Tagged with Word Press

My One Year Blog Anniversary

My One Year Blog Anniversary

 Happy Anniversary to  Me! I published my first post on a whim, back on January 29, 2011.  Since then, I’ve: Published 46 posts Received 37 comments Had 2,700 page views Added 49 followers (8 through the blog – hi! – and the rest because I started posting automatically on Twitter) Wow! Thanks everyone! So, I’ve been … Continue reading

My tagline is a misnomer

When I set up my blog I created the tagline “Random thoughts, Facebook tips and WordPress evolution” to describe the topics I was writing about.  Let’s see how I’m doing. Random Thoughts – A few. Facebook tips – A bunch. WordPress Evolution – uh, one post? Woops. I could say my WordPress evolution is complete. … Continue reading

WordPress Custom Menus

Before I left on vacation, I learned a new feature: adding a custom menu.  I was trying to figure out a way to put a blog post into my main navigation menu.  After watching Morten Rand-Hendriksen’s chapter on Custom Menus in WordPress3 Essential Training, I dug into the Menus option. I wanted a sub-menu item … Continue reading

How I plan to learn WordPress

Here’s my game plan: I’m publishing blog posts once or twice a week and trying to utilize all of the features. I’m going through WordPress 3 Essential training at http://www.lynda.com. (I love Lynda, well worth the $25/month when you are learning something new) I’m reading the documentation here on wordpress.com. I am following wordpress.com on … Continue reading

Why a blog?

I’ve been thinking about starting a blog for several years.  What has usually stopped me is any combination of the following reasons: I don’t really have a need to share everything with the www (whole wide world, or world wide web, depending on how you look at it) I’m not looking for fame, fortune or … Continue reading