Not a legend but the name was fun. This is just the random stuff I've thought about and want to remember. If you find it useful, hurray! If not, you'll know me better anyway.
My Name & Quest
Today is day one of the January 2015 Blogging 101 class, and guess who joined up this time? I’ve had blogs for more than a decade now. I even help others with WordPress! While I understand all of the technical aspects of running a site, I have never focused on learning how to blog well. I’ve […]More
Who wants to be a Happiness Engineer?
Who would want to be a millionaire when you could be a Happiness Engineer? If you know me at all, you know I love my job. A lot of you have asked how you can work here, too, or whether there’s a college class you can take. Here’s my answer: Happiness Engineers need intuition, critical […]More
You might not realize this, but WordCamp changed my life. I went in 2008, only curious about WordPress at the time. I knew some hosting customers used it and loved it. And it seemed nice. It wasn’t the easiest thing to convince my then-husband that I needed a Saturday off. But my friend Joseph who […]More
Fixing links on an exported WordPress Blog with MySQL Replace
One we problem I ran into when exporting is that most of my resized images did not pull through. So my post would call for someImage-400×266.jpg though the import only grabbed someImage.jpg and not its variants. The fix was pretty easy, though. I just used Replace. Do a datadump of your wp_posts table beforehand, just […]More
Nucleus vs WordPress
I started blogging with Nucleus six years ago, and saying goodbye to it to switch to WordPress has been harder than I’d anticipated. Granted, a lot of that could have something to do with the rather painful conversion process — and I definitely had my reasons for switching to WordPress or I wouldn’t have put […]More
Switching to WordPress
Wow, the process has been a bit more laborious than I figured it would be, considering it was somewhat difficult to import my nucleus items and keep their old Ids and comments intact, and then also converting the images to the WordPress format instead of the way Nucleus had them. But I think we’re good! […]More