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We’ve seen all A-list bloggers using Aweber for creating the mailing lists and that they are using the javascript pop-up boxes to display the signup information button for the first time visitor, so as to increase the signup rate. However, there are few who don’t like that at all. Anyway, I also want to increase the signup for my newsletter (not aweber one, I use the feedburner’s default service) and was thinking of a non-obtrusive way of displaying the signup box and here’s what I did!

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We all know that using the <!–more –> (remove the space between e and -) tag, helps us in splitting the blog post, so that one can get post teasers on the home page. This helps in two things – 1) Increases Page views. 2) Keeps the length of the homepage short and thus avoids long scroll.

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One of our readers Simon, asked a wonderful question from us that how can one move a locally installed blog on to a live blog? I can only say thanks to Simon for asking this question as this is indeed one of the common practices of launching blogs with content present on them.

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WordPress is powered by PHP/MySQL and thus it needs a MySQL database. There are many web hosts who restrict you from creating unlimited database and thus puts you in a trouble of managing the web sites accordingly. Of course, I’ll always suggest you to do a thorough research on choosing the web host, however, if you are stuck with any web host which restricts you then also you are not out of luck. Fortunately, multiple WordPress can be run using a single database instance.

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There are various ways of getting the donations from the readers, although the best way to do so is through PayPal. Not only PayPal is a pretty known but one of the most trusted services around the web too. It’s pretty simple to integrate the Donate through Paypal buttons on a WordPress blog. You just need to get the code, through which the button will be displayed.

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Credit : Moving tip# 28

Few posts back, I’d mentioned that how one can move the WordPress blog from one web-host to another in one of the simple ways. However, there is one more simple and quick way of moving the WordPress blog and I would like to share it with you all to ensure that in case you face the problem of changing the host then you won’t have to waste enough time in the process and that you concentrate more on writing.

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So, you’ve decided that you are going to move away from your current host however now you are facing a problem that how will you move your blog to another host as you have a notion that it’s one of the difficult task as playing around with database may finish your blog. It’s quite natural to think this way as when I did it for the first time, I had the same feeling too. However, after moving it to the other host, I realized that it isn’t that difficult and by following these simple steps you can achieve the task pretty easily -

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