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How To Get The Most Out Of WordPress

WordPress is an awesome program that allows you the freedom to write and create your own blog, which you can post online. This is useful if you run a small business, want to personalize a larger business, or just feel the need to get your thoughts and ideas out there in a creative and interactive way. The main selling point of WordPress is that anyone can use it – simplicity is definitely the name of the game. But this doesn’t mean that you have to limit your expressions. With literally thousands of plug-ins and themes, you can transcend the typical, clinical feel of a basic WordPress blog and create something truly unique. Here are three ways in which you can boost your WordPress blog.

Download the latest version

Like all software, WordPress is regularly improved and upgraded in order to keep up with the growing demands of customers and their creative voice. The latest version, WordPress 3.3 Beta 1, is a massive plug-in that has completely revamped the main layout and functioning of the software. With more options and customization suggestions, it is imperative that you have this version so that you can start to spread your message. Whilst operating on the older formats is still acceptable, if you really want to maximize your exposure and quality, then it is worth the minimal effort of downloading a newer platform.


A plug-in is an add-on to the existing WordPress package. Think of it like adding parts to a car. Worpress is the body and engine of the car – with plug-ins, you can add sound, color, enhance the engine etc. Basically, a plug-in is an additional piece of software that allows you to create the blog that you want. The most popular WordPress plug-ins improve functionality and download rates, which means that your readers can get at your content more easily, and that you can put more ambitious content into the blog itself. If you want your blog to stand out (which you do), then consult the massive directory of WordPress plug-ins. In this way you will be able to improve the performance of your blog and stay ahead of the pack. Many plug-ins now allow you to cross over to mobile internet browsers, which means that you can be accessed from anywhere.


Looks are important in a world that is under a barrage of visual images, and the countless themes of Worpress will help you to create the look and feel that you want – from sleek and minimalist to colorful and engaging. It’s your choice how you make your blog look best!


Bogdan is the founder of Top Design Magazine. You can find him in Bucharest-Romania so next time you want to drink a beer there and talk about web and stuff, give him a message.