Weekly Roundup #7: The Best WordPress Resources from Around the Web

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This week has been insanely hectic and very good all at the same time. There have been some great news and updates from the world of WordPress this week.

This post is part of a weekly series, Weekly Roundup. Feel free to read and enjoy some of these great posts I have found this week.

Here are some of the best articles I have read, shared, retweeted on @wpkube, and found on Blokube this week.

WordPress Blogging

Surefire Tips for Getting Blogs to Cover your Product or Service

I receive quite a few emails from individuals and companies wanting me to post about their product or service on WPLift, unfortunately quite a lot of these don’t get any coverage so I thought I would write this post offering advice. 1. Customise the email for me I dont really like receiving a blanket press

How to Add Pinterest “Pin It” button in your WordPress Blog

Recently while monitoring our blog stats, a new traffic source was popping up enough for us to notice. This traffic source was Pinterest. We started using the platform and saw great potential in it therefore we have added it on List25. In this article, we will show you how to add the Pinterest “Pin It” button to your WordPress blog.

6 Best Hello Bar Alternative WordPress Notification Plugin

Hello bar is one of the best notification bar for WordPress and also for any web publishing platform. I really liked their concept and personally that inspired me to create Mintbar – an opensource notification bar. So, why am I writing about Hello Bar alternatives? Well, Hello Bar’s free account offers just 25 click/month which I think is way to low for small blogs.

WordPress Resources

The Ultimate Guide to Implementing Facebook Comments on your Blog

Using Facebook Comments on your blog offers your readers a way to instantaneously comment on posts, as well as to share them without having to do any work. If you think this type of commenting system will suit your audience, read on to find out how you can implement it the right way.

Style Individual Blog Posts And Pages with WP Post Styling

If you’re looking to add custom CSS styles to your WordPress blog on a post-by-post (or page-by-page) basis, then the WP Post Styling plugin is a great option. It’s an easy-to-use tool for creating unique looks and adding custom styles to single posts and pages. You can even go a step further and add custom mobile styles

How to Set Up Blog Comments as Goals in GA Using WordPress Hacks

As many of you know, I love writing about Google Analytics. I’m a data junkie, and there’s nothing I enjoy more than learning more about the visitors coming to my blog. One of the best ways to get actionable data out of your Google Analytics is to set up goals.

WordPress Themes

Daily Tip: Download the Free Danko WordPress Theme for Charities

It comes with a built-in PayPal gateway, allowing you to take credit card payments via PayPal directly on your site. It also includes tons of admin options, custom widgets, a shortcode generator, contact form, and even the original Photoshop files for further customization.

25 WordPress Real Estate Themes for 2012

The real estate market is one that has long embraced WordPress as a CMS – there have been premium real estate themes around since near the start of the premium themes industry. Using the custom post types and taxonomies, WordPress is perfect for listing houses for sale and rental. In this roundup post, I will…

You just don’t need a magazine theme

Magazine themes are quite alluring. Sliders, pictures, columns, unique blocks of different content on demos. But beyond the perfectly crafted demo marketed to entice you to purchase what you’ve convinced yourself you must have, you probably don’t need it at all.

What are some of your favorite articles from the last few weeks?

About the Author: Devesh Sharma is a WordPress fanatic and loves experimenting with WordPress themes & plugins. Get more from Devesh on  and Twitter.

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