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5 Plugins Every WordPress Blog Should Have

Plugins are add-ons that give WordPress (self-hosted, not .com) sites extra functionality. They’re basically apps for your sites, and whatever you want, there’s a plugin for that. But just because you can use plugins for whatever doesn’t mean you should. Every plugin you add to your website is one more thing …

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How to Back Up Your WordPress or Blogger Blog

I’ve been blogging for a long time and I’ve written over 700 posts and have about 170 sitting in my drafts folder. That’s a lot of typing and letters. If something was to happen and my site crashed and I lost all of these, I would basically quit writing. I’d …

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Cartoon Plagiarism
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How to Protect Your Blog Content: Know Your Rights

You’ve done all this work. You’ve spent hours trying to make the words perfect and the paragraphs flow. You’ve done research to make sure what you’re saying is accurate. And you create an EPIC post that makes the internet go wild. You do all types of cabbage patches and fist …

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Blogging 101
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Blogging Do’s and Don’ts: 10 Commandments

There are some things to consider when blogging, so I decided to write a 10 commandments of blogging, with 5 do’s and don’t. Blogging Don’ts. I. Thou shan’t have a URL that is hard to spell – If your site’s address is something that cannot be remembered by the World …

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