Dustin Wheeler

Dustin Wheeler
Dustin is a technology-driven CPA in Orem, Utah.

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How do I get my picture to show up with my comments on your blog?

It’s frequently asked questions time on Diving into the Details!  With this one, we’re not diving too deep.

Having your picture (a.k.a. avatar) appear in my blog comments takes only a couple of minutes.  Go ahead, time yourself and let me know if I’m wrong.

Go to the Gravatar website.
Create an account.
Verify your e-mail address.
Upload a picture, and you’re done!

Gravatar associates your picture with your e-mail address whenever you leave a comment on a WordPress blog (and a few other blog platforms).  If you have …

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Ten Things I Learned from WordCamp Las Vegas 2010

Last Saturday, I attended WordCamp Las Vegas.  WordCamp is a conference that focuses on the popular blogging platform WordPress, which I used to create this blog.  Most of those who attended were full-time web designers and programmers.  I was probably most likely definitely the only accountant there. 

I admit that some of the material presented in the conference was a little over my head, especially when they got into PHP code.  My PHP coding skills are a level or two above copy …

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Why It Took Me Months to Start Blogging

First, let me describe my background in regards to web design so you know where I’m coming from.

I built my first web page in the year 2000 using Yahoo Geocities’ WYSIWYG site builder.  It was simple.  I just typed out some text and dragged it where I wanted it, and put pictures where I wanted them on the page.  It was fun and sparked an interest to learn more about web design.

Shortly after that, I took a web page design …

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