Posts From The Archive

WordPress, you're FIRED!

I'm taking my things and moving to Hugo.

I like a great many things about WordPress. It’s easy to set up. There is an overwhelming community behind it, chock full of free themes and plugins. There’s a nifty mobile app. It has a built-in commenting system. Really, for the most part, it’s great. That said, there is one thing about WordPress I’ve never particularly enjoyed. And, unfortunately, it’s something that’s rather essential to, you know, a blogging platform... [Read More]

Increase The WordPress Text Editor Font Size In 5 Seconds

If you're squinting while you're typing, the font is TOO small!

The default font size for the WordPress text editor (that is, the non-visual editor) is too damn small. This became particularly noticeable to me after my current theme bumped up its default font size to 18 pixels, which looks fantastic and is very readable. The default font size in the WP text editor is 13 pixels. While going from 13 to 18 is a bit excessive for the editor font, raising it just a single pixel greatly reduced the strain on my eyes while I write. [Read More]

WordPress: All Tags and Categories Suddenly Disappeared!

Late last night, as I was writing up a new blog post, I glanced down at my category list and realized I needed to change what was selected. Right away, I noticed that the “Most Used” tab was selected instead of “All Categories”. I must have clicked it by accident, I thought. But when I clicked the “All” tab, it was empty. The list was completely blank. I went back to the “Most Used” list and they all seemed intact. [Read More]