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Google+ Is Changing The Way I Blog

July 10, 2011

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Google+ is already affecting the way that I blog – at least, a little bit.  I really want people to be able to use +1 for my blog posts.  And I didn’t see the GetSocial folks solving this issue any time soon.  So I started to look around and see if there was any native […]

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WordPress Updates Its Commenting Engine

June 11, 2011

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Earlier this week, I got an email from WordPress about changes to their commenting system.  Basically, they’ve opened up commenting to Facebook and Twitter accounts.  That means that you can read your favorite blogs and comment without creating a WordPress account (or without commenting anonymously). This is a tremendously simple change.  And it is a […]

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New Skin for Old Wine?

May 8, 2011

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If you haven’t noticed it yet, I’ll let you in on a secret: I’ve cleaned up the look of the blog.  And I do believe that it is quite a bit nicer than it was before. What did I do?  Well, I decided that it was time to start using some professional themes to improve […]

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Social Linking – Options Galore

November 28, 2010

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Once I had the new WP 3.1b1 running, it was time to build links.  My first thought was to use ShareThis.  It is a great plugin that builds links for every post.  And it worked flawlessly on my local WordPress 3.1b1 platform.  But it won’t work on WordPress.com. So I started to read up on […]

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WordPress Wonderland

November 28, 2010

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As noted in one of yesterday’s posts, I’ve been increasing my WordPress knowledge while upgrading to WP 3.1b1 on the alpha site.  There are four elements to my current ruminations on the subject: I am learning new features and functions in the product.  For example, I am starting to broaden my knowledge of builtin features […]

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A New WordPress For The Holidays

November 27, 2010

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While catching up on the WordPress blog, I noticed a post about WP 3.1.  The new linking (and blog post search) capabilities seemed oh so impressive.  So I decided to check them out. Yes, I do have access to the new code as I host my main blog on WordPress.com.  That makes me a beta […]

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