I need to run a local installation of WordPress so I can dig deep into my WordPress learning and not crash a live site. Getting WordPress up and running took me way longer than it should have, so I am documenting my steps to hopefully save someone else all the aggravation I had since starting… Continue reading WordPress on Ubuntu
I need a local installation of WordPress to experiment with on my Ubuntu computer. This blog post is how to set up the LAMP stack prior to installing WordPress. Most of the resources that I found for local installations of WordPress are for Mac or Windows operating systems. While the concept is simple. Install a… Continue reading LAMP on Ubuntu
The following is a quick tutorial on how to add a SightGround email address to Thunderbird running on Ubuntu 20.04 From the hamburg menu select “+ New” Select – Existing Email Account… Here is an example of the first window: Select Name, Email and Password Select Manual config Username = email address Server hostname =… Continue reading Email Setup
Pictured on the right is the pair of Columbia hiking boots that I have been wearing for the last year or so as I work around the yard. If you look closely you can see they were used hard. I used them as work books while they were never meant for that. The laces were… Continue reading New Boots for a New Path
Last week, I walked away from my work desk for the last time. I spent over 2 years sitting at that desk while working as a Software Release Engineer. For the last 15 years the majority of my employment time was spent supporting software in one form or another. My emotions were high as I… Continue reading New Start
Does it take a new MacBook Pro, Windows 10 on a new 9000 Series Dell laptop or maybe Pop!_OS 20.04 LTS on a new System76 laptop? If the computer doesn’t make the code maybe it is the monitor. How about a LG Ultragear 38″ 21:9 Curved monitor? The peripherals? The desk? The office? The list… Continue reading What does it take to learn code?
I just installed Astra as my new WordPress theme. I know I just switched to Twenty Twenty however I got some advice from a WordPress meetup. Astra was recommended as a good bare bones theme that works well with Elementor as a page builder.
I have been using the Twenty Fifteen theme for a long time and today I update to Twenty Twenty. Why the change? I started this site with the intent of learning how to use WordPress, learning web development and express my ideas and thoughts. While I am still doing those things I am realizing that… Continue reading New Look for Karl’s Clipboard
I won’t be posting every day for my #100DaysOfCode but I will post any highlights along the way. I was struggling to connect Atom to GitHub. Below is a link to the video that helped me. I am really enjoying the #100DaysOfCode challenge probably because it gamafied the process for me. Using twitter with the… Continue reading GitHub Repository
Goal: Spend an hour on a python class on Udemy and try to connect Atom to GitHub Result: Accomplished – I practiced creating functions and calling them. I still need to connect to GitHub. I also downloaded Ubuntu and Linux command reference sheets so I can do more with the keyboard. Next Step: Continue coding… Continue reading 100 Days of code – Day 001