Blogger is a very good service for blogging. WordPress is way more adaptable (and you can use your own domain name with WordPress) however if all you need is a simple to use and free blog then Blogger is the way to go (bet you didn't think you'd hear that from someone who provides WordPress services … [Read more...] about Get much better Blogger feeds
For whatever reason you may need to Publish a WordPress Post without having that Post show in the Feed. The Post will still show on your Website however feed subscribers won't see the Post (and any services such as Mailchimp or Aweber that use your Feed won't 'see' the Blog Post). Just add the code … [Read more...] about How to remove a Post from the RSS Feed
As a WordPress Website designer and support person I often work with Feedburner. Feedburner makes tracking feed subscriptions simple as well as adding some really cool functionality such as the ability to subscribe to feeds by email and even enabling pubsubhubbub. I enable Feedburner feed … [Read more...] about Easily move a Feedburner feed to another account
RSS/Atom feeds have become synonymous with Blogs; every major Blog software and service includes feeds by default. WordPress, Blogger, Typepad, Joomla, Drupal, Tumblr and so on all have feed capabilities as a standard offering. Feeds were originally created to ‘push’ content to subscribers i.e. a … [Read more...] about RSS and Atom Feed SEO
FeedReader, in my opinion, is the best RSS reader available (and it’s free). I have used it for many years without any problems at all … until recently; I encrypted my hard-drives and everything worked as expected except FeedReader. I was getting an error like ‘internal gds software consistency … [Read more...] about How to Resolve the FeedReader ‘gds software consistency check’ Error
There is so much software out there, some good and some really not great at all. I am however continually amazed that people are prepared to pay for software when there is a better free alternative available. Below is my favourite software that is free to use and provides exceptional productivity … [Read more...] about Top 10 Free Software
The problems with Google Feedburner and the mighty Yahoo Pipes is causing many of us headaches. For over two weeks now Feedburner has not been reading RSS data from Pipes. Many people use Feedburner to parse their Pipes RSS feeds and often publish this information on websites. Since the 6th of … [Read more...] about Yahoo Pipes and Feedburner Not Working – A Solution?
Pinging blog directories is an important and worthwhile activity when posting. A common problem with pinging is that it is difficult to know if the ping has been successful. For example, you may specify that you require ping-o-matic and King Ping to be pinged (as I used to) whenever a new post is … [Read more...] about Ping your Post with Feedburner PingShot