Author Archives: Chuck Bryan

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PowerPoint in WordPress

PowerPoint files can be included via your online Google Drive storage space There’s no reason you can’t include a PowerPoint Slide gallery in your WordPress post! You can store your pptx files on your online “Google Drive” with 15GB of … Continue reading

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Women in Tech from ENIAC to MOM

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This is an example of using REBLOG within the WordPress Reader. This is a very interesting piece of history that very few people have even heard about. Thanks to Nursing Clio and the WordPress Reader!

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Reader is the WordPress Search Engine

WordPress has its own Search Engine called Reader Once you get started with WordPress, it’s a good idea to check out other examples of what people are blogging about, and that is best done using Reader. ¬†At the top of … Continue reading

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Post publish edit and update cycle

Post publish edit and update is an iterative process When it comes to the basic Post Blog element in WordPress, you could have “paralysis through analysis”, a form of writers block that makes you fret over every sentence. It’s like … Continue reading

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Writing and the Road to WordPress

Retirement and remembering your place in things In 2003, after a 27 year career in telecommunications, I looked back at all the interesting things I had the privilege of doing while working with a great bunch of people. It just … Continue reading

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Stories in Technical Writing

Some of the best stories come from High Tech If Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak don’t have enough good stories for a movie, then there’s always Bill Gates and a host of epic corporate battles that became Business School case-study … Continue reading

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WordPress Sites Ring

WordPress lets you build lots of Content sites As writer, you may create lots of content in different areas. WordPress lets you create multiple sites, as I have done, all on different areas related to your gateway site, like WordPress303.wordpress.com. … Continue reading

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WordPress for Writers

If you know a writer, tell them how WordPress works Today I read an interesting Post on WordPress from Kari, to paraphrase that, in the end, we are all just stories. Someday, people will just look back and our lives … Continue reading

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Post Menu Item

Pages are obvious Menu items, but not the only ones Without the “tags” and “categories” of Posts to search for, Pages rely on a Navigation Menu or links inside other content elements. With Posts, you also have the choice of … Continue reading

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Codex

The codex.wordpress.org/ is the reference guide to self-hosting When you want to take off the “training wheels”, have full access to your theme code and set up your own web host, check out the Codex. Think of it as the … Continue reading

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