Akismet Free API Key can protect against spams

If you are a website owner and using  CMS like WordPress then you are familiar with spam commenting  problem.  A spam comment is  normally  auto generated  and submitted  off topic comments to your posts. The main purpose of this action is to promote business by advertising  or may be it contain links to get traffic to their websites.  In this article we will talk about the great wordpress plugin Akismet. We will show you how we can prevent our site with spam comments and the most important thing is to get API key because without that key you can’t stop spams.   But now a days Akismet is not offering free key.  But Don’t Worry I will give you a trick to get API key. What is Akismet? Akismet is anti spam service for comments. It is great plugin which stops spams with the help of  intelligent algorithms running to catch up the spams and prevent  your website in real time. Akismet Free API Key for WordPress Site The great thing is that Akismet is already included in package when you installed wordpress.  It means it is already installed and you need to activate and configure it first. So go to plugins and activate it. Once it is activated, it is still not able to stop spams so if you want this plugin to be fully functional  then you must need to get API key.  So first you need to activate your akismet account. Click on Activate Akismet Account button and then press get your API key button and this will redirect you to Akismet Website.   You need to add your account so enter...

How to migrate wordpress to new host using duplicator installer

This is extremely great tutorial for those who want site data backup or migrate wordpress to new host or a new domain. Today we will discuss very useful wp plugin called the duplicator which is free and really powerful. It has two very important functions. It is lifesaver for your site what it means that you can use it to wordpress migration or back up your website on new servers without losing web content, mysql database, wordpress plugins, seo rank and search engine optimization. This is not an easy task but I will show you the easiest and quickest way in few steps which you will follow to simply copy website to another host. You can also watch video tutorial. Few years back, website transfer was very difficult and lengthy process. I need to use ftp server to upload files on web-space root directory and create a sql database, new user and finally install WordPress. But that process had few drawbacks. The most frequent issues were user permissions, database error and file path problems. Fortunately the duplicator solves your problems and with few clicks and in few minutes you can copy a wordpress site to web server. So I will show you how to do this. We need three things which we will do in steps. 1. First thing is a plug in which is available free on wordpress.org. 2. Second is the site which you want to copy. 3. Third one is a domain that are going to move website to.   Step 1: Download plugin It can install from plugin download section on your old website under wp...

How wordpress seo can improve on page optimization

WordPress SEO As you all knows that WordPress is a SEO friendly platform. SEO wordpress is super easy. This means that it provides easy ways to on page optimization for your website which can help you quickly appears in search engine results and increase your ranking in very fast manners. There are many plugins available but the most popular are All in One SEO Pack and WordPress Plugin Yoast. In this tutorial we will talk about All in One SEO Pack. This is WordPress plugin which is used to fully optimize your website contents including Posts, Pages and other settings. I am also using this and this is the best one for on page search engine optimization and i will prefer you to use as well because this is extremely powerful but simple and easy to use. It also has 4.5 rating and almost 1+ million downloads.     It has some great feathers such general, home page, keywords, titles,  custom post types, display settings. It also includes google webmaster verification, google, no-index and  advance settings sections.     You can install it from plugins section. When this will installed, settings will show up on wp admin top bar section and it will also display on individual posts and pages. This is the actual section where you can optimize your single post and page contents. WordPress General Setting Before using this plugin we will tune few wordpress settings. First add site title and site tagline on general settings. Title should not be more than four words and you can add tagline of maximum eight words. This is important to note that both fields can help for...

Moving WordPress from localhost to Web Server

In our previous tutorial, we learnt that how to Install WordPress on local Computer using  wamp server. As you have seen that development process become very fast and  you have great opportunity to explore without any fear and making mistakes on local computer. When your web development is completed on localhost. Now this is the time to move your website from localhost  to live server. Before your site going live, we need to transfer our local website data from localhost to web server or ftp server.  Everything of your website is stored in  MySQL database  including images, posts and pages. There are two ways to export data. Either you can find any  wp plugin which can make your work much easy so Backup-Buddy plugin is the best one to choose for database backup.  Otherwise you can also do that manually by using built in wp tools as we will use this feature later in this article. If you need advance help then you can visit wordpress.org. Installing Plugin To get your local site data first login wordpress on wp admin and navigate to tools and open import option. You need to install wordpress importer because without installing this plugin you can not export data or data backup. wordpress-importer Export contents Once installed, go to export page where you can find all contents, posts or pages export options with download export file button. export-file I will highly recommend you to choose all contents option because it will export everything like posts, pages and images. By pressing download button an xml file will be saved on your computer and this is...

How to display latest news ticker on WordPress Website

News are the important part of  news sites, online magazines, tv channels and blog sites. They used to display latest updates in the form of  breaking news on websites. They facilitate the readers to find out recent news on top of the website without going into the individual pages or posts. There are many free wp plugins or some are premium available which you can use with your WordPress themes to add  beautiful tickers on your site. In this tutorial we will learn how to display latest news ticker on your WordPress website or blog. Lets start with the definition, This is a electronic representation of news headlines in horizontal or vertical scrolling on a site. How to display latest news ticker on WordPress Website The plugin which we have selected is Ditty News Ticker. I will highly recommend you to use this because there is few reasons. This is free and easy to use secondly it is very popular and has five star rating and thousands of downloads and  you can free download it from wordpress.org.  Remember always choose that one which has at-least 4 star rating.   So we are talking about Ditty News Ticker which is the dynamic purpose data display plugin. You can add news tickers by shortcodes, direct functions or custom widgets area. In simple words you can add it anywhere in your website. To install this plugin,  go to the wp plugins section. Click on add new button then enter Ditty News Ticker in search field. You will see that plugin on your screen.     Now install this plugin and finally activate it. If you already have this plugin on your computer then you can...

How to Install WordPress on local Computer

If you are the beginner and learn WordPress then you are in right place. In this article we will use windows operating system and will discuss how to install WordPress on local server on your PC. There is a big reason behind this to install it on locally first, because this is very easy for experts or specially for newbie to develop and test their WordPress blog or websites before gone live. And the most important thing is that local installation makes the process so much fast and you can take full control without any risk. There is no need of  web hosting and domain to install WordPress on PC . But on live server you have to take care a lot. If there is something happened wrong then you can loss your efforts and time. If you are newbie and wants to get full advantage then we will recommend you to look at our WordPress Introduction article and hopefully this will help you. Watch step by step Video tutorial  to install wordpress on local computer. What is WampServer? Before start our journey, we need a mechanism or local environment on your computer where we can run WordPress. We are lucky that WampServer is a Windows web improvement environment and you can easily run WordPress on localhost. It facilitates you to develop web applications or websites with Apache, PHP and a MySQL database. PhpMyAdmin manages your databases effortlessly. You should visit WampServer Website. Remember download that version which are compatible to your windows specification (32bit-64bit) and it depends on the windows which your are using. Once you have downloaded  then click on setup to install the software and follow step by...