This weekend I sat down to do some updates on my blog and the one I manage for my roller derby team. My blog is on the Blogger platform and my team’s blog is on Word Press. Due to different platforms, it may often take a few more steps to create the same effect on one site versus the other. Tweaking the look and the design code often intimidates newer users, but by paying attention to detail the blog you desire can be achieved.
I decided to add a cute little countdown graphic to both sites and in the process made a few mistakes, several corrections, and learned a little about programming. Here are three things I wish I had done before I decided to make changes to both blogs: