Neither plug-ins nor php coding is required to create a polished portfolio. WordPress.com provides the base tools. But you will need to acknowledge, and conquer, the fear materializing when stepping outside a comfort zone. You’ll beat the challenges you meet. Here’s how.
My commentary: The character count of the average English word? “5.5 letters,” according to PlainLanguage.gov (PDF, at p. 6). Let’s … More
Coming attractions: WordPress — posting character limit, creating a portfolio; hysterical Answer Bots, & more.
Coming attractions; theme customization resource; calendaring “me” time.
You’re not limited to using your calendar for blogging, of course. Use it to plan website content updates, long-form and … More
Google Photos is one of the most popular ways of storing and sharing photos online. WordPress.com is one of the … More
Just bumped into this July 17th post. More bang for the Premium/Business bucks, in the form of scheduled social media … More
Every 3 or so weeks, I pop into the Alexa app (iPad) and run a “writing” search through the Skills … More
The linked article echoes this writer’s woe-filled experience with Dragon’s $60 Home edition. Fortunately, worthy alternatives exist. Another alternative is … More
My core bullet journal plays maestro to multiple components, conjuring harmony among all. One module, focused on writing activities, includes the Editorial Calendar for this blog. A detailed exploration of the contents of that specialized analog calendar follows.
WordPress.com includes an empowering yet unheralded power-packed feature: the free **Press This** bookmarklet. Once added to your browser, feeding your blog becomes kid’s play.
Implementing Pinterest’s “Rich Pins” feature on your wordpress.com site pulls additional info per pinned item, such as title & description. Rich pins also auto-update, reflecting your changes to the related post subsequent to the pinning. Finally, your assigned title follows the pin, immune to changes by anyone but you, the post author. Here’s your cheat sheet to implementing that feature on your Wordpress.com site.