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As the BikeTravellers website was too slow and service was disrupted, we have decided to upgrade to an even bigger server, with better connection.
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We have upgraded and moved without any problems. All blogs work much faster now and all problems are gone. If you haven’t done so now, sign up for a new biketravellers.com blog!
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The next few days you might notice downtime and some parts or blogs might be unavailable as it takes some time before the DNS/IP changes take effect over all the DNS servers worldwide. It will be worth it as the new server is much faster, so soon all will be better
All BikeTravellers are powered by the Open Source WordPress system, but we have already done the installation for you! WordPress is packed with many amazing features. So now that you’ve got it installed, what should you do? These are the instructions as also to be found on the WordPress site (all links will lead you to the detailed info on the WordPress.org site.)
Let’s take a step-by-step tour through your WordPress site and learn about how all the different functions work and how to make your new site your own.Starting from the Top
Begin by logging into the Administration Panel. This is the brain behind your website, the place where you can let your creativity explode, writing brilliant prose and designing the best and most lovely website possible. This is where the organization of your site begins – and this is just the start. You can use the “Admin Bar” you see on top or can always type: yourblog.biketravellers.com/wp-admin.php
From the Administration Panel, from the top of the screen menu choose View Site. Like it? Don’t like it? Doesn’t matter, just look at it. This is where you are going to be spending a lot of time over the next few minutes, hours, More >
BikeTravellers.com was created by Harry Kikstra (from 7summits.com) for two main reasons:
- He wants to promote bicycling and biketravelling to a larger audience and show that it can be quite easy and a lot of fun to use your car less or not at all.
- He needed a new place to document his own upcoming and past bicycle trips
So here it is! It has only just started, but soon the site will grow bigger with all information biketravellers need and of course many stories from the road, so you can also enjoy it even if you are (currently) not able to use your bike for short or longer trips. You can always get inspired!
The main part of BikeTravellers.com is the free blogs we offer: You can sign up for a free blog, just choose any name and either go to the sign-up page or just type in yourname.biketravellers.com in the address bar and if the name is free, you will be offered to sign up for it! It is as easy as that and you can have as many blogs as you like.
The blogs are based on the popular WordPress weblogging platform, and it is very easy to post stories, write about yourself, attach your More >