When WordPress announced its update to version 3.5 about a month ago, the big takeaway was the cool new Media Uploader. While I appreciate the usability improvements, there is one major gripe I have with the uploader’s default image URL setting. If you’re vaguely interested in your WordPress website’s Google search indexation, keep reading. If not, I have no idea how you got here, but here’s one of the all-time YouTube greats. [Read more…] about WordPress 3.5 Media Uploader Annoys The SEO Inside of Me
If you’re anything like me (note: if you distrust elevators, you’re anything like me), you get a little intimidated whenever art/design elements rear their pristinely pixelated heads. Let’s say you’ve spent hours crafting a fantastic, well-researched blog post. You feel great about the content, but would really like some visual eye-candy to push the piece over the top and set your industry ablaze (metaphorically speaking… if that’s even a good thing. Actually, you know what, don’t burn anything; Arson is not the answer).
This is where I frequently get intimated. All the sudden I’m having nightmares starring monsters named ‘InDesign’ and ‘Adobe Creative Suite,’ waking up in a cold sweat worrying I’ll need all sorts of training, money and new skills if I ever want to have success online.
Fortunately, in the case of infographics, the outlook doesn’t have to be quite so bleak. [Read more…] about How to Create Free Flowcharts for WordPress – An Amateur’s Guide to Infographics