Advanced WordPress Facebook group goes full blown iron curtain mode

The Advanced WordPress Facebook group is changing the way it operates. The 28 Admins for the group took a vote and beginning April 17, an Admin must first approve a post before it appears in the group. From Matt Cromwell’s blog, one of the moderators of Advanced WordPress Facebook group: Every time a low-quality post … Continue reading “Advanced WordPress Facebook group goes full blown iron curtain mode”

Using a CSS wildcard selector in WordPress

I wanted to add some padding on the right of every tag in the tag cloud shown on the bottom of my┬áblog. I thought each tag was too close to the next tag, making it harder to see when one tag ends and the next one begins. I took a look at the code in … Continue reading “Using a CSS wildcard selector in WordPress”

Never buy a full year of WordPress hosting

GoDaddy’s Managed WordPress hosting is a terrible product. One of its most annoying aspects is how slow the backend is. Use GoDaddy’s Managed WordPress hosting and need to make a change, install a plugin or add a widget, you’re going to wait. I decided to see how long it was talking to perform simple tasks. … Continue reading “Never buy a full year of WordPress hosting”

GoDaddy isn’t sure WordPress 4.7 is ‘safe and stable’ yet

When I realized I needed to move my blog’s hosting provider from Site5, I decided I would move it to GoDaddy. I wanted to try the Godaddy Managed WordPress product. I heard an interview on WP Tavern’s WordPress Weekly podcast with Gabriel Mays, head of WordPress products at GoDaddy. I had a bad opinion of … Continue reading “GoDaddy isn’t sure WordPress 4.7 is ‘safe and stable’ yet”