A Beginner’s Guide to Blogging

A blog is basically an online journal wherein you can digitally pen down your thoughts, ideas, opinions and practically anything that you want people to read. Blogs come in different styles, formats, and settings, depending on the preference of the user. Many blogging sites, offer built in features such as hyperlink, straight texts, pictures etc. … Read more

Optimize Your Blog With These Great Tips

The Internet has dramatically and permanently changed the way that people communicate. Blogs allow everyday people to express opinions on virtually any topic available and to build an approving audience in the process. If you’re interested in making online connections through blogging, keep reading. Blog Posting may make a bigger difference in your life than … Read more

Top WordPress Plugins I Can’t Do Without

There are countless wordpress plugins that help add functionality to your website, such as SEO, contact forms, fixing 404’s, etc. This post is a work in progress, but I’ll be adding my absolute favorite wordpress plugins here.   Broken Links and 404’s Plugin: Broken Link Checker Learn More… Plugin Description: This plugin will check your posts, comments and … Read more

CSS Code Snippets

CSS has never been my forte, but I do have some snippets that I refer to often. Change Link Color, Site-Wide a, a:link, a:visited { color: #F73838; text-decoration: none; } Adjust the Space Between Rows p { line-height: 150%; } 2 Column divs <div style=”width: 50%; float: left;”>#left content in here</div> <div style=”width: 50%; float: … Read more

Monthly Website Audits

In order to make sure things are running smoothly, I try to check each site every 21 days. I’ve tried shorter and longer periods between audits, but 3 weeks seems about right for the types of sites I manage. Check Indexing The first thing I do is look up every new post in Google to … Read more

Email Doesn’t Work After Switching to Cloudflare

Ran into an issue with one of my personal websites where email wouldn’t work. I had recently switched the site to Cloudflare, so I did a search for “Cloudflare Email”. This page on Cloudflare’s website explained the issue. “Many hosting companies use the domain name for MX records and resolve the mail server internally. When using Cloudflare, … Read more