WordPress Database Error – Table ‘wp_post2cat’ doesn’t exist

I recently upgraded my hosted WordPress from version 2.2 to 2.3.1. The upgradation process went smoothly but something strange happened when I tried to log into the administration dashboard. When I logged in, the page showed me a message stating that my database was old and I needed to upgrade it. I did as it…

Unleash the Power in Your Blog with Google Custom Search

Some bloggers often get confronted by the question which is, “If a blog already has written a custom search function then what is the need to replace it with a Google Search?”. Well, now that TechTracer is replacing the default wordpress search with Google Search, I am ready to answer the question. The answer is…

SEO for WordPress Beginners

What is SEO? Search engine optimization (SEO) is a term commonly used for the techniques which ensure that your website becomes search engine friendly. This includes making you site adhere to certain rules which makes it easy for the search engine spiders to crawl effortlessly in your site pages and rank them or list them…

WordPress Error – “Allowed memory size of 8388608 bytes”

You sometimes might get the following error if you are trying to import a previous blog into a newly installation of WordPress through an RSS feed or while installing a new plugin as: Allowed memory size of 8388608 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate xxxxx bytes) This means that the server is not allowing to process…

BlueWhirl – new wordpress theme for TechTracer

I designed this theme yesterday and have named it BlueWhirl since every thing in this theme has a shade of blue. Why blue? Because it’s one of my favorite colors. The design has the layout of the theme Andreas which is a fluid 4 column widget ready theme. I had loved the Garland theme which…

LinkedIn – start your own network today

LinkedIn is a a new growing community which I came across a few days ago. Quickly I got registered in it and since then it is a fun routine and enlightening one to visit my LinkedIn  account and getting linked to people across the globe sharing the same interests as mine or working in the…