Author Archives: Randy Wright

Websites for Mobile News

Websites for mobile news is a topic I’ve been working on lately. I’m pretty focused on news and technology now, as I am doing some consulting development for a newspaper. In the process of researching this topic I came across … Continue reading

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Responsive Web Design

Responsive Web Design is another one of those ideas that has taken the web community by storm. Responsive Web Design, a.k.a.RWD, is a set of techniques that allows a web site to present content well to all are almost all … Continue reading

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Resource Plugin

RL2 Resource Plugin Development Process I recently wrote a resource plugin for WordPress called rl2. I made this plugin to provide a database of community resources for a non-profit called Traditional Nutrition Guild (TNG). The idea is to provide listings … Continue reading

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The WordPress Message

What’s the WordPress message? Marshall McLuhan coined the phrase ‘The Medium is the Message“. The medium you are currently reading is WordPress or more generically, a blog. The idea that a medium has certain characteristics to it seems reasonable. If … Continue reading

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Backup and Restore WordPress

So, you want to know how to backup and restore WordPress. Most webhosting services do make complete backups of the entire server, but it can take a fair amount of time to reconstruct your site from the webhost backups and … Continue reading

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WordPress and Authority

One of the ‘uses’ of a blog for the blogger is to establish his or her expertise on a particular topic.  WordPress and Authority do go together well.  I reveal what I know, what I am learning and you can … Continue reading

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Try Out Zemanta for WordPress – Your Bloggin Assistant

Zemanta for WordPress? Have you ever tried to attract traffic to your site by manipulating keywords to lift your location in search engines, putting in links to other relevant sites to improve your credibility and to attract reverse links. Have … Continue reading

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Facebook Integration

With Facebook Integration, your WordPress content can be driven to your Facebook page. I like the notion espoused by Neil Matthews on Wp Dude. The idea is that WordPress is your home base while Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+ and other … Continue reading

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Blog Watch Services

WordPress comes with an automatic update function through pingomatic. This service notifies a number of blog watchservices whenever you create or update posts on your site. You can turn this service off and on in the “writing” settings of your … Continue reading

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RSS Feeds for WordPress

RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is way for you to get external content for your site. It is also a way to make your blog entries or comment available for uses to subscribe to. An RSS feedis an xml file that … Continue reading

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