Tag: WordPress

  • 5 Things to Do With a Brand New WordPress Site

    So, you want to get started in blogging? Awesome. If your intended audience is over the age of 18 you are going to want to use WordPress. (Under 18? Use Tumblr.) Also, if you are just getting started I’d recommend spending the first 12 months of blogging on a WordPress.com blog. You’ll have way less […]

  • Six new iOS apps I actually use

    I’m assuming you’re already using my 3 favorite apps, Evernote, WordPress & Dropbox. Here are sixapps I’ve started using recently that I think you should try out.¬† Wunderlist (iPhone, iPad, and Mac) – I’ve finally found a to-do list app that I love! It has a nice and simple interface, reminders, and syncs with all […]

  • Reminder: Back-up your blog

    This morning I woke up and my blog was down. With more than 6 years of content here that is scary. It was a healthy reminder to me that it was time to back-up my blog. (After fixing some corrupt tables) This is your reminder: If you haven’t backed-up your self-hosted WordPress blog lately, you […]

  • Common things I say as a creative

    I love naivet√©. Not being sarcastic– for reals. For a lot of ministry folks I am the first creative person they’ve tried to hire. Here are things you may hear me say when I talk to a prospective McLane Creative client: Yes, I will help you if I have time. No, the best stuff in […]

  • Two quick updates from McLane Creative

    A fun outlet for me is building WordPress sites, consulting, and social media campaigns at McLane Creative. Since it’s a creative outlet I tend to be pretty picky with who I work with. Here are three quick slogans I use to describe my work there: Guaranteed to be on budget and past deadline. I tend […]

  • WordPress 3.0

    https://videopress.com/v/wp-content/plugins/video/flvplayer.swf?ver=1.21 Any time any type of software goes from one version number to the next, it is significant. WordPress 3.0 brings a few interesting highlights. Theme improvements. (You’ll get better themes as a result) Menu improvements. (Made it easier to add dropdowns) Multi-user, multi-blog administration built in Some cool dashboard improvements, highlighted in the video. […]

  • RSS Fixed

    Thanks to Andrea and a few others who mentioned to me that my RSS was messed up on my blog. It took a little messing around but I found the problem. Yes, it was tied to the hack that occurred earlier in May. Literally, three characters in a line of code. Story of my life! […]

  • Quick site update

    As many people noted, yesterday my site(s) suffered a pretty ugly malware attack. For Mac users this was pretty benign and transparent, but for PC users the site(s) had a weird pop-up thing that tried to redirect you to another site. My sincere apologies to anyone who may have had problems. I still have no […]

  • New Template @ adammclane.com

    If you are an RSS subscriber to the blog you’ll want to come check out the site. Tonight I put in a new theme. It’s a look that I’ve been thinking about for a few weeks now. The truth of the matter is that I really wanted to make some changes to some of my […]

  • Goodbye Typepad, Hello WordPress

    I’ve struggled with this for the last few weeks. But I finally came to the conclusion that I could no longer be a WordPress evangelist without being a WordPress blogger. So, as of this post I am now fully converted. Tonight I was able to transfer everything from adammclane.typepad.com to plain old adammclane.com. I know […]