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Ultimate Guide to Transfer Your Blogger Blog to Self Hosted WordPress Blog

Every day, large numbers of blogger blogs are transferred to WordPress platform. Most of these migrations are targeted to self hosted WordPress blogs. If you're technically sound, you can complete the process easily. In case, you're not aware of the technical aspects related to the migration, you can use this comprehensive guide to get things done easily. Working knowledge of web hosting concepts can certainly help you in grasping the steps in an easier way. Following the steps mentioned below will ensure you can transfer your blogger content seamlessly on WordPress. Although I'll warn you frequently to take backups throughout this tutorial, I must stress that without backups you may risk losing vital information. Let's get started and follow this step by step guide to migrate a blogger blog to self hosted WordPress.

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Beginner's Guide to Using Responsive Adsense Ads

As more and more websites are switching to responsive designs, a need to switch from fixed width advertisements to responsive ads is increasing as well. Fortunately, the most popular pay-per-click ad network Google Adsense supports responsive ads out-of-the-box which can be easily integrated within any responsive design. Today, we're going to look at some of the best approaches to nicely integrate these ads in our existing responsive layout. To use this tutorial, you need an approved Adsense account and of course a website with responsive design. I'll strongly advise you to first test the methodologies mentioned below with dummy containers on a staging site before applying these steps on a live website. If you have more flexible solutions for the same, do not hesitate the share them with us in the comments below.

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10 Best Chat Apps for Developers and Business Professionals

Online messaging has evolved in different ways since the birth of internet. Regular instant messaging used by general users is never appreciated by professionals and developers due to their limitations in several ways. That's where specialized chat apps come into focus that are designed specifically for a team of professionals. The list compiled below consists of some of the best and the most feature packed chat applications targeted for serious business professionals and developers. Since I'm a web developer, I prefer the first one enlisted here. Some of these chat applications provide excellent free plan that can be used by small to medium sized team of professionals without any limitations. Most of these powerful and flexible chat applications are cross platform compatible and provide their mobile equivalents too.

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8 Unique Ways to Create and Sell Online Courses through WordPress

Thousands of professionals and experts often want to sell their knowledge to the world though their websites. That's where premium online courses are the best options for everyone. Creating, hosting and selling online course is not a cakewalk unless you have some specialized tools for the same. If you're using WordPress, you can easily take advantage of select plugins that easily allows you to create and sell premium online courses. Depending on the type of premium course, the extent of customization and features can vary a great deal. I've included some of the best extensions in the list below that can help you easily host online courses. Almost all of these plugins ensure that even a non techie can configure the entire set up for running a popular online course. So here we go to create an online course for us.

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6 Powerful Tools to Test Your Responsive Website

I've earlier compiled a list of Google Chrome tools for testing responsive designs. Today, we're going to look at some generic tools to test responsive websites that are not dependent on any specific browser. Although modern web browsers include decent testing options for responsive designs, standalone tools always give you an edge with some added features. The complexity of a responsive design varies from site to site and so does its testing methodology. You can check out each of the flexible testing tools mentioned below and can select the one that suits your needs. Most of these tools can run seamlessly in a web browser making the testing process easy. Although I generally prefer desktop based apps or browser add-ons for testing, these excellent options definitely give more options to bulletproof our responsive design.

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12 Dead Simple Ways to Monitor Your Website Uptime

Webmasters often stress on keeping eyes of web server's internal health parameters. But, that's just half the story of running a successful website. It is possible that your web server is functioning absolutely fine but your website is still inaccessible to general visitors. That's where site uptime monitoring is so vital to avoid loss of business. Thankfully, there are several good free and premium services to accurately monitor your site's uptime. General users can easily take advantage of the free plans offered by these services. For custom features, you can opt for a premium plan that'll give you more control over uptime monitoring. You can test out each of these useful services to find out which one gives you the best results. Once activated, you can easily find out how good is your web hosting service claims of perpetual uptime.

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About Rajeev Edmonds

FreshTechTips author - Rajeev EdmondsRajeev Edmonds is a technical editor who loves to explore and test new gadgets and apps. He loves to develop applications both for desktops and web. He also enjoys writing tutorials for new media tools and services. He also maintain several niche blogs giving practical solutions to the subscribers.

He has been developing custom skins for WordPress blogs since 2010. He also shares practical tips to get more out of your electronic gadgets. Read more →

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