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I've been driving a WordPress since... long before anybody paid me to drive one.
I just like how it feels.
I started using WordPress when it was only about a year old. At that time WordPress didn’t even use plugins yet. I had a blog site back then.
It wasn’t very long before I figured out I had a cool toy which I did not understand well enough to fully use. My blog site looked terrible.
After backgrounds in the printing industry, live performance and the telecom industry, these all seemed together to point towards one thing. I knew my blog site looked terrible.
So I started learning, and doing. Gaming clan websites, repairs, I even fell in with some first responder support groups. (Sshh, can’t talk about that.) Suddenly I didn’t have time for my blog site anymore.
One night a video game pal dropped a VPS (Virtual Private Server) in my lap with a crude website for hosting. We were hosting and I now needed to learn servers. Goodbye blog site, hello full stack.
I have recently relocated from the Seattle area back to the Memphis area. And this is my new blog site, so to speak.
Gutenberg Editor is being lauded by some as the greatest thing since sliced cheese, but mostly by newcomers and employees. In truth, most longtime WordPress users are way too familiar with Automattic and it’s various and assorted antics to be very impressed at all. Likewise, a good number of us who have not jumped on the PC flavored bandwagon of late see it for what it is; yet another of Matt Mullenweg’s attempts to cash in on his unique position by leveraging this on every WordPress user. Whether the software is ready for use or not.
We use Elementor Page Builder and an awful lot of people use WooCommerce. Both of these require increasing your wp_memory_limit. I find myself answering this question more and more often these days in various Facebook tech groups so I thought a helpful post would be a good thing. Let’s get to it.
This is meant to be a resource of course, both for me and for seekers of those not so elusive images which are free to use. The idea came as I was searching for free images for a client to use. I noticed that most of the posts would list 12, or 16, or maybe 20 image sources, but usually not the same ones. We needed a compendium. Well this is not that compendium. I wish it were but I’m a little too busy to accomplish that. I would say “I have a life” but so much time is spent on my PCs that some would argue that point. But I digress…