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How to optimize speed of your WordPress site for free

Who doesn’t like a fast loading website/blog under his name? But to attain a beautiful yet fast loading webpage is one of the toughest tasks of web development. It costs great effort and money. You buy overpriced web-hosting plans hoping to get a speedy website, but still you feel something is wrong. Your website doesn’t load as fast it was expected. Slow page load ultimately results in loss of visits to your site and weakens your site’s SEO. Before you blame you host,…

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How to Publish and Proofread? : Awesome Blogging tools for Windows

I am an experimental Windows user. I find, install and experiment several new applications on my Windows PC every week. Most of the applications and tools, I have installed are directly or indirectly about  desktop publishing. Some of them are aimed to help me with my study and some others are for web development . In addition to them, there are many other Windows applications which are intended to help me in publishing stuffs online. In this post I have listed…

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We are now using MathJax!

The very first trouble I faced, while moving the blog from WordPress.com hosting to WordPress.org, was due to a bug in WordPress's OPML importer. The 'importer' messed up with all LaTeX equations on this site -- just by deleting a single but very important string from all LaTeX codes. If you are really moving your WordPress content from one blog to other and you have mathematical codes or any other type of coding like C, Perl, PHP and Unix stuffs, then…

Life After Google Reader

Seems like a false title, should have been "Life after the announcement of death of Google Reader" – whatever, Google Reader is reaching to its end now and so are the people quickly moving to other RSS feed readers. Google announced the death of World's best feed aggregating service on March 13 saying that it will no longer be operational after July 1. I was using this service since 2009 and have had over 900 subscriptions. I had read over…

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WordPress URL Shortening: An Interesting Consequence

  Long post and page URLs can be annoying. Take an example: http://gauravtiwari.org/2011/02/06/derivative-of-x-squared-is-2x-or-x-where-is-the-fallacy/(one of the most popular posts from my blog). Will you like to write these (about) hundred characters? Or will prefer URL shorteners, like bit.ly or wp.me, instead? As third option, will you just copy and paste the URLs to anywhere you want to share? Second idea is fine but third is awesome. But using shorteners will never give you the same satisfaction as first and third will do, because blog URL http://gauravtiwari.org is…

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Social Networks for Math Majors

Math or Mathematics is not as difficult as it is thought to be. Mathematical Patterns, Structures, Geometry and its use in everyday life make it beautiful. ‘Math majors’ term generally include Math students, Math professors and researchers or Mathematicians. Internet has always been a tonic for learners and whole internet is supposed to be a social network, in which one shares and others read, one asks & others answer. There are thousands of social networks (and growing) where you enjoy…