Author: wpadmin

Digital Analytics Fundamentals from Google

I just finished Google’s “Digital Analytics Fundamentals” course at¬†https://analyticsacademy.withgoogle.com/course. I did OK, too ūüôā The course talks about using Google Analytics to show the performance of your website. The course was a series of short (4-10 minute) videos, with a set of questions after each to let you think about what they just said. In

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Switching to WordPress 3.7 beta 2

I decided to take the plunge and switch from WordPress 3.6.1 to the 3.7 beta 2 version. There’s a plugin that is supposed to make this easy –¬†WordPress Beta Tester – but the current 0.97 version of this doesn’t seem to work. Fortunately, I found a posting on the support forum that suggests that you

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Horsing around with Ghost blogging platform

I had some fun checking out the brand new¬†Ghost blogging platform. Its claims to fame are: It’s a blogging platform that is easy to install and setup It can be customized to look the way you want It uses Markdown for text formatting, with¬†a very sexy real-time Markdown->HTML converter built in. You type Markdown text

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“Hang on a minute…”

I just ended a call from a telemarketer who was pitching some vacation deal. I just don’t do these things over the phone, so when she paused to take another breath, I said in a kind way, “Thanks for calling, but I’m not interested.” Of course, they’re (well) trained to answer objections, but I broke

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Post another thought from Fargo

I’ve been playing with the Fargo blogging software from Dave Winer at Scripting.com¬†It puts your blog info into an S3 bucket, then has links to WordPress, so that you can use Fargo’s outliner to edit your post, then publish it directly to WordPress. I just found something else that’s really cool.¬†I moved my “Posts” page

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Another thought on Fargo…

It’s a bit odd/disconcerting to see that the postings in Fargo _(the outliner)_ are in oldest-to-newest order (top-to-bottom), while the home page shows newest on top. This is as it should be – there’s just a need to make that mental conversion. Ahah. Just create the new item in Fargo above the older ones and

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