Blogger, mind your blog. Hints for the astute!

RockmusicRaider Editorial - Blog and Blogging

You have this urge. This unholy hunger, this need to tell the world your opinion. To put your point across, to share your passion. To be heard and understood.

Basically you want to have a voice, where others have none. Twitter does not really cut it for you, not everyone is Trump. And Facebook is downright creepy, if you start thinking about it. So, you need your own structure, and not have everybody and sundry tell you what to do all day long.

You always heard about these bloggers that work three hours every day and make millions of dollars … [...] Click to raid more!

Are Author Archives secure in WordPress?

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RockmusicRaider proudly uses WordPress to deliver those snazzy music reviews to our fan base. First, because this is a rock-solid, well-known, and constantly updated system to build a site on. And second, because I consider WordPress to be pretty secure.

In fact, the success of a CMS (= Content Management System) defines itself around security-related considerations. It’s a bit like some real estate you wish to acquire. I am pretty sure that you would not buy a place that misses appropriate locks on its entries and sports holes instead of properly secured windows.

Methinks also that many other users reason … [...] Click to raid more!

Twitter’s New Desktop Design – and the Unforced Error!

RockmusicRaider - Twitter and the Unenforced Error

Unforced errors, the plague of some sports. And the curse of some of the best athletes in the world.

You guys know about tennis, right? The epic battles that Federer, Nadal or Djokovic fight for long hours. Followed by addicts on courts stuffed with miscellaneous humanity for felt eternities. To watch a ball smack back and forth. And back again. Over a net. With some limited drama, because emotions are – well – not in line. The Queen may not be amused, that kind of thing.

Now, if that game is a senseless waste of time or not is beside … [...] Click to raid more!

Likes and Shares, and SEO. Bane or Blessing?

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It is one of those alluring what-if scenarios. One that helps you with that hard life of yours, with building blogs and writing beautiful posts.

What if – as a blog owner – you could have some sort of immediate statistics. You’d do that through collecting likes and shares from any online tool or network your service uses. And then display those numbers – pretty much and preferably live – directly on your website. So, everyone will know if the website is worth its salt – or just simply sucks.

And you will have immediate confirmation on how your posts … [...] Click to raid more!