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Apple’s Views on Bloggers

Interestingly enough, someone over at Apple has a sence of humor. In the new 10.4 Apple added a dictionary application that is pretty slick. However, if you search for ‘blog’ you get a rather interesting answer. 🙂 blog |bläg| noun a weblog : blogs run by twenty-something Americans with at least an unhealthy interest in […]

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Two WordPress Issues

Since updating to 1.5.1, I’ve run across two WordPress issues. First… my referrer karma is blocking a lot of sites. I’m not sure how they are getting referred to my site, however I keep blocking them when they only visit once. My setting say that it should take four times, however something isn’t working right. […]

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WordPress 1.5.1

I upgraded my WordPress install and everything went smoothly as far as I can tell. Not sure what’s different or new, but I upgraded. Thanks to the new theme system, I don’t have to worry about loosing my theme or page edits. That’s a relief. If you find any bugs, let me know.

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Blocking Referrer Spam Success!

I’ve been going nuts trying to find a way to stop, or block, referrer spam. And I’m having success! Referrer Karma does the trick. I had issues with it at first because I also had referrer bouncer enabled and they were not working well together. Now I just have referrer karma and the referrer spam […]

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Blogs are like email, gotta try them all.

I’ve decided that blogs are becoming like email. Everyone is giving out free accounts and it seems like there is always a new feature at one that another doesn’t have. So I end up having many different blogs where I play for a while and then forget about. I’ve tried Blogger, TypePad, WordPress, some SEO […]

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Referrer Spam 2

Unfortunally the referrer spam plugin didn’t work, or I couldn’t get it to work correctly. So I’m now testing out referrer karma. Hopefully that works better. Now comes the hard part. It seems that referrer karma automatically blacklists anyone who referrers people to often and aren’t on my white list. So I need to check […]

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Take that referrer spam.

Now I’m not exactly sure how referrer spam works, but I don’t seem to like it. I keep getting hits from sites that aren’t linking to me legitly and are doing nothing but filling my stats with crap. Now I have a chance to defend myself. I just found a referrer bouncer plug-for WordPress and […]

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Register to Comment : Updated 2

I didn’t really want to do it, but I had to. You now have to register to post a comment. The good news is that to register, you just have to fill out two form fields. Name & Email. Now I’m not going to do anything with your email address so don’t worry about that. […]

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WordPress 1.5 Coming Soon

WordPress 1.5 is now out and I’ve been playing around with it all day on another site. There is a much nicer default theme and some other nice advancements along with a few things that just don’t look right. This blog will be upgrading in the next week or so and I’m not sure what […]

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