Embedding Youtube Videos in WordPress Posts

Posted by on Apr 2, 2008 in General, Wordpress, Youtube

I’ve had problems with embedding Youtube videos in WordPress blog posts in the past, and since I don’t post videos often enough to remember the solution I end up researching my problem each time. Now that I’ve got the solution down I figured I’d share it with you in case you run into the same trouble. I haven’t upgraded to WordPress 2.5, so I’m not sure if the fix is already be built in the newest version. If it is fixed in newer version then this only applies to older versions of WordPress. There are two solutions to the problem: 1. Turn off the Visual...

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Moving a Free WordPress Hosted Blog to its Own Domain

Posted by on Jul 12, 2007 in SEO, Wordpress

I have a friend who has a highly trafficked blog hosted on WordPress, kreahcraze.wordpress.com. Since my friend is getting quite a bit of traffic she would like to add ads to her site in order to make some money with her blog. However, wordpress doesn’t allow its users to have ads on their blogs. So, I have been helping her move her blog to her own domain and hosting, where she will have complete control of her blog. The tricky part about doing this is that she will likely lose a lot of traffic since many of her pages are listed in the search engines under her WordPress.com domain and...

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Starting a Blog

Posted by on Apr 12, 2007 in Blogging, Wordpress

This topic may be a bit basic for many of you, but every once in a while people ask me how to start a blog, or a website, so I am writing this post to share my recommendations and thoughts on the subject. The easiest and quickest way I would recommend starting a blog would be to go to blogger.com and sign up for a new account there. The great thing about using blogger is that you don’t have to buy a domain name or get hosting, they take care of that for you. All you have to do is follow their simple step by step sign-up process then start blogging. WordPress.com also offers a similar...

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