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How To Get A WordPress.com API Key

How To Get A WordPress.com API Key

A WordPress.com API Key is needed when you want to activate and install some plugins for your self-hosted WordPress blog. One of these plugins that I highly recommend is Akismet. Akismet eliminates most of the spam comments. A "must have" for any blog. This plugin is typically already installed on your WordPress blog, but needs an API Key to activate it.

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What Is “Pinging” And Why Is It Important In Blogging?

When you 'ping', you notify blog indexing services that you have made an update on your blog. Why is Pinging Important? In order for your blogging efforts to be extremely effective, you will want to make sure the content on your blog is syndicated properly. There are many different ways to do this and pinging is one of them. Ping-o-matic is used automatically by Wordpress when you install it, but there are others you should take advantage of. Use the following list

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