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!!
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People tend to interact more with "rich" media than they do with plain text links. So when you share a link on Facebook, Twitter or other social media networks you'll find that those links that contain "media", such as images and video, will get more interactions. Apart from anything else, they'll stick out more on people's news feeds. If you're using Wordpress as your … [Read more...] about Fixing and Debugging Rich Media Sharing on Facebook and Twitter
I've finally dumped Feedburner. If you're subscribed to this site's RSS feed you should *hopefully* be reading it via Feed.press I'll post more about why I switched over to Feedpress, but suffice to say that Feedburner is probably going to be killed off by Google at some point and I'd prefer not to be "stranded" :) … [Read more...] about Dumping Feedburner
The hotel I'm staying in has a rather annoying filter on their net connection. Basically it won't allow me to connect to any URL with the string "xxx" in it. It's probably blocking other "content" as well, but since I'm a registrar trying to sell .xxx domain names I noticed the "xxx" filter pretty quickly! Circumventing the stupid filter didn't take much. Using SSH and a … [Read more...] about Bypassing Inane Web Filters On Hotel Wifi
I've posted a couple of times about the migration from MovableType to Wordpress (and all the other moves that preceded it). One of the things I discovered via the "Redirection" logs was that I was losing quite a bit of traffic due to some "anomalies" and differences between how the permalinks are currently set and how they'd been when the site was using MovableType. While … [Read more...] about Fixing Permalinks With Mod_Rewrite