Some thoughts on blogging and the blog-o-sphere

Having converted my old blog to a self hosted one, I've had the opportunity to play with a lot of tools that aren't available to the "dot COM" version of wordpress. Think of '.com' as a walled garden, protecting and corralling it's users into "approved only" stuff. I'll be honest, there are times I really…

WordPress tools, pagebuilders, plugins, SEO…oh my!

I've been revamping my website lately and decided to see what all the fuss was about regarding page builders and some nifty plugins that are available. In the WordPress ocean, there are alternatives galore.   Rather than make a hideous mistake, I grabbed one of the best utility plugins available, 'WP-staging', and let it build…