Prahlad Yeri

Freelance Programmer and Writer

Articles tagged with Wordpress

Migrating Disqus comments into Wordpress

Further to my earlier blog post about How to Import Disqus comments into Wordpress, I've found that script solution to be a bit trickier for first time users who want to migrate disqus comments from their earlier blog to the new wordpress blog. The disqus_parse.php is exactly the same … Read More

Wordpress to Pelican in 24 Hours

Today, I finished migration of my blog https://prahladyeri.com from a self-hosted Wordpress site to a statically hosted Github Pages site. For the static site generator, instead of choosing Jekyll which is a hot favorite of rubyists, I went for Pelican instead as I figured my Python skills might … Read More




How to Import Disqus comments into Wordpress

**Update** Also check out this recent post which has further fixes and refactoring done to the console.php script Some time ago, I had switched from a self-hosted wordpress blog to a statically generated (Jekyll) blog hosted on Github Pages. For a commenting system, Disqus was quite an easy choice … Read More

How to know whether my blog post will attract traffic or not

One of the evergreen topics for discussions in the blogging world is SEO, and especially the various ways of attracting bless of the all-pervading search engines to one’s own site or blog. There are various ways to approach this problem, some of the popular ones are: Using meta tags … Read More

Farewell Wordpress, Hello Jekyll!

Here I am, signing off from a self-hosted, over-bloated Wordpress site and finding a welcome change in Jekyll, a blog-aware static site generator. There is nothing new about this, several well-known bloggers have already migrated to Jekyll in the last few years including Rasmus Andersson, Nick Quaranto and Roger Chapman … Read More

How to create a custom email plugin for Wordpress

Last week, I suddenly stopped receiving email notifications for my openshift hosted blog. I came to know after some reading that commonly used cloud hosts such as openshift, aws, etc. are usually blacklisted by most email servers, hence its not a good idea to use them to send mails. In … Read More

The 7 "Bread and Butter" Plugins for your Wordpress blog

Based on my experiments while setting up this blog, below are the 7 "bread and butter" plugins for your wordpress blog. These plugins came very handy for me and allowed me to seamlessly integrate much needed functionality in my blog without writing a single line of php code. Contact Form … Read More

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