There are many decisions to make and things to think about when starting a blog. In this post, I detail the process I went through to start my first blog.
In this post I provide details about my recent experience with switching from SiteGround to Name Hero for my WordPress hosting needs.
Short Bits is my solution for sharing information that would be too short for a separate blog post.
What are some of the reasons for creating a staging/testing site? First, to test new features, plugins, or themes you may be considering for your live site. Second, to test plugin, theme, and WordPress updates to make sure nothing breaks your live site. Third, to experiment without interrupting or breaking your live site.
I recently took an online introductory WordPress course in preparation for starting my blog. In a lecture on optimizing images, the instructor recommended storing images of a certain resolution and file size. Otherwise, you risk quickly fill up your hosting space. The first thought that came to mind was, can you store images elsewhere and use links to point to those images? I learned about using the technique through my frequent use of Linux forums. I learned about a site called PostImage from a Linux forum I used to frequent. PostImage is what I have used to store images for forum posts, utilizing forum thumbnail links. Couldn’t you use a…