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Lara Chelak

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  • Member Since: May 18th, 2009
  • New York, NY
  • blogwhatdesign.com
  • CEO, Founder, & Fun-Maker at Blog What? Design Inc.

Bio/Description

Since her witness of the platform’s inception in 2003, Lara has continued to enjoy the fascinating development of the WordPress community and platform. She has manipulated the now content management system into a variety of a solutions for clients such as Columbia University, AOL’s Venture Capital Division, and writers for the Wall Street Journal, Business Week, and Forbes. Her specialities include UX design, content marketing, small business development, social, and more. Lara continues to admire the unique players that mold the WordPress scenes in New York City–where her company is based–as well as abroad.

Interests

cooking, self publishing, small business!

  • Posted a reply to "How to include a period on permalink? Yoast signals", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    MJ -- the tool should only be used as a personal guide and is not…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to include a period on permalink? Yoast signals", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi Marius -- I'm not sure why just "Petersburg" wouldn't be included in the title,…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Menu troubles...", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi Herpsta -- This is definitely a CSS issue, possibly with some jQuery thrown in…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Website redirected to spam site on iPhone", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    That sounds about right :) Could you post your website's URL here? Unfortunately design on…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Menu troubles...", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I am so sorry. My apologies. It's been a very, very long day and I've…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "paste html image/mapping in header spot", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Blount -- Seacoast is right. Image maps definitely aren't considered part of the best practices…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to include a period on permalink? Yoast signals", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Marius -- I wouldn't worry much about this. Try just using petersburg as your focus…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "What to put in the tags Box?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Great metaphor, Christine! I also try to reserve proper nouns to the tag area only,…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "changing variable price display", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Matt -- You might have beeter luck posting in a forum specific to the plugin.…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Website redirected to spam site on iPhone", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It sounds like you might have some malware that snuck its way into your WordPress…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Menu troubles...", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    OK -- that should be easy enough. We publish lots about WordPress on our blog…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "paste html image/mapping in header spot", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It sounds like you might be into some advanced HTML here. Could you post the…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Shop online for WordPress? [HELP]", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi Valenb -- We've really enjoyed working with http://getshopped.org/ before. The core is free to…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Set default tag to new posts", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Unfortunately I don't have a plugin or piece of code to solve this, but I'm…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Menu troubles...", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Seacoast, I'm aware of basic forum etiquette and have sincerely been trying to do my…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Menu troubles...", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Mike -- what about the use of an agency name in your username, like in…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Menu troubles...", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Mike -- I completely understand. Feel free to delete my message -- I had no…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "create pdf library", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Seacoast -- I don't know why anyone would have content on a website that wasn't…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "create pdf library", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Ahhh I see :) I'd suggest using the great default template for WordPress. It's very…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "create pdf library", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    WordPresssos -- see my comment above. Also, this plugin might help you in making your…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "create pdf library", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Seacoast -- would this actually make the entire text of the .pdf searchable, though?

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to make blank pages?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Great example, alchymyth. Tylerpilot: this option will give you an absolutely blank template. In most…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Menu troubles...", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi there -- You have some seriously whacky things going on with the CSS here.…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "create pdf library", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi there -- Unfortunately there isn't a very "nice" way to implement this for a…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "making comments visible to the public", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    They might be accidentally turned off on a per post basis. Make sure the comments…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Error 500! Internal Server Error! Help!!!", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You're definitely going to need the password to login. It's a quick fix, however. Just…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "[Plugin: WordPress SEO by Yoast] WordPress SEO by Yoast - Space tag not considered?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Same problem!

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "[Plugin: WordPress SEO by Yoast] Broken Titles :S", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi there -- So you decided to stay with Yoast?

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "[Plugin: Facebook] Publish to fan page setting Disabled", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Black lion -- I'm not doing anything of that sort. Best of luck.

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "[Plugin: Facebook] Publish to fan page setting Disabled", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Black Lion, I'm not sure what you're talking about mostly because your language use doesn't…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "[Plugin: Facebook] Publish to fan page setting Disabled", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Yes, 1.0.3 did the trick for us. It can be found in multiple instances in…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "[Plugin: Facebook] Publish to fan page setting Disabled", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    We're experiencing this issue as well. Just uploaded the 1.0.3 test version and waiting to…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "[Plugin: Pinterest Pin It Button For Images] Pin It button showing up aligned differently", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi there -- we're seeing this problem as well. Except the Pin it button is…

    2 years ago

  • Created a topic, Split by Month Archive List (wp_get_archives) into Two Columns, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    4 years ago

  • Created a topic, Multiple Category Requirement in Loop, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    5 years ago