Roundups

WordPress Themes for Everyone!

WordPress has come a long way from being just a tool for bloggers to a full-fledged CMS capable of doing almost anything. Note that I say “almost,” because there are still a few things that it can’t handle out-of-the-box or even via plugins.

Having said that, it is a perfect platform for most people; and if your website is based purely on content or even has a simple store where all you need to do is sell some products or digital items, you shouldn’t even be looking any further than WordPress.

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Cleanup Crusade: Keeping Your Windows Based PC Clean

There are tons of tools out today for cleaning up your Windows based PC, so many that it is hard to wade through the good applications and the garbage. I will run through some great applications that I use myself to keep my PC spotless. Best of all, these applications will not cost you a penny! All of the items I will talk about can be found at their developer’s website or through a site called FileHippo.com, which is a great centralized hub for free software.

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Top 10 Must Read WordPress Sites

Today I am going to list my Top 10 favorite WordPress sites. These sites are great for WordPress tutorials, tips, tricks, news and anything else to do with everyones favorite CMS/blogging software. It is safe to say that if you need to know something about WordPress one of these sites is going to have the info you are looking for.

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Beginners Guide to Extending WordPress with Plugins

The plugin system WordPress uses is one of the things that makes it such a great platform. You can use plugins to customize functionality of your WordPress site to do practically anything you want. There are well over 12,000 plugins that can be found in the WordPress plugins directory. You can find plugins for everything from managing SEO to adding a contact form to your site to selling mail order brides (check local laws before doing this). There are two ways to install plugins. I will go over both methods.

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A Geek’s Guide to Black Friday Deals *UPDATED*

It is hard to believe Black Friday is only a week away and because of this it is time to start asking the tough questions. Questions like: What are the best deals? Where are the best deals? and Why don’t they call it Black and Blue Friday? Seriously though, why don’t they? I mean, people are out there beating the crap out of each other to save a few bucks on a DVD player. That little old lady who plays bingo with your grandma and sings in the church choir will brain you with her shoe if you stand between her and the last $200 laptop. I guess what I am trying to say is, Black Friday brings out the best in people. It also brings out some awesome deals on computer gadgets and electronics.

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What Operating System is Right for You?

Even today, the vast majority of users have one or other version of Windows installed on their computers and this is the only operating system that they know, but Mac OS X and Linux are two other great operating systems that come with their loyal supporters as well.

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The Most Popular Web Programming Langues

The most popular programming language today is Java, followed closely by C, and then C++, PHP, JavaScript, Python, C#, Perl, SQL, and Ruby. This is a statistic based on large amount of data, which takes into account the job trends, total number of projects, books sold, Web searches, open source projects, discussion sites, and other criteria. However, not all of the above-mentioned are web-programming languages as some of them are mostly used to develop desktop software rather than web applications.

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Top Ten Content Management Systems

Content management systems can bring a world of difference to the Internet. Reading content, which the web is filled with, can be nearly impossible without a CMS. CMS or content management systems power many of the websites that you use on a daily basis. Whether you are checking the news or reading your favorite blog, chances are that some website that you use each and every day is using a content management system.

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