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Migrating Multiple Blogs into WordPress 3.x Multisite

Posted by on Feb 28, 2012 in Wordpress | Comments Off

I post this because … I don’t have a life? Golly no. It’s just so darn fascinating that I feel compelled to share it. This tutorial explains how to migrate multiple WordPress installations into one new WordPress multisite. You can migrate sites that are using their own domain, as well as sites using a subdomain on your main domain. Find Out More

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Speed Matters

Posted by on Feb 26, 2012 in Wordpress | Comments Off

Size may not matter (or does it?), but speed certainly does — at least when related to loading speed of a website. Here’s a great resource for tweaking a WordPress installation for speed.

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ExpressionEngine … looks like a winner!

Posted by on Jun 21, 2011 in ExpressionEngine | Comments Off

Looking for a great CMS solution for large, complex websites? Look no farther than ExpressionEngine. It’s NOT open source (gasp!) but is so robust, feature-laden, community supported and design-friendly, the cost is more than made up for in time saved in site development and design. Much more to come about this. Get started by reviewing ExpressionEngine.com

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Got Phone?

Posted by on May 6, 2009 in Productivity, Technology | Comments Off

Grasshopper.com gives you all the benefits of an 800 number backed by a professional in-house  phone system for a very low price (currently $49/month). Disclaimer …  I have not actually tried this service yet but I’m assuming in works as advertised.  

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Viewing Patterns for Homepages

Posted by on Apr 28, 2009 in Web Development | Comments Off

Once users visit your homepage, where do they look first, and what drives them to look there? Not surprisingly, our left-to-right reading behavior in Western culture seems to greatly influence these responses. In Eyetrack III, we observed that the upper left corner of a page seems to be the preferred starting point for most online news users. However, the location of key elements — such as headlines and the flag — also seem to be powerful forces in determining reader attention.  read complete...

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A classic email from way back when

Posted by on Jun 25, 2008 in Humor | Comments Off

One of my favorite “forwarded” emails from a long time ago.  Enjoy. *********************************************************** May 30th: Just moved to Arizona. Now this is a state that knows how to live!! Beautiful sunny days and warm balmy evenings. What a place! It is beautiful. I’ve finally found my home. I love it here. June 14th: Really heating up. Got to 100 today. Not a problem. Live in an air-conditioned home, drive an air-conditioned car. What a pleasure to see the sun everyday like this. I’m turning into a...

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Time to Make a Declaration of Financial Freedom?

Posted by on May 21, 2008 in Financial Freedom | Comments Off

Is it finally time to take control of your finances and start planning for the retirement that is starting to loom no-so-far in the distance? Start here. Some great information about saving for retirement, getting out of debt, tracking your expenses and joining a Money Club. A great place for anyone to wanting to get a handle on their  financial freedom and retirement planning. So, get a moving! The first step is always the most...

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Top Ten YouTube Tips and Tricks

Posted by on Jan 26, 2008 in video, YouTube | Comments Off

By Michael Miller Article is provided courtesy of Que. YouTube is one of the hottest sites on the Web. YouTube 4 You author Michael Miller shares ten tips and tricks to help you better view and share YouTube videos. YouTube is a video-sharing site that lets users upload and view all sorts of video clips online. The site has become a repository for literally millions of movie and TV clips, music videos, home videos, and video blogs. But there’s more to YouTube than just clicking the Play button, as evidenced by these ten fun and useful...

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Joomla 1.5 Stable Released

Posted by on Jan 22, 2008 in Joomla | Comments Off

From Joomla.org Download Joomla 1.5 It is with great pride that the Joomla! community announces to the world the immediate availability of Joomla! 1.5 Stable [Khepri]. As a community of contributors, we have been through celebrations and tribulations. We have had fun, and we have worked hard. We have learned from and helped one another. What started two and a half years ago with a letter to the community has grown into a great opportunity for both the Joomla! project and community to benefit from these efforts and to consider our future. As...

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I Forgot I Hit the Pause Button

Posted by on Jan 15, 2008 in Personal Development | Comments Off

A friend pointed out to me that I had not made a new post to my blog since … well, a long time ago … I think the Whigs still held a majority in congress. The incongruous “current” post about San Diego wildfires caused him to have a TIVO moment — an out-of-timeline experience. His first reaction was … are they having NEW fires? Fortunately NOT. It would be easy to blame it on the writer’s strike but what happened is that I accidentally hit the pause button … but all is well now. I’ve...

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