Month: October 2017

Embed External Media into WordPress [the easy way]

5 min read So far I’ve had to embed external media from three sources into my WordPress sites. Flickr images Instagram Posts Tweets The general wisdom on the Internet these days will instruct one to just “paste a link to the content on its own line in the WordPress editor and make sure that it isn’t hyperlinked”.  This works – almost.  The most frustrating problem I’ve faced with embedded media is adding formatting – such as centering the media in my blog post. Let me know if you found this information helpful.  Shit, let me know if you know...

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The Bahrain Hustle – It’s Real

2 min read A lot of people in Bahrain have a creative side.  Bit by bit I’m being introduced to them.  Two of my core creative friends here in The Kingdom are also creative hustlers; and they’re married – to each other!  They’re working their crafts and networking with almost everyone they come in contact with.  This dynamic duo has helped pioneer the Bahrain Hustle for the creative domains. Can’t a guy just sit on his sofa for a month (or two)?  Apparently not. Lee Crow Click to tweet Let’s focus on Sarah.  Sarah is a makeup artist (MUA) here...

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WordPress Configuration for Photographers Series [Part 1]

What platform do you use for your photography website?  Do you use any special plug-ins?  What were some “gotchas” that you had to overcome in your configuration?  These are some of the questions that I plan to write about in my WordPress Configuration for Photographers series. #Photographers! What #platform do you use for your #website and #why?#Bahrain #blogger #wordpress #squarespace pic.twitter.com/C6HerrQslK — Lee Crow (@leecrowcreative) October 26, 2017 WordPress Configuration for Photographers The series will include the following: My platform of choice – I’m pretty sure you know! The themes I use Vital plug-ins SEO Social Tips and Tricks...

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How To Buy Photography Gear with Crowdsourcing [Part 1]

6 min read Crowdsourcing Crowdsourcing definition: … a specific sourcing model in which individuals or organizations use contributions from Internet users to obtain needed services or ideas. Source: Wikipedia This article describes a concept that will enable me to buy photography gear by borrowing from the idea of crowdsourcing.  It’s not exactly a crowdsourcing model because I plan to earn every dollar – but it’s similar.  I’ll document the process in a series of articles, and from this series I hope that you will find value.   G.A.S. I’m not an advocate for buying photography gear without good reason. I’ve been through that phase...

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