How to Turn Off / On Comments in WordPress 3.1 +

Filed under: Blogging — Tags: — Brian

The newer versions of Wordpress (3.1+) have made some changes to some of the default options in the admin section, and among those changes was some housekeeping to shuffle several options out of the way. In the process many people now don’t know where to go to turn off (or on) comments in their Wordpress blog. This simple guide covers how to use the new Screen Options (and where to find it) to access all of the customization options in Wordpress posts.

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WordPress Trackable Social Share Icon Plugin Released | 2011

Filed under: Blogging,News — Tags: , — Brian

Ecreative Internet Marketing is thrilled to unveil our custom Wordpress plugin, Trackable Social Share Icons. This highly customizable plugin provides social media icons for your blog, and clicks automatically track in your Google Analytics. Best of all, we’re providing this plugin for free for anyone to use.

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WordPress.com vs. Self Hosted WordPress Blogs

Filed under: Blogging — Tags: — Brian

Wordpress is by leaps and bounds the strongest blogging platform out there — Wordpress is intuitive and easy to use, robust, regularly updated, infinitely expandable, and best of all Wordpress is entirely free. There are, however, two different ways to start a Wordpress blog: you can host it yourself, which requires you to have web hosting somewhere, or you can let Wordpress.com host it for you.

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Social Media Icons on Your Blog

Filed under: Blogging — Tags: , — Brian

If you want something done right — do it yourself. This is the lesson we learned when we tried to find a good Wordpress plugin to provide those social media icons at the bottom of posts. After a lot of searching, the existing ones often didn’t offer tracking options, and nearly always shared all your user’s information with a 3rd party company.

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