install the desired one on the hosting server and start working. The most common and highly preferred CMS is WordPress, its FREE and open source which means if you do have knowledge about PHP you can easily customize it according to the requirements.
WordPress allow easy inclusion of Text, Images and Videos, based on Graphical User-Interface it’s quite easy to manage the different aspects of website. Beside this wordpress offer numerous website themes out of which one can easily pick an attractive one according to the nature of website and if you can’t find an appropriate wordpress theme nothing to worry about as there are countless websites that offer cheap wordpress themes and you can easily sort out the best one.
Now the question is how to pick best web hosting for wordpress? All the applications and themes offered by wordpress need proper integration on hosting server for instance it offer social media apps and SEO tools that help webmasters to promote and optimize website but these apps required support on hosting server so that they can function properly. If you are planning to publish wordpress based website than it is highly recommended to choose best web hosting company that ensures total support for wordpress themes and applications.
A well reputed web host offer stable and consistent hosting servers and they configure it properly to ensure utmost application support so that people don’t have to face any kind of trouble while installing or configuring any application or theme. In order to be sure of quality hosting service one should consider reading web hosting reviews as they are proven to be useful in terms of web hosting selection.
WordPress Testers, Beta 3 of 3.3 is now available! You know the drill: use a test install, see what you can break, and report any bugs you find. There have been 200 commits since Beta 2, but at this point, betas are not adding new features — it’s all about fixing bugs, making things a little prettier, and editing text strings.
As always, plugin and theme authors, PLEASE test your code against the beta so you can catch any incompatibilities now rather than after your users update their WordPress installation and find bugs for you. This time we really mean it, especially if your plugin uses jQuery. We’ve now updated to jQuery 1.7 in core, so please please pretty please check your plugins and themes against beta 3.
bbPress version 2.0 RC 5 has been released. bbPress 2.0 has been making huge leaps over its predecessor with several bug fixes and new features, including highly demanded full integration with WordPress as a plugin.
The developers are confident that this is the last release candidate and that it is ready to run on a live site, so if you want to test this out, now’s the time. If you run into any bugs, please don’t hesitate to report them and communicate with other users on the support forums.
Here are some new releases and fresh WordPress themes. You can get these themes firectly form the WordPress extend Directory. Enjoy.
San Kloud is a blogging theme focused on typography and content. Several different color schemes to choose from.
zeeBusiness is a two column wordpress theme in an elegant bold design with strong colors. It comes with three navigation menus (top, main and foot), five sidebar areas (blog, pages, 3x footer) and a Featured Posts Slider.
Allure Real Estate Theme for Placester
The Allure Pro Real Estate theme for Real Estate Pro plugin powered sites. Placester provides all that you need to easily create robust sites for generating leads, professional branding. Easy option menus make it easy to personalize your site, create a network of sites with specific listings focused on niche markets for best results.
WordPress has won the 2010 Open Source Hall of Fame CMS Award. The voting was head-to-head against Joomla and Drupal, but an extra independent judge was brought in to give the winning vote.
This is just another step that shows why WordPress stopped being “just a blogging platform” long ago. For those of who think that WordPress can’t be anything more than just a blogging platform, stop by the CMS section of the official WordPress Showcase for some great examples of WordPress used as a CMS all around the world.
The Open Source Awards is an annual online event held by Packt Publishing to distinguish excellence among Open Source projects. The Award, formerly known as the Open Source Content Management System (CMS) Award, is designed to encourage, support, recognize and reward a wide range of Open Source projects.
WordPress for the iPhone and iPad v2.6 has just been released. With this new version, you can now record, upload, attach and play videos within the application. As video becomes an increasingly important part of blogging, this functionality will be invaluable for bloggers on the move.
Here is a complete list of the new features:
_Video. Record, upload, attach, and play videos within the app. Yay for being able to catch your friends’ and co-workers’ most embarrassing shenanigans creative moments with iPhone video and publish them immediately for all the world to see on your WordPress site.
_A total rewrite of the way local drafts are handled, to prevent the unintentional loss of your pending posts.
_Autosave/post revisions. Bam! One of the “oh, thank goodness” features of the web app makes it into the iOS version.
_Easier setup. Faster and easier process for adding your sites to the app.
_Media Library. We’re gradually getting closer to the media management you’re used to in the web app.