Author: Eric Hepperle

WordPress Tutorial: Update Plugins, Themes, and WP Core

This WordPress administration tutorial is for self-hosted WordPress websites and is intended to teach users how to easily and quickly update plugins, themes, and WordPress core (what we mean when we say “install WordPress”). In the video I show you several ways to update plugins, themes, and one way to update core. Also, I show […]

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ATS Scannable Resume: Testing How Well Your Resume Matches a Job Description with Word Clouds

In today’s world, the job market is more competitive than ever. With online job boards, phone screens, and employers researching you on social media, it is easier than ever to be ruled out as a potential job candidate before you ever have a first interview. However, there are a few things you can do to […]

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WordPress Tutorial: How to Install, Configure, and Remove Plugins

This WordPress administration tutorial is for self-hosted WordPress websites and is intended to teach users how to install, configure, and remove WordPress plugins. Plugins are extra modules that you can add to your WordPress website to enhance functionality. WordPress core is an awesome framework for easily creating and maintaining your own website. But, core can […]

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Asimov On The Key To Living A Happy Life. Or Not

Originally published: 06/13/2010 The Key To Happiness I have come to the conclusion that sound reasoning tempered with experience, empathy for others, and respect for one’s body and soul guided by a rational world-view is the formula for living a healthy, happy, productive life. – Isaac Asimov I totally made this so-called Asimov quote up […]

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Bishop Michael Curry on Loving Radically and Reclaiming Jesus (NPR)

As we wait the final midterm election results today, let us reflect on Jesus’ message of not condemning your neighbors — not even the ones you intensely dislike  or hate — but instead, loving them, caring for them if it is in your power, and most of all, praying for their wellness and that Holy Spirit will guide their decisions with Love.

Episcopal Bishop Michael Curry talks about all this and more and how we can heal the Church and the World with the Power of Love (and his book of the same name) and Reclaiming Jesus on this A1 podcast from Troy Public Radio.

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WordPress Tutorial: How to Add & Remove Posts

This WordPress administration tutorial is for self-hosted WordPress websites and is intended to teach users how to add and remove new posts. If you found this video helpful, please leave a comment below! 🙂 HAVE AN IDEA FOR A VIDEO? I love sharing my knowledge with others, and by sharinging and communicating in a loving […]

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Developer Journal: Thoughts on Job Hunting and Life

A Brief Retrospective of My Job Seeking and Career Successes in 2018 As I sit to write this, having just taken a bath and moisturized my curly hair with a dab of coconut oil, the moon shines brightly above. Perhaps the full is moon is why I can’t sleep. Perhaps there are other reasons. I’m […]

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WordPress Tutorial: How to Install & Manage Widgets

This WordPress administration tutorial is for self-hosted WordPress websites and is intended to teach users how to install, configure, remove, and manage WordPress widgets. Widgets are extra modules that are either included with WordPress core or are added by installed plugins. Plugins add functionality to a basic, stock WordPress website, often by providing configurable modules […]

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Winter Driving in Iowa: Tips for Staying Out of the Ditch in Snowy Weather

After an unseasonably hot September and first week or so of October in the Wiregrass region of southern Alabama, last night (10/11/18) temperatures finally began to cool (in Alabama, cool temperatures means mid to low seventies, Fahrenheit). In fact, the day prior, Hurricane Michael (which waffled between a category 3 and category 4 hurricane or […]

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WordPress Tutorial: Create New Blog Post [Basics]

This WordPress administration tutorial is for self-hosted WordPress websites and is intended to teach users how to create and publish a simple blog post. In the video I show you a few places that you can create a new blog post from in the WordPress dashboard. I demonstrate inserting images and graphics, formatting text as […]

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