Ever since last month’s big story on Cambridge Analytica and Facebook our social media channels, that never really felt private or secure, have started to feel downright sinister. So what to do? If you’re like me, and not ready to miss out on clothing swap invites or distant family updates, there are some things you can … Read more Social media security after the Cambridge Analytica scandal
If you’re new to WordPress, you may be confused between WordPress.com and WordPress.org. What’s the difference? While both are on the open-source WordPress framework, WordPress.com is hosted by Automattic and often thought of as a “light version” of WordPress. WordPress.org is the “full version” – you can fully customize your site in any way you … Read more WordPress.com vs WordPress.org
These are some of the resources and links I mention in the Intro to WordPress workshop. WordPress A list of everything we learned in the workshop. MigHelp Workshop Checklist Slides from workshop. MigHelp WordPress Workshop Slides Five minute step-by-step intro to WordPress.com. WordPress Intro Learn WordPress Guide. Learn WordPress Lots of WP tutorials here. WPBeginner.com RSS feeds. How … Read more WordPress Workshop Resources
I’ve been making websites on WordPress for about 10 years now. In that time many website platforms, like SquareSpace and Wix, have entered the market. If you’re running a non-profit on limited resources, or are starting out as an artist or business-owner, it can be overwhelming to figure out how to make your website affordably … Read more 10 Reasons to Make Your Website on WordPress
You have 3 passwords that you randomly choose between for every site you log into. You haven’t updated your passwords in over 5 years. Your password has your pet’s name or your birthday in it. Your password has been on a leaked list but you still haven’t changed it. You accidentally tweeted out your password. … Read more Stop using that terrible password. Password managers demystified.
This is the first in a series of posts about online security in the new political era. Friends, this is a dark time. I don’t need to remind you what’s happening in the US on January 20th. If ever we need to take privacy and security seriously it is now. If you need more convincing … Read more Trump is coming, here’s how to encrypt everything
New to web development like me? Here are some quick, easy and free ways to make your websites look great straight out of the gate. Eye Catching Photos Photos can make or break a website. I’m a visual person, so the first thing I see is the photography. The best way to get great photos? … Read more Quick, easy and free ways to make your site look great