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WordPress – How to make the sidebar show in posts and pages

I’ve always enjoyed using WordPress blogging software from the day I first installed it. It’s simple to work with, is well structured and contains an easy to navigate admin menu. WordPress includes a default template called Kubrick that contains a great simple base design to work with.

Using .htaccess to redirect underscores to dashes

The following tutorial explains how to use .htaccess to redirect underscores _ in a tag url to dashes -. This is very important for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) because many search engines including Google do not recognize underscores as spaces between words. They do however, recognize dashes to separate words and tag keyword phrases.

What is Google AdSense Smart Pricing

Google AdSense ‘Smart Pricing’ is believed to be a factor that has a direct and substantial impact on AdSense Publishers Cost Per Click earnings (CPC). Smart Pricing could be considered Google’s attempt to give AdWords Advertisers the best value for their investment while helping protect the Advertiser from click fraud and from garbage pages with …

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How to manually upgrade WordPress

The following tutorial explains how to quickly upgrade WordPress to a newer version. The process is fairly straightforward and simple, however, I have frequently caught people including myself being lazy on an upgrade skipping important steps of the process. I feel it’s important to perform a manual WordPress upgrade and not auto upgrade using a …

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