It was’nt long ago when Posterous looked poised to take a big chunk of market share away from WordPress and other sites such as Tumblr. But alas, Posterous will become yet another internet memory as they’ve announced that the talent behind the service will now be apart of Twitter. While (more…)
As I mentioned about a month ago, Jane Wells has been working on a new venture called Jitterbug which aims to be a bakery with a cafe feel complete with WiFi. To help fund this venture and to purchase some equipment, Jane put together a project on KickStarter.com to generate (more…)
Sucuri has published more information regarding the compromising of at least 30,000 domains. Based on their research, they are ruling out the possibility that the attacks are taking advantage of a new vulnerability within the core of WordPress. The first question is how are these sites getting hacked? On all (more…)
Once again, I want to tell you to not blindly trust theme authors when they say their theme is SEO friendly. “SEO friendly” is just a label they put on their theme and since most of their customers don’t know what to look for to see if it’s actually true, (more…)
In what I think is a great service to anyone who operates a website, the security service Sucuri has started to publish articles containing answers to user submitted questions. In their latest installment, they answer some general questions such as why anyone would want to hack your site, what they (more…)
This past weekend, I gave my first ever solo talk on WordPress development, with just a hint of UI love. I’ve taught classes on web/digital media and talk to/perform in front of lots of people all the time, but this was my first ever “stand up in front of a (more…)
As tweeted by MarkMcWilliams, some of the theme customization options for the TwentyTwelve theme have landed into WordPress 3.4.
Blogger will soon contain redirects to country-code URLs or ccTLD’s for all Blogger sites except for custom domains. For example, if you’re in Australia and viewing [blogname].blogspot.com, you might be redirected to [blogname].blogspot.com.au. A ccTLD, when it appears, corresponds with the country of the reader’s current location. This causes an (more…)