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Om Interviews WordPress Founder

Om Malik interviews Matt Mullenweg. Matt is the founder of Automattic and co-creator of WordPress. Matt discusses the beginning of WordPress, the growing importance of open source in the age of cloud, lessons he’s learned as a founder and more. True Ventures Foundation podcast

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A Fresh Theme for 2020

I updated the theme of this blog to the new WordPress Twenty Twenty theme. I think it has a clean, modern look. As a WordPress novice I found this video from Ellen Bauer of New Zealand very helpful in understanding the many options available in the theme. Ellen makes premium WordPress themes and blogs about […]

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On Blogging Preferences

Long-time blogger Rob Fahrni explains why he moved his blog from WordPress to Micro.blog: When you add a post you get a simple text entry field, you can add an optional title, and pick a category if you’d like. This is all I really need in a blog.  Fahrni has been blogging since 2001. He […]

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Thoughts on Blogging

Over the years I’ve blogged on and off on various platforms including Blogger, Squarespace, WordPress, Ghost, Micro.blog and Blot. I think I have focused too much on the platform and not nearly enough on the content and my reason for blogging. I’ve benefited greatly by reading blogs. Through blogs, I’ve discovered great TV series, books, […]

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Photography: Export from Lightroom to WordPress.com

I just installed a plugin for Adobe Lightroom that allows me to export images directly to my WordPress.com Media library. It seems to work well and this will be a time-saver. Instructions for using the plugin are here. This is another good reason to use WordPress.

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Returning to WordPress

I’ve experimented with many different blogging platforms and have settled on WordPress. WordPress makes it easy to post from a laptop or a smartphone and has all the features I need. I love the iOS app. I find it very easy to use. I went back and forth between WordPress.com and self-hosted and settled on […]