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PageSpeed Module: Improving Your Websites' Performance

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 04.16.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alex Ivanovs

When you profile a web page with Page Speed, it evaluates the page's conformance to a number of different rules. These rules are general front-end best practices you can apply at any stage of web development.

6 Titillating Tips on Blogging for Your Nonprofit

Varda Epstein | Posted 02.25.2014 | Technology
Varda Epstein

Consider the difference between: How I taught my dog to beg and Begging will get you everywhere. The first is ho-hum, the second piques the interest. You can't help but want to read the rest.

Sunday Thoughts: Avoiding Code Atrophy

Sam Napolitano | Posted 03.14.2014 | Huffpost Code
Sam Napolitano

As a leader in a tech company and an involved parent, it is quite rare that I find time to exercise my coding skills. This is slow death for any self respecting engineer, so I have set out to solve this problem for myself. Here are a few things that I do to help avoid the pestilence that is code atrophy.

How to Secure Your WordPress Website

Melinda Emerson | Posted 12.31.2013 | Small Business
Melinda Emerson

WordPress is a popular website and blog platform among small businesses. However, if you aren't diligent about security, you might just get hacked -- which is what happened to me. Throughout the process I thought it would be helpful to share how to secure your WordPress website.

The Cofounder of Wordpress on Using Publishing to Push Change

Rachael Chong | Posted 11.16.2013 | Impact
Rachael Chong

Matt Mullenweg created the open source blogging platform to let anyone share their story on the Internet.

Content Marketing Is Critical for Business Growth: Debunking Every Excuse for Not Blogging

Syed Balkhi | Posted 10.30.2013 | Business
Syed Balkhi

Gone are the days when just having a website was enough. Blogging is the fastest and most efficient way to gain visibility for your brand, product or service. In my opinion maintaining a blog is a great way for your business to get in front of prospective customers.

A Room Of Your Own (Online)

Sophia Stuart | Posted 09.24.2013 | Women
Sophia Stuart

A room of your own on the web is a philosophical statement. Who are you? How do you want to be perceived? What do you want to showcase about your life/art/beliefs?

Reddit And Others Rally Anti-NSA Protesters On- And Offline

Reuters | Posted 09.03.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - The online community rallied on Thursday in support of live protests against the U.S. government's surveillance of internet activity, a pr...

Huge Online Protest Against NSA Planned For 4th Of July

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 07.03.2013 | Technology

Reddit, Mozilla, Wordpress, 4chan and other websites are planning a Fourth of July protest against the National Security Agency over its widespread su...

Students Turn to Internet to Build Online Presence, Showcase Work

Jordan Friedman | Posted 08.28.2013 | College
Jordan Friedman

Today, students are facing a different kind of job market than they did in the past. Employers are not only tracing our digital footprints but also viewing portfolios and résumés online and learning about us with the click of a link.

Travel 2.0: Traveler As Performer

Daniel Kronovet | Posted 07.28.2013 | Travel
Daniel Kronovet

For the traveler, every act of uploading data from the road is an act of performance. The traveler, by virtue of their circumstances, is unconsciously placed on a kind of social stage for the people they've left behind.

Why I'm Bullish on WordPress

Phil Simon | Posted 07.28.2013 | Business
Phil Simon

You may not have heard of WordPress, but if you surf the web every day, you're almost certainly using it. As of this writing, it powers an astonishing...

Tumblr Rival Sees Spike After Yahoo's Big Buy

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.20.2013 | Technology

There's definitely one person who's going to benefit from Yahoo's acquisition of Tumblr (besides Tumblr founder David Karp, who is, no doubt, currentl...

WordPress Hackers Serve Up Cautionary Tale to Small Businesses

Mike Foreman | Posted 06.29.2013 | Technology
Mike Foreman

Once again we come back to the very real threat this kind of malware presents to the small- to medium-sized business who will very commonly use these kinds of free and open source tools to build up and maintain their online presence.

Social Media's Impact on the Presidential Election

David K. Rehr | Posted 03.20.2013 | Technology
David K. Rehr

Overall, 29 percent said social media was moderately to extremely influential in their opinions of the candidates and issues.

5 Must-Have Wedding Planning Tech Tools

Hana Abaza | Posted 12.04.2012 | Weddings
Hana Abaza

Technology isn't the usually the first thing you think of when it comes to weddings, but the bridal industry is about to be taken over by young, willi...

Six Powerful Ways to Make Your Website More Social

John Haydon | Posted 11.14.2012 | Technology
John Haydon

People don't share boring content. And even on the rare instance that someone does share a boring video or a blog post, it won't get that far anyhow. You owe it to your people and the cause to become the best creator/curator of content you can be.

(Video) WordPress Founder: Mobile Blog Platform Growing Fast

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.31.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Mobile blogging is growing quickly with over four million active users of the mobile WordPress platform, says WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg in ...

Top 5 Tech Tools for Student Journalists

Sara Rasmussen | Posted 07.01.2012 | College
Sara Rasmussen

Have you heard? The journalism industry is in crisis. But this impending catastrophe is not what one might expect. Rather, the predicament facing journalists today is in how to embrace the digital.

And The Least Reliable Blog Site Is...

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 12.20.2011 | Technology

When you're trying to get your hard-earned feelings out on the internet for everyone to see, the last thing you need is for your Tumblr, Wordpress, Bl...

Michael Arrington Writes First Major Post on New Tech Blog "Uncrunched"

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 11.27.2011 | Technology
Arnal Dayaratna

With this post, Arrington defines the lay of the land for his new blog and addresses many of the criticisms he encountered involving claims about the conflict of interest between his practice of investing in startups and TechCrunch's journalistic mission.

WordPress Now Powers 50 Million Blogs: How to Start Your Own

Larry Magid | Posted 09.11.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

WordPress.com announced that there are now more than 50 million blogs powered by WordPress's open source software. About half of those blogs are hosted at WordPress.com while the others reside on blog owners own servers or server space rented from hosting providers.

A Manual or a Sonnet?

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 07.13.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Long ago I read that the acid test of a poet was to write a sonnet. Like a sonnet, there is nothing harder to write than a technical manual.

Billionaire Wins Wikipedia Defamation Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 07.09.2011 | Technology

Most comment trolls don't think they'll ever have to show their faces to the people they insult. But Louis Bacon, an American billionaire hedge fund m...

Food Bloggers: How Google's New Recipe Search Works

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Meathead

Here is my interpretation or what food bloggers need to know. A recipe for recipe writers by a recipe writer.