Have a question for Ask The Geek? Send it to me. Dear Ask the Geek, I see you are moving your blogs over […]
Have a question for Ask The Geek? Send it to me. Dear Ask The Geek, I’ve been blogging for seven years and I […]
The liveblog of my panel at BlogHer ’11: Social Media Geek | Adding Community Features to Your Blog is now online. I talked about BuddyPress and bbPress as ways to extend your WordPress site into a community and I definitely recommend checking it out. The liveblog is about 90% accurate, which is amazing since we were talking so fast, so if you see particular sentences with a few words missing you should know that the point being made was brilliant and we were coherent […]
I showcase some of the websites I’ve seen on WordPress.com that have made their sites beautiful using one of the default themes as a base and customizing the site with just the Custom CSS upgrade
You’re ready to start creating that website you’ve been dreaming about, and you need to get web hosting: a place where you can store and modify your website’s content and make it accessible. Here’s how to choose your web hosting provider.
I explain the basics of how Google Alerts work and give you 5 quick ways to get started on Google Alerts to get news about you and your blog.
If you’ve never used WordPress or even the free / hosted version on WordPress.com, you might have no idea what it really means to “be on WordPress” – how the interface works, what you’ll need to do with your server, and if you’re really going to like it. Luckily, there’s a way you can play with WordPress on your own computer, without having to buy or commit to anything!
If you’ve ever thought about creating your own website or buying a domain, getting started is much easier than you think. Here’s a few easy steps to consider when planning on buying a domain.
Here’s a handy maintenance checklist for your blog or website for some tasks to do each month to keep your blog current and effective.