Getting the Right “Fit” with a New Theme

I’m a little disappointed. My current  erstwhile (previous) theme, the Entrepreneur, supports a boatload of widgets. But as the Winnie the Pooh so wittily said, that honey was somewhat lacking in smack.  I’m starting to try out new themes. Today, I’m playing with the theme Heart and Style. It uses bigger images and that poses a… Read More

Where am I Going? (Female Founders Over 40)

Today, as I was going through the WordPress Reader, I stumbled on a post from a travel/lifestyle blogger that asked the question:  would you rather live abroad all the time and come home (to your home country) each year for a two-week vacation or in your home country with a two week vacation abroad each… Read More

Letting the Audience Meander Through Content: Adding a Tag Cloud Widget

WordPress widgets are pretty neat little capabilities to adding extra content, navigation, and other features to your blog–easily, without the need for plug-ins or extra code. In this little walk-through,  we’ll add a “tag cloud” to our primary sidebar–a simple maneuver that takes maybe five minutes–to help our audience meander through our content at their… Read More

Creating Menus: The Differences Between Pages and Posts

In my quest to develop a start page menu for this blog, I have been struggling with the differences in “site” pages and posts — and with the issue of widgets.  This posts discusses the differences and what this means for creating a menu system for a standard blog theme. A Page is Not A… Read More

Organizing Using Subcategories

Here is the hairy beast–applying our new structure to the actual blog, wrangling with WordPress’s categories and sub-categories.  Restructuring categories can be tedious but rewarding work.  Here are some tips and tricks. The Horrible, Tedious Job of Reconfiguring Categories and Why It’s a Good Idea OMG.  I started with fifteen unruly top level categories.  Now… Read More