Net Neutrality- Internet Freedom in India

Net Neutrality- Internet Freedom in India

Why to defend internet freedom in India?

What is this term “Net neutrality?

In simple words, it is a principle according to which the internet service providers should enable the access to all the applications and content regardless of the source. And also they should not block or favor particular websites or products.

Due to this principle, in India, people can have access to internet and gain knowledge freely. They have the freedom of speech and freedom to use internet. As every internet customer has equal right to access the lawful websites and services without any discrimination.

How can Net Neutrality be violated?

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is planning to allow the telecom companies like Airtel, Vodafone etc. to block websites and some other services or applications for extorting more and more money from customers. And if this happens, this would be an extreme violation of this principle, Net Neutrality.

Why Net Neutrality should not be violated?

Now when you know what the term Net Neutrality means and how TRAI is planning to violate this. Also, Airtel has come up with Zero Marketing Platform. According to this, the Airtel users can use and access those websites or applications (tied -up with Airtel) at zero data charges.

The debate on Net Neutrality has turned out to be a fight against common Indian citizen and big telecom companies. In a democratic country like India it is quite unfair to be a bit ambitious for these big telecom companies. As they only want to make money at any cost and this is not only unfair but also not-ethical for the betterment of the country.

If Net Neutrality is being violated, there will be Internet Discrimination in India. According to Airtel’s Zero marketing platform, one cannot access the websites or applications which will not be allowed by the company.

At the same time, this may have negative impact on startups. Since the country like India, many of the startup businesses may depend on internet only for their sales. And if this freedom of internet gets violated, these starters may get discouraged.

So, in a democratic and developing country like India, Internet access should not be under these private companies so that each and every citizen can enjoy the freedom of speech and freedom of using internet.

7-Free and responsive WordPress Themes!

7-Free and responsive WordPress Themes!

Build a dazzling website using these WordPress themes!

wordpress themes

The most responsive and preferred platform for website development these days is no doubt….WordPress! It has got some amazing features, plugins and themes which help you to design a spectacular website for you. WordPress offers exceptionally responsive and easy to use themes. These themes help you to create your website whether it is for blog, personal, professional or portfolio.

Listed below are some finest free of cost WordPress themes:

  1. Sparkling: The design of this theme is based on latest bootstrap technology. It provides your website with an eye catchy and modern look. It has got very sharp design on mobile devices. It offers you with a slider, with which you can highlight your photos or some other creative content in your website. Also it has gosome powerful plugins like Gravity forms, Contact Form 7 etc.

Sparkling-WordPress-Theme

  1. Optimizer: With this theme, you can customize your website with optimum satisfaction. This theme lets you to customize every single element of your website and that too very easily. It is also compatible with your mobile phones. This theme is quite responsive and is retina ready by default. Optimizer theme offers you many features for website development, be it blogging, portfolio or services website.

optimizer-theme

  1. Future-Lite: A multipurpose theme, full of features is a perfect one for creative websites like portfolios or businesses. It has got very responsive layout and offers you great visibility in any of the device you use. This theme looks sharp on devices with high resolution and is also retina ready. It offers you with custom menu, Sidebar widget, theme options, featured image and pagination etc.

future lite

  1. Dazzling: A responsive and mobile friendly theme, based on Bootstrap 3 technology. It offers you a full screen slider which is optional and is useful to design creative websites. With its mint green accent colors, it gives a soothing and refreshing touch to your eyes. It has gort some popular plugins like Jetpack, WordPress SEO etc. to enhance its utility.

Dazzling theme

  1. Travelify: This theme offers a sleek and trendy look to your website. This theme is quite competent with some first grade premium WordPress themes. Travelify is fully loaded with pixel-perfect design, slider, custom page and many more features. You can alter your website using this theme with different theme aspects. The theme is best suited for a person who loves to travel and writes blogs on it.

travelify theme

  1. Longform: This theme is a blessing for those who love to tell stories. It is quite compatible with powerful plugin named Aesop Story Engine. It offers you with beautiful styles with no extra configuration or code snippets. This theme is quite easy and powerful to use.

Longform theme

  1. Moesia: If you are looking forward to build a website for your business purpose, this theme offers you with heaps of inbuilt features. In this theme, you can choose from 11 built in blocks and design your home page as you want. Also it offers you with a feature to add a background image for your homepage block. This theme is fully loaded with font styles, animation effects, layouts for your blog page etc.

moesia theme

Google officially becomes ‘Alphabet’

Google officially becomes ‘Alphabet’

It has been couple of months back in August when Google announced that in restructuring process, they will open a parent company called Alphabet. The reason behind the move was that, it will allow the different parts of their businesses to run independently.

Now it is official, that Google is a subsidiary of ALPHABET.

As a result of this, each stock of google will be now automatically converted to Alphabet stock.

Here is the full official statement released

Google Proceeds With Implementation of New Operating Structure
10/2/2015

Google Inc. announced today that, pursuant to its previously announced plans to create a new public holding company, Alphabet Inc. (“Alphabet”), by implementing a holding company reorganization (the “Alphabet Merger”), it expects that the Alphabet Merger will close after the close of business on October 2, 2015. Google anticipates that shares of Google Class C Capital Stock and shares of Google Class A Common Stock will begin trading as Alphabet Class C Capital Stock and Alphabet Class A Common Stock, respectively, on the NASDAQ Global Select Market on October 5, 2015. Shares of Alphabet Class C Capital Stock and shares of Alphabet Class A Common Stock will continue to be traded under the same ticker symbols under GOOG and GOOGL, respectively.

Update: The Alphabet merger is now effective. For more information on the merger, please see Alphabet’s Form 8-K filed on October 2, 2015.

Google’s business which includes Search, YouTube, Maps etc. will all be now a subsidiary of Alphabet.Moreover, each of these will have their own different CEO.

How to move a WordPress website ?

How to move a WordPress website ?

Moving a wordpress website is one of the common jobs in the freelance websites since many years.There are many blogs and tutorials explaining the process in detail either by video or by image presentation.

In this post, I will explain the basic steps to bear in mind while moving a wordpress website which are necessary to avoid any future problems.

  • Always take a full backup of the website and database to be moved so that in case you run into any problems there is always a way back saving your precious hard work.
  • Upload the files in the server.
  • Update the htaccess file.
  • If your current website is in the root of the main domain like for example it is as www.www.developingsense.com and it is to be moved to another domain for example www.thedeveloping.in, then there is no such need of updating the .htaccess file.
# BEGIN WordPress
<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
RewriteEngine On
RewriteBase /
RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L]
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
RewriteRule . /index.php [L]
&amp;amp;amp;lt;/IfModule&amp;amp;amp;gt;
# END WordPress

 

But if your current website is in the root directory of the domain and it has to be moved in any other folder of another domain like www.thedeveloping.in/wordpress, then the .htaccess has to be updated.

 

#BEGIN WordPress
 RewriteEngine On
 RewriteBase /theme/
 RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L]
 RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
 RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
 RewriteRule . /theme/index.php [L]
 # END WordPress 

 

  • Now upload the exported database file to the new hosting using phpmyadmin.Do not forget to change the wp-options table rows. There you have to update the new website url in two places saying site_url and home_url.
  • Now update the wp-config.php file in the root of the directory where wordpress is installed.Here you to write the new database name, hostname, username and password. This is where the database connection error occurs if it is not updated correctly.ik

Above are some of the basic steps we have to take care of while moving the wordpress website. Like we know, during migration many types of problems may occur due to different server configurations and thus never hesitate to follow up in the comments section below and i will be more than happy to help you out in that.

Any suggestions or mistakes found in this post reported will be appreciated.

Passion on HIGH

Tips and tricks for your WordPress website!

Tips and tricks for your WordPress website!

Search Engines like Google, Bling, and Yahoo! etc. are becoming intelligent these days. And when you publish a website or post on World Wide Web, you want that to be searched and ranked high. Here are few tips and tricks using WordPress which can be used to make your website eye-catchy!

1. Content is the key: Content is the master for any website or post as it contains keywords and relevant information. While writing the content for your website or post, you need to consider few things like:

  • Using keywords wisely
  • Write Understandable and easy content
  • Focus on the audience and not search engine

2. Backlinks trafficking: You can use this trick by linking your page or content to relevant sites with high rank in search engines. But make sure not to link if there is no relation between your content of the website or post and the linked website.

3. Relevant naming of image files: Search engine considers both the text and images of the post while crawling. You should name the image relevant to your topic and also you can use keywords for the same to promote your website.

4. Include keywords in permalinks: Make your website’s or post’s permalink concise and crisp, keeping this in your mind that only first four words are relevant in your permalink.

5. Make use of SEO themes: while deciding your website theme on WordPress, consider the theme which contains less coding as the theme with more coding, may contain less keywords. This may determine the ranking of your website.

6. Generate Sitemap in Xml: You can generate sitemap in XML using WordPress or Google plugins. You can also use some other tools for your website like Webmaster Central and Website Optimizer.

7. Avoid black hat techniques: Do not play tricks with smart and intelligent search engines like Google. Using Black hat techniques is a punishable offense to promote your website. So try to stay away from these kinds of tricks.

8. Promote on Social networking sites: You can make use of social media to promote your website or post. This way you can publicize it online and that too free of cost.

9. Circumvent the use of Flash: Since Flash is virtually invisible to the search engines. Try not to use it and rather you can use WordPress for the same.

10. Draw special attention to keywords and informative content: As discussed earlier, content is the key of your website. Highlight the informative content, headings etc. which contain keywords and relevant information. This trick is also helpful to promote your website.