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How to Change Your Facebook Timeline Cover Photo

Your Facebook timeline cover photo is the large photo that serves as a background to your Profile. People often choose visually striking photos or images that really speak to who they are and what they love —you’ll see a lot of nature shots. To change your cover photo, follow these steps. [more…]


How to Choose a Good Twitter Username

On Twitter, your username, or handle, is your identity. If you can, sign up for Twitter by using your name or a variation of it as your username (assuming somebody else isn't already using it). For example, if your name is John Ira, you may want to pick a Twitter username such as @johnira or @john_ira. [more…]

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Writing a Good Blog

Blogs, or Web logs, are online journals that are updated frequently, sometimes even daily. An update, (also called an entry or a post) is usually quite short, perhaps just a few sentences, and readers can often respond to an entry online. People who write blogs are commonly called bloggers. Bloggers, tongue in cheek, call themselves and their blogs the blogosphere. [more…]

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10 Great Image Management Plugins

The ten plugins discussed here address one or more of your image management needs. All have thousands of users, great reviews, regular updates, and are easy to install. All plugins are free, and several [more…]

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Image-Editing Software for WordPress Web Design

When you work with graphics (including digital photographs) for Web design, you work with two file types: raster and vector. When you create, edit, or manipulate those files, you use graphic- or photo-editing [more…]

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Finding WordPress Resources and Tools

If you use WordPress as the platform for your blog or website, you can use any or all of the many tools WordPress offers. The following list helps you find some of these helpful resources. [more…]

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Basic HTML and CSS Markup for WordPress Themes

When you work with WordPress themes to create web designs, you use basic HTML, combined with CSS styling, to accomplish the formatting and styling you desire for your website. Here's a rundown of some [more…]

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WordPress Web Design For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Combining the power and flexibility of the WordPress content management system (CMS) with design and development skills (such as HTML, CSS, and graphic design programs) gives you the tools you need to [more…]

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