Month: January 2018


Blogger.- Naked domain name not redirecting?


Tonight I noticed that the naked form of my domain name, 'civilwarhaversack.com' was coming up with a 404 page not found error. The www form of the domain was working just fine. Google blogger provides instructions on how to setup your domain name to redirect to blogger.com so that your...

Blogger – Why do my hyperlinks have no color?


I originally posed the question as "how to change the color of hyperlinks in blogger.com?"  It turns out the reason I don't have any color to my hyperlinks, i.e. they are the same color as the post text, is a function of the theme I chose to use for this...

Blogger – How do you insert an HTML table into Blogger?


You can stop looking for a 'table icon' in the Blogger.com editor. There isn't one. There are probably many ways to generate a table for inserting into a post, but I expected the Blogger editor to have such a feature. It doesn't. A quick Google search revealed a website where...

Blogger – What is the difference between a post and page?


One of the most confusing aspects is distinguishing between 'pages' and 'posts'. The distinction is frustrating because both posts and pages are html pages and thus, at some level, they are the same thing, i.e. HTML pages that one reads with a browser.  (The terminology is the same in Wordpress...

January Changes


Setup changelogs for website Make website display only the civil war posts on the main screen, not all posts Fixed website menu bar Used redirection to make home page map to the civil war posts page.  Blog is almost ready for the addition of civil war content. Adding post about...

Civil War Haversack – What is a “living” document?


A living document is a document that is under revision. Some of these stories on this blog will qualify as living documents as research continues. Eventually, leads will pan out and the documents will be dormant.  One can check the changelog for the last revision to the website or story.

What are changelogs?


Changelogs, are a way of tracking changes to the logs.  I intend to keep changelogs on the website itself, as well as the stories that are being researched.

Blogger – Why is this blog on Blogger.com instead of WordPress?


Wordpress logo Is Wordpress too slow? My main complaint about Wordpress on a self-hosted solution is that Wordpress is slow. It is slow for end-users and slow for site operators. Wordpress will tell you this is a hosting issue, but the fact is all hosting services are shared services. Your...

Civil War Haversack, the First Post


Replica of Union haversack This is the first post to Civil War Haversack. Civil War Haversack has been reborn. Its my New Years Resolution. Civil War Haversack has been started several times, only to fall into disuse. I'll try to persist with it this time. it is my intention to...