Akismet is a comment spam filtering service. Akismet catches blog comment and pingback spam using their algorithms. This algorithm learns from its mistakes and from the actions taken by participating websites. Every WordPress installation comes with two plugins pre-installed. One of them is Akismet. Even though Akismet comes pre-installed, it […]

Akismet Spam Filtering WordPress Plugin

After having used the shortcodes you can go back to a full width section. This text is just a paragraph after the closing shortcode. Simple. For extra styling you could start a section with a different number of columns. Suppose you want to have some text take up two thirds […]

Columns in a WordPress Post

The Plugin Directory at says the following about this plugin: “A lightweight plugin to protect email addresses from email-harvesting robots by encoding them into decimal and hexadecimal entities.” A lightweight plugin to protect plain email addresses and mailto links from email-harvesting robots by encoding them into decimal and hexadecimal […]

WordPress Email Address Encoder Plugin

The Plugin Directory at says this about the Countdown Tier Ultimate plugin: “A quick, easy way to add and display responsive Countdown timer on your website.” Do you have a special event coming up? The documentation goes on to say this: “A very simple plugin to add countdown timer […]

WordPress Countdown Timer Ultimate

This page is a just demonstration of a picture gallery. Click on the¬†pictures below to see a larger picture in a “lightbox”. The plugin used here is Foo Gallery by FooPlugins. I also needed to install FooBox Free Image Lightbox to have the lightbox functionality. If I wanted to have […]

Picture Gallery in WordPress using Foo Gallery

WordPress has several good plugins that let you put advertisements on your WordPress site. The site reviews the following Ad Management Plugins: OIO Publisher – paid BuySellAds Pro – paid Google DFP – paid AdSanity – paid WP125 – free Adrotate – free and pro (paid) versions Simple Ads […]

Advertising Plugins

Contact Form 7 is a WordPress plugin. It’s one of the most popular plugins for creating contact forms and it is free. When you install and activate it you will see on the Dashboard menu the item “Contact”. There are three submenus: Contact Forms, Add New and Integration. When you […]

Contact Form 7