Moving to a New Domain:!

The blog is moving to a new domain:! The previous owner let the domain expire and I had a chance to snap it up. I learned a lot about how the domain expiration process works, I’ll write up more about that on my next post. For now I wanted to let everyone know about the new domain. The current domain will last for the foreseeable future, at least a few years. Read more →

WordCamp Austin, 2010

I was able to attend WordCamp Austin this past weekend. It was the first time I’d been to a WordPress conference so I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect. It turned out to be small but very well run conference with several interesting topics. For this post I am going to review my notes from the conference and highlight the items or topics that I thought were interesting. WordCamps are typically small 1-day conferences held all over the world focusing on WordPress related topics. Read more →

Where to Host a Blog

One of the questions I faced when starting this blog is where should I host it? There are lots of options from several commercial blogging services or from the many free blogging services such as Blogger, SquareSpace, ExpressionEngine, or Because of my employment there is also the option to use the Texas Digital Library’s blogging service based upon WordPress. Then lastly because I have the technical skills and available hosting, I can self publish my blog. Read more →