Working with WordPress plugins can often be an experiment akin to finding your way in the dark. Many plugins are hastily cobbled together, and more are just badly documented. I recently found myself faced with installing and using a plugin that was intended to send tracking data to an external server. To do so, the […]
Most publishers who care about maximizing traffic to their websites take advantage of their visitors’ sharing habits on social networks. In its most basic form, sharing takes place when a reader copies the link for a page they liked, and pastes it into a Facebook status update or a tweet on Twitter. Until a month […]
Recently, we noticed an issue with Facebook sharing of posts from our WordPress.com-hosted site: our posts, when shared on Facebook, would appear in the sharing preview without a thumbnail image – in spite of all the word we’d done in the past to provide not only an image but a choice of images. Alarming at […]
It would have been any other day at work: the hungry consensus settled on take-out sushi for lunch, from our local favorite Super Fusion. Three of us ordered, two of us went to pick up and bring it back; I drove this time and paid for two of them, spotting for the guy back at […]
Thirteen years in Boston. I didn’t have a clue.