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How to Construct the “Perfect” Post

The Grand Intro

So you’ve thought of the perfect post, have you? You’ve been gifted with the golden idea, the one that will go viral and lift your blog up into the Internet heavens! It’s fully formed in your mind and it’s just a matter of getting it into your trusty WordPress text editor and then published onto your page.

stephen colbert nailed it

Hold on just a second, sparky. Your content may be genius-inspired, but it won’t make the same impact if you don’t craft your post with care. Content is not everything, my friend. It is only the beginning. Continue reading How to Construct the “Perfect” Post

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Inline CSS Styling in WordPress

WordPress by default strips out any code in posts and Pages that may be considered “code” or malicious. Yet, there are ways to add color, splash, and fun to a WordPress post or Page without WordPress Plugins to overwrite the default functionality of WordPress. Here’s a quick how-to of what you can do to jazz up your posts and Pages (and when not to) on WordPress.com or WordPress.org without using a Plugin or going into the CSS file.
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Child Theme Applied to Reverse Reverse

This is an article for a graded assignment covering the process of styling a Child Theme, changing the look and feel of the Parent Theme on a WordPress site.

The overall purpose of my blog site is that it will be a static page with 9 blog posts in reverse chronological order so when the page is done it will start with #1. Its working out so the videos will show my kids growing up.

The first screenshot is the desktop version in its entirety. I am keeping the meta section in so I can easily log in. This widget will be replaced by a longer list of recent posts. I’m leaving the Tags section in because it looks cool. I still need to put more thought into the menu pages.
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