Category: Technology

  • Back on WordPress.com (again)

    Back on WordPress.com (again)

    It’s been a while, so before I dive in, let me clear this up quickly; There are two WordPresses: WordPress.org and WordPress.com. Briefly, WordPress.org is site-building software offered for free and built and supported entirely by volunteers. WordPress.com is a site-building service that uses and contributes back to the WordPress.org software, adds lots of cool […]


  • Tumblr vs. WordPress

    Tumblr vs. WordPress

    Before I begin, I don’t mean this to be a hit piece. I love both platforms dearly, and as I’ve been noticing myself spending much more time on one than the other, I thought I’d explain why. Let’s start with my old friend, WordPress. WordPress is an open-source publishing platform. It’s software, provided for free […]


  • How I Make GIFs … in 2022

    About a year ago, I shared how I made GIFs. Since then, a lot has changed, so I figured it was time for an update. A few months back, Automattic sent me a new computer, complete with an M1 Max SoC (we’re hiring, btw). If you’ve heard anything about Apple’s new M1 chips, it’s probably […]


  • Must-Have Safari Extensions

    Must-Have Safari Extensions

    With iOS/iPadOS 15, you’re finally able to install browser extensions in Safari. There are a lot of great ones out there, but now that it’s been possible for a few months, I thought I’d briefly share my favorites. One quick disclaimer: My favorites may change over time, but I’m not going to keep this list […]


  • WordPress 5.9 Released

    WordPress 5.9 has been released! Among a few smaller changes, WordPress 5.9 introduces full site editing, which is bound to turn some heads. For specifics, check out the changelog. 624 volunteers contributed to this release, and at the time of writing this, WordPress 5.9 has been out for just a bit over a day, and […]