Do you remember when you first started your Blog, that’s if you have started one already, of course.
You install it and then, you see there are literally hundreds and thousands of themes to choose from. How do you choose? You might think to yourself, I might as well get a free theme, because there are so many of them, and it looks like they’ll do what I want them to do.
At the time of writing this, WordPress.org lists over 1700 free themes you can download. The Twenty Eleven Theme is okay for a plain and simple blog – you can add your own header to make it look different. But, there’s nothing special or fancy about it, and it’s a real challenge to do anything fancy unless you want to spend hours learning CSS and PHP coding.
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I have a little tip to share with you that’s saved me a LOT of time since someone told me this, years ago. Keeping your information organized on your computer is even more important when you have your own websites.
So… when you create your website (or websites), it’s best to store the information in a separate place from your other folders, so you can find it more easily. Here’s what I find easier:
Create a folder directly on your Hard Drive – yours is probably C: but you might also have D: like I do.
See the image to the left – these are my main folders on Windows 8, yours may look different, depending on your Operating system and whether you have a PC or a Mac. [click to continue…]
Below are directions for setting up a “Networked Blog” on your Facebook page. Once you’ve set this up, you will have a Tab on your Facebook page (similar to the image below).
When visitors click on that Tab, they’ll see excerpts from the posts on your blog, and when they click on the Title of your blog post, they’ll be taken straight to your blog post, so you can send more visitors back to your blog. [click to continue…]