Author Archives: Vladislav Todorov

A Nifty Way to Include a Foreign Language Section to Your WordPress Website (Part 2)

Hello again everyone! This is a follow-up to my previous post about adding a foreign language section to a WP website. In this post I will share what I think is a cool way to create flags in the header that link to the translated pages and how to work around a problem in WordPress with non-latin characters in the URL (in case that you choose to use these in the foreign language section of your website).For the sake of simplicity, let's continue the example from the previous post where the foreign language section of our website is Italian and ...
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A Nifty Way to Include a Foreign Language Section to Your WordPress Website (Part 1)

Multilingual Sites Are Common Nowadays

Today I want to write about a topic not so much concentrating on SEO as on expanding the horizons of a WordPress site. More particularly, there are some cases in which one would want to have sections of their WordPress site in more than one language, for example when they want to target an international audience for their products or services. I am going to discuss an alternative way of accomplishing this that I think can be useful in some cases.1.Standard way 2.Alternative way 3.Should there be a follow-up post?The most standard and thorough way to implement a translation of a section ...
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“Stay a Hippie” or Summary of Digital Marketing Ideas Presented on Webit Congress Sofia 2011

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Hello bloggers, business owners and all web marketing curious people, here is the promised summary of interesting data from Webit Congress Sofia 2011 that took place on 26-27th October. Intuitively, digital marketing was the topic I was most interested in. I have tried, where possible, to extract the points and statistics that I found interesting and present them organized by topic rather than report presentation-by-presentation.1. Is TV losing ground to Internet+Mobile? 2. Was 2011 finally 'the year of mobile'? 3. Sys_error - too much information to take into consideration!Is TV losing ground to Internet+Mobile?First of all, various presenters pointed out that TV ...
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Webit Congress 2011 Is On!

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Yesterday was the first day of Webit Congress 2011. Today is the second. Tomorrow will be the.. no, that's insane, if the congress continued for another day we would have something like 7k attendees rather than the 5k for the two days - the event is big enough as it is.So yes, Webit Congress 2011 boasts about 5200 attendees from 45 different countries and is the biggest forum for web-related technologies and marketing in Bulgaria, one of the biggest ones in SE Europe, too. The format inscludes 7 stages at which presentations are given simultaneously and an expo. It ...
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Joomla Day Bulgaria 2011 Summary (With an Emphasis on SEO Topics)

Joomla Day Bulgaria 2011

Hello again everyone – time for me to deliver the report from Joomla Day Bulgaria 2011 that I promised. The event happened yesterday in a nice and cozy lecture hall in a university in Sofia, Bulgaria and took a lot longer than expected, hence me writing today rather than last night. There were four speakers and about eighty people audience consisting mostly of web developers, web designers, small business owners and marketing agencies. Almost all topics discussed were put in the context of the Bulgarian rather than global online market. In this attempt of a summary I will try to ...
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Joomla Day Bulgaria Is Happening Right Now

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Joomla Day (the website is in Bulgarian) Bulgaria 2011 is here! I am excited to be at the event and arrived a little early so that I can let you know that later in the day I will be blogging about the topics covered at the forum. They've got loads of coffee here so I think that all the IT people will be happy today and it will be a very positive forum. The topics include overview of innovations in Joomla, discussion of the T3 Framework, how to improve the security of a Joomla site and most importantly - Local ...
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HTML5 – Apple and Microsoft’s Position

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We have all probably quite often come across news about HTML5's development, its glorious 'video', 'audio' and 'canvas' elements, all the new API's being incorporated in it, etc. Although the language is still being developed, seeing it mentioned plenty of times made me curious about how much its support has grown among two of the major players in the computer world - Microsoft and Apple, so I took a look.Apple and their browser Safari definitely have HTML5's back covered. On their official website they clearly state: "Every new Apple mobile device and every new Mac — along with the latest version ...
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Of Sentiments and Money

Monetize Twitter Business Plan

Of course that I was aware of the scope of data mining happening on the tubes. I mean, I am a "computer guy" after all. You know, market basket analysis, that kind of stuff. Business intelligence, CRM analyses, you name it. What else ... ah! the American government hiring a private company to compile information on teenagers it can recruit for the army. All in all, with the intensity of mining happening nowadays, Ted Stevens might as well have called the Internet "a series of tunnels" rather than "a series of tubes" (r.i.p. Ted Stevens, you were a funny guy).Well, ...
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