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WordPress Gifts for WordPress Fans

I was recently thinking about the 10th birthday of WordPress. That got me thinking about presents ūüôā

What do you give a WordPress fan for their birthday?

Seems I am not the only user that has this thought from time to time because the interwebs are loaded with gifts for fans of WordPress

Of course you can check out the WordPress swag store ¬†and pick up a t-shirt, hoodie or even a baby onesie or … Read More

WordPress Weekly Round Up Cancelled (due to loss of staff member)

I lost my longest serving member of staff this week. He’d been with me for nearly 14 years, through thick and thin. He had an important but vital job in my life that is irreplaceable.

His job was simple. It was just to be there. He did it well, so well, in fact, that I find it difficult to work without him being there.

My vitally important member of staff was a little white fluffy … Read More

Cannot connect to the server …

That’s the message that made my January not so much fun ūüôā

Here’s what happened …

For most of January I’ve been unable to access my website. ¬†Seriously. ¬† I haven’t been able to see the front of my site, my server or access the backend of ¬†my site for any length of time.

The only way that I was checking to see if my site was up was relying on monitoring tools, ¬†a proxy server … Read More

wp queen wordpress theme

New Year, New Look

One of my tips for getting ready for 2013 was to give your website a make over.

After a few years with the same theme that was created for the site I decided it was time for a new look.    The new theme is a slightly customized version of  Canvas from Woo Themes.

Why did I choose Canvas?

I could give you lots of reasons about the in built features and good customer support from … Read More

Spammers!

I have no idea why antispam bee marked this comment as spam “First of all, allow my family enjoy a persons command during this matter. Even though this is certainly brand new , nevertheless soon after registering your site, this intellect has exploded extensively. Allow all of us to take hold of ones rss to help keep in touch with at all probable messages Sincere understand but will pass it on to help admirers and … Read More

If WordPress had a love child …

Ever get stuck for ideas for titles of articles? I know that I do! ¬†They usually end up plain Jane rather than sweet Jane because I just can’t think of anything. ¬† Which is why I’m pleased to discover this free service¬†http://linkbaitgenerator.com/intro.php ¬†. ¬† You simply type in your main idea (mine was WordPress doh!) click the Generate button until you find something that tickles your fancy.… Read More

WP Meets Amazon S3

I’ll be interested to see how this dynamic S3 meets WordPress solution pans out