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10 Best WordPress Plugins to Enhance Image Quality

WordPress is widely regarded as one of the best platforms to host a blog. It’s free. It’s secure. It has tons of cool add-ons and widgets that people can use to further customize their blog and make it stand out.
The vital components of most blogs are the images that go in its posts. Without images, a blog will look lackluster and dull and can eventually lead to a reduction in web traffic.

This is the main reason why bloggers should always include multiple images in all their posts to make their content appear more enticing and appealing. Today’s post will discuss about 10 amazing WordPress image plugins for blogs. You should seriously consider these options as they can not only make your blog stand out, but also improve web traffic while positively impact your fan following. 1. SEO Friendly Images This plugin is extremely nifty when it comes to ranking images in Google Image searches. It helps add ALT and TITLE attributes to all your images thereby improving traffic from search results…

7 Free Tools Every Web Developer Could Benefit From

GIMP The GNU Image Manipulation Program should be at the top of every web developer’s list who can’t afford or do not desire to use Adobe products. Of all the free image editing software on the market GIMP is far and away the best, offering powerful web tools with an intuitive interface that should be instantly familiar to Photoshop users.
Good images will set you apart. GIMP saves you hundreds on expensive software and is the only image editing program you’ll need. Google Adwords Keyword Tool The Google Adwords Keyword Tool is free to use; you don’t need to be an Adwords partner to take advantage of this indispensable service. The keyword tool shows you which exact terms and phrases users Google most. A second metric shows how much competition you will face when choosing given keyphrases. Yuuguu Yuuguu turns your desktop into a multi-user interface, allowing developers at remote locations to work on the same project at the same time. Just initiate an instant message and you’ll be able t…

Top 10 Secret Features of iOS 6

Apple released iOS 6 this week, bringing a handful of new features to iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches. While they defined many of the flagship features, several were left unsaid. These are our 10 favorite secret features in iOS 6. 10. Pull to Refresh Full size Pull to refresh is one of the greatest gestures that Apple took next to forever to adopt. iOS 6 finally allows you to pull down to refresh your mail accounts and various other data sources. Ignore the reload button and start swiping down.
9. Tons of New Emoji Full size Some people love their emoji—the cute icons you can add to messages, emails, or really anywhere that accepts text in iOS. Apple just added a ton of new options. If you have your emoji keyboard enabled already, you don't have to do anything. If not, you can enable it in the Settings app by going to General -> Keyboard -> Keyboards -> Add New Keyboard. That will bring up a list. Choose Emoji and you're all set.
8. Limit Ad Tracking Full size Everyone…