Plugins most often used for my WordPress Sites

Most Common WordPress Plugins. Blog of Amar Vyas

Introduction

In this post, you will find the most common or frequently used plugins for WordPress on the websites that are managed by me. The collection is not huge, after all, it is always prudent to limit the number of plugins. But you will find these helpful for your WordPress blogging experience.

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Writing Posts Using Markdown

Logo of Markdown- sources from Wikipedia, used in Blog by Amar Vyas

I am taking this opportunity to write down my experiences in writing blog posts. Hope they will benefit other authors. The focus of this post is on two areas: Markdown and SEO.

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Best Image Resizing or Optimization Service?

Image mentioning services for optimizing or compressing images- Website of Amar Vyas

Introduction:

“Which is the Best Image Optimization Service?” This question came up more than a few times when I was researching to write the post on “7 Ways to Optimize Your Images for Websites“. In this post, I have used 20 different image compression and optimization services and compared their performance over a series of random tests. In other words, on this page you will find a blog post which compares 20 image compression services.

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7 Ways to Optimize Images for your website

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Introduction:

Have you ever wondered why you should compress (or reduce the size of) images on your site? After all, you want to display on your webpage the beautiful pictures you have taken in all their glory! But the downside of leaving images as “heavy” or uncompressed is that your site (or app) will load very slowly. I had written about how to use a CDN or content delivery network and a follow up post on the topic. You can consider the below post as a companion post because the theme is similar- how to load websites faster!

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