Tag: blogging

February 27, 2016

WordPress plugins are additional bits of software that can be installed to work with WordPress. There are many kinds of plugins – some change radically how WordPress behaves, others simply add or expand functionality. You don’t need to be a programmer to use plugins –…

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February 25, 2016

I’m experimenting with a new theme, as the old blog is looking a bit old and tired. This one, Tracks, is certainly different. I’ll try to leave it for a couple of weeks, to see if it grows on me.

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June 18, 2015

When I was lured to Facebook, I fully intended to use it for trivial stuff and general comment, while keeping both this, my personal blog, and Food Adventure, my food blog, going. Not for the first time, I’ve found myself using FB to the exclusion…

Read the PostKeeping up the blog habit

April 19, 2013

Just wasted a couple of hours putting my foodadventure.org.uk site right. I had been playing with facebook like icons, and noticed that the WordPress Theme I use had an update. I really like Magazine Basic, so I thought going from 2.7.9 to 3.0.0 must be…

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September 28, 2012

Although not a great user of twitter, I have used it as a way of conveniently getting messages from devices like my Kindle through to my blog. Yes, I was doing it to post to the blog, but twitter gained the traffic as well. Except…

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January 29, 2012

This is the latest entry in a blog I read, and it simply made me feel good. Thought I would share. My Tiny Plot » Blog Archive » My Local Unmanned Farm Shop “This is the till at my local farm shop. It’s unmanned. It’s…

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November 7, 2011

For just over a week now, my script to import comments from LJ into WordPress has failed. The failure has been silent – i.e. it appears to work, but simply doesn’t import the comments. Posting of articles from WordPress to LJ is still working, it…

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April 8, 2011

I signed up for a Twitter account, and maybe I should have been more anonymous than I was (didn’t occur to me), as already I have had people trying to sign up. The fact of the matter is that I wasn’t intending to use it…

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April 4, 2011

Livejournal has been out for me all morning. I hadn’t seen anything reported on the web, until I removed my English Language filter on the news. According to Russian News (LiveJournal is owned by Russian company, SUP), there is a distributed Denial of Service attack…

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August 10, 2010

My last post contained a large picture which was not hidden behind a cut, and so it inflicted itself across my LJ friend’s friends list. Apologies for this, but it was not intentional – as a result I have just unearthed a bug in my…

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July 28, 2010

… do I repeatedly read a post in draft form and preview, but only after I publish it, and it cross posts to LJ do I spot the glaring typos and repeated words? … and then realise I forgot to add tags.

Read the PostWhy oh why oh why

July 3, 2010

I have been doing stuff around the house today – essentially packing all my books away, so the kitchen cupboards and shelves can be transferred onto the lounge bookshelves, in preparation for the great kitchen tear-down. However, I then need to put the books (and…

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