Blogging 101: Time to move from the Classic Editor

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With blogging on WordPress, I always knew that this day would come even though I’m on a self hosted site. I guess it’s time for me to let go the Classic Editor and embrace the new Block Editor.

With the introduction of the Block editor, the WordPress.com Classic Editor was set for retirement at the beginning of June.

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Blogging 101: The Day My Blog Went Ballistic & Not Accessible

SSL Blog Security Website Server

This is how generally an SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate works to secure the communication between the user and the server on a website like this blog site. Image source: Internetum

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Blogging 101: 6 Boring Things To Do To Revitalise Old Blog Posts

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When I have free time for blogging, I spent most of the time drafting posts for the upcoming publications. It has never been a smooth process considering that I have general ideas but when it comes to the details, I would just stare at the screen contemplating the words to use – to start the post off and then go clueless on what comes next.… [Click to read the rest] “Blogging 101: 6 Boring Things To Do To Revitalise Old Blog Posts”

Blogging 101: 3 Types of Bad Youtube Videos You Should NOT Watch

Youtube video streaming internet

In these social media days, hardly a day goes by when one will not be in touch with social media like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and of course, Youtube. Over the years, I have come to rely on video sites for my dose of debates, motivation talks, travels, documentaries, interviews, how-to-do tutorials, comedy, music videos, concerts, movies and other forms of entertainment.… [Click to read the rest] “Blogging 101: 3 Types of Bad Youtube Videos You Should NOT Watch”

Blogging 101: Enriched And Rewarding, 15 Years of Blogging

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What is the biggest challenge that I have faced in all my years of blogging? The same as many other bloggers out there – time to do a blog post. Mind you, when I say the time, this includes the time to think of the blog post idea, the time to get enough research to be done, time to draft the content and finally posting it.… [Click to read the rest] “Blogging 101: Enriched And Rewarding, 15 Years of Blogging”

Blogging 101: Which is Better – Frequent Short Post or Infrequent Long Post?

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Ever since I moved to my own site, I have been trying to be “more consistent” with my post of contents. Image source: elitecopywriter.com

In a way, it is a good thing because I am forced to be on my toe to look out for contents for the blog – fortunately there is no lack of source for the content, from current news, photos, my dreams and travels.… [Click to read the rest] “Blogging 101: Which is Better – Frequent Short Post or Infrequent Long Post?”

Blogging 101: 5 Fascinating Mistakes Discovered With Self Hosted WordPress

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I have been blogging on WordPress.com site since 2007 (earlier since 2005 in Blogger.com) and since it is a free site where certain things cannot be done or limited (like installing plugins, monetization of the site, etc), all I had to worry about back then was ensuring that I had good content for the blog post.… [Click to read the rest] “Blogging 101: 5 Fascinating Mistakes Discovered With Self Hosted WordPress”

When 1 is On A Critical Mission Overseas

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(My favourite shot – taken when I am at departure gate, coming back home. It is also means mission completed successfully and I have 1 less thing to worry once I am back)

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Blogging 101: When the Active Mind Goes Totally Blank

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I did not check but this probably one of the longest mind being blank when it comes to blogging.

Working 7 days a week including working up to 10 at night on the weekdays sure pulls the energy from the mind. Somehow, I still force myself before the mind goes to sleep to take a late-night shower (I have tried but I could not bring myself to bed without a shower…it simply feels too “sticky”) and sometimes put the clothes for washing.… [Click to read the rest] “Blogging 101: When the Active Mind Goes Totally Blank”

Elections 101: Has Bersih 2.0’s Reform Cause Torpedoed?

Bersih 2.0 rally election protest

(The famed stand-off between the peaceful Bersih 2.0 protestors and police who bend on breaking up the rally at whatever the cost. Poster source: Mob’s Crib)

Ya, ya still on Bersih 2.0 rally but this is the last one, I promise.

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