Once upon a time, a long long time ago I used to do some work on people's websites. It's how I ended up getting into the entire internet business. I generally don't do work on people's sites anymore, though I do manage multiple sites for myself and a few friends and organisations I'm involved with. I was recently helping somebody make a few tweaks and changes to their site. … [Read more...] about Dodgy WordPress Developer Tactics
I've been using Woothemes' "Canvas" on this and several other Wordpress sites for some time. It's a solid theme that works well. Unfortunately Woothemes decided to drop Canvas. It still "works", but it won't be updated or upgraded to take advantage of any of the newer features in Wordpress. And yes, I am aware that the announcement to drop it was made about two years … [Read more...] about Switching WordPress Themes
As I mentioned yesterday I switched this blog over from michele.me to michele.blog. And a BIG thanks is owed to Don and Paolo from the .blog team for helping me get that domain in the first place! The michele.me domain will be used for "other things" in the future, so I am splitting the blog away from the rest of the site. As part of the switch I've also changed the … [Read more...] about Mod_Rewrite Help Needed!!
James and I are in Leiden this weekend for WordCamp Europe. Since James has been taking lots and lots of photos he'll hopefully post something on the company blog :) The variety and quality of the sessions so far has been excellent and it's been really enjoyable so far. Highlight of the day so far - Smashing Magazine's session from this morning. Related … [Read more...] about WordCamp Europe Day 1
If you follow technology news you'll know that there's been a very large attacking ongoing against self-hosted Wordpress blogs. While the worst of the attack may have stopped for now it's still ongoing. Our technical team released some figures that show the scale of the attack. And we're not that big a hosting provider when you compare us to the "big boys" such as GoDaddy. … [Read more...] about Dealing With WordPress Hack Attacks