Control Spam using Anti-Spam plugin Akismet

Akismet Anti-spam plugin for wordpress

WordPress is designed to  be lightweight and provides maximum flexibility, but it cannot automatically control the spamming. As your blog grows popular you will notice that there is comment spamming. Luckily there are several plugins, like Akismet, WordPress Zero Spam, WP-SpamShield, Growmap Anti Spambot, Antispam Bee, etc. The tutorial to setup the Akismet plugin is …

WP Emoji One plugin adds Emoji to WordPress posts

WP Emoji One

Emoji is a great way to express your emotions on social media without using too many words. Emoji can be used in blog articles/posts too and the WordPress has basic set of emoticons. The WordPress emoticons can be enabled from Settings >> Writing, and then checking the check-box next to Convert Emotions. But if you want more appealing and …

Android 5 Lollipop: Features and Enhancements

Android 5 Lollipop

Finally Google has released the latest version of Android. The new Android 5 is known as Lollipop which will be a major upgrade for many devices. Google had previewed this Android version earlier in June at Google I/O developer event. Sundar Pichai, SVP, Android, Chrome & Apps wrote in official Google blog that, “Lollipop is made …

Android One initiative to boost low cost smartphone market

Android One Smartphones

Google launched the Android One platform on September 15, 2014 in order to boost the low cost smartphone market. The initiative was launched first in India and the smartphone will be produced by Micromax, Karbonn and Spice initially. The official Google Blog has a blog post titled “For the next five billion: Android One,” written by Sundar Pichai, …

WordPress 4.0 out there with some exciting features

Wordpress 4.0

Finally WordPress 4.0 is out there and is named “Benny” (named after jazz musician Benny Goodman). The new version consists of some major improvements for smoother writing experience. WordPress 4.0 Features Improved Plugin Installation Experience Improved Widget Customizer Panel New Grid View for the Media Library Improvements to the Visual Editor Improvements to TinyMCE Views More …