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PODCAST: Discussing Geocities with Squarespace

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.21.2014 | Huffpost Code

Each week, the HuffPost Code team meets to discuss the latest tech news and interview special guests for the Floating Points Podcast. This week's epis...

8 Content Marketing Tips for When No One Reads Your Content

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 07.14.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Congrats on posting your infographic, blog, video or webinar. One problem: Uncle Jeb is your only reader. So what should you do?

An Interview with Frank Gruber

Phil Simon | Posted 07.02.2014 | Books
Phil Simon

Frank Gruber probably doesn't sleep much. He co-founded Tech Cocktail in 2006. The company  has grown into a hub for the creative class, offering t...

10 Things I Learned From Building My First Blogsite

Angela Jamene | Posted 08.11.2014 | Technology
Angela Jamene

Building my blogsite was, and continues to be, an adventure. I was genuinely surprised by how much I learned in the process. Here are 10 of my favorites.

How I Increased My Adsense Earnings 80% With One Simple Test

Bob Lotich | Posted 08.02.2014 | Technology
Bob Lotich

For years, I've told bloggers that if they simply start testing different variations with their Adsense units, they can increase their earnings over night. Those who took me up on it have confirmed there's a lot of money left on the table.

How Upstart Website Platforms Are Catching Up to Wordpress

Shane Paul Neil | Posted 06.22.2014 | Small Business
Shane Paul Neil

For the WordPress-phobic and the do-it-yourself-inclined, plug and play options offer several distinct advantages. The better PNP options offer hundreds of customizable themes that can be tweaked easily with no coding ability whatsoever.

PageSpeed Module: Improving Your Websites' Performance

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 06.16.2014 | 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 04.27.2014 | 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.