Archive for the tag “WordPress”

How to create unbreakable Permalinks

Recently a lovely, blogging friend of mine set up an emergency call. She had posted 2 blog-articles in a row, but when clicking on the permalink, it said: “Error 404 – page not found”. For sure she was in panic.

What happened?

She had set up articles with special characters.

For a German WordPress setup even a ‘ is a special character. Read more…

Add the right Tag and save Space

When browsing the blogs of some of my fellow bloggers, I see now and then blog homepages with large and extended posts. Actually the whole blog post appears on the very first page, followed by the similar extended previous blog posts.

When the blogger allows the last 10 posts on the 1st page  it makes a long way to scroll down to reach the bottom of the page.

But there is light at the end of the tunnel!

The wonderful programmers of WordPress – and I bet those of other blogging software too – have thought about it and added an option to the format tags to reduce the posts on the homepage.

You will find it right in the first formatting line when running the blog entry in visual mode. Read more…

Commenting Issues with WordPress

No Fonts today … there are problems to be solved.
Since a couple of days my fellow bloggers aren’t hardly able to comment on my blog. This makes me sad. Our WordPress Guru Paul Taubman of I Need Help With WordPress (hop over and give him a like!) made me aware of a forums thread at WordPress.com.

They are discussing it up and down … 9 pages so far, while I am writing this.
It is not your fault, it is not my fault, nobody is too stupid to comment … WordPress has changed the commenting system … not for the better. Read more…

Help the Commenter

Last Thursday I moaned a bit about the pain of commenters.

The desire to interact, to communicate with the blogger, which is sometimes not really possible.

But it is easy for us bloggers to help our reader, our commenter to interact.

We all love the little checkbox “Notify me of follow-up comments via emailRead more…

Tip Tuesday – Schedule your Article


This function saves me a lot of time.

I can write my blog articles whenever I have time and use the wordpress schedule option to publish them at date and time I want them to go online.

Scheduling via WordPress

If you explore your blog you will find that function easily.

I will show you how to do it with WordPress. Read more…

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