Blogging: Real Name or Pseudonym?

I began blogging under my real name but was I harassed and cyber stalked.   I deleted my original blog and started blogging again under a pseudonym.  After someone very close to us went through 18 months of a living hell due to identity theft, my friends and I made a pact.  We do not blogContinue reading “Blogging: Real Name or Pseudonym?”

How to write a great bug report

As someone who frequently answers questions in the WordPress.com community support forums, the following suggestions from the JetPack blog on how to write a bug report are really excellent. “Often bug reports don’t include enough information. Meaning we have go back and ask for details so we can investigate. If you want to increase theContinue reading “How to write a great bug report”

Blog Privacy and Subscribers

Even before signing up for a new WordPress.com website, most people have already decided whether they want their site visible to casual readers or have their site out of public view. But what about the subscriber and search engine aspects of these choices? Public Sites: Sites whose Privacy settings are set to Public, or setContinue reading “Blog Privacy and Subscribers”

Getting Started on WordPress.com

WordPress.com is an online service that hosts websites/blogs free of charge as well as offering paid upgrades with additional features you might need as you grow. Users signing up for the service must be at least 13 years old for the US, or 16 years for the EU, and agree to abide by the TermsContinue reading “Getting Started on WordPress.com”