Tag Archives: WordPress questions

Embedding a YouTube Video

February 17, 2012


Embedding a YouTube video into your blog isn’t difficult to do, but I find the instructions from the WordPress support forum to be difficult to follow.  It’s really not that hard.  There are two ways to do it: Using the “upload / insert”, choose “from URL”.  Then choose “Audio, Video, or Other File” and copy […]

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Comment Moderation & Pingbacks

February 9, 2012


Comment moderation is a way to prevent spam in your comments, as well as stop trolls who want to leave off-topic inflammatory comments. Pingbacks are a way of tracking when someone has linked to one of your posts, reblogged it, or when you have created a link to one of your own posts.  It’s also a way […]

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Reading The Blogs You Follow

January 23, 2012


In case you missed the recent announcement from WordPress, there is a reader that you can use to follow your blogs in once place, including blogs not on WordPress. When the initial screen comes up at http://www.wordpress.com, you’ll see tabs across the top.  One of those tabs says “Read Blogs”.  Just click it and the […]

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