The NY Times has an article on blogging addictions or obsessions as the NYT’s calls it. Blogging is a pastime for many, even a livelihood for a few. For some, it becomes an obsession. Such bloggers often feel compelled to write several times daily and feel anxious if they don’t keep up. As they spend […]
This introductory article discusses five essential elements of a weblog posting. Element one is use a catchy title, because as the author points out, some aggregators only display the title in the feed. The title should tease readers into wanting to read the article. The second element is to consider using an excerpt from a […]
What Are Webfeeds (RSS), and Why Should You Care?
You may be trying to decide if you should use dashes or underscores for your redirects in mod_rewrite? Apparently MovableType uses _underscores_ and WordPress uses -dashes- to separate URI title words. Actually, you can use either one for either of the weblog systems but those are the defaults. So which is better where Google is […]
State of the union address by WP developer Matt Mullenweg. Several bug fix and new feature releases may come before multi-blog capabilities are released. This from the WordPress Development Blog.
If your weblog uses a mySQL database to store all your data then chances are at some point in time it’ll get corrupted or damaged beyond repair. Imagine having a year or two’s worth of entries, links, and comments disappear in an instant. Thankfully, backing up your database is easy and can be automated so […]
Here’s a list of blog links for all your favorite Screen Saver crew members including Leo Laporte, Sarah Lane, Dan Huard, and Kevin Rose.
A little confused about what RSS or Permalink means? Freshen up on weblog terminology with this introductory article.
You finally have your weblog up and running and have written your first, “Hello World”. Now how do you create a readership? Unfortunately the “build it and they will come” axiom does not apply on the web. First step should be to get your weblog submitted to as many directories and search engines as possible. […]
Here’s one bloggers experience with Blogger and greymatter. The journey finally ended with WordPress.