Tag: wordpress

WordPress Under Attack

If you run a wordpress blog, you really should  be aware that there is a global attack on wordpress blogs going on. It’s coming from a bot net and is an attempt to find blogs that have their admin account enabled with easy to guess passwords. I noticed the attack a couple of months ago …

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Blog Database Fixed

Sorry it took so long, but other things had a higher priority. I finally got around to writing a program that will update the current blog’s database with the content from the old database. This is to correct the import problem that I discovered a few weeks ago. I really should put together a bug …

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WordPress export / import is broken

Folks, this is just a warning for those of you who might be considering using the WordPress Export / Import functionality to transfer your blog to another server. Be aware, it appears to be broken … at least in the 3.0 release.

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Six Degrees

OK, this is a bit of a stretch … but the connection between IBM i and IBM Watson just got a tiny (very tiny) bit smaller. Many people (especially those in the IBM i community) know that Watson runs on the Power 7 CPU (Power 750 to be exact) … the same chip that IBM …

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Trying Multisite

I’m in the process of experimenting with the multi-site capability of WordPress. This allows me to run multiple blogs on a single instance of WordPress. Right now I’ve moved this blog and Eclipsey Ramblings to multi-site. I’ll probably be moving Fallingrock Photography to it also (after I figure out the bug that’s causing the photos …

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On The Bleeding Edge Again

I’ve updated to release candidate 1 of WordPress. Hopefully there won’t be any problems. So far it seems to work fine.

Author Bio Plugin

Last night I wrote another wordpress plug-in … It’s called “Author Bio” and will add the authors biographical information (from their wordpress profile) to the bottom of the a post (only when the post is on a single page, not on the main page). More information can be found on the plug-in page.

Wordcamp Chicago

Hmmm … depending on the cost and schedule, I might be interested in attending Wordcamp Chicago.

WordPress 2.7 RC1

I’m now running WordPress 2.7 Release Candidate 1. Keep your fingers crossed that it doesn’t screw things up completely. Actually, I’m not especially worried … in my little playing around with the beta versions, it’s been pretty stable.

Temporary LIBXML2 solution

Ginny has been bugging me about the problem she’s been having posting to her blog from the iPhone and other third party tools that she uses. The problem has been narrowed down to a bug in LIBXML2 that causes leading angle brackets “<” to be stripped off of posts when processed through the XMLRPC support …

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