Saturday, March 23, 2019

Never delete a Google account

Yellow post-it note with "never" written on it.
Well, hardly ever.

So, you are done with Google!—or at least with your account, and are ready to erase it from your digital life.

Not so fast.

Friday, March 15, 2019

Also too clever

The name of this blog is a nod to a project that, for a few months in 2010, was arguably the state of the art method for showing your blog in chronological order, oldest first.

The Rube Goldberg cartoon, "Self-Operating Napkin," illustrating an absurd contraption.

Sunday, March 10, 2019

The incredible shrinking feeds

A set of matryoshka dolls
The list of my posts related to blog feeds, below, is generated automatically. It updates itself whenever I add another blog post to the "feeds" category.

Q: How did I do that?

A: I used a feed.

Friday, March 1, 2019

Adding images to Blogger

Blogger editor > toolbar > Insert Image > options

Maybe a picture is worth a thousand words. A photo or graphic can attract the eye, set the tone, explain, demonstrate, or illustrate.

Update: The user interface has changed, so my screen shots and step-by-steps are no longer 100% valid. Maybe I will revise this once the new interface settles down.

Every blogger should know all the ways to add an image to a blog post or page.
The Insert Image button in the editing toolbar
Click Insert Image
Here's a guide.