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WordPress & Daylight Savings Time

WordPress & Daylight Savings Time

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It’s that most wonderful time of the year.

For the folks that have are a WordPress.org site, don’t forget to go into your “General Settings” and set up your appropriate timezone, else you will be wondering why you posts are posting an hour earlier or later than scheduled.

Google Reader’s Time is Running Out

In case you don’t know by now Google announced that they are going to put Google Reader out to pasture. If you have a Google Reader account like me, you have many subscriptions. So the best thing you can do right now is to backup your subscriptions. When you login to your Google Reader account,… Continue Reading

I know what I’ll be doing this weekend – How to Back Up and Migrate Your Posterous Spaces to Tumblr, Blogger, or WordPress via @lifehacker

How to Backup and Migrate your Posterous Spaces to Tumblr – lifehacker.com Did anyone else flinch when they saw the announcement the other day? Seems like the best plan of action is to plan ahead. Lifehacker has a guide as to what you can do now to prepare for the future of Posterous. Continue Reading

When WordPress Widgets go Wonky

  It’s a typical workday. Either you suddenly decide to check on your website (which I recommend doing daily,) or the worse case scenario, someone tells you (preferably in private with a phone or email, and not on Twitter or Facebook)  that “Something’s wrong with your site.” Continue Reading

Why you should clean up inactive WordPress Plugins

Just in case you didn’t know, Thesis (aff link), a premium WordPress theme, recently upgraded versions from 1.8 to 1.8.2. After the upgrade, I logged back in to the WordPress Dashboard and could not find the Thesis Dashboard Menu. So I went to Thesis support section to see what to do. The answer was to… Continue Reading

Paula Berg: Six Reasons Every Brand Should Blog

Hubspot’s 2010 “The State of Inbound Marketing Survey” found that: 77% of Internet users read blogs Blogs yield an average ROI of 600% Follow Paula Berg on Twitter: www.twitter.com/paulaberg via huffingtonpost.com Still not convinced you and your brand need a blog? Read what impact a blog can have for you and your business. Continue Reading

Declare your independence from Tumblr

After several months, I was finally able to take a weekend afternoon and do something for me. Move my blog from free-hosted Tumblr to self-hosted WordPress. I had intentions of exporting my Tumblr blog months ago since Tumblr’s outage. Little things were  starting annoying me. There were some posts that I wished weren’t auto posted… Continue Reading

Starting a Niche Blog

via freelanceswitch.com In the past, if I had a category or or tag that has over 100 posts in it, then I would of considered spinning it off. Also there is being able to weigh the pros, cons and time commitment. Lately, I had to re-examine my posting process and had to fold some blogs… Continue Reading