Welcome to Abhinav Sonkar dot Com Version 2 – Refurnished and Redesigned!

Regular readers would have already noticed the renovation of this blog which had kept me busy for quite some time in the past week. There were other things that had arrested my attention but I would allude to it in a different post. The previous design had been in use since the start of this blog nine months ago. It was one of my favorites but the design and the space it provided were constricting the growth of the blog and hence I decided to look for a new design. Now I am not yet financially sound enough to look for a unique premium design or hire a designer, so I started my search for a good free design that…
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Killer Domains – Great Resource for Researching Perfect Domain Names

Daniel Scocco of fame, recently launched an ebook for finding domain names for your website or blog. He kindly sent me a copy of it and I think it is an excellent resource for all the bloggers who are starting out with their blog. From my experience, not many bloggers realize the importance of a good and important domain names and simply buy the first name that strikes them, provided its available that is. Daniel vividly explains how domain names are as important as the website itself. He has divided the content of his ebook in the following chapters: Introduction The 7 Characteristics Of Good Domain Names The Process Of Researching Domain Names Keyword Research Prefixes And Suffixes Tools And…
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WordPress 2.5 or should it have been 2.4?

Wordpress RC1 was released yesterday to the public for testing purposes. The official version would be upon us anytime soon. Since it skips and jumps directly to , there is really something to expect. Let's take a look into it. From the Wordpress Development A customizable dashboard, multi-file upload, built-in galleries, one-click plugin upgrades, tag management, built-in Gravatars, full text feeds, and faster load times sound interesting? Then WordPress might be the release for you. It’s been in the oven for a while, and we’re finally ready to open the doors a bit to give you a taste. Unfortunately, the list of changes ends there. Without doubt, those are pretty useful additions but you are left with wanting for more.…
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WordPress 2.3.2 Released. Urgent Security Update!

Yesterday Ryan posted on official blog about the release of Wordpress It has been marked as urgent security release. Here's what he wrote on his blog: WordPress is an urgent security release that fixes a bug that can be used to expose your draft posts. also suppresses some error messages that can give away information about your database table structure and limits and stops some information leaks in the XML-RPC and APP implementations. Get now to protect your blog from these disclosures. As a little bonus, allows you to define a custom DB error page. Place your custom template at wp- If WP has a problem connecting to your database, this page will displayed rather than the default error message.…
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The Five Factor Values Test

Your Values Profile Loyalty:You value loyalty a fair amount. You're loyal to your to a point. But if they cross you, you will reconsider your loyalties. Staying true to others is important to you, but you also stay true to yourself. Honesty: You value honesty a fair amount. You're honest when you can be, but you aren't a stickler for it. If a little white lie will make a situation more comfortable, you'll go for it. In the end, you mostly care about "situational integrity." Generosity: You value generosity a fair amount. You are all about giving, as long as there's some give and take. Supportive and kind, you don't mind helping out a friend in need. But you know…
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