Shameless Plug for Witch Way

My first copy of Witch Way has finally arrived. I didn't order a proof copy. The one we ordered for Where the Wild Winds Blow came with a grey band printed around the cover, saying "Not for Resale", which kinda spoils the effect. For A Following Wind we ordered an author copy instead, which costs … Continue reading Shameless Plug for Witch Way

How To Centre Captions Under Blog Images On The Gutenberg Editor

Another useful tip from Hugh’s Views and News. (Don’t you love those bloggers who save us time and angst by doing the research for us?)

Hugh's Views & News  

Are you having problems getting captions under the images on your blog posts to align centre when using the Gutenberg editor?

When previewing the post, although captions looked centred, when a post is published, captions are aligned to the left under images, photos and pictures.

Up until a few weeks ago, I was having the same problem and was having to centre captions by creating a new paragraph block under images, photos and pictures, and centring the text from there.

However, this meant that if I used the same image again, I had to hunt down copyright notices because if I added details in the edit area of an image, the text always aligned to the left.

The result was captioning looked out-of-line, which in-turn spoilt the look of the images, photos and pictures, as well as the whole post. It wasn’t a look I liked.

However, with the help…

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New laptop and old passwords

Last weekend I tipped a glass of wine over my laptop. (It is an embarrasing truth that this isn't the first, or even the second of my laptops to suffer from alcohol in the keyboard.) Although my old friend looks fine when I boot it up, the keyboard no longer works (nor any ancillary keyboard … Continue reading New laptop and old passwords

How To Backup Your WordPress Blog To Prevent Losing All Its Contents

Thanks to hughesviewsandnews for a useful post on backing up your blog in case of didaster.

Hugh's Views & News  

How would you feel if you woke up one morning and discovered that your WordPress blog had been deleted or that most of your content had been lost?

It’s a scary thought, and probably the worst kind of nightmare situation for many bloggers.

WordPress has a process that allows all its users to backup the contents of their blog.

Today, I’m going to show you how to backup your blog without going via the ‘WP Admin’ button on the dashboard of your blog.

Not only is it a straight forward process, but it’s the quickest method of performing a backup of your blog. Plus, since I last wrote about this, you can now also backup all your media, images and photos.

Let’s start.

  • In the lefthand menu of the dashboard of your blog, click onTools, then onExport.

  • You’ll be presented with the following choices.

  • Let’s start…

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