Digital Strategy Works blog post on the mystery of WordPress plugins and why we can't install plugins at WordPress.com, but can on a self-hosted version of Wordpress. What does self-hosted mean anyway? And, what's with this new term: "managed hosting." What does it mean? Let us explain!
Here at Digital Strategy Works, we are always trying out new services to improve our own processes. In order to manage our work, we use the following software as a service tools. We took a look at the integration of Google Docs and Adobe EchoSign for contract management and electronic signature delivery.
When Ning.com announced they would be going to a premium model, this forced many Ning Network Owners to look for a low cost solution to run their blogs and social networks. BuddyPress, a fork of the popular Wordpress CMS, is becoming the defacto social networking software that people are turning to to migrate from Ning to BuddyPress. Digital Strategy Works is working with the both the Ning Exporter, provided by Ning to back-up all of your network content, as well as the Ning to BuddPress importer, developed by Boone Gorges, a Wordpress/BuddyPress developer in New York City. Read more about the issues related to these tools and how to overcome some of the limitations.