Disqus and the Twenty Sixteen WordPress theme

Many WordPress sites use the Disqus Comment System because it’s powerful, social, and adds some features not available with the standard WordPress comment system. Twenty Sixteen Is Not Designed For Disqus Unfortunately, the Twenty Sixteen WordPress theme is not designed for Disqus. On narrow screens like smartphones, Twenty Sixteen displays Disqus full width against the… Continue reading Disqus and the Twenty Sixteen WordPress theme

Clean Archives Reloaded in Twenty Sixteen

Clean Archives Reloaded is a great archives plugin for those of us who have used WordPress for a long time. I use it on my archives page because it can display a lot of post titles without overwhelming the reader. Twenty Sixteen is the default WordPress theme for WordPress version 4.4. I’m using Twenty Sixteen… Continue reading Clean Archives Reloaded in Twenty Sixteen

Ten Year Blogiversary

Ten years ago, I started this blog with a post about earthquake monitors. Now, 2,304 posts later, I’m still blogging. Over the years, this blog has gone through a lot of change. Quoting my about page: I used be a “serious” blogger and wrote about politics and religion. Now I’m a snapshooter extraordinaire who takes… Continue reading Ten Year Blogiversary

R.I.P. The Blog, 1997-2013

R.I.P. The Blog, 1997-2013, by Jason Kottke. “Blogs are for 40-somethings with kids.” Guilty, as charged. Yet, like Jason, I plan to continue writing/posting online. I blame the death of blogging on its success. Web content has become so common that it’s virtually worthless. The continuous flow of the new is a stream. If you… Continue reading R.I.P. The Blog, 1997-2013