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
Tips for the new WordPress Editor – Gutenberg
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
Where are you? Location on Websites
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
Don’t Put All Your Eggs in One Basket
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.
Even if you do not have a website, if you have any online business or professional presence, you should have a domain name.
2020 Update: The new WordPress editor now supports 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
How to Fix a Facebook Share
Updated April 27, 2020 You’ve finished a great blog entry. You share it to Facebook – and then realize there’s a typo in the headline, or you forgot to add an image. You cancel the Facebook share, fix the blog, update it, and share it to Facebook again. The headline still has a typo, or… Continue reading How to Fix a Facebook Share
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