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Ask Penny: A Round-Up

Ask Penny: A Round-Up


Posted By on Oct 26, 2015

Ask Penny

Our resident tech expert, Penny Shima Glanz, has been a huge resource for us here at the Patterned Blog. She’s full of insights for creative business owners who have technical questions and don’t want to spend hours Googling. Here, we present a round-up of Penny’s posts, so you can find all the answers to YOUR tech questions in one convenient place!

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Our resident tech expert is here to answer your questions! Here’s Penny:

Clients sometimes contact me concerned because the formatting in their blog post isn’t quite what they expected. They’d spent hours making their post just so and are surprised and distraught to discover it doesn’t look how they planned.

Why?

They formatted their content in another application, most often a word processor, then copy and pasted it into their WordPress post editor.

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Our resident tech expert is back to answer YOUR tech-related questions! Take it away, Penny …

I’m always surprised when a client informs me that they don’t need a mailing list to keep in contact with their customers. Many say they’ll just use their email program. Others say they’re too small and don’t need anything. Some think the software is very complicated and expensive. Let’s debunk those misconceptions.

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Ask Penny: What’s a CDN?

Ask Penny: What’s a CDN?


Posted By on May 25, 2015

Welcome back to another round of Ask Penny, where our resident expert answers YOUR tech-related questions! Take it away, Penny!

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What’s a CDN?

A question I’m asked by clients with increasing frequency is – “my host provider says they now offer CDN services. What is it? Do I need it?”

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Welcome back to another round of Ask Penny, where our resident expert answers YOUR tech-related questions! Take it away, Penny!

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A question I sometimes hear from my WordPress clients is “Why didn’t my post publish when I scheduled it?”

(Please note this answer is specific for those who self-host WordPress. If you use wordpress.com please refer to this page for instructions on scheduling posts and use this contact page if you experience difficulties.)

The ability to write posts now and schedule them to publish in the future is one of my favourite features of WordPress. Sometimes however, something goes wrong and it isn’t published when you expect or you might see an error of “Missed Schedule”.

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