Recently, I decided it is time to do a “spring cleaning” on my blog. I’m not posting frequently in this stage of life and some of the clutter was heaping up additional “disincentive” to post.
Here is what I did for phase1:
Upgraded to WordPress 4.4.2
I updated a bunch of out of date plugins: Akismet, iThemes security, JetPack, and SI CAPTCHA Anti-Spam
Updated my “About Me” page. Not profoundly different, just a bit of an update.
Refreshed the Blogroll (removed 7 items that are broken or no longer relevant, added four new items)
Clean out old comment spam (~30,000)
I trashed 100 of the 101 post drafts I have sitting around. Really, if I haven’t gotten around to posting it yet, is it likely I ever will? (The one exception is a P.G. Wodehouse reading progress post I’m keeping around)
I deleted two inactive plugins
I’m hopeful that this will freshen things up a bit. Are there any other areas in which this blog can be improved?