When you create a new blog post, WordPress automatically creates the URL slug – the last part of the post’s direct link – based on your post title. This means the link to the post will be your site name plus the date plus the blog post title. That’s a perfectly functional link, but, particularly… Continue reading How to Create a Shorter URL for your WordPress.com Blog Post
If you work with WordPress, by now you’ve probably heard there’s a new editor for making pages and posts. You may even have tried it. If you have not yet tried it, or took a look and did not know where to start, this post is for you. The new editor is called Gutenberg, though… Continue reading Tips for the new WordPress Editor – Gutenberg
If your website is promoting an online service (like this one), your location is not important. I’ll edit for anyone, anywhere. If your website is promoting a physical store, a service that requires in-person meeting, or a service in a specific area, your location is critical. The internet is a very big place, so it’s… Continue reading Where are you? Location on Websites
If you use an online calendar, such as Google Calendar or iCloud Calendar, it’s easy to access your calendar from multiple devices. Even if you use multiple calendars, as long as they are all online, they can talk to each other and share events. It becomes challenging to share events when you use a calendar… Continue reading Outlook Calendar Sync Cheat
The Manitoba NDP recently decided to mark the Jewish holiday of Passover with a greeting and stock photo on their social media accounts. Unfortunately, the image used was a parent and child preparing challah bread. This is a bread often eaten on Jewish holidays, but never on Passover.
…please get a second reader. When I said it before, my concern was that you might go to all the work of writing and publishing a book, only to have poor sales and one star reviews. I’ve since discovered you can get five star reviews, even if those reviews include statements such as “there are… Continue reading I’ve Said it Before, and I’ll Say it Again…
Even if you do not have a website, if you have any online business or professional presence, you should have a domain name.
I recently completed editing an academic textbook. This was a heavy copy edit, as well as reference checking and formatting. I made suggestions for the structure, requested some clarifications, proposed a few transition sentences, and even fixed spelling here and there. I was happy with the work, and so was the client.
If you use WordPress for your self-hosted web site, there are many plugins available to support marketing and selling your products. The free, or nearly free, WordPress.com service can also be used to promote a business, sell products, or request donations, but there are a few conditions.
2020 Update: The new WordPress editor now support bookmarks, so this can be done without coding. Any heading can be turned into a bookmark, by opening the Advanced block settings for the heading. Read how to do it here: https://wordpress.org/support/article/page-jumps/ WordPress makes creating web sites easy, but there is one handy web page feature… Continue reading WordPress Bookmarks