5 Free WordPress Alternatives for Self-hosted Websites & Blogs in 2015

When we talk about building a website or hosting a blog, the top option that comes back as a suggestion is to build it with WordPress. WordPress powers majority of websites and blogs on the internet however it’s not the only option you have available. In this post, we take a look at some of the modern WordPress alternatives we have in the year 2015. Continue reading “5 Free WordPress Alternatives for Self-hosted Websites & Blogs in 2015”

How to Restrict Comment Spam in WordPress without Captcha

There are many ways to deal with comment spams in WordPress, many of which involve using a Captcha to detect bots against humans. In this post, we will see, how we can restrict comment spam on WordPress blog without relying on Captcha plugins. The plugin we will be using is free and requires no additional setup. Read on to find more. Continue reading “How to Restrict Comment Spam in WordPress without Captcha”

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How to take screenshots on Windows and write annotations

If you are a blogger then many a times you may have faced the need to take screenshots or screenclips of your screen in order to include it in your post for better explanation of the topic you are writing about. Today I am going to write about this great free tool called ShareX which is available for Windows and is capable of doing much more than just taking screenshots. Continue reading “How to take screenshots on Windows and write annotations”

Essential Free Plugins to install with WordPress in 2015

So you decided to start a new blog in 2015 and installed WordPress. But where to go from there? How about starting by installing some of the essential WordPress plugins? Find below a complete list of absolute essential WordPress plugins as well as some good to have WordPress plugins to install in 2015. Continue reading “Essential Free Plugins to install with WordPress in 2015”