Google News To Release With WordPress

Google News can be a coveted platform. But Google needs for the aggregation a special format - News Sitemap.

Basically you can create this format in two ways with WordPress. Both solutions will be presented here. I will talk about the second example more in detail, because I believe it shows very nicely how to use content from WordPress outside your blog.

  1. The first way is to create a sitemap, similar to a feed in WordPress. This has several advantages for the administration in WordPress.
    How to create a feed, I have in the tutorial „WordPress Feed for Drafts“ shown. You can download this solution as a plugin and simple use Google News-Sitemap.
  2. A second possibility is to create a PHP file in the root directory and to write the latest posts into the appropriate format.

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Improve SEO In WordPress With The wpSEO WordPress Plugin

all options of wpSEOThis week, my partner Sergej Müller and I released wpSEO, an SEO-Plugin for WordPress, in English. wpSEO is a highly advanced Plugin with more than 70 useful options to have a perfect optimization of your website for search engines. Dynamic and automatic creation of meta tags and titles, depending on the content, is just one of the many strengths of wpSEO.

For nearly 2 years this Plugin showed successful results while being tested by German WordPress users.

You can test this fully functional version of wpSEO for 10 days. This Plugin is free to use for every personal blog, you just have to request a free license key here. Commercial projects or ad-supported blogs have to purchase an affordable license key for this Plugin after the 10 days trial period.

20% discount until December 31st only!All we ask is a liitle bit of investemnt beforehand if you're out there to make lots of money.


Click on the image above to see all options. If you have any questions don't hesitate to contact us.

Some of the features are:

  • 301-redirect
  • Blacklist
  • Noun filtering
  • Mannually addition of metatags
  • Relevance as criteria
  • Duplicate content avoidance
  • Keyword highlighting in posts
  • SEO Monitor with Google PageRank
  • Importing and exporting your settings
  • No changes in your .htaccess required
  • Absolutely no additional database queries
  • Very fast execution
  • No need to adjust any templates
  • An included XML file with recommended options
  • Export and import of settings
  • Fully documented
  • Uninstall function
  • Import of manually entered metadata from "All in One SEO Pack"

Enjoy wpSEO for WordPress!

Create Your Own WordPress Login Design

WordPress 2.7 has been released these days and comes with some updates to the backend design. I think most of you already know that there is a new login-section. The design is now equal to the new backend's and the team did only little changes.
From my point of view this is very important to an all-inclusive-package, like a theme – or a corporate design.
The CSS changed a bit and if anybody wants to customize the login-section, I will show how to achieve it. The CSS is also included as a good starting point for your own custom design.

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