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New look & feel, kind of almost there

New look & feel, kind of almost there

The new and much improved look of my blog is based on the blog style template at Open Designs, created by fellow-Canadian Collin Grasley. Rob hacked it into WordPress-iness for me, a process that’s still being debugged. Open Designs is a very cool site that...
Tagging for world domination

Tagging for world domination

Tags can help you drive traffic to your website and build engagement in your online community. Here are my secrets to tagging success.

Moving WordPress: redirects

Moving WordPress: redirects

I recently moved my blog from http://www.alexandrasamuel.com/blog to http://www.alexandrasamuel.com. That involved not only moving my actual WordPress program files but also figuring out how to redirect visitors following outdated links to my old content. Today the...
The Blog Therapist is in

The Blog Therapist is in

How can I integrate my new blog with this one? Can I run a WordPress blog on a Drupal site? What should I do when my husband’s blog outranks mine on Technorati? These are the dilemmas that require the help of the…. On the strength of his winning answers to...
Down for maintenance

Down for maintenance

Kudos to the team at WordPress for their foolproof scheme for backing up WordPress databases before upgrading. Did I say foolproof? Let me be the fool to take that back. If you’re missing all the juicy e-engagement news that’s usually here — not to...