I’ve finally gotten around to updating the blog itself. It still has that default picture at the top, but at least this looks like a proper blog. I hate all that infinite scrolling nonsense, and not having stuff on the sidebars. Apparently I had to switch from “modern business” theme or some-such. Now this looks like the old-fashioned blogs I’m used to.
I’ve also set up some nifty stuff on the side, now that I can. I even put up an RSS button. Which I did because, for the first time since I started reading blogs back in 2001, I also got an RSS reader. WordPress has a nifty “follow” function (also a button for that, too, on the side there), but that only works for WordPress blogs. Unfortunately, some people don’t have RSS set up. I’ve finally gotten around to looking up most of the Blaugust participants (figured that was a good way to start), and some of them I’d like to follow, I can’t. It’s slightly annoying.
I couldn’t figure out how to set up a proper blogroll. The “Links” widget for WordPress doesn’t seem like it’s editable, even though it looks like it should be (or I’m dumb and can’t figure it out – very possible!). So I just went with the Blogs I’m Following, which only works for WordPress blogs. So sorry.
I still don’t get Twitter. I thought I got it, then what I got changed. I’m not a social person, even online, so so far it’s just there to announce my blog posts. Thinking on it, I probably should be following the blogs I follow in the normal fashion on Twitter, too.
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I don’t know if you see these comments, any I’ve tried here so far is still stuck in moderation. But thought I’d give it another shot and let you know I quite like the new look! 😀