Stuff about WordPress

Curated articles from around the web.
On this page you’ll find articles I’ve selected about WordPress, which is my favorite platform for web development and also just one of the coolest things going. I am not the author of any of these pieces. If you see a piece you like, click on the link to be taken to the original article. You will leave this website when you do so, but I try my best not to send you anywhere spammy.

Seneca on Revenge

The Great Books Program at St. John's College. www.sjc.edu A post shared by Johnnie Quote (@johnniequote) on Sep 11, 2017 at 9:51am PDT

Wedding

Wedding

Yesterday, I had the privilege of attending my favourite kind of wedding–the kind where two distinct cultures merge.

Kowalski’s Pickles

Kowalski’s Pickles

I never thought I'd be saying this, but I'm becoming better known for my pickles than I am for my novels--at least locally. Here's a great piece by Janice Middleton in the Halifax Chronicle-Herald. It's about the pickles I've been making for the past decade or so in...

How to move WordPress sites manually in 12 steps

Introduction This post is about how to move a WordPress website from your computer to a live server, from start to finish, mostly manually but making quick use of one plugin along the way. Table of Contents Tools mentioned 1. Export your database from your local...

Goodreads Giveaway starts today

Goodreads Giveaway starts today

My Goodreads giveaway for 12 signed and personally inscribed copies of THE BEST POLISH RESTAURANT IN BUFFALO starts today! Just click here to be taken to the entry page. Books are available to readers in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and Australia.

Reading Guides for Teachers

The thoughtful souls at Orca Books have put together these reading guides for my Rapid Reads novels. Just click on the link to view, print, or download. They're free. The Barrio Kings reading guide The Way It Works reading guide Something Noble reading guide Just Gone...

How to Self-Publish like a Pro, Part 3

Read Part 1 in this series. Read Part 2 in this series. Read Part 4 in this series. Having spent the past two years or so working on my manuscript-- all while doing the juggling-dance of work, family, and writing that will be familiar to artistic types the world...

What does a feminist government look like?

What does a feminist government look like?

To answer this question, we need look no further than Sweden: Terrifying, eh? Twelve women, ten men. How does Sweden describe its government? 'Sweden has the first feminist government in the world.' Radical! What does this mean, Sweden? 'This means that gender...

How Donald Trump Made Me Into A Feminist

Women’s rights matter more than anything right now. We need women in leadership roles, and we need to raise girls who are ready to take those roles on. We need to raise boys who understand that rape culture is real, and the more casually it is presented, the more insidious it becomes. My proof? Donald Trump is president.

How to make a website with WordPress

How to make a website with WordPress

Although it might seem a little daunting to start with, building your own website is actually pretty straightforward. Just follow the steps here and you will have your site up and running in no time. We’ll guide you through the steps of choosing your domain...
How to scan your WordPress sites for vulnerabilities

How to scan your WordPress sites for vulnerabilities

Considering how prevalent the open source WordPress blogging platform installations are, chances are good that you have a deployment or two to manage. Generally speaking, this is a fairly easy task. However simple WordPress admin is, you probably aren’t quite as...