Category Archive: Blogging

Overview:

Blogging Platforms are used for managing your online content for communicating with your audience across the globe. Many free and open source blogging platforms have evolved over the years. As a result, we have a number of variations like blogging tools, web site builders, static site generators etc.

Selection:

There are so many blogging platforms available. Because of this, choice becomes difficult as each platform has its own pros and cons. Our team has gone through a huge number of platforms and filtered a list of 5 best blogging software available as of today:

  • WordPress
  • Jekyll
  • Ghost
  • Serendipity
  • SilverStripe

Customization:

WordPress: A big community of WordPress results into a huge number of plugins. Then huge user base has various use cases. So the plugins offered by WordPress are diversified and cover most of the customization requirements of any business.

Jekyll: Jekyll is a Ruby based open source content management system which generates blog or site contents in plain HTML.Jekyll also allows you to extend functionality via its plugin system without modifying its core. Therefore, you can create high speed blogs with Jekyll.

Ghost: Ghost is developed using Node.js which makes it a fast and robust platform. It focuses more on Markdown instead of WYSIWYG editing. Ghost also provides a number of integrations with Zapier, Google, Strip and the list goes on.

Serendipity: An open source PHP based weblog engine designed for the casual bloggers. However, offers an expandable framework which has the power to build professional applications. It also offers robust plugin system which allows to achieve required customization.

SilverStripe: PHP based free and open source CMS and Framework for creating and maintaining websites, blogs and web applications. In order to support customization, SilverStripe offers a variety of useful Add On.

Increase Website Search Traffic by Following Top 7 SEO Blogs in 2021

The digital marketplace is constantly changing and trying to find the best sources to increase search traffic can be tricky. To help you out, we’ve listed favorite SEO blogs in 2021

Increase Website Search Traffic

Overview

SEO is a constantly changing big industry where …

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A Beginners Guide On Vanilla Forum WordPress Integration

Integrate Vanilla Forum with WordPress to improve client support, lower the service cost and boost sales. Let’s learn how to integrate these two free software.

 wordpress integration

Overview

In the past few years, the interaction of businesses with their customers has changed. …

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How to Dockerize WordPress with Docker Compose

In this blog post, we will guide you on why and how to Dockerize your WordPress projects using Docker Compose.

docker+wordpress

Containerization has become a major trend in software development as an alternative to virtualization. It involves encapsulating or bundling up …

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How to Enable GZIP Compression in WordPress for Better PagSpeed and SEO

Page speed and load times are among the most important factors for better ranking in search engines. And, GZIP compression can help.

GZIP Compression in WordPress for Better PagSpeed and SEO

As Google and other search engines are considering a website’s User Experience (UX) a critical factor in their …

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How to Migrate from WordPress to Jekyll

In this tutorial we’ll learn how to migrate your website from WordPress to Jekyll and host it with Github free of cost

wordpress to jekyll

Jeykll is an open source static site generator. It transform your plain text into static websites and blogs. It takes …

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How to Build Your Website with WordPress and Gatsby

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to enhance your website using WordPress and Gatsby together.

Wordpress and Gatsby

GatsbyJS is a free and open source React-based, GraphQL powered, static site generator. It uses powerful pre-configuration to build a website that uses only static …

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A Beginners Guide to Migrate to Ghost from WordPress

In this step by step tutorial we’ll learn how to migrate your contents and images from WordPress to Ghost.

A Beginners Guide to Migrate to Ghost from WordPress

Ghost is an emerging open source blogging platform. It is a Node.js CMS for content publishing and comes with simple and …

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A Beginners Guide to Develop a WordPress Plugin

WordPress Plugins are modules you activate on your website to provide a series of features or elements.

Wordpress plugin development

WordPress plugin is a standalone set of code that enhances and extends the functionality of WordPress.  By using any combination of PHP, …

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A Beginners Guide to Create WordPress Theme from Scratch

A Beginners Guide to Create WordPress Theme from Scratch

How to Create WordPress Theme is amongst the top queries in google search. Creating a WordPress theme can be simple if you know basic HTML, CSS and JavaScript. However, if you are new to WordPress then this tutorial is for …

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WordPress Instant Messaging Using Rocket.chat

This integration improves productivity by allowing instant messaging from a WordPress site. It empowers to communicate with customers and team mates.

Wordpress Instant Messaging Solution Using Rocket.chat

Rocket.Chat team offers a free open source plugin for WordPress instant messaging and live chat from within WordPress. WordPress …

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