Hello, hello, hello, all you rock ‘n’ rollers! Welcome to today’s issue of Pittsburgh’s only online magazine of blogging, karaoke, movies, sexy stories, television and topless women. This is post #2,125. I’m just going to come right out and ask you to bookmark or to follow my little girlie magazine or to sign up for your free email subscription today if you are not already a regular reader. There is no shame in my game. I mean just look at the front page. Just scan the sidebar. Just treat yourself to the City of Pittsburgh’s premiere online magazine of culture for adults only.
In the life of every blogger a little rain must fall. Actually, I like rain. It’s cleansing. It makes things grow. It sustains life.
But I digress…
The time has come for me to update several WordPress plug-ins here at The Gazette. This is always a touchy situation. Every time I do update a plug-in a warning comes up to backup my files and database. Why? Because if something goes wrong The Gazette could go “poof!” Disappear! Gone! Luckily for me, HostGator backs up my little girlie magazine (for $20.00 a year). It backs up my little girlie magazine every 24 hours. HostGator also is the host for The Gazette ($115.00 a year) and I rent my domain (URL) from HostGator ($15.00 a year), too.
One time The Gazette actually did go proof!
No matter how I tried, no matter what I did, I could not get this blog back up on my computer screen. My life passed before my eyes. In a state bordering on panic, I phoned the people at HostGator (they have 24/7 support) and after several minutes my blog was back up on my computer screen. But it cost me $15.00 to get it back on my computer screen. So, I’ll wait until Monday when I get my fun money for August before I update any plug-ins.
Of course, I could backup The Gazette myself. There’s a plug-in for that, too. And I could go to the local Radio Shack and get some CDs and backup The Gazette that way (off line) I guess; but I don’t know how to do that. It’s probably very simple. But I’ve never done it before. Sure I’ve copied a file to one of those little plastic disk years ago; but how do you copy all the files and the database for an entire site? I’m not even sure if CDs are still used for anything. CDs might be an outdated format as far as I know. Oh, I could Google how to backup your files and database or have the person working at Radio Shack explain to me how to backup my files and database, but first I’ll try the WordPress plugin…After I get my fun money. The adventure continues.
Hail to Pitt!
This is Guy Hogan reporting for the Pittsburgh Flash Fiction Gazette. Today in The ‘Burgh there will be a mix of clouds and sunshine with the possibility of a rain shower and a high around 80. All photos of Charlotte Springer used for this blog post were sampled from Egotastic All Stars.