Archive for the ‘Wordpress’ Category

Make use of Blogroll widget

25 Nov

When we started this blog we used a free theme available as all the bloggers do at first. After putting content we saw a widget with caption ” Blogroll “. We tried few things and without knowing the power of that we removed it from our theme. After that we posted a post of how to remove it for helping others. It is really a good widget to have in a blog site.

Effective usage of blogroll widget in your site can drive traffic to your site and increase your site ranking as well. Wondering how !!!
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Decode footer.php in wordpress

21 Oct

Sometimes we might get frustrated when we are unable to customize few things in free themes used. The author of the theme might sometimes encode the code in any file. Mostly authors encode footer.php and when you try to edit Appearance > Editor > Footer.php you can see the encoded code which you wont be able to read. To make it readable you need to decode it. For decoding it click here and follow the instructions. Once done you will be able to see the actual code(Understandable code). Do the required changes in the code and copy paste the decoded code in your footer.php file.

Sample code of how it will be

Note: Don’t remove the Theme provider name or Host provider name.


WordPress Installation Troubleshoot – Default Username and Password of SQL

19 Oct

While installing WordPress in your local system you might get few standard problems like “error configuration”. In default installation you need to follow two steps for successful installation. First step we need to create database in the name of “wordpress”. Second step change the database Username to “root” and database Password to “”. If you follow the above two steps you can install wordpress without error.

Note: MySql database default username is root and password is “” (blank).