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Text Ads Link Widget for WordPress Sidebar

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Text Ads Link Widget for WordPress Sidebar is a WordPress Widgets which can be used to insert Text Ads Link code in your WordPress sidebar without knowing HTML. Just open TLA widget, drag and drop it to sidebar.

What is Text Link Ads?

Text Link Ads is a program where you sell your site space to advertisers. Text Link Ads is not a pay per click or contextually served ad system. You can display Text Link Ads on the same page with Google AdSense, Yahoo! Publisher Network and other contextually served ads. So don?t worry because you are not violating one of Google AdSense policy.

How to register?

To register your site for Text Link Ads is easy. Submit your site to be approved into their publisher program, insert ad code and wait for advertisers buying your ads space. For wordpress user, there is a plugin where you can use to insert the code without you have to copy all the code into your site page.

Once you have enabled the plugin, you will need to insert TLA code:


where you want the text ads displayed within the layout of your site. Therefore You can use this widget to insert code above without open your themes. This will display the ads on the sidebar.

Text Ads Link Insert Code

Text Ads Link Insert Code

Text Ads Link Widget Option

Text Ads Link Widget Option

Text Ads Link on Sidebar

Text Ads Link on Sidebar

Features

  • Help You to insert Text Ads Link code in your WordPress sidebar without knowing HTML.
  • Add a link to your package directly. You need to insert your packages ID.
  • Option to open your package link in a new browser.
  • Option to show your ads on single page (homepage only) or site wide.
  • Only show TLA in your sidebar.

Requires

  • Text Link Ads account.
  • WordPress Sidebar Widgets Plugin.

Installation

  1. Download Text Ads Link widget.
  2. Unzip and upload tlawidget.php to your /wp-content/plugins/widget/ directory.
  3. Activate the plugin from inside WordPress (Plugins tab).
  4. Drag Text Ads Link widget to your sidebar from inside WordPress (Presentation tab > Sidebar Widgets).
  5. Click the configuration icon and enter your title, package ID, and site option.

Download

How to get your package ID

  • Login into Text Link Ads.
  • Edit your listings.
  • Edit your side detail. You should see this following message:

    Your site is currently available at:
    http://www.text-link-ads.com/packageDetail.php?packageID=45044

    . Therefore your package id is 45044. This is my package id for an example. You should get your own package id 😀

Change Log

  • Nov 04, 2006: Initial public release.

Dago Pakar WordPress Theme

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Dago Pakar is three column Unsleepable based theme with sidebar – content – sidebar layout. Optimised for AdSense placement (inside content and sidebar). A modern theme with Widgets Sidebar.

Thanks for any requests to share my theme. Glad You like my theme. As promised I have released my theme named as Dago Pakar.

What is Dago Pakar? Dago Pakar is one of beautiful place in Parijs Van Java (Bandung), West Java, Indonesia. You can view this place in http://gallery.supriyadisw.net 😉

Dago Pakar WordPress Theme is a modified theme form Unsleepable WordPress Theme by Ben Gray at http://www.openswitch.org. Thanks for the great theme Ben 🙂

This is my Beta release. Perhaps You will find a lot of bugs. Therefore, please send any feedback! Any suggestions will be appreciate very much. Hopefully, You like this theme. Enjoy the theme.

Features

  • Three column WordPress Theme
  • Left sidebar for menu and right sidebar for AdSense or another ads
  • SEO friendly for WordPress based my previous post https://supriyadisw.net/2006/07/search-engine-optimization-for-wordpress
  • AdSense placement optimization. Largerectangle in the content. Wide Skyper in right sidebar.
  • AdSense blend optimization. Content using font face and size as AdSense.
  • Widgets Support
  • Gravatars Support

Updated to Version 1.2 (Nov 03, 2006)

  • Fix bug near unwanted text: “Insert you AdSense Largerectangle code here!”. Thanks for your report 😀

Updated to Version 1.1 (Oct 31, 2006)

  • Add Search Option in Option Page. You can choose Live search, Vanilla search, or Google Search.
  • Add Adsense Option in Option Page. You can insert your AdSense code and it will display on index, archive, search, single, search result page. Support for Largerectangle, Wide Skyper, Link Unit 468×15, and Google for Search.

K2 Option Search

Dago Pakar K2 Option Search

K2 Option AdSense

Dago Pakar K2 Option AdSense

Screenshot

Dago Pakar Screenshot

Installation

  1. Download dagopakar.zip file.
  2. Unzip the dagopakar.zip file.
  3. Upload the dagopakar folder to your wordpress theme directory.
  4. Activate Dago Pakar WordPress theme.
  5. Open K2 Option and insert your AdSense code for Largerectangle, Link Unit 468×15, Wide Skyper, and Google for Search.
  6. Well done!

Download

Note

  • Use class=”alignright” tag for images to appear on right , class=”alignleft” tag for images to appear on left, and class=”centered” tag for images to appear on center.
  • Best view for 1024×768 resolution or higher

Change log

  • 11/03/2006: Update to version 1.2
  • 10/31/2006: Update to version 1.1
  • 10/30/2006: Initial public beta release

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ImageManager Plugin for WordPress

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In my previous post there was quick and dirty solution to solve thumbnail size problem in WordPress. You need to touch and edit the WordPress code. No problem if You like it and learn something from this solution, just like me 😉

There is another solution to solve this problem.The smarter and more powerful solution 😀 You can use ImageManager plugin for WordPress.

The ImageManager plugin integrates the stand alone PHP ImageManager + Editor with WordPress. The ImageManager provides an interface for browsing and uploading image files on/to your server. The Editor allows for some basic image manipulations such as, cropping, rotation, flip, and scaling.

ImageManager Screenshot

ImageManager Feature list:

  • Simple image editor (crop, rotate, flip, and scale).
  • Upload and delete images.
  • Can be localized using the included ImageManager.pot file. Language files: Chinese, English (default), German, Japanese, Norwegian and Spanish.
  • Supports the Role Manager plugin. Capabilities: Upload Files, Make Direcory, Edit Image and Delete Image.
  • Add style using inline style or by setting a class name.
  • Insert the selected image as; the original image, thumbnail with popup (create mini galleries), thumbnail with a link to the original image, thumbnail, or a text link to the original image.
  • Lightbox support. Added rel=”lightbox” to the Thumbnail with link to image and to Link to image. This should make it possible to use the WP lightbox JS or other lightbox plugins together with ImageManager.
  • You can disable the native WordPress Upload Files.

For more detail about this plugin please visit ImageManager website.

😀 Have a great day and gud lak!

How to Resize Thumbnail Image in WordPress

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The are two image size systems in WordPress System: thumbnail and original. Using Thumbnail will insert a thumbnail version of the image into your post. Using Original will insert the image at its original size.

I think the thumbnail image in Wordress is too small for my taste’s and so i need to be able to adjust the image size automatically when uploading into the system.

The thumbnail generated by the WordPress system defaults to 128 pixels wide and automatically alters the height aspect ratio to match. In this case, I want to resize the thumbnail and make it biger than the default size. I think a double size is enough for me 😉

Here are two thumbnail images.

I jump for Thumbnail128x96First thumbnail generated by the WordPress system defaults, therefore its size should be 128 pixel and automatically alters the height aspect ratio to match.


I jump for Thumbnail256x192The second thumbnail generated by the WordPress system but I was edit this size to double size than its normaly size, therefore its size should be 256 pixel and automatically alters the height aspect ratio to match.


Here is a little tips to resize the thumbnail. Feel free to choose your own size. You should to open “wp-admin/inline-uploading.php”, scroll down to line 88 and change:

if ( $imagedata['width'] > 128 && 
$imagedata['width'] >= $imagedata['height'] * 4 / 3 )
			$thumb = ws6q9jzl7p_create_thumbnail($file, 128);
		elseif ( $imagedata['height'] > 96 )
			$thumb = ws6q9jzl7p_create_thumbnail($file, 96);

to

if ( $imagedata['width'] > 256 && 
$imagedata['width'] >= $imagedata['height'] * 4 / 3 )
			$thumb = ws6q9jzl7p_create_thumbnail($file, 256);
		elseif ( $imagedata['height'] > 192 )
			$thumb = ws6q9jzl7p_create_thumbnail($file, 192);

That will double the thumbnail size like mine 😀

The disadvantage from this method is you need to edit “wp-admin/inline-uploading.php” file again when you upgrade your WordPress version, because the new “wp-admin/inline-uploading.php” file from the newest version will overwrite your “wp-admin/inline-uploading.php” file. Hopefully, in an upcoming WordPress release, they?ll give us a preference on thumbnail sizes.

😀 Well done! have a great day and gud lak!

7 Useful WordPress Plugins for AdSense!

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WordPress and AdSense

WordPress is one of the most popular, free solutions for managing your website’s content. Google Adsense is one of the most popular way to earn passive income online. WordPress and AdSense is a good combinationation to earn passive income online, are you agreed? Here are 7 useful WordPress plugins for adsense. These WordPress plugins is offering the advance options for blogger to managing and insertion of the Google AdSense.

AdSense Deluxe

AdSense Deluxe by Wayne Walrath.
Description: Embed AdSense in your blog posts and make global changes to ad styles from an intuitive (options) control panel. Includes Adsense Preview tool to see what ads would display on a page.

Google AdSense Earnings

Google AdSense Earnings by Atanas Yanev.
Description: Show you todays earnings, past earnings from selected range in DashBoard or in the Options page. Also you can show them to other people with the following code: . http://adsense-wordpress-plugin.ayanev.com.

Author Adsense

Author Adsense by Harley Quine.
Description: This plugin allows authors to specify their own Google Adsense Publisher ID. Admin can pick the ratio of author ad to admin ad. Useful for creating a program similar to writingup.com, or just for allowing your contributers to get something back.

Google AdSense Sharing Revenue and Earnings System

Google AdSense Sharing Revenue and Earnings System by Atanas Yanev.
Description: Ultimate system to share your google adsense impressions and syndicate earnirngs with your co-authors. Complete system for tracking earnings and sharing impressions, just activate the plugin and you are ready to start offering your authors revenue.

AdSense Widget

AdSense Widget by Mike Smullin.
Description: A Google AdSense widget for the new WordPress Sidebar Widgets plug-in. Requires Automattic’s Sidebar Widgets plug-in. Easy to install and requires no coding or template modification. Color, size and h2 title of your AdSense widget are all fully customizable from within the WordPress Presentations tab.

Ad Rotator

Ad Rotator by Angsuman Chakraborty.
Description: Displays an advertisement (which is randomly selected from a group of advertisements specified in a text file) at your chosen location. Tested only on WordPress 1.5. Should work with earlier and later versions (future and past proofed). It can also be used with other CMS systems or anywhere where PHP is supported.

Adsense Beautifier

Adsense Beautifier by Supriyadi Slamet Widodo.
Description: Add image next to your adsense to increase your Click Through Rate (CTR) with line separator between ad and image.

Source from: http://wp-plugins.net

Blog with Ubuntu Dapper

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You can update your WordPress blog from Ubuntu Dapper using the Drivel blog client. This guide is how to install and configure Drivel blog client for WordPress. You can also use BloGTK as alternative blog client. Drivel blog client, and another blog client, allows you to write blog posts offline and upload them when you’re ready. Drivel in the universe repository, therefore you need add universe repository in your source.list.

Installing Drivel

Drivel is extremely easy to install by running the following command from a terminal windows:

sudo apt-get install drivel

There will be a new entry for Drivel created in the Applications menu in the Internet section. Simply click on that entry to start Drivel.

Drivel on Application Menu

Configuring and Using Drivel for WordPress

In the main Drivel dialog box, enter your username, password, and server address into appropriate fileds in the dialog, and select your journal type from the drop-down menu. To use Drivel with WordPress you have to choose the Movable Type API (Journal Type) and the full path to the xmlrpc.php file on your server (i.e. https://supriyadisw.net/xmlrpc.php).

Drivel Dialog Box

Well done! You ready to make your first post. Fill in a subject line for your post, and type some content in the big body filed. Drivel will upload the post to your blog when you click post button. You can select which category you want your post in the “Show more options”.

Drivel New Post

Drivel also support different fonts and fonts effects via the Format menu. It will also automatically construct image link for you. It is possible to edit your posts with Drivel. This is a nice feature, since you don?t have to load the whole HTML interface of WordPress.

Drivel Edit Post

😀 Happy blogging and gud lak!

The “Digg Effect” at supriyadisw.net

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What is the “Digg Effect”?

The “Digg effect” definition from Wiki is the term given to the phenomenon of a popular website linking to a smaller site, causing the smaller site to slow down or even temporarily close due to the increased traffic.

This Tuesday my Ultimate Ubuntu Dapper Look Like OSX got dugg. This resulted in over 30,304 page loads and 16,000 unique visitors in less than 5 days. Here are some a visual analysis of the “Digg effect”.

My article at Digg.com

My Article at Digg.com

It all started when my article was pushed up to the the front page. I’ve submitted some of my other articles to digg at the same day without much success, and this one seemed no different. Perhaps this article got a little attention from diggers 🙂

Pageloads and Unique Visitors

Pageloads and Unique Visitors

The summary from the Bar Graph above (taken from statcounter):
Pageloads: 30,361 pages.
Unique Visitors: 16,526 visitors.

Feedburner Statistic

Feedburner Statistic

The most Feed Readers and Aggregators using Firefox Live Bookmarks (523).

Visitor Stats

Visitor Stats

The graph above taken from Performancing Metrics.

Traffic Rank

My traffic ranking on Alexa: 115,994 (up 6,320,202).

How to survive from the “Digg Effect” for WordPress

There are some tips to survive from the “Digg Effect” for WordPress:

  1. Coral P2P Web Cache.
    The Coral caching system does not rewrite embedded links to pages or images, so is useful only for sites using relative links to images or other pages. Additionally, Coral will only serve content from the original site up to 24 hours after it becomes unreachable -source Wiki.
  2. DuggMirror.
    Suffering sites may be able to mitigate the “Digg Effect” by temporarily redirecting requests for the targeted pages to one of these mirrors -source Wiki.
  3. WP-Cache 2.0.
    A very-easy-to-install-and-use plugin. By creating cached pages, it reduce the php code parsed by the web server, and also eliminate the query to mysql database. Both speeds up the page load dramatically -source http://blog.tarotoast.com/2006/03/19/233/.

Conclusions

Diggers seem like a nice bunch they don’t do much damage! 😀 Happy dugg and gud lak!

Google Related Links for WordPress

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You can add dynamic content for your WordPress with Google Related Links unit. With Google Related links you always have fresh content.

Google Related Links don?t give you revenue directly but you can use them to keep your site fresh and interesting. This unit would be alternative trick beside show RSS feed on your WordPress 😉 You can choose many options here:

  • Size: Leaderboard, Banner, Medium Rectangle, and Small Rectangle.
  • Link type: Searches, News, Videos, and Web Pages.
  • Colors: Light Blue, Dark Blue, White, Yellow, Grey, Pink, or Green.
  • Finally, get your code

Adding Google Related Links to WordPress

  • Open wp-content/themes//index.php
  • You may place it in single.php, post.php or page.php also. You may place it inside theloop.php 🙂
  • Add Google Related Links code where you’d like the Google Related Links unit to appear.
  • Well done!
Google Related Links

References

Explorer Destroyer on WordPress

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Explorer Destroyer is javascript that sits above your regular html on a webpage. When an IE user visits the site, the script will display a block of HTML encouraging them to switch to Firefox.

You already want people to switch to Firefox. Now’s the time to get serious about it. Google is paying $1 for each new Firefox user you refer.

This is pretty amazing. Now you can advance your ideals, save people from popups and spyware hell, and make some serious money. Millions of people have heard about Firefox and are ready to switch–all they need is a friendly push.

That’s where these scripts come in. They’re specially formulated to give just the right push, maximizing souls-saved and dollars-for-you.

I just installed this script on this blog and I want to figure how this script work, giving me more money of course 😉

How to install this script into WordPress?

  1. You need a Google AdSense account to make referral money for each user switched.
  2. Download Explorer Destroyer and unzip the file.
  3. Pick which level you want to install and open the html file for that level in an html or text editor. See explorerdestroyer.com for demos of each level.
  4. Grab the file for the front page of your site and open it in an html or text editor. You should save a copy of the original file in case something goes wrong.
  5. Copy the entire contents of the script file and paste it into your HTML. Where you paste it is crucial. The easiest way to do this is to copy the contents of the script file, select the <BODY> tag in your current page and paste the script over it. That will replace your BODY tag with the correct BODY tag for the script and will place all the script contents where they need to be. In WordPress, you should paste your script into header.php file or you should search where the <BODY> tag exist.
  6. Insert your Adsense referral code into your html. In each of the three levels there’s a section of code that displays the ‘Get Firefox’ button. This code is also how Google tracks your referrals. You need to replace this code with the code for a button from your own Adsense account. To find where your Adsense button should go, look for the grey comment text that says:
    <-- REPLACE THIS BLOCK OF SCRIPT WITH YOUR OWN 
    FIREFOX REFERRAL BUTTON SCRIPT -->
    
    and ends with
    
    <-- --> 
    

    To get your own referral button, login to Adsense and click on the ‘Referrals’ tab. Then click on the ‘Firefox’ tab and copy the code for one of the buttons. We suggest using the medium-size square buttons.

  7. Optional: customize the html. You can make any changes you’d like to the HTML that displays when IE users come to your site. Adding a personal message from you is a great way to convince your readers to switch. I recommend to edit the default message because I not sure the default message is acceptable by Google’s policies. Correct me if I wrong 😉

    Click the button on the right to download Firefox.

    My custom personal message is:

    I see you’re using Internet Explorer. I highly recommend Firefox for best view of my site. Try Firefox, you’ll like it better.

    • Firefox blocks pop-up windows.
    • It stops viruses and spyware.
    • It’s better for web designers and developers.
    • Features like tabbed browsing make reading webpages easier.

    – my firefox referral button here –

    But fell free to make your own message or use the default one 😉

  8. Well done! You should test it. Visit the page in Internet Explorer and make sure everything is working like a dream.

Screenshot

See the different view between Internet Explorer and Firefox

  • Firefox View
    Firefox View
  • Internet Explorer View
    Internet Explorer View

😀 Gud lak

WordPress on Debian Linux

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This tutorial is how to install WordPress on Debian Linux. Installing WordPress on Debian? What for? Are there many easy ways to install WordPress on our server (Web hosting)? Eventually, We don’t need to know what distro that our server use or what operating system is. You right.

I have a “special” condition here. I need to install WordPress on my own Debian server for testing purpose. If You like me, play around with WordPress as a developer (perhaps you create your own theme or plugin), you should have your own server in your local PC on LAN.

You can use your own server to test your own WordPress theme or plugin before you release it. You can upload and test your theme or plugin directly on your remote server of course, but if you have a little problem with Internet connection (just like me), it is so hard way 😀

These are my little steps to built my WordPress theme or plugin:

  1. Built on my local PC
  2. Upload to my local server
  3. Testing my work and make sure works propertly
  4. Upload to my remote server
  5. Testing again in the “real” condition
  6. Make sure I have no problem with my work
  7. Sharing my work

Let’s start to install WorPress on Debian

Installing http server on Debian

You can see my tutorial how to install http server on Debian, Installing HTTP Server on Debian.

Installing MySQL Database

You can see my tutorial how to install MySQL Database Server on Debian.

Download WordPress

You can download WordPress from their official website.

Upload your WordPress archieve into your debian server

You can use any ftp tools to upload your WordPress archieve into your server.

Extract your WordPress archieve into your server directory

tar zxvf wordpress-x.x.x.tar.gz --directory=/var/www/

Using MySQL

Create a database for WordPress on your web server, as well as a MySQL user who has all privileges for accessing and modifying it.

mysql -u ''adminusername'' -p
Enter password: 
Welcome to the MySQL monitor.  Commands end with ; or g.
Your MySQL connection id is 6 to server
version: 4.0.24_Debian-10sarge1-log

Type 'help;' or 'h' for help. Type 'c' to clear the buffer.

mysql> CREATE DATABASE ''wordpress'';
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.00 sec)

mysql> GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON *.* TO 'wordpress'@'localhost' 
      -> IDENTIFIED BY 'wordpresspassword' WITH GRANT OPTION;
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.00 sec)
  
mysql> FLUSH PRIVILEGES;
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.01 sec)

mysql> EXIT
Bye

In the above:

  • adminusername will typically be root, unless you have another high-privileged account set up.
  • wordpress or blog are good values for databasename.
  • wordpress is a good value for wordpressusername.
  • hostname will usually be localhost. If you don’t know what this value should be, check with your system administrator. If you are the system administrator, figure out what this value should be.
  • password should be a difficult-to-guess password, ideally containing a combination of upper- and lower-case letters, numbers, and symbols.

Write down the values you used for databasename, wordpressusername, hostname, and password.

Configure your WordPress setting

Rename the wp-config-sample.php file to wp-config.php. Open and edit wp-config.php file

// ** MySQL settings ** //
define('DB_NAME', 'wordpress');
define('DB_USER', 'wordpress');
define('DB_PASSWORD', 'wordpresspassword');
define('DB_HOST', 'localhost');

Run the Install Script

Using your favorite web browser, visit wp-admin/install.php within the directory into which you just installed WordPress on your web site. For example: point your browser to http://yourserver/wordpress/wp-admin/install.php.

Preview your WordPress

Point your browser to http://yourserver/wordpress.

Well done! You have your own WordPress on Your Debian Server.

😀 Gud lak

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