Featured sliders are all the rage right now, because they provide an easy way to showcase your best content and keep keep your visitors interested with instantly changing images. When searching for a plugin to handle your site’s featured content and/or images, it can be completely overwhelming, given the vast number available. Who knows which are any good? I want to save you an hour of research with this post. I’ve selected some of the easiest to use and most recently updated slider plugins for WordPress to help you narrow your search. Each slider listed has a screenshot and a link to its demo, so that you can quickly sift through and find the perfect slider for your WordPress site.
We’re proud to announce BuddyBase, our free BuddyPress theme and framework. BuddyBase is beautiful, streamlined, and intelligent. It can be used as a standalone BuddyPress theme, or as a framework from which to build your own sweet themes. Did we mention that it’s free?
You don't always want to login in WordPress – so I've turned off the login for my local development environment, since I don't need it. So far I know two ways how to do this, which I want to introduce you briefly. Decide for yourself which is the right way for you if you don't need a login at all or just want to change the time frame before you logged out again.
I’m going to walk you through the steps of creating and using sidebars for WordPress themes. Maybe you’ll even pick up on some things you didn’t know about. The goal is to teach theme developers how to properly register sidebars and end this cycle of using outdated code.
This tool checks what security related information is exposed by your web browser to any website that you visit. By accessing this page via an anonymizing proxy or any other internet privacy solution you can judge how effectively your identity is hidden.
Analyze Your Internet Connection. Click to analyze your Internet connection (opens new window). Note that this page runs tests, such as trying to open popup windows and checking for open ports. It may trigger some warnings such as from a firewall.
BrowserSpy.dk is the place where you can see just how much information your browser reveals about you and your system. Did you know that all websites that you visit can find out which fonts you have installed? It's also possible to find out if you have a range of programs installed. These include Adobe Reader, OpenOffice.org, Google Chrome and Microsoft Silverlight. Perhaps even which sites you have visited lately can be detected! When you surf around the internet your browser leaves behind a trail of digital footprints. Websites can use these footprints to check your system. BrowserSpy.dk is a service where you can check just what information it's possible to gather from your system, just by visiting a website. Privacy to the ultimate test!
Is your browser configuration rare or unique? If so, web sites may be able to track you, even if you limit or disable cookies. Panopticlick tests your browser to see how unique it is based on the information it will share with sites it visits.
Alfresco reduces your ECM costs by up to 96% compared to proprietary systems like Documentum, Open Text and SharePoint. It's as simple to use as a shared drive or SharePoint and does not lock you in to a proprietary stack.
IDrive Plug-in for WordPress is an easy to use backup utility, designed specifically to backup WordPress blog data into your IDrive online backup account. It provides scheduled as well as immediate backup of WordPress blog data including files and MySQL database dump. Install and activate the IDrive Plug-in for WordPress. Through the Plug-in, create a new IDrive online backup account to start backing up your WordPress data.
Prey lets you keep track of your phone or laptop at all times, and will help you find it if it ever gets lost or stolen. It's lightweight, open source software, and free for anyone to use. And it just works.