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How Many Pages Does Your Blog Have?

For this post, I wanted to take about pages. Not posts, but pages. Some bloggers have multiple pages, while others might just have one or two, and I thought it was worth chatting about. Home page Depending on how you've got your blog set up, your blog posts may displayed on your blog's home page.… Continue reading How Many Pages Does Your Blog Have?

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Expert Blogging Advice that I Ignore

I'm a firm believer in blogging the way that works for you, and ignoring all the advice. But I know that sometimes people, especially new bloggers, feel pressured to follow the "expert\" advice. This post includes bits of advice on several different sites claiming to be experts telling you how to "succeed" at blogging. Success… Continue reading Expert Blogging Advice that I Ignore

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Dofollow & Nofollow Links, and Why You Might Sometimes Care

Links are what brings the internet together. Search engines like them, and for those who are SEO (search engine optimization) minded, that's important information. Even if you have no interest in SEO whatsoever, though, links may be relevant. A commonly used term to describe the benefit of links is link juice. You may not care… Continue reading Dofollow & Nofollow Links, and Why You Might Sometimes Care

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Should You Stick to a Blogging Niche?

Every so often I see bloggers expressing some apprehension about stepping out of their blogging niche, so I thought it was worth chatting about. The business-focused blogs If the main purpose is to make money, niche matters. Brandon Gaille The graphic above is from blogging guru Brandon Gaille. If you want to make money, these… Continue reading Should You Stick to a Blogging Niche?

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Why Is WordPress Eating Comments?

The title of this post is very much a rhetorical question, because I have no idea. Rory of A Guy Called Bloke wrote about this earlier this week in I Am Textless, and I decided to chime in with my own two cents about WordPress behaving badly. Can't comment at all This has happened on… Continue reading Why Is WordPress Eating Comments?

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What Does Google Think of Your Blog?

Here on MH@H, 2020 has been the year of the Google. I've had a huge increase in the number of visitors that arrive at my site via search engines. It's nice to see because I want people to hear what I have to say about mental illness. Interacting with the WordPress community is by far… Continue reading What Does Google Think of Your Blog?

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Using Images in WordPress Blogs

Using images in WordPress can be tricky and quirky sometimes, especially in the block editor. Here are some of the image-related bits and bobs I've picked up over time. Media files are publicly visible If you upload a file to your site, it gets assigned a URL. That's its home, and whether you include it… Continue reading Using Images in WordPress Blogs