Features like quick and easy image and document sharing and real-time collaborative editing are just what many WordPress bloggers have been looking for and will be possible with the acquisition of Cloudup by Automattic. Continue reading
List posts are ubiquitous and due to their numbers (no pun intended) they often get a bad rap. I have been disappointed to note that readers are not locating my list posts and I want to feature them on a static page in index form that will auto-update as I publish more. This post explains how I did that on my Featured Posts page by using the display posts shortcode. Continue reading
In Use the Display Posts Shortcode to Effectively Feature Content I introduced two ideas. The first idea was using the display posts shortcode on static pages to create index pages. The second idea was creating list posts as another way of featuring older content especially pillar posts AKA evergreen content.
In this post I’m sharing some examples of my experimentation with the using different variations of the display post shortcode and the results the shortcodes produced. Continue reading
Bloggers reveal their expertise around specific topics by publishing original content articles that offer clear value to readers. However, as blog posts are displayed in reverse chronological order when new articles are published the earlier ones migrate off front page of the blog and that means drawing attention to them is a challenge. Continue reading
The Internet doesn’t sleep so while you may blogging under the North Star your readers may be blogging under the Southern Cross, and reaching your blog audience is all about timely communication. Continue reading
justjennifer is a WordPress.com Volunteer like me and we are both long time WordPress fans. She has published a post containing her observations from viewing WordCamp San Francisco 2013. Continue reading