I decided to clean install this blog’s WordPress installation. Why I did it, is best explained in running down the pro’s and con’s of doing so.
First new plugin in awhile, this one uses cool new tech to fight spam.
GoDaddy has entered the Managed WordPress hosting business. Let’s take a first look.
Every once in awhile, a WordPress plugin just deserves a shout out. Today’s is Login With Ajax. It got my largest donation to a WordPress plugin yet. What the plugin does, is converts the WordPress registration (wp-signup) and login (wp-login) processes. As the name implies, it converts them into AJAX instances that run on the […]
If you’re an online publisher, and you use WordPress, the time to get used to WordPress Multisite is now. Right now. As you may have noticed, Google is now employing social search. It’s what you might say a “hot button issue” in the online community. Why? Too many reasons to list here. Essentially, those that […]
WordPress 3.0.2 has been released, and fixes a nasty security bug. I’m posting mostly because it hasn’t shown up in the Updates tab… click over to Updates in your WordPress backend to update as soon as possible. An alert should flash on your WordPress backend anyways within a day or so, but this one’s important […]
Yes, a rare blog post on my own blog. I’ve been testing out VaultPress for awhile, and I’m pretty happy with it. While a bit pricey right now, it does deliver a lot of bang for its buck if you have a high-profile web site. If WordPress is part of your day job, VaultPress should […]
For starters, I’ll say that I like WordCamp. Before I start suggesting improvements, I wanted to get that out of the way. Matt delivered, as usual, a great State of The Word address. The BBQ lunch was infinitely better that what is served at conferences that cost several times more. And, even the non-WordPress talks […]
This is a sad trend I’ve started to see. Big name companies endorsing comment spam. The comments are all too obvious. Someone posts seeming to have low-to-moderate experience with a topic. Then, in the middle, they link to a word like “antivirus” with a link to some company that rhymes with “Sophos”. It’s highly unlikely […]
You might have seen a blog maintenance notice. If you don’t, great! That means you’re on our new server, powered by HostGator. We’ve signed up with HostGator because, while we’ve been growing, so have they. HostGator now delivers hosting that is both speedy and resilient… with a support team to match. We’ve been testing them […]