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Update 4.1 for Delete Duplicate Posts Plugin + 100.000 Milestone!

This update is primarily about deleting. Deleting duplicate posts in WordPress to be exact. Many, many years ago I posted about how to delete duplicate posts manually, but I made a plugin to handle the problem instead - In 2009 I released the "Delete Duplicate Posts"...

Revisiting old posts – years later

I recently rediscovered some old content from my old blog on another website. I have teased some of the content on my Google+ page and a couple on Twitter @cleverplugins. (Fair warning, I am not very active on either) There is some old content, the oldest is from 2009...

How to fetch and display WordPress plugin information

A simple piece of code to fetch plugin information about any plugin hosted on wordpress.org and display on your own website. If you have built your own plugins and publish them on wordpress.org, you might want to display some basic stats about the plugin. With this...

WordPress Optimization Tips – header.php

A regular task in my work is to improve the speed of a website. There are many places to tweak, but a place I always go to look for some easy improvements is the header.php file.

301 redirects for 404 spam pages – WordPress Style

This is a repost from my old website. If your WordPress website has ever been hacked, you know there is a lot of cleaning up to do after cleaning up the database, files and of course spiced up your security, right? In many cases the hackers use the hacked website to...

SEO Booster 2.2 released

I'm very happy to announce SEO Booster 2 and cleverplugins.com have seen significant updates. The last post I made about SEO Booster 2 was around version 2.0.14 and quite a few things have happened since, check out the changelog for all that has been going on. A few...

SEO Booster – Inject keyword in title

Inject popular keywords in the <title>-tag! An old feature from the version 1-series that was not implemented in version 2 was recently requested on the forum. The feature is "Inject keyword in title tag" and added the most popular keyword to the title tag. This...

SB2 2.0.4 – WordPress 3.8 Ready and more

I have just released the latest version of SEO Booster 2. The new version has been prepared and tested for the upcoming WordPress 3.8. The next major release of WordPress will feature a revamped admin interface and it was necessary to make some changes to match the...

How to automate SEO reporting!

Collecting and gathering the information for just a few Search Engine Optimization projects can be difficult and very time-consuming.

With a few SEO tools, services and investments you can build a system that runs automatically and leaves you time to focus on the more challenging aspects of building SEO strategies.

Barry Hughes Interview

Barry Hughes is a Scottish WordPress developer, based in in Canada. Barry was kind enough to answer some questions about himself and his work. Hello Barry. Thank you for doing this interview. Please start by telling a little about yourself. Well, I'm...

WordPress Optimization Checklist

WordPress Optimization has many benefits to your website. The user experience improves, conversion rates in your webshop and better SEO rankings. Learn some of the tricks I use to optimize WordPress.

SoreThumb – Attention getting WordPress plugin

SoreThumb is a new WordPress plugin that combats banner blindness, bringing attention to specific elements on your website without compromising style. Online marketeers now have a new weapon in their armory for increasing CTR, as long as they don’t abuse it or it could have an opposite effect.

Extreme query optimization for WordPress

WordPress is fast and easy to work with even for more complicated projects. The flexibility and built in helper functions make WordPress a very flexible platform for many things. In these days where speed is essential for user experiences and SEO, tweaking and...

How to delete unattached media in WordPress

When working with WordPress, you sometimes end up with unattached media. This could happen for many reasons, usually you sometimes upload files you no longer use or for some other reason ends up unattached. Now, being unattached does not necessarily mean you do not...

WordPress Content Deployment with RAMP

RAMP is a WordPress plugin that allows you to easily deploy changes from development servers directly to the production server.

WITHOUT the hassle of either replicating all steps manually or the more hardcore way of dumping and importing the entire database.

WordPress Functions.php Code Collection on Stackexchange

Functions.php code collection hosted on WordPress Answers on Stackexchange.com – The best code collection for your functions.php WordPress.

The functions.php file in your WordPress theme is an underutilized resource for many WordPress powered sites.

WordPress header.php Optimization Tips

WordPress is very fast when you first install it, but there are many things you can do to optimize your WordPress site for more speed.

In this article I give a few tips you can use to improve your header.php file.

Benefits, testimonials and old customers!

There has been a lot of changes and additions the past week on cleverplugins.com, and I would like to share some of the highlights with you: New member benefits! I am currently negotiating a couple of new deals to give cleverplugins.com members great deals or...

Boosting the lips of Venus

“My search engine traffic has increased by at least 500% since installing this plugin.” – Venus O’Hara talks about her experiences using SEO Booster PRO, the dynamic WordPress SEO Plugin.

CleverPlugins.com Relaunch

I am happy to announce the relaunch of CleverPlugins.com, with a brand new look and with lots of improvements, let me walk you through some of them…

Yes, the new website is on its way

The new website is on its way. I’m putting a lot of effort and energy into creating a new and improved website for both old customers and new visitors.

Tony Lindskog RIP

Dear customers and friends of cleverplugins.com

It is my sad duty to inform you that my friend and business-partner Tony Lindskog passed away shortly before New Years 2010.

Setting Featured Image via code

I have been gradually updating a WordPress blog over the past few weeks, and one of the new features requested was adding more imagery to the site.

Adding thousands of featured images to old posts published before the new WordPress feature is best done automatically via PHP/MySQL, read on for explanation and code example.

WordPress Multisite Search

A quick and simple solution for displaying search results from all subblogs on your WordPress 3 Multisite installation.

No 404 on WordPress Blogs!

A quick and easy way to remove all 404 errors on your WordPress Blogs and redirect all 404’s with a 301 to your homepage. Never loose linkjuice again.

Milan Petrovic Interview

This interview is the third in a series of interviews with outstanding WordPress Developers. This time Milan Petrovic was kind enough to answer a few questions.

Interview with Vladimir Prelovac

Vladimir Prelovac is an outstanding WordPress Developer who is the author of not only a lot of Plugins and a few Themes, but also a book on WordPress Development. He was kind enough to take the time to answer a few questions…

Have you visited DiggingIntoWordPress.com yet?

Jeff Starr from Digging into WordPress released a post a few days ago about the different configuration values you can set in wp-config.php, entitled ‘WordPress Configuration Tricks’, which is a very interesting read.

Does your site convert on Google?

It is very important to make sure your homepage is as well-represented on Google as possible. As you can see in the following screen shot, Google updated the listing after a few days, and it is now a lot more relevant and appealing to the people searching on Google.

Is your WordPress Theme holding you back?

With the code above, the theme showed the name of the blog and the description on the frontpage, and on all other pages, the title of the post/page followed by a \”-\” hyphen and then the name of the blog.

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