When using WordPress for special character websites such as Chinese, you have to be careful to manually specify the Permalinks. If you use Chinese characters for the title of a page or a post, then the Permalink that is automatically generated by WordPress will be come out in a strange format and won’t work correctly.
During my university years studying â€šÃ„Ã¶âˆšÃ‘âˆšâ‰¤Interactive Mediaâ€šÃ„Ã¶âˆšÃ‘âˆšÂ¥, we often discussed what is truly interactive. It was a time when the internet was emerging, interactive TV was coming, video games consoles were going online and I got my first mobile phone with a built in camera.Â¬Â¨â€šÃ„â€ A lot of the things we discussed have already come to pass and the proliferation of the internet has gone global. So what is the shift that traditional media is making and how can businesses do more to utilise their own websites?
IABC held an interesting seminar yesterday with 3 guest speakers discussing their thoughts and experiences with Social Media in China. This post is about Allen Wang’sÂ¬Â¨â€šÃ„â€ speech profiling his social networking site babytree.com and what it means to do social media successfully in China.
A great way to promote your blog is to include your latest posts in your email signature. This way every time someone opens an email from you, they get reminded of your blog and hopefully will pay a visit.
On the left is an example of my email signiture, which also includes links to my Linkedin page, Facebook page and Eggplant Flickr account. These are also pretty useful in getting colleague’s, clients and friends to connect with you.
Whether you are a developer or a content writer, WordPress offers a multitude of ways in which to update your site. The question is are you utilising them all?
There are more and more free platforms out there, which small to medium sized businesses can utilise to build their online presence, improve communication and do more themselves. Below we have listed 5 platforms that are popular among our clients, in fact 4 of them we use ourselves!
This year the 2009 British Business Awards (BBA) will announce the finalists for each category on 21st September and will allow their supporters to vote for them on the BBA website. In this post we uncover some of the concerns…
During October, Eggplant attended the Wordcamp 2009 in Beijing. Overall the event was ok, but perhaps lacking in any serious content.
One speaker Nikolay Bachiyski did give some interesting information about what to expect from the next latest and greatest version of WordPress (2.9+)
Here are a five things to look forward to:
There is an event about WordPress on 22nd August (Saturday), details as below, anyone who has interest can join in.
Organized by: WordCamp China
About WordCamp China: WordCamp China, a platform to discuss WordPress, is open to all enthusiasts, blog users and developers. The General Assembly will focus on WordPress and relevant topics of independent bloggers. Here, you can meet Bloggers and developers, you can listen to the lectures of many well-known Blogger.