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The work and life of a Community Education Manager in Japan

Category: WordPress

  • Looking Over My Blog

    Looking Over My Blog

    Hi all! WordPress.com has brought a few changes to its editor over the last week. Have you all noticed, too? First, the ditor now shows my writing in the fonts I have chosen for my site. Second, the “Preview” button now opens a new tab with a preview of my post. Until now you could […]

  • Figuring Out “Portfolios”

    Figuring Out “Portfolios”

    Hi all! I’ve taken a little time off WordPress.com forum volunteering and blogging this week. But I’m still here! I sent my application in and so I have been using this interval to catch up on other non-Automattic related responsibilities I have. But today, I decided to look into a WordPress.com feature I have been […]

  • DevTools says “He finally found me!”

    DevTools says “He finally found me!”

    Hello everyone. Today’s post is a bit more technical. It is about Chrome DevTools… According to Google, the creators of Chrome DevTools… Chrome DevTools is a set of web developer tools built directly into the Google Chrome browser. DevTools can help you edit pages on-the-fly and diagnose problems quickly, which ultimately helps you build better […]

  • Creating a Playlist

    Creating a Playlist

    Hi everyone! In my post Testing “Shortcode” and Other Embedding Methods, I tried adding a playlist, only to realize I need a paid plan with WordPress.com to do that. I then said… This site is on the free plan, so I will come back to that another day. I have an idea, a legitimate workaround… […]

  • Testing “Shortcode” and Other Embedding Methods

    Testing “Shortcode” and Other Embedding Methods

    Hi again! In my last post (Thank You To My 25 Followers!), I used some WordPress.com shortcode to add excerpts of previous posts on my blog. Today in this post, I’m going to try out some other Shortcodes and see what they can do! Videos WordPress.com offers video embedding for many different services including Vimeo, TED Talks and YouTube. Each […]

  • My First Post by Email!

    Surprise!! A post two days in a row! ?? This is a short post, testing the "Post by Email" feature of WordPress.com. What I have done is I have written this post as an email, sent it to a "secret" email address linked to my blog and that has automatically created a post for me. […]