40 WordPress Optimisation tips – Yoast – Tweaking Websites.: Joost De valk has the slides for his talk on 40 WordPress optimization tips up for everyone. This is from his presentation at A4UExpo in Europe. If you do not follow Joost or use his plugins, you might be missing out. We have recently started using his Tweetbacks plugin on this blog (with some minor tweaks for load). To test it out, just Twitter this post and you will see it appear as a comment.
The dotMobi WordPress Mobile Pack.: The dotMobi WordPress Mobile pack is a set of plugins to make your WordPress blog easier to use on mobile devices. This pack includes the following:
- Mobile switcher to detect mobile visitors and provide an appropriate experience
- Base mobile theme for quick-and-easy XHTML-MP compliance
- Extended mobile themes so you can unleash your mobile creativity
- Transcoding and device adaptation to optimise the mobile experience
- DeviceAtlas integration for world-class adaptation
- Mobile admin panel for when posts can’t wait
- Mobile ad widget to make you some money
- Barcode widget to help users bookmark your blog
The dotMobi Plugin pack is also compatible with WordPress MU 2.6 but requires PHP 5.0 or greater.
17 Statistics to Monitor on your Blog: Darren leads us through 17 important statistics on your blog, how to monitor them and how they can help you become a better blogger and in turn make your blog more attractive and more popular. He does however, warn newer bloggers to refrain from checking on stats too often.
Custom Taxonomies in WordPress 2.8: Justin explains taxonomies to us and gives us a detail rundown on how to create taxonomies and use them effectively in your WordPress blog. Much of this tutorial is based on the yet unreleased WordPress 2.8.