As a general rule, I don’t do much in the way of SEO (search engine optimization) on this blog. I’m not trying to sell anything, readership numbers are largely irrelevant to me, and I am not serving any ads. While I wouldn’t mind having a readership in the tens or hundreds of thousands, the fact is I have neither the time nor the inclination to spend money on increasing readership numbers.
As some of you may have noticed, my old posts now feature the following notice:
I know that it has been a very short time indeed since I last changed the theme, but I have not been completely happy with Latte, either. In particular, the fact that it has too much white space on either side of the posts when viewed on a large monitor has bothered me, but also the size of the header image, neither of which can be changed on Latte.
For some time, I’ve been unhappy with the theme I have been using, and started looking for something that does not actively remove focus from the content. This is the result. The theme is called “Alchem”, and I’m very happy with how it looks. In particular, I like how it helps me differentiate between views, as well as the functionality it brings to the table, such as infinite scroll, and related posts.
From time to time, you may want to have a post expire at a preset date. Maybe you’re running a campaign, maybe you’ve got a survey going, or maybe you simply know that a specific post will stop to be relevant at a specific date. Whatever the reason, you want it to disappear, at a preset date. But how?
As you may have noticed, there has been a sticky post at the top of the page for the last two weeks or so. A reader actually emailed me and asked how I accomplished that. As it turns out, making a post sticky in WordPress is very easy to do.
Last week, I wrote about why I now have a cookie notification bar in the top of the blog. What I didn’t tell you was how I did it. …
Having played with the idea for some time now, I finally decided it was time to switch out my old theme for this one. Though there was nothing wrong with…