This post is about which social media sites I'm currently on and which tools I use for my social media presence. I'm very interested in your view and suggestions about where to be and tools to use. My hardware is a laptop with Windows, an iPhone 3Gs and an iPad 1 (no camera). My blogs and sites I intend to be more active in my blogs, I will post there and share it from there to the social media sites. That means I'm building on my own property, should a social media site disappear the content still Read more [...]
I have a site, CoachGuiden, where I list coaches and needed to be able to set categories on the coach pages. I found Ninja Page Categories and Tags which is a plugin that solves my problem. CoachGuiden is in Swedish but you'll be able to see how the plugin works anyway. On the individual coach-pages, see Bengt Wendel – Key Coaching as an example, the coach categories are listed at the bottom. Clicking on any category will bring up a list with all coaches that are in that category. I then created Read more [...]
I am no avid user of Evernote but I want an easy way to save some of the things I read in Google+ somewhere else. +Brian Caldwell posted Share Google+ Content Directly Into Evernote: 1. Open your Evernote desktop application and click... Mac: Evernote Menu >> Account Info or Windows: Tools Menu >> Account Info 2. In Account Info locate your special evernote email address and copy it (you can save it to an Evernote note for future reference) 3. Login to Google+, click the Circles tab and create Read more [...]
Google+ creates long numeric user ID's and has - at least at present - no way to select your own vanity URL (like your name or nick). That opens up for services like gplus.to which offers you to create a nick or vanity URL for your Google+ account. If you have a domain of your own and can modify your htaccess-file then it's easy to create your own personal vanity URL's. You simply add code like this: Redirect 301 /me/gplus https://plus.google.com/google+idhere Redirect 301 /me/facebook http://www.facebook.com/bengt.wendel Redirect Read more [...]
I wanted a sitemap for my blogs showing all the pages. The main menu might not show all pages but I wanted that information on a page. I found HTML Sitemap for WordPress where Yoast shows how to create a sitemap. I created a HTML Sitemap WordPress Page Template, see the result at Sitemap. Read more [...]
I find it easier to think in images or graphics, it helps me see how things or topics relate to each other. Mind maps are great but at times I want a single image to show just a few things together. Triangles are easy, three things are related but still separate. Below are two other diagrams that help me sort things out. Venn-diagrams A friend mentioned Venn-diagrams. I have seen them before but was not familiar with the name. It's a great way to show how things relate to each other and that they Read more [...]
I have tested several plugins for social bookmarking but found many of them far too bloated and big. The functions included in Jetpack are too basic, otherwise that would have been a great option since I have Jetpack installed already. I ended up with Digg Digg which has a really nice floating option. It's set up to only show on pages and singe posts. I changed the positioning of the floating buttons, from -120px to -85px. For current plugins at this site: see WordPress Plugins I Use. Read more [...]
I have started to use SugarSync - File Sync & Online Backup. Access all your data anytime, anywhere, from any device. Now get your own Personal Cloud! File sync and online backup for all your devices including PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android, BlackBerry, and more! SugarSync gives we what I need in terms of online backup and file sync, between computers, iPad and iPhone. So far I'm on their free account (4.24 GB) but will upgrade when needed. SugarSync's online backup, file sync, and sharing service Read more [...]
LibreOffice is a free Open Source personal productivity suite for Windows, Macintosh and Linux. It that gives you six feature-rich applications for all your document production and data processing needs: Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Math and Base. OpenOffice is controled by Oracle (previously by Sun) and I don't really like that. LibreOffice is a fork of OpenOffice but without Oracle. I'm going to switch from OpenOffice to LibreOffice. The LibreOffice review at TechWorld says: The LibreOffice project Read more [...]
I have created a page listing WordPress Plugins I Use. Since it’s created by a plugin that page is always up to date.
The plugin page is closed for comments, any questions or comments can be done here.