Same content. New look. The theme is called Dara.
Of many competing services offering online digital assets, Story Blocks is most famous. And advertises the most.
But I was convinced to join instead less expensive Envato Elements US $198 / year. Both work with Final Cut Pro, my software.
They provide licensed images, audio, videos, graphics, plugins, fonts, logos, tutorials, 3D, graphic & video templates, presentation templates, infographics and much more. I’ll be including those in my videos, websites and presentations.
Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.
One of the main things I like about using their digital resources is the simplicity of licensing. I’m much less worried that YouTube — sometime in future — might take down my YouTube due to copyright complaint.
Click PLAY or watch it on Vimeo.
When you upload photos to the internet, sites often reduce quality to make the page load faster.
Here I’ll upload the same original photo in three resolutions to see if the FINAL displayed image improves.
I can see a big difference between the original being 5472 as opposed to 640 pixels wide.
But the 1280 pixel version is pretty close to the 5472. When I checked, WordPress display default had reduced both the top two: 885 pixels wide.
IF I link to the original photos, however, someone keen enough to click could get a copy of the highest resolution available.
Some recommend I upload at about 1280 pixels. 80Kb-100Kb file size, at most.
If and when I switch to a theme that allows full-width images, WordPress recommends those be uploaded as originals with at least 2000 x 1200 pixels.
I’ll keep experimenting.
38% of the web is built on WordPress.
More bloggers, small businesses, and Fortune 500 companies use WordPress than all other options combined.
All my sites are hosted on WordPress.com and I wouldn’t go anywhere else.
As a long time user, I’ve been reluctant to switch to the BLOCK EDITOR when writing these post. I stuck with the Classic Editor, as did many others.
In this post I’m again testing the BLOCK EDITOR based on a recent WordPress.TV tutorial.
Making rows like those above are much easier. Choosing colours easier, as well.
That line above is easy to add, as well.
One thing I like about the Block Editor is being able to more easily make a photo gallery. These images are all provided free through the Block Editor.
With the old editor I didn’t have much control over images.
Using the Block Editor I can more easily edit this image, for example.
That said — many of us feel forced by the host company to use something called the Block Editor to write posts like this rather than the Classic Editor we used in the past.
Here’s another option for writing posts while offline.
So far MarsEdit 4 looks inferior to the WordPress.com app for Mac.
I can’t seem to edit in HTML view. There are far fewer formatting options.
But if you want to check it out, look for MarsEdit 4 in the App store.
Instead of editing and posting online, the official desktop app let’s you work offline.
I’ve tried it in the past … and ended up going back to the traditional online interface.