In my previous post I extolled the virtues of an online tutorial about WordPress on Lynda.com . The most obvious outcome form that is I have installed a new theme WordPress 2017. There are however more subtle changes. Continue reading “A New Theme and a New Look”
I have been using WordPress since about version 1.5 for the most part I am self-taught. I manage this and 2 other blogs. Two are self hosted and one is a worpress.com blog. This has come about as I read early on in the piece that a blog needs a focus. This one is primarily about what I read and some occasional holiday photos.
I’m trying to post across three devices using the WordPress app on android. I had been writing post off-line on a recent holiday but the drafts are no more. I can redo but that’s not the point.
This then becomes test post. I had only written two posts so no big deal. I did discover that it’s not possible to attach images whilst offline. Now the app can’t access images on the device a bit useless really. Arrgh!
Completing this on a PC after logging in to the dashboard. I wasn’t able to upload any images from the Android App.
Well a week out and there is an update for iOS 7 taking it to version7.0.2 for my device. Also the WordPress app for iOS was updated. I actually had the bug the new version fixes. Protected post bah humbug
I really enjoyed part 1 of Brendan Stemps foray into the dark world of the skew chisel. I have posted a link to that session in another post on this site. In part 2 he really does show what can go wrong in a spectacular fashion.This session is very informative and he has promised an episode 3 in the future. The a link to the video posted on you tube is below.
P.S This is the first post that I have done using the new embed feature in WordPress 3.6. Seems to work
Using windows 8.1 preview which has just been released to the masses. I have installed it on my laptop a Toshiba Satellite Pro i5 machine that’s about 18 months old. I read a Blog post about installing the new OS from Microsoft on separate partition. Despite thinking that I would hold off temptation got the better of me onwards and upwards. Continue reading “A Bit of Blue Windows 8.1 Preview”
Here is another test. This time the dog with its BFF. Imagine taking a dog for play dates OMG.
The Not so amused cat (below) pretending to help me with the post formatting feature in WordPress. I not sure what this offers but after reading a post in an wpbeginner.com article I thought that it was worth a look. Still not sure what it does. I reverted to the default format and still nothing. I mean that the preview didn’t change at all. Here it is in all its image format glory.
I have read a few posts on WordPress sites that say or think that this is a good thing I am still not convinced.
The cat is reserving his opinion.