Are you new to blogging? Have you been blogging for some time and wish to improve its look, performance, and visibility? You don’t have to learn any programming skills when you’re just starting out your blog. Good writing skills and knowledge of what you’re talking about should already be enough to maintain a blog.
WordPress has rapidly become one of the most popular content management systems on the web. This has a number of advantages for users – the main one being rapid development of both the core platform and additional themes and plugins – but also means many sites end up looking the same. Customizing a WordPress theme […]
Dear Potential Blogger, First off, congratulations on your likely decision to start up a blog. If you go through with it, you’ll embark on a mission that is both deeply personal and extremely public, a chance to speak your mind and give voice to your thoughts on this, the most public sphere, the Internet. However, […]
How many times have you seen the same blog design, in the same niche, writing about the same topics? The number to be assumed could be high. That’s because even though there are millions of designs available over the web, webmasters often prefer to copy the templates used by ‘good’ blogs, and hence make a […]
More than five years ago, I was bit by the Autoblog bug. I don’t build them anymore, but I still build WordPress blogs in large numbers. One of my pet peeves when I was working with 100+ different blogs was that if I wanted to interlink them, or have the exact same links on the […]
Here’s a scary thought for most bloggers. At some point, most likely, you’re going to screw up your site in a very bad way. Computers are finicky things and your site is no different. With one wrong move you are more than liable to blow your site up, making it either extremely ugly or entirely […]
If you blog long enough, at some point you’re going to be faced with a sticky problem. You need to make a major change to your site, such as switch to a new CMS, upgrade a critical component or set up a new theme. However, your live site already has a pretty lengthy history behind […]