Chris L. Meyers

Write Like a Geek

User Experience

Before I start talking about pages, posts and themes, I’d like to take a moment to address user experience. WordPress, like any other app, must present an interface to the user that’s understandable and actionable. That’s right, I threw in… Continue Reading →

Install the Classic Editor for WordPress

Frustrated with the new block editor (Gutenberg) for WordPress? You’re not alone. While many are excited about the new features, others are unhappy with the disruption to their process. If you find yourself in the latter group, here’s how you… Continue Reading →

How to Choose a WordPress.com Plan

If you read my previous post and decided you would like to go with WordPress.com for your site, here’s a basic explanation of which plan will suit your needs the best. Let’s assume that you are an author named Silo… Continue Reading →

Which WordPress is Right for You?

I regularly encounter confusion concerning WordPress. I think most of the confusion has to do with what people call the two options. People talk about .com versus .org. This makes it sound like competing domain names, but that’s incorrect. So… Continue Reading →

The Bahawre Legend in a Bundle

What’s better than a free Sci-Fi/Fantasy book? A free bundle of Sci-Fi/Fantasy books, of course! Check it out: https://books.bookfunnel.com/clean_sci-fi_fantasy_ebooks/bysvtqncon

Should You Be Afraid of Gutenberg?

The new Gutenberg editor for WordPress may seem like a scary transition. But take a few minutes to look at some of the features and you may be pleasantly surprised.

Writing with Markdown

Why Markdown? One frustration of using a word processor is its insistence on helping you correct things. Suggesting words, offering corrections and presenting you with a variety of formatting options — a word processor’s large set of features can be… Continue Reading →

How about a few short stories?

I realize it’s been over a month since I’ve posted anything here. So how about a few short stories? I published them a short while ago on the major platforms: Amazon Kindle, Apple iBooks, B&N Nook and Kobo. Yes, there… Continue Reading →

Life Goes On

Sometimes, in the midst of all the stress, it’s nice to see that life goes on. My new job is good, but has a steep learning curve, which is stressful. And some family situations are adding to the pile. I… Continue Reading →

Staying on Task with Trello

One struggle that applies to most job types is staying on task. Whether that means writing the next chapter, gathering information or writing a blog post, most people tend to struggle with organization without an effective tool. Bring multiple people… Continue Reading →

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