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Lorelle VanFossen Lorelle on WordPress http://lorelle.wordpress.com/ WordPress Power Tips
Blogging Tips: What Bloggers Won’t Tell You  About Blogging By Lorelle VanFossen
Live Real Time Stats Woopra http://www.woopra.com/
 
Help Matt Mullenweg Achieve His New Year’s Goals <ul><li>It’s WordPress not Wordpress </li></ul><ul><li>Use the trademarke...
 
 
Push the Turbo Button In WordPress 2.7, Works with Google Gears to speed up WordPress Administration Panels
 
Future Posts -  Timestamp Write many posts released over time. Let your blog work for you  while you are off doing  other ...
Old WordPress Versions  – Future Posts Post Article Series over time. Work as a Weekend Blogger,  writing on weekends with...
 
Firefox Web Browser <ul><li>Spell Check </li></ul><ul><li>Webmaster Tools for Designers </li></ul><ul><li>Powerful Extensi...
FireFox Web Browser <ul><li>Use two tabs per blog. </li></ul><ul><li>Allows WordPress Theme view of post before publishing...
Paste in Post ID number with ?p=#### to see post preview in your WordPress Theme
Probloggers Use HTML Editor
Why Use the HTML Editor <ul><li>Fix poorly formed HTML </li></ul><ul><li>Total control over content formatting </li></ul><...
Turn off Visual Editor
WordPress Press-It & QuickPress <ul><li>Quick posting to your blog. </li></ul><ul><li>Built-in feature of WordPress. </li>...
 
 
Press-It Bookmarklet
Speed Blogging <ul><li>NoteTab Pro </li></ul><ul><li>FireFox </li></ul>
 
NoteTab Pro <ul><li>Create a Paste Board File </li></ul><ul><li>Use Firefox Copy Extensions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CoLT - C...
CoLT and AutoCopy FireFox Extensions <ul><li>CoLT Adds a Copy HTML Link to Right Click Menu. </li></ul><ul><li>Copying the...
Google Reader Preview Enhanced Greasemonkey Script (GPE) <ul><li>Allows viewing of the web page within Google Feed Reader ...
 
 
For more Firefox  Greasemonkey Scripts see Userscripts.org
Speed Blogging <ul><li>Copy post title link. </li></ul><ul><li>Select text to blockquote within the original post. </li></...
NoteTab Pro <ul><li>AutoCorrect – Spelling and Abbreviations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>WordPress Support Forums – wpsf </li></...
Firefox Greasemonkey Scripts <ul><li>Benefits versus WordPress Plugins </li></ul><ul><li>Work with any WordPress blog. </l...
Finding WordPress Plugins <ul><li>WordPress Plugin Directory </li></ul><ul><li>WP-Plugins Database </li></ul><ul><li>Weblo...
<ul><li>Lorelle on WordPress </li></ul><ul><li>Blog Herald </li></ul><ul><li>Weblog Tools Collection </li></ul><ul><li>Pla...
 
What are your WordPress Tips? <ul><li>Twitter Daily WordPress Tips </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter Daily WordPress Plugins </li>...
Popular WordPress Plugins <ul><li>Subscribe to Comments </li></ul><ul><li>Buy Me a Coffee – Buy Me a Beer </li></ul><ul><l...
What are your favorite WordPress Plugins?
Contact Lorelle <ul><li>lorelle.wordpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></u...
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WordPress Power Tips by Lorelle VanFossen

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Presented by Lorelle VanFossen of Lorelle on WordPress http://lorelle.wordpress.com/ for WordCamp Whistler on WordPress Power Tips. Includes tips on WordPress features, power blogging, speed blogging, Firefox Greasemonkey Scripts, NoteTab Pro, and how to blog better and more efficiently with WordPress.

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    1. 1. Lorelle VanFossen Lorelle on WordPress http://lorelle.wordpress.com/ WordPress Power Tips
    2. 2. Blogging Tips: What Bloggers Won’t Tell You About Blogging By Lorelle VanFossen
    3. 3. Live Real Time Stats Woopra http://www.woopra.com/
    4. 5. Help Matt Mullenweg Achieve His New Year’s Goals <ul><li>It’s WordPress not Wordpress </li></ul><ul><li>Use the trademarked, official WordPress logo </li></ul>
    5. 8. Push the Turbo Button In WordPress 2.7, Works with Google Gears to speed up WordPress Administration Panels
    6. 10. Future Posts - Timestamp Write many posts released over time. Let your blog work for you while you are off doing other things.
    7. 11. Old WordPress Versions – Future Posts Post Article Series over time. Work as a Weekend Blogger, writing on weekends with posts that publish all week.
    8. 13. Firefox Web Browser <ul><li>Spell Check </li></ul><ul><li>Webmaster Tools for Designers </li></ul><ul><li>Powerful Extensions & Add-ons </li></ul><ul><li>Greasemonkey Scripts </li></ul><ul><li>Tabs </li></ul>
    9. 14. FireFox Web Browser <ul><li>Use two tabs per blog. </li></ul><ul><li>Allows WordPress Theme view of post before publishing. </li></ul><ul><li>Copy post ID number from Administration Panels </li></ul>
    10. 15. Paste in Post ID number with ?p=#### to see post preview in your WordPress Theme
    11. 16. Probloggers Use HTML Editor
    12. 17. Why Use the HTML Editor <ul><li>Fix poorly formed HTML </li></ul><ul><li>Total control over content formatting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You do not need to use paragraph tags </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pasted content cleans easily </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Faster Blogging </li></ul><ul><li>Downsides </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Need to learn basic HTML </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No WYSIWYG preview </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Switching between HTML and Visual “cleans” your HTML </li></ul></ul>
    13. 18. Turn off Visual Editor
    14. 19. WordPress Press-It & QuickPress <ul><li>Quick posting to your blog. </li></ul><ul><li>Built-in feature of WordPress. </li></ul><ul><li>QuickPress found on the Dashboard Panel </li></ul><ul><li>Press-It on Tools Panel </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click and drag to your browser toolbar. </li></ul></ul>
    15. 22. Press-It Bookmarklet
    16. 23. Speed Blogging <ul><li>NoteTab Pro </li></ul><ul><li>FireFox </li></ul>
    17. 25. NoteTab Pro <ul><li>Create a Paste Board File </li></ul><ul><li>Use Firefox Copy Extensions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CoLT - Copy Link and Text </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AutoCopy FireFox Extension </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Reader Preview Enhanced </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Greasemonkey Script (GPE) </li></ul>
    18. 26. CoLT and AutoCopy FireFox Extensions <ul><li>CoLT Adds a Copy HTML Link to Right Click Menu. </li></ul><ul><li>Copying the link pastes it into the NoteTab Paste Board. </li></ul><ul><li>AutoCopy copies anything you select with your mouse. </li></ul><ul><li>Can keep copying. Edit later. </li></ul>
    19. 27. Google Reader Preview Enhanced Greasemonkey Script (GPE) <ul><li>Allows viewing of the web page within Google Feed Reader </li></ul><ul><li>Bypasses Feedburner to get real links </li></ul><ul><li>Google Reader Preview </li></ul><ul><li>Enhanced Greasemonkey Script (GPE) </li></ul>
    20. 30. For more Firefox Greasemonkey Scripts see Userscripts.org
    21. 31. Speed Blogging <ul><li>Copy post title link. </li></ul><ul><li>Select text to blockquote within the original post. </li></ul><ul><li>Go to next article of interest. </li></ul><ul><li>When done, switch to NoteTab. </li></ul><ul><li>Edit the Paste Board copied content. </li></ul><ul><li>Paste it into your WordPress blog post. </li></ul>
    22. 32. NoteTab Pro <ul><li>AutoCorrect – Spelling and Abbreviations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>WordPress Support Forums – wpsf </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Weblog Tools Collection – wtc </li></ul></ul><ul><li>HTML Tags </li></ul><ul><li>Capitalization </li></ul><ul><li>Line Sorting </li></ul><ul><li>Tabbed Documents </li></ul><ul><li>Scripts and Macros </li></ul>
    23. 33. Firefox Greasemonkey Scripts <ul><li>Benefits versus WordPress Plugins </li></ul><ul><li>Work with any WordPress blog. </li></ul><ul><li>Works with WordPress.com blogs. </li></ul><ul><li>Requires no interaction with databases or servers. </li></ul><ul><li>Less load on the blog site. </li></ul><ul><li>Like Javascript Bookmarklets. </li></ul><ul><li>Creative freedom. </li></ul>
    24. 34. Finding WordPress Plugins <ul><li>WordPress Plugin Directory </li></ul><ul><li>WP-Plugins Database </li></ul><ul><li>Weblog Tools Collection </li></ul><ul><li>Blog Herald WordPress News </li></ul><ul><li>WordPress Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>WordPress Fan Blogs </li></ul>
    25. 35. <ul><li>Lorelle on WordPress </li></ul><ul><li>Blog Herald </li></ul><ul><li>Weblog Tools Collection </li></ul><ul><li>Planet WordPress </li></ul><ul><li>WordPress Codex </li></ul><ul><li>WordPress Planet from Ozh </li></ul><ul><li>WordPress Podcast </li></ul><ul><li>Jeffro2pt0's WordPress Weekly Podcast </li></ul><ul><li>Blogger and Podcaster Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>WordCast Podcast </li></ul>WordPress News
    26. 37. What are your WordPress Tips? <ul><li>Twitter Daily WordPress Tips </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter Daily WordPress Plugins </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: lorelleonwp </li></ul>
    27. 38. Popular WordPress Plugins <ul><li>Subscribe to Comments </li></ul><ul><li>Buy Me a Coffee – Buy Me a Beer </li></ul><ul><li>Global Translator by Nothing2Hide </li></ul><ul><li>Liz Strauss Comment Counter by PlanetOzh </li></ul><ul><li>WordPress.com Blog Stats </li></ul><ul><li>Woopra </li></ul><ul><li>PodPress </li></ul><ul><li>Viper Video Tags </li></ul><ul><li>All-in-One Video Pack </li></ul><ul><li>WP-Submission for writing projects </li></ul><ul><li>WP-Download Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Gamerz WP-Polls or PollDaddy </li></ul><ul><li>Super Cache WordPress Plugin </li></ul><ul><li>Gravatars </li></ul>
    28. 39. What are your favorite WordPress Plugins?
    29. 40. Contact Lorelle <ul><li>lorelle.wordpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Woopra.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.blogherald.com </li></ul><ul><li>WordCamp Report wordcamp.info </li></ul><ul><li>Taking Your Camera on the Road www.cameraontheroad.com </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: lorelleonwp </li></ul>
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