Blogging Before Blogging was Popular

Blogging has become such a popular pastime for people on the internet. People are either reading blogs or posting their own. It wasn’t that long ago when this wasn’t the norm. Before the explosion of social networking sites, people would frequent sites that they found funny and interesting. Some of these sites allowed the users to post content, comment on posts, and interact with other people, but it was pretty much on a site by site basis. This may seem trivial now because we have gotten so use to how blogs work, but this wasn’t as easy of a task …

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Facebook Wall Feed for WordPress

*UPDATE – JUNE 23, 2011: I finished the blog post for the new version of my Facebook Wall Feed for WordPress code. Please refer to the new code from now on as the code and information here doesn’t work anymore.* *UPDATE – June 21, 2011: At the beginning of June Facebook changed the way they handle calls to get the wall updates. The code given on this page will no longer work. I have made some updates to my code to get it to work for my site and am working on the write up for instructions on how to …

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Make Facebook Share and Facebook Like Play Nice Together

As I was messing around with adding things to my blog I decided that I wanted to include the new Facebook Like button along with the Facebook Share button. I realize that they both perform similar functions, but I think they are different enough to warrant having both of them. I like the fact the Share button publishes the information about the post and seems more prominent. I realize that some people may just want something quick and easy though. That is where the Like button comes in. So I immediately went to my WordPress plug-ins and grabbed one for …

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Getting involved in the blogging world!

Just installed this blog site so I could start blogging my ideas and thoughts. I have been offline for quite awhile and tried to ignore the online world. Unfortunately that is just really opposite of my nature. So I have decided to jump back in and start being me. While I will have a stronger online presence, I will not be married to the online world. I have a real life and am very active in sports. I’m sure there will be times I go missing on here for long stretches, but hopefully that just means I’ll have good stories …

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