WordPress Lessons I Learned the Hard Way

I go to the school of hard knocks.  Part of the reason is the pace of change in technology is so dizzying that formal education often won’t offer much as it is outdated by the time it’s become packaged and sold.  So here are some WordPress...

Amazon Echo Improvement Ideas

I own an Amazon echo and love it mostly but do have a couple things I wish they would implement: Slow Voice Pickup: some people have speech impairments that would call for this.  Others like me talk too slow when we’re trying to enunciate.  Obviously this would...

Windows Keyboard Shortcuts You Never Knew You Needed

SHIFT-Enter – Gives you a line feed as opposed to Enter which gives a carriage return.  This is useful when you want a new line on a bulleted list (without it adding another bullet) or beginning a new line without ending a paragraph.  A rough HTML analogue would...

Don’t Count Bing Out

There was a time when Bing wasn’t worth serious searching.  That time is no longer.  I have noticed Bing giving better results than Google for some programming related searches.  For example trying to modify a WordPress install to override permilinks for some...