The other day I wrote a post talking about how I had consolidated 2 of my blogs in an effort to achieve symbiosis. The two blogs were pretty relevant to one another, so I decided to combine the fresher and highly targeted new site with the older, deeply indexed site. By doing this I was able to breathe new life into my older blog, while also being able to get my newer content seen a bit faster by adding it to an established site. And best of all, I only need to maintain 1 site instead of 2! … [Read more...] about How to Merge WordPress Sites
The other day I was perusing Amazon for some new books to throw on my reading list when I stumbled on this short Kindle edition book on blogging entitled... "How To Make Money Blogging: How I Replaced My Day-Job With My Blog" The book had some rave reviews, was a quick 60 pages, and best of all...free, so I figured what the heck... I'll read this one before bed tonight and see if I can't find a few little nuggets. Bob's Story What also grabbed me about this book was the author's … [Read more...] about How to Make Money Blogging: A Review
I wanted to post a quick update about a strange problem I came across recently where all of the plugins were deactivating and disappearing on one of my client's WordPress sites. This issue was a real head-scratcher for me, as I'd never experienced anything like it before. The plugins would mysteriously vanish from the WordPress dashboard when I'd attempt to perform an update. The files and folders were still there on the server, but they'd all had a massive string of code injected into the … [Read more...] about Have your WordPress plugins mysteriously disappeared?
This week my main focus has been on making my entire operation more efficient. One of the biggest time wasters of all is being disorganized, which is something I struggle with, but I am trying very hard to change. Those of us who are not properly organized spend so much needless time and energy searching for things and continually solving problems we should have taken care of awhile ago. We have loads of repetitive tasks that we could put on auto-pilot, but haven't taken the measures to … [Read more...] about Getting organized; getting serious
Apple...why?! Why must you do this to me..?! … [Read more...] about I’m about due for an upgrade, right..?
I recently discovered a plugin which has fast become one of my favorite tools for cleaning and optimizing WordPress. It's called WP-Optimize, and it's a great plugin which performs a very simple, but important job...it cleans your WordPress database. I first discovered this plugin while out looking for tools that could bulk delete post revisions. For the majority of my sites I use a handy WordPress management app called ManageWP which performs a lot of routine WordPress maintenance, but I was … [Read more...] about WP-Optimize: A nifty plugin for optimizing your WordPress database