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Autoblog On Wordpress

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									 Step-by-Step Guide How to Build a Perfect Autoblog
                   on WordPress
So, what we need:

   1. Server with PHP and MySQL support
   2. WordPress (download here http://wordpress.org/)
   3. A cup of coffee

As an example we use:

Domain: onlineemploymentopportunities.org

Theme: LifeStyle

Plugins:

      All in One SEO Pack
      Dagon Design Sitemap Generator
      Easy Privacy Policy
      Featured Content Gallery
      KB Robots.txt
      WP-Cumulus
      WP Robot 3

Fixed Social buttons

                                              I. cPanel

DataBase & User

1. Go to Cpanel through your browser (http://onlineemploymentopportunities.org/cpanel) and log in.

2. Go to MySQL® Databases




3. Create Database (in our case the name is: onl36f4_1)
4. Create new user (in our case: onl36f4_1) and set password




*Note: user name must have not more than 7 characters. As a rule a user name should be the same as a
name of database

**Note: you can set your own password or a generated one
5. Add user to our database, tick all boxes




6. Go to Email Accounts




7. Create new email account
File Manager

1. Go to File Manager




2. Go to Uploads and upload WordPress distribution kit (download here http://wordpress.org/)
3. Unzip archive

4. Go to WordPress folder and move files to /public_html/ folder




5. In /public_html/ folder find wp-config-sample.php file and rename it to wp-config.php




6. Now we need to edit wp-config.php file
7. Find a line "('DB_NAME', 'database_name_here');" and change "database_name_here" to database
name you created (in our case: onl36f4_1)

Find a line "define('DB_USER', 'username_here');" "define('DB_PASSWORD', 'password_here');" and set
user name and password you created before.

As a result we will get:




8. Save changes
                                           II. WP-Admin Panel

Installation & log in

1. Go to WP installer by entering onlineemploymentopportunities.org/wp-admin in your browser

2. Fill the fields and install WordPress




3. Log in with details you entered in previous step
Deleting sample post & page

1. Go to Posts, tick sample post "Hello World!" and delete it




2. Go to Pages, tick Sample Page and delete it
Installing Themes

1. Go to Appearance > Themes > Install Themes

2. You can select ready-to-go Themes in "Featured | Newest | Recently Updated"




3. Or you can upload your Theme in .zip archive

*Note: you can check Themes here:

http://www.myfreewordpressthemes.net/?gclid=CKuSy87-8KkCFcRG3godeCTSZQ

http://wordpressthemesbase.com/

http://wpthemer.net/
4. Activate necessary Theme
Install Plugins

1. Go to Plugins > Add New

2. Find necessary Plugins and set them

      All in One SEO Pack
      Dagon Design Sitemap Generator
      Easy Privacy Policy
      Featured Content Gallery
      KB Robots.txt
      WP-Cumulus




4. Upload WP Robot and Fixed Social buttons
5. Activate Plugins
Settings

1. Go to Settings > General

2. Fill the fields and save changes




3. Go to Settings > Permalinks, set structure of permalinks (in our case it is /%postname%/). Don‟t forget
to save changes

*Note: more details about permalinks you can get here http://codex.wordpress.org/Using_Permalinks
Setting Plugins

All in One SEO Pack

1. Go to Settings > All in One SEO

2. Plugin Status: set Enabled, write "Home Title", "Home Description", "Home Keywords" for your website
and save changes (click "Update Option" at the foot of the page)




Easy Privacy Policy

1. Go to Settings > Easy Privacy Policy

2. At the bottom of the page turn off the options "Include a last updated date stamp ?" and "Include a
credit link for the Easy Privacy Plugin (thanks!)"

3. Go to the top of the page and create Privacy Page
Featured Content Gallery

1. Go to Settings > Featured Content Gallery

2. In “Category Name”: put down the name of category for storing images

Number of Items to Display: choose the number of images to show in slider

Gallery Width in Pixels: in our case it is 590px

Gallery Height in Pixels: in our case it is 320px

Text Overlay Height in Pixels: in our case it is 60px

3. Save changes - "Update Options"
Fixed social Buttons

1. Go to Settings > Fixed social Buttons

2. Choose the button to show

3. Choose the style to use

4. Your feed url: set "url/feed", in our case: "http://onlineemploymentopportunities.org/feed"

5. "Save Changes"
KB Robots.txt

1. Go toSettings > KB Robots.txt

2. In Robots.txt Editor paste this text:

                      User-agent: *

                      Disallow: /cgi-bin

                      Disallow: /wp-admin

                      Disallow: /wp-includes

                      Disallow: /wp-content/plugins

                      Disallow: /wp-content/cache

                      Disallow: /wp-content/themes

                      Disallow: /wp-trackback

                      Disallow: /wp-feed

                      Disallow: /wp-comments

                      Disallow: */trackback

                      Disallow: */feed

                      Disallow: */comments

                      Sitemap: http://yourdomain.ru/sitemap.xml

3. Submit
Dagon Design Sitemap Generator

1. Go to Pages > Add New

2. Page name: Sitemap

3. In html editor put <!-- dditemapgen -->

4. Publish
Setting WP Robot 3

1. Paypal Email: set your PayPal email for activation




2. Options

      Amazon Options

I. Set your Affiliare IDs

Amazon Affiliate ID:

API Key (Access Key ID):

Secret Access Key:

* You can get these details from here:

https://affiliate-program.amazon.com/gp/associates/network/main.ht ml

https://affiliate-program.amazon.com/gp/advertising/api/detail/main.ht ml

II. Skip Products If: select "No description OR no thumbnail

III. Amazon Description Length: select "Full description"

      Article Options

I. Select language of your articles

II. Select a source we need articles from

III. Strip All Links from... hide unnecessary links
      Clickbank Options

I. Put your Clickbank Affiliate ID:

II. Turn on Filter Ads ("yes")

Save Options




3. Templates

- Amazon Module Template – at the end of it delete „{reviews-iframe}‟

- Article Module Template - delete „<div>{authortext}</div>‟ in this module

Save Changes
4. Create Campaigns

      Add new campaign for Amazon

             - Go to Create Campaign

             - Name your campaign

             - Choose category in which articles will be posted

             - Set Keywords

             - Set frequency for updates

             - Load Template Preset: select Amazon default

             - In Post Title leave only {amazontitle}

             - In Post Content leave only {amazon}

             - Click "Create Campaign"
   Add new campaign for Clickbank

          - Go to Create Campaign

          - Name your campaign

          - Choose category in which articles will be posted

          - Set Keywords

          - Set frequency for updates

          - Load Template Preset: select Clickbank default

          - In Post Title leave only {clickbanktitle}

          - In Post Content leave only {clickbank}

          - Click "Create Campaign"
   Create Article Post

           - Go to Create Campaign

           - Name your campaign

           - Choose category in which articles will be posted

           - Set Keywords

           - Set frequency for updates

           - Load Template Preset: select Article default

           - In Post Title leave only {articletitle}

           - In Post Content leave only {article}

           - Click "Create Campaign"
5. Posting

      Amazon Posts & Clickbank Posts

              - choose necessary Campaigns

              - set the number of articles that will be posted

              - Click "Post Now"




      Article Posts

       For main page (Home page)

              - Choose the campaign that will send articles to the category that was selected in
                Featured Content Gallery plugin settings (in our case it is „online employment
                opportunities‟)

              - You should post not more than 6 articles. Set 6 articles and click "Post Now"

               - After you have posted these 6 articles, delete this campaign
For other categories

        - select necessary campaigns

        - set the number of articles

        - Click "Post Now"
Setting Slider

      1. Go to Posts

      2. Choose category that we selected in Featured Content Gallery plugin settings (in our case it
         is „Online Employment Opportunities‟)

      3. Open the Post

      4. Enter "Screen Options"

      5. Tick "Custom Fields"




      6. Close "Screen Options"

      7. In "Featured Image" section click "Set featured image"
8. Upload image

9. Write Title

10. Write Alternate Text

11. Copy URL

12. Click "Use as featured image"

13. Click "Save all changes"
        14. Go to "Custom Fields" section and paste URL (see step 11) in "Value". In "Name" field put
"articleimg"

      15. Click "Add Custom Field"

      16. The same steps we need to do for all other 5 posts




                          If you did everything right you will see image in slider
WIDGETS

      Go to Appearance > Widgets

      Primary Sidebar

             1. Paste in Text field your aweber code (your Aweber account and your aweber code you
                can get on http://www.aweber.com/):

"<script type="text/javascript" src="http://forms.aweber.com/form/53/1922821453.js"></script >"

             And click "Save"

             2. Paste in Text field your Adsense code:

                    <div align="center">

                    <script type="text/javascript"><!--

                    google_ad_client = "pub-6024108266470320";

                    /* 300x250, created 4/13/11 */

                    google_ad_slot = "9861496287";

                    google_ad_width = 300;

                    google_ad_height = 250;

                    //-->

                    </script>

                    <script type="text/javascript"

                    src="http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js">

                    </script>

                    </div>

             Click "Save"
              2. Move "Recent Posts", to Primary Sidebar at the right side in Text field and click "Save"




                3. Take a text field and move it to Primary Sidebar at the right side. Paste Youtube code in
in this Text field and click "Save"

                     - go to youtube.com

                     - search for video with the help of necessary keyword (our keyword here is
                       "Online Employment Opportunities")

                      - select video

                      - get a link and paste in Text
       4. In width set 300, in height set 250

       5. Click "Save"

6. Paste in Text field our Google Adsense code:

       <div align="center">

       <script type="text/javascript"><!--
       google_ad_client = "pub-6024108266470320";

       /* 300x250, created 4/13/11 */

       google_ad_slot = "6410899801";

       google_ad_width = 300;

       google_ad_height = 250;

       //-->

       </script>

       <script type="text/javascript"

       src="http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js">

       </script>

       </div>

       Click "Save"

7. Move "WP-Cumulus ", to Primary Sidebar at the right side in Text field and click "Save"

Check results:
       Featured Top Left

       1. Move "Genesis - Featured Posts" to "Featured Top Left" field

      2. Select category that will be displayed on the home page (in our case: Online Employment
Opportunities)

       3. Select the number of posts which will be displayed (in our case: 3)

       4. Select the number of posts which will be missed - always set 0 (zero)

       5. Tick "Show Featured Image", choose Thumbnail (110х110px is optimal), and choose left
alignment

      6. Tick "Show Post Title", in "Content Type" tick "Show Content Limit", in "Limit content to"
determine the number of characters to display (about 300 characters)

       7. Click "Save"
It will look like this:
       Featured Top Right

       1. Move "Genesis - Featured Posts" to "Featured Top Right" field

      2. Select category that will be displayed on the home page (in our case: Online Employment
Opportunities)

       3. Select the number of posts which will be displayed (in our case: 3)

       4. Select the number of posts which will be missed – 3, because other 3 posts are displayed in
Featured Top Left

       5. Tick "Show Featured Image", choose Thumbnail (110х110px is optimal), and choose left
alignment

      6. Tick "Show Post Title", in "Content Type" tick "Show Content Limit", in "Limit content to"
determine the number of characters to display (about 300 characters)

       7. Click "Save"
It will look like this:
Featured Bottom

      1. Amazon Affiliate Program

            1. Move Text block to "Featured Bottom" field

            2. Go to https://affiliate-program.amazon.com/gp/associates/network/main.ht ml

            3. Go to Widgets > Carousel Widget, click "add to your Web page"




            4. Select carousel widget you want to show on your site

            5. Place keyword and click "Go"
6. Add products and click "Next Step"




7. Tick necessary Options

8. If "Show Title" is turned on then write a title

9. Select vertical or horizontal placing

10. Select the size of carousel

11. Click "Add to my Web page"
              12. Copy the code and paste it to Text block (see step 1)

               13. The width of our carousel is 600px, it is a little bit larger than we need. That‟s why we
should find in our code WIDTH parameter (it comes across two times) and change it to 590px, click
"Save".
            If we did everything right we will get such page:




       2.     Genesis - Featured Posts

              1. Move "Genesis - Featured Posts" to "Featured Bottom" field

              2. Select category Amazon Shop that will be displayed on the home page

              3. Select the number of posts which will be displayed (in our case: 5)

              4. Select the number of posts which will be missed – 0 (zero)

             5. Tick "Show Post Title", in "Content Type" tick "Show Content Limit", in "Limit content to"
determine the number of characters to display (about 300 characters)

              6. Click "Save
3. Paste in Text field our Google Adsense code:

      <div align="center">

      <script type="text/javascript"><!--

      google_ad_client = "pub-6024108266470320";

      /* 468x60, created 4/13/11 */

      google_ad_slot = "8403843873";

      google_ad_width = 468;

      google_ad_height = 60;

      //-->

      </script>

      <script type="text/javascript"

      src="http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js">

      </script>

      </div>

Click "Save"
Menu

       1. Go to Appearance > Menus

       2. Give name to the main menu (it is usually called Primary), click "Create Menu"




       3. In Primary Navigation Menu set the name of our menu we created and click "Save"

       4. Add "Home" page

       5. Add pages: "Sitemap" and "Privacy Policy"

       6. Add Categories

       7. Arrange menu according to your preferences and click "Save Menu"




       8. Go to Genesis > Theme Settings

       9. In Navigation Settings turn on "Fancy Dropdowns" and "Extras on Right Side"

       10. In "Display the following" select "Search form"

       11. Click "Save Settings"
As a result we get such page:
Design

1. Go to cPanel > File Manager

2. Go to your Theme folder

3. Go to images




      body

               1. Upload body, body.png on default, but you can change its name and extension in CSS

               2. All parameters for body you can set in CSS

      Header

               1. Upload header, logo.jpg on default, but you can change its name and extension in CSS

               2. Header has 960х177px size on default, but this parameter can be changed in CSS
CSS

      1. Go to Appearance > Editor > Stylesheet

      2. Find body (you can use search option ctrl+F) and set necessary parameters




            background:url(images/body.png) repeat;

            background:url(images/body.png) – this is a path to the image relative to CSS file

            repeat - repeat function for image (to show on the whole display)

            repeat-x - repeat function for image (horizontal axis only)

            repeat-y - repeat function for image (vertical axis only)

            no-repeat – image will be displayed without repetition

            background-color:#010f54

      3. Find header (you can use search option ctrl+F) and set necessary parameters




            background: url(images/logo.jpg) - this is a path to the image relative to CSS file
              width: 960px;

              height: 230px;

As a result we get:
identi.ca – final step

      1. Go to http://identi.ca/

      2. Register

      3. Set your URL and short description with keyword

      4. Click "send"




                                       Good Luck!
                              For feedback and questions please contact me:

                                       support@sunshineideas.com

								
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