12 Best Lifetime Affiliate Programs to Make A Living

12 Best Lifetime Affiliate Programs to Make A Living

Contrary to popular belief, it wasn’t Amazon that created affiliate marketing. It was a concept that began in 1989 with a man named William J. Tobin, who holds the title of the world’s first internet marketer. The founder of PC Flowers & Gifts, Tobin created the idea of affiliate marketing and launched his program on the Prodigy Network. This model involved paying the Prodigy network a commission on every sale. By 1993, it was generating Read more…

How SEO factors make a user-friendly e-commerce store to win

How SEO factors make a user-friendly e-commerce store to win

Having clicked on the eCommerce website means getting sales. Ranking higher than your competitors is a must thing in nowadays. But for that, you need to know the SEO techniques of ranking your site to the top. If you have an existing eCommerce store or you are planning a new one, then this article(How SEO Factors Make a user-Friendly e-commerce Store) will help you in learning the strategies of improving your SEO score.

The rise of microblogging

The Rise of Microblogging

Let’s get the definition of a microblog out of the way. A microblog is a short piece of content designed for quick interactions from an audience. Microblogging is a merging of instant messaging and content production, and the rise of microblogging needs to be looked at with significance. The year 2020 seems to be all about the rise of microblogging. The first micro-blogs were known as tumblelogs, and this was a term coined by Jonathan Read more…

Pros and cons of choosing wordpress

Pros & Cons of Choosing WordPress

WordPress is the greatest and the leading CMS – Content Management System- exists on the internet. It is the most widely used CMS in the world. During the last 4 months, I conducted research on Bloggers/ Website owners WordPress choice as their CMS. After carrying out questionnaires and surveys, I could find that 99 of every 100 beginners website/blog owners tend to choose WordPress as their CMS system instead of choosing others exist on the Read more…

Commenting Platform

What is a Commenting Platform?

Have you seen a comments section below a blog post you read? (If you haven’t just scroll down this page and take a look). As you would probably note, for most blogs the comments section is provided by a service provider. Such services allow users to comment on a website and moderators to moderate the comments easily. This is the basic idea of a commenting platform (aka commenting systems). There are more advanced commenting platforms, Read more…

5 Ways to Make Your Blog Looks Fancy

5 Ways to Make Your Blog Looks Fancy

In present, blogging has become a trend and something identified as normal. However, there are thousands and thousands of blogs as time passes. As there are lots of blogs exist, every blogger faces several obstacles: driving enough traffic, gaining fame, increasing revenues, creating high-quality content, etc. Basically, most of the bloggers pay their attention to those above-mentioned obstacles. Driving enough traffic is one of them. To drive massive traffic to a blog, a fancy looking Read more…

[New Feature] Link Previewing

We recently introduced embedding support for comments. To make it more interesting, we added a new feature to convert bare links to rich link previews. This comment… Will be converted to… All you have to do is to add a link in a new line. To make it work, the link must be publicly accessible. must have Open Graph or Twitter meta tags. We consider link previews as embeds. So, the website has to have Read more…

19 Reasons to Move Away From Disqus

Disqus is one of the most popular commenting systems out there. However, ZetaGlobal acquired Disqus in 2017 that changed the path of it. ZetaGlobal is a data-powered marketing technology company that “loves data”. So, they started using Disqus to collect data from millions of users around the world who visit websites that use Disqus as the commenting platform. Because of the “apparently free” pricing plan, Disqus had millions of websites using it, which made their Read more…

4 Powerful Project Management Tools

Considered a niche space in itself, Project Management has grown in importance throughout the years. Today, there are a myriad of online project management tools, which offer collaboration, task management, and file sharing, that will help your project reach completion. Some History It would be fair to say that the 1950’s led to the emergence of project management. The reason it became a globally embraced discipline was to assist in the manufacturing, construction and government Read more…

The Ultimate Guide to Embedding Content to your Site from Social Platforms

Consider this the new and improved guide to embedding content on your WordPress site. When embedding content, remember that there needs to be a conscious plan to structure your content in an orderly fashion. Moreover, embedding content to your site is the newest way to prove credibility, and, can be considered as the online version of annexures in a book. With WordPress being the default website creator for the vast majority of users, embedding content has Read more…

Introducing KaTeX (Math) and Embed Support

We are excited to introduce KaTeX and embedding support for comments in Hyvor Talk. KaTeX KaTeX is the fastest library for math typesetting developed by Khan Academy. It uses Knuth’s TeX format. Therefore, you can write math in comments in the same way you would do in MathJax or other libraries. Enabling KaTeX KaTeX support for comments is disabled by default. If your audience prefers writing comments with math, you can enable it from the Read more…

A Comprehensive Guide to getting Started on Google Search Console (in 2020)

What exactly does Google Search Console (GSC) do? GSC is capable of doing a myriad of things. It is a system that offers you tips, tricks, and a list of to-do’s for improving your site’s performance in the Google search engine. It scours technical issues; monitors your AMP results; improves structured data; finds your top search queries and SEO pages; and tells you how to improve your SEO results.  GSC (known as Google Webmaster Tools) Read more…

Should I Pre- or Post- Moderate Comments?

Whether you are an individual blogger, a team, or a news organization you have to choose between pre- or post- moderation when you add comments to your website. What is Pre-Moderation? Pre-moderation means that all the comments are posted only after the approval of the moderators. What is Post-Moderation? Post-moderation means that all comments go live as soon as users publish them. After that, moderators spend some time removing the unwanted comments. Pre- vs Post-Moderation: Read more…

How to Choose a Commenting Platform for News Sites

This guide will help you understand what you should consider when choosing a commenting platform for news sites. Comments are the voices of the readers of your website. If someone asks for a definition for comments, it could be given simply like this: Comments are the medium that connects a website’s owner/writers and the users/readers. Moreover, comments are the way that readers/users communicate with other readers/users as well as with the owner or the writers. Read more…

How To Manage Comments On Blogger

The first time I tried Blogger was way back in 2010. If I had a DeLorean from that era, I’d be shocked to see how fluid and easy blogging has become today. The market leader when it comes to a blogging platform is WordPress with newcomers Ghost and Gatsby promising to be a thorn in its side. That said Blogger has been around long enough to make its presence felt. With a focus on ‘just blogging’, Blogger does its job well without any Read more…

Comments with Single Sign-on using Hyvor Talk and Auth0

This guide will show you how to add comments to your blog or website with single sign-on using Hyvor Talk and Auth0. Hyvor Talk is a fully customizable commenting platform with all moderation tools you need. It supports two single sign-on (SSO) methods: Stateless and OpenID Connect-based. In this article, we are going to use OpenID Connect-based SSO with Auth0. Auth0 is an identity provider, and it is compatible with the OpenID Connect protocol. (If Read more…

WordPress vs Ghost: What’s Better For Business Blogging?

This is a brief overview of whether WordPress or Ghost really is better for business blogging. Mid Covid-19, there’s a great movement of businesses moving online (in addition to some serious sales for online purchases at present) while ditching the whole conventional mode of doing business, which is the brick and mortar model. Now, with so many options available to go online, there is plenty of e-commerce solutions that can help your business reach the Internet masses.  We’ve structured Read more…

Introducing New Analytics and Customization Options

New analytics and customization options are now available for all users! What’s new in Analytics? Up to this update, we only showed you the number of comments and page views your website got in a time period. Now, you can see them in a more comprehensive way with our new beautiful charts. In the analytics section of the console, you can see how your website performed in the following time periods. Today – Grouped by Read more…

How to fix MYSQL Character Encoding Issues After Migration?

We recently performed a major migration that was stressful but helped us learn a lot of things in one day. One of the main problems we faced was MYSQL character encoding issues after the migration. Here’s how it happened. First, we exported our database. In this export file, non-ASCII characters were changed into some weird characters like “Венчур Д. Simply, all non-English comments were shown in this way. So, do we need to ask all Read more…

Content Curation

What You Need to Know About Content Curation

As same as content marketing, content curation plays a major role in digital content management. However, many years ago, content curation was just a buzz word. But, today, it has become something special like many people search about; with the question “what do we need to know about content curating?” I am pretty sure you are one of them. This article will give you a clear answer to the above question. So why are you Read more…

We moved from Hostinger to DigitalOcean

It has been 4 months since we started working on Hyvor Talk full-time. We have grown steadily and this month, we got clients with millions of traffic per month. We had no experience in handling high traffic. As a result, our servers went down when we got spikes in traffic. After trying different fixes, we finally made the decision to move from our previous host Hostinger to our new host DigitalOcean. This is our experience. Read more…