Let me start off by saying I don't entirely know what I'm talking about here, so I may get some things wrong. Oh well, such is life. WordPress is WordPress is WordPress, right? Well, no. There's actually a very big difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org. With WordPress.com, you sign up for a plan (either free … Continue reading How many ways can you WordPress?
We all interact with the blogging world a little differently. In yesterday's post, How do you follow, I asked people to answer a a few survey questions about how they follow other blogs. Here are the results, based on 24 responses: Question 1: How many blogs do you follow? <100: 25% 100-499: 50% 500-1000: 8.3% >1000: … Continue reading How do you follow? – Survey results
We all interact with the blogging world a little differently. I really don't know much about how the "average" blogger does things, so I thought I'd do a little survey. It's a basic Google Form, and here's the link: https://forms.gle/Mkh5mhTSShCQU1Zx6 The questions are: How many blogs do you follow? (i.e. blogs you follow, not people … Continue reading How do you follow?
Lately I've been getting quite a few notifications each day about people interacting with some of my older blog content. In fancy internet parlance, this is a sign of "evergreen content", material that's still good long after it's published. That's great, but it makes me curious how it happens. New content is easy enough to … Continue reading Evergreen blogging and the WordPress reader
When people follow my blog, I usually try to check out their site. On a pretty regular basis, though, I can't. I click on their Gravatar, and it takes me to a WordPress page saying the blog is no longer available. If at any point you've changed the name of your site, make sure the … Continue reading A PSA – make sure people can find your blog
WordPress annoys me from time to time, but this time they've outdone themselves. I think many of us have experienced legit comments ending up in our comments spam folder. I just discovered that over the last month or so WordPress has been sending legit comments not just to my comment spam folder but also the … Continue reading If I’ve ignored you lately, it’s WordPress’s fault
When I started blogging in October 2017, I had no idea what I was doing. Yes, I'd written about my illness before, but I'd never blogged, either on the writing or reading side of things. These last 6 months have been quite a learning experience. My relationship with my blog and with the blogging community … Continue reading My blogging evolution