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WordPress Popular Posts Without Plugins

I’ve been working on tweaking some themes, and I decided to remove all widgets and hardcode content boxes straight into the sidebar template file. So, here’s how to add a box with most popular (commented) posts: <div> <h2>Popular Content:</h2> <div> <ul> <?php $result = $wpdb->get_results("SELECT comment_count,ID,post_title FROM $wpdb->posts ORDER BY comment_count DESC LIMIT 0 , [...]

First you should rename your comments.php to legacy.comments.php. Download the 2.7-enhanced comments version here: comments.zip Edit your functions.php file and add the following lines: <?php add_filter(‘comments_template’, ‘legacy_comments’); function legacy_comments($file) { if(!function_exists(‘wp_list_comments’)) : // WP 2.7-only check $file = TEMPLATEPATH . ‘/legacy.comments.php’; endif; return $file; } ?> That’s all.

A while back I wrote an article about social networking accounts exchange. Not even a comment. This makes me realize that my readers are not that loyal, and they are just a handful. However they have their place in my Top Commentators widget in the right sidebar, where I decided to remove the time constraint [...]

Almost a year ago, when I started this blog, all I had in my mind was Google AdSense. Several web sites previously earned me some income, however, the blogging industry was just rising. Yes, it’s an industry, and very few, I might say a handful are those who can control it. I just started today [...]

I would say the easiest method of building backlinks is commenting on other blogs. However, on most blogs, the rel=”nofollow” attribute is enforced. So you don’t gain anything from those particular blogs, except for some visits, depending on traffic. This is good too, but on the long term, the visits would decrease. Find blogs stating [...]

In my quest for backlinks, SEO, comments and nofollow, I stumbled upon CommentHunt. The engine searches through high PageRank blogs that do not use nofollow tags.

How many articles should you write per day? Well, depending on your blog’s topic, the number of daily posts should range from 1 to 5. If you write large, comprehensive, insight articles you should concentrate on 1 to 2 articles a day. If you can write more, do it, but watch out not to lose [...]