Author Archives: tom.mcgee

Where Are My Pictures?

There might come a time when you’re authoring your blog that you notice something strange. Your post should look like this:
yes_image

But instead it looks like this:
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Best Themes of 2015

Here’s a nice rundown of wplift’s best themes of the year. They’re organized by category, so you can better match them to your type of blog. Let us know if there are any you’d like to try out! Continue reading

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Updates, Updates, Updates

Along with the new WordPress 4.4, theme and plugin developers are swiftly moving to upgrade their products. 22 plugin updates and 11 theme updates in the last two days alone. Continue reading

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A Really Big Guide to Finding Images for Your Blog

This page (http://www.blogtyrant.com/how-to-find-imagess-for-your-blog/) is a nice resource on using images on your site. There are suggestions for file formats and sizes, plugins to use, branding considerations, copyright and where to find royalty-free or public domain images that are ready to use. Continue reading

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Coming Soon: WordPress 4.4

Released today, WordPress 4.4 is a big upgrade with some nice new features. Continue reading

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Responsive Design and Your Blog

We’ve got you covered. Continue reading

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WordPress 4.2

Emoji. Continue reading

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WordPress 4.1

We’ve updated to version 4.1 this week. The biggest change is a new theme, ‘twenty fifteen.’ It’s a very blogging-specific theme that highlights your content nicely on all kinds of devices. Continue reading

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Notes From The Training Sessions

Slideshow sets for this year’s WordPress 101 and WordPress 201 sessions. Continue reading

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Using Widgetized Blocks in the Vertex Theme

One of the things you can do in the Vertex theme is put a WordPress widget anywhere you like. These can be just blocks of text, or they can utilize any of the features that your plug-in set might provide. Continue reading

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