Posts By: Alicia Ramirez

Move WordPress from MAMP to a Server

There are many ways in which you can migrate your WordPress site from MAMP into its final home, to make it “live”. The way I’m going to show, has worked well for beginners. What you will need: Access to the cPanel (or similar) on your server Migrate DB plugin (or similar) in your local installation… Read more »

HTML5 is for Slackers

I can’t deny it, I’m an old curmudgeon when it comes to HTML validation. I remember with fondness the good old days of XHML and a draconian W3C validator that wouldn’t let you get away with anything. I miss the unquestioned pride of a green “This Page is Valid HTML 1.0 Strict”. Why this old lady rant?… Read more »

How to Make a Kindle eBook from Scratch

Update (Sept. 11, 2015): The character set for Kindle eBooks is now UTF-8. And recommends using the UTF-8 character over entities (© over ©). There are many ways to create a Kindle eBook, but creating your own source files, and then using KindleGen to convert it into Kindle Format 8 will give you more control… Read more »

Integrating Isotope with WordPress

Isotope is a very powerful jQuery plugin that allows you to create sortable, filterable (I’m sure that’s a word) masonry layouts (although you can have other layouts as well). Isotope is free for personal use (a commercial license costs $25, and an organizational license $90). In this tutorial I will show how to add the Isotope… Read more »