My WordPress Upgrade Process and Fixing a Blank Website Error

I do all my WordPress upgrades manually.  I still get notifications of new versions, but they are not installed automatically.  This allows me to stage my upgrade, run backups, and generally ensure I can recover if anything happens.  Previous upgrades have always gone without a hitch, so I was not expecting any trouble from this […]

Displaying Excerpts in WordPress

After using a bunch of different writing platforms, I’ve finally decided to move back to WordPress.  While I’m not a fan of its bloated complexity, the ability to configure it the way I want without resorting to extensive re-writes is great. Case in point – the default themes in WordPress display the full content of […]