Tag Archives: WordPress

WordPress 3 Beta

On April 20th I switched to WordPress 3.0b1 (actually the latest “nightly build”) after testing the original 3.0b1 offline. I subsequently started manually following “nightly builds” which got me to WordPress 3.0b2. It all works fine – even with the patched … Continue reading

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WordPress themes

WordPress themes are powerful add-in modules that handle the layout, styling and even add some features to a WordPress blog. I recently switched between WordPress themes from the Esther 2.0 theme to the new Magazeen 1.0 theme. Continue reading

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WordPress and Spam

In late February, I suddenly started getting about 50 spam comments per day on my WordPress blog from 2 or 3 sources.
So I installed the well-known (but oddly named) Akismet spam filter. It is by Matt Mullenweg, one of the WordPress developers. It seems to do the job. And it generates nice-looking statistics of the amount of spam received per day. It does seem to have quirks in its statistics. I am looking into this. Continue reading

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WordPress 2.7.1

I upgraded from WordPress 2.7.0 to WordPress 2.7.1. It is said to have security fixes (and about 80 other bug fixes). The upgrading was easy.

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First WordPress posting

Why I started this blog. Continue reading

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