As a few of you probably know, my flagship site Surfnetkids.com began in 1996, back in the early days of the Internet. Over the years, I progressed from writing HTML code in a text editor, to writing HTML code in an HTML editor (my fav was Homesite), to using Movable Type as a content management… [Continue]
Which WordPress Theme Do I Recommend?
Are you a WordPress fan? I am. Over the last twelve months, I have built more than forty sites with WordPress (including this one.) Along the way, I learned a lot about getting things done with WordPress. A few days ago a friend asked me which premium WordPress theme/framework I recommended, and I decided to… [Continue]
Gravatar, Identicon, Wavatar
A few years ago I added Gravatar icons to my blog, those cool little pictures (or avatars) that are associated with your email address. Whenever you comment on a Gravatar-enabled blog, your little thumbnail picture will display. These are BIG in the “blogging world.” In fact, when I went to WordCamp LA earlier this month,… [Continue]
From Movable Type To WordPress
Do you like my new blog look? This journey started months ago when I decided that my blog needed a redesign. Like any nagging thought slipping in and out of one’s consciousness, it just festered until suddenly last Sunday night, after watching two episodes of Mad Men, I did a trial run-though of moving my… [Continue]