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Someone asked me how you go about embedding multiple videos from YouTube into the same post, and I thought others might like to know as well. Here’s what the WordPress Help Center says, though I haven’t tried it myself. Let me know if it works.

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Setting Your Time Zone

Are your blog posts showing the wrong time? You probably want it to be correct, if you’re ever in the position of posting on a Sunday, and needing that post to count for the right week.

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If it’s not showing the right time, go to your Settings. “Timezone” automatically sets to “0,” but you want “UTC-5” for US Central Time.

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Blogging 101

Here are a few things you’ll want to do in an average post:

  • Your voice should really come through on these posts. To paraphrase Montaigne, the subject of your blog is you. Your thoughts on psychology, or running, or cooking, or whatever.
  • Incorporate what others are saying about your topic. When you do this, include a link. Like this.
  • Embed a video from YouTube into your post. Like that.

For other questions, I’d suggest clicking on the “Blogging 101” category off to the right. Let me know if there’s something you’d like to be able to do, but can’t figure out how.

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