Anyone who has had any on-line presence for any length of time – blogging or otherwise – knows the importance of periodically updating one’s static pages. It’s amazingly easy to just let content lie as is and hope it’s adequate. I admit to holding onto that faint hope.
However, the New Year brought forth a personal campaign to make a few changes on my wordpress website/blog.
Here they are – not immediately noticeable, but notable. (I like the sound of that last phrase – kind of catchy, eh?)
The beginning of this year, I began revising my soon-to-be four year old wordpress website pages. I figured it was time for a refresh.
Also, I began working on content for a separate music-only website – to be launched hopefully before the end of this summer.
In the process, I found both endeavors required more thought and effort than I had time to give. So, I have been dabbling – doing bits here and there whenever snippets of time become available.
First and foremost, I made subtle changes to the Welcome Home page. My site’s landing page.
This is important because it fine-tuned the purpose of this site for those discovering it for the first time. Once my music-only website is launched, it will include a link to that site in an effort to keep both sites related yet distinct in focus.
Next, in an effort to streamline navigation efficiency, I took down that old Links page. (FYI: it’s a dinosaur page, guys!)
I then transferred any relevant info and refashioned it into a newly formed Resources page, nestling it neatly underneath the Purple Tulip Music page.
Last but not least, I just now updated my About page.
Next in line for reconstruction is cleaning up the Desert Mountain Writing page, and maybe tweaking the Contact page to include contact options outside the realm of just the wordpress contact page form.
Yes, I considered changing out my ‘gravatar’ and I wanted to explore changing wp themes. But: my initial set-up involving a child theme complicates ease of switching themes directly – and – there is something to be said for continuity in one’s internet on-line presence…