Short and sweet today. I’m taking the rest of the year off from blogging. In about a week, I’ll close down the comments. Along with my redesign, I have to do some behind the scenes stuff*.
Periodically check your links and the pages they lead to.
While prepping for the site changes, I checked links and sites. Well, I discovered an ezine that published one of my pieces did a redesign of their own. Not only did the URL change, but also my author credit was missing. (They were quick to correct it.) I also discovered the ezine that published The Hidden is off the Internet. I decided to republish it here on its own page.
And One Extra Final Tip for WordPress Users
Check your plugins. During my testing, I added my plugins here to my test site to check compatibilities. I found out one of the plugins was deprecated. Not only that, but posts had just gone up about possible scripting problems creating security holes. YIKES! I pulled it immediately, then searched out a new plugin. (It’s the one that allows me to put the latest blog posts on my homepage.) Be sure to check your plugins, just look ’em up in the repository. Now, I’m adding that to my yearly checklist.
I’m trying to update my Goodreads account. I’ve been terribly neglectful of it.
- First, I managed to make more than one account overtime. So, I’m merging/deleting. Gah! I’m such a dummy!
- Second, my World Cuisine Cookbook made it onto a Best Ethnic Cookbooks list. Wowzers. Cool. If you read and liked the book feel free to vote for it, it’s #58. I don’t really know what that does (Anyone? Anyone? Bueller?), but it’s looks like something that should be done. 😍
May your holidays be warm and toasty like a campfire marshmallow!
*For my techie friends: I’m moving this site from add-on domain status to primary domain status. I haven’t done it before, and I’m hoping it goes smoothly.
Added note: I updated my design early. It was nicely distracting. If you missed it, see this post on what’s happening.