Upgrade WordPress … the journey begins

Upgrading your site is a daunting undertaking, fraught with many unexpected twists and turns. Reading forum posts on “how easy” and ‘straightforward” it is to update you site’s back-end to the latest version might be “simple” for website developers and webmasters who eat programming code for breakfast, but if you are just a mere blogger,…

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) … fact or fiction?

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) specialists have been posting comments, promising an “increase in traffic” should I use this plug-in or that software solution. Following the links, you inevitably run into a page demanding “only $$!” for a chance to boost your blog’s rating – and of course your bank balance. Promises of how my listing…