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Archives – November, 2010

How to Create Favicon for Website and WordPress

November 28th, 2010 - Filed under Web Development

What is Favicon.ico? A favicon (short for “favorites icon”), also known as shortcut icon, bookmark icon, website icon or URL icon is a small image appears next to a website’s URL in the address bar of a web browser. It also shows up in the Favourites or Bookmarks menu, on the tabs in tabbed browsers, and as the icon for internet shortcuts on your desktop. It is a good way to brand your site and help your visitors to visually identify your site in their Bookmarks menu. This little icon is typically a graphic 16 x 16 or 32 x 32 pixels square and is saved as favicon.ico in the root directory of your server.

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Below you will find a step by step guide to create a favicon. Read more…

How to Create an RSS Feed for Your Website

November 16th, 2010 - Filed under Web Development

RSS (commonly stands for Really Simple Syndication) is an XML based content format used for publishing frequently updated works such as news headlines, blog entries, audio, video, etc. It can help drive more traffic to your website as there is a large number of people stay updated using feed readers which pull in updates from the sites subscribed. Let’s have a look at how to create an RSS feed for your website. If you are looking for RSS feed icon that suits your website, you can check out our best RSS feed icon collection.

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Download OpenOffice.org – A Free, Open Source Alternative Office Software Suite to Microsoft Office

November 14th, 2010 - Filed under Software

OpenOffice.org (also known as OOo or OpenOffice) is a free, open source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more. It supports over 110 languages and works with Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and other computer operating systems. Its default file is in OpenDocument format (ODF) for data interchange. However it is also compatible with other major office software packages, so you can open, edit and save documents in formats as diverse as Microsoft Office, WordPerfect, Lotus, PDF, HTML, XML, etc. Best of all, Openoffice.org can be downloaded for free and you can use it for any purpose. It is definitely a compelling alternative office suite to Microsoft Office.

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How to Install Linkwithin Related Posts with Thumbnails on WordPress

November 9th, 2010 - Filed under WordPress

Linkwithin is a blog widget that shows related posts with thumbnail images under each post. This widget is free, easy to install and no signup required. It will not only keep your readers engaged with your blog but also increase the traffic. If you have a WordPress blog, you may follow installation steps below to give it a try.

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Best Thumbnail Related Posts Plugins for WordPress

November 6th, 2010 - Filed under WordPress

Displaying related posts with thumbnail image will keep your readers engage with your blog, increasing both traffic and SEO as well as reducing bounce rate. There are many thumbnail related posts plugins can be downloaded from WordPress plugin directory. However you will need to find out which plugin is perfectly matched your blog as choosing a wrong one might increase your blog page load time.

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Here are 4 widely used WordPress plugins for displaying related posts with thumbnail image. Read more…

Complete List of Email to SMS Gateways

November 4th, 2010 - Filed under Email

Below is the complete list of Email to SMS Gateways you can use to send a short message to mobile phones on different carriers. Simply replace “mobilephonenumber” with the recipient’s mobile phone number.

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