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Are you a Posterous fan? What about Tumblr?

I keep looking at microblogging sites, like Posterous and Tumbler, and think they look cool, but I never get around to doing much with them. To be honest, I love my WordPress and I don’t know why I’d want to create more content elsewhere. I can see the advantage from ease of use, but the lack […]

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Bad Behavior WordPress Plugin Killed My Google Traffic

I’ve been looking into the Bad Behavior WordPress plugin to help stop some of the spam comments that I’ve been getting. Turns out, it made things horribly worse. I’m not sure why, but the plugin decided to block Google bot. By the time I noticed, the damage had been done and my visitor stats are […]

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What makes a good web host?

I’ll admit it, I have A.D.D when it comes to technology. There’s always something new, someone cheaper, or something shiny that grabs my attention. But new isn’t always better. As I’m writing this post, I’m having conversations with my web host, A Small Orange, over high CPU performance. It seems that something on my WordPress […]

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WordPress 3 Login Error Animation – No No No

It’s a small new feature in WordPress 3 but a fun one. On the login screen, if you enter your username or password incorrectly, it shakes the screen at you in a disapproving manor. “No no no, that’s just not right” is what WordPress is telling you. I wonder how many other small, but fun, […]

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New URLs & Lots of Patients

For some time I’ve wanted to remove the month, day, year from my URL structure on my blog but I haven’t. Everything I’ve ever learned about SEO is to not change the URLs. However I really wanted to. Then, late last week, my host somehow blocked Google bot from accessing the server I’m on and […]

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Hello WordPress 2.7

A quick post to say I just upgraded WordPress to 2.7 and I’m loving the admin side of things.  Overall it seems more responsive which is nice in itself.   The new admin menu layout is a welcome change as well and the color scheme is easy on the eyes.  I’ve only been running it […]

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