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In a previous post I wrote about a simple and easy way to convert your html into WordPress theme. Starting from today I will post a small series of articles that will explain the sweet little details when building a new WP theme. So first things first, we will start by explaining how to install WordPress on a local computer (Learn how to install wordpress locally on mac). By doing so, it will save you time from updating and previewing files, also we will mention some problems that you may encounter during the installation and after it.
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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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bbPress and WordPress are both from Automattic Inc., so it’s doesn’t take rocket science to figure out that they can be integrated quite easily with each other. It’s one of the advantage of choosing bbPress over various other free and commercial forum softwares. In this guide we’ll tell you that how you can easily integrate bbPress with WordPress.

After you’ve setup bbPress on your web host, the next major step is to integrate WordPress with it. Although, it may not be necessary depending on the way you run your blog. If you are the sole writer at your blog then you may be simply leave the integration part. You can treat both sections as two different websites.

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Have you ever tried to embed a YouTube video in your post, only to find out that it screws your theme completely by bringing down the sidebar (that’s what happens in most of the cases). Well, the only way to avoid such a situation is by making use of various plugins which can help you in embedding videos from YouTube.

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In our recent spree of talking about various ways of making money through blogs , we bring you another method of making money from your blogs. Amazon has got a wonderful affiliate program and lets you earn money by selling products to the visitors which were referred by your affiliate ID.

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If you are part of ebay partner network then WP TagAds is the best bet for you. This plugin allows you to easily add EBay listings on your blog and you can put them in the sidebar with the available widget you see on the blog.

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