New Theme Try Outs
I have been trying out different themes over the last few weeks. This new theme, enterprise, just came out this week with wordpress and I think I finally found one that is readable, functional, and has a look that I am finally happy with. Still making tweaks, so bear with me.
WordPress and Google Webmaster Tools
WordPress has recently added a feature that makes using Google webmaster tools extremely easy. I had previously posted a workaround to trick google to letting you use webmaster tools in wordpress. But the kind folks at WP have now built this into the dashboard so it can be accomplished in a few easy steps (rather […]
Search Terms Other Than “Sex” That Got People Here
WordPress provides a handy list of search terms that people used to arrive at your blog. These are interesting at times and I thought I would share a few. Top 5 search terms of all time: Olympics (2,929) Small group lessons (1,008) Oreo pizza (847) the rock (826) fully rely on God (817) Pretty sad […]
Petition to Remove the Creepy Smiley Face From the Background of WordPress.com Blogs
Anyone else think those smiley faces on the side of wordpress.com blogs are a little creepy? WordPress’ explanation is they exist in order for the author’s visits to their own blog not to count. But I have seen that creepy thing no matter if I am logged in or not and no matter what I.P. […]
Ever Wonder Why More People Don’t Leave Comments?
I often wonder why more people don’t comment. When you see four hundred people come by in a day and see three or four comments you wonder what the other 397 people were doing and what they were thinking. Using WordPress’ summary numbers for September I did a comparison of comments to pageviews to see […]
John Mark Hicks Has Jumped to WordPress
Here is the link. John Dobbs would be proud. Hey, maybe Bobby Valentine will jump ship next.
Martin Luther King Jr’s Last Speech
Hearing these words in light of being the day before his assassination is pretty eerie. I hope you had a day where you could reflect on where we have come from, where we are, and what possibilities lie ahead in racial reconciliation. For the complete transcript of this speech and its background see here.
Just When You Thought You Owned Everything But a WordPress Hoodie…
After you purchase your new WordPress Hoodie here is something for you to consider…It is a nifty cover for your laptop for those sunny days on the beach. It is called, get this, “Lap Dome.” If I saw someone with that I would have a hard time not laughing. I am really sorry about that […]
For the Person Who Has Everything…
You know those people who are just impossible to buy for because they already have everything they want…Don’t miss out on the WordPress Hoodie! Sure it is a bit late for Christmas but who cares, it is a hoodie and for only $32.00 you can’t go wrong. See this link. Now seriously, who would wear […]
How to Use Google Webmaster Tools in WordPress
Google has recently started offering more information regarding how they search your site. It is quite helpful. Here is how you go about it. Go to the Google Webmaster Tools page Sign in to your Google/gmail account (If you need gmail, just email me and ask and I will send you an invite). Click “Diagnostics” […]