The Impact of Social Media on Mental Health

Theres no denying that social media has had such an impact on mental health the more popular it gets. We spend our lives mindlessly scrolling through Instagram. Seeing perfectly polished lives and body standards we just can’t live up to. The societal pressure that is roaring in 2021 is so present, and it really makes … Read more

Let’s talk about domains

After you start your own blog, trust me, the most important next step is to buy a domain. How do you name your personal web domain? Do you prefer: FirstnameLastname.com or Lastname.com? In a previous post, I wrote about custom domain email. So, relatively, what about the email then? Should it be: First@Last.com or First@FirstLast.com? … Read more

NextCloud

We all know about Dropbox, OneDrive, and Google Drive. But have you ever tried NextCloud?

It’s almost the same. The only difference is that NextCloud is an open source app that you EITHER install on your own server (difficult), or on hosted server (easy and affordable). But why to pay or bother when you can get the cloud service from other alternatives almost free?!

Nextcloud

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WordPress .COM vs .ORG

The web is filled with such comparisons; so, I won’t talk much about the difference or the reasons to move… I’ll just simply say that you have to move to .org when .com is not enough. WordPress.com is usually enough for normal user. “NOT ENOUGH”, on the other side, is when you need more control, flexibility, or extra features…

Let me first mention that on WordPress.com, you’re using the Open Source WordPress System in the way Automattic Inc. chose for you. When we say WordPress.org (self-hosted), we mean that you’re using the Open Source WordPress System in your own way.

WordPress .Com vs .Org

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Custom email with your domain

Have you purchased a web domain for your WordPress blog/site?

secure email

In general, WordPress provides default domain to be used with your blog. For example, mohamadkarbi.wordpress.com. When you add a domain, you have additional address to be used with your blog; for example, mohamadkarbi.com.

You can purchase a domain directly from WordPress or from any other registrar and connect it in the settings area.

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