Jetpack is a useful WordPress plugin, but not everyone can or wants to use it. I look at some Jetpack alternatives available.
Automattic, the organization behind WordPress, says they’ll be buying Tumblr from Verizon at a fire sale price. But will this change Tumblr’s fortunes?
An update on the status of my blog these days, including trying Mastodon and PIxelfed, plus Goodreads alternative Riffle.
After much consideration, I’ve decided to switch my blog from my longtime use of WordPress to a fork of such, ClassicPress.
An update on the current status of my blog, including alternatives I’m considering to WordPress (Ghost, Hugo, etc.) in light of my dislike of Gutenberg.
An update on the current state of my blog, including my decision to shutter my blog’s Facebook page, between Facebook’s problems and a lack of usefulness.
A guide about how to set up and run a blog, including sources of free photos, social media promotion, and setting up HTTPS.
I give my latest blog updates, including a switch from Google Analytics to Matomo (formerly Piwik), and my thoughts on WordPress’ Gutenberg editor.
Tumblr is banning adult content from its platform. I look at some consequences of this, as well as blogging alternatives to Tumblr.
I take an updated look at some of my recommended WordPress plugins, including Jetpack, WP Super Cache, and EWWW Image Optimizer.