WordPress and its Technicalities: Part 1

I almost forgot how complicated starting from scratch can be. Forgetting what plugins were installed, traded, and replaced. Services like FeedBurner going to the Google limbo, and the importance of SEO and having a Privacy Policy.

Ugh! Over the years I’ve setup various websites, mostly with WordPress because of its flexibility, choice of plugins, and the community support that’s so necessary these days. It being open source and readily available, easy to set up, and able to run on a multitude of different servers play into of course, but it’s really hard to beat the types of flexibility and support it has.  read more...

And I’m Back! How not to run a Blog…

Hello all! Well, I lost the last blog because, well, I missed the memo. I get tons of email and just missed the renewal from that host, so deleted the blog and any backups they had. The sad thing is, and this is really very sad, is that I lost the whole thing and I don’t think I have any backups… I only posted every year or so anyway. lol! The silver lining is this host is automatic pilot when it comes to payments, so maybe this blog won’t go anywhere real soon. At least they’re gracious enough to send me reminders and invoices before charging me. *shrugs* Such is life!  read more...