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More spam

As a follow-up to my last post about spam, here’s an email I just got: Hi my darling, dear friend. How are you? Writes to you beautiful, blond, brought up. Decent and very lovely girl. My name is – Yuliya. To me of 29 years. I from Russia. I want to find the present and…

Spam

For some reason I get a lot of spam comments on this blog. I suppose it’s the (relative) high profile of my silly pictures. Ho hum. Most of it gets deleted automatically (yay Akismet!) but occasionally stuff gets through. Here’s an extract from a recent spam comment: I {|actually|definitely|just|really|simply|truly} wanted to {compose|construct|develop|jot down|make|post|send|type|write|write down} a…

Not all old plugins are bad plugins

Last week WPMU.org published an article entitled “What Lurks in the WordPress Plugin Repository” which waves a rather sensationalist flag about plugins which haven’t been updated in a while. Let me make one thing clear: in an ideal world all plugins would be updated regularly and would have full compatibility reports with all recent versions…

Just write

As I tweeted earlier today, I’m now running on WordPress 3.2. It is, as many people have said, gorgeous. And the full-screen mode is amazing, especially (as I believe Matt suggested) you hit F11 to get rid of the browser chrome. Just you and your words, you need nothing more. This weekend I had the…

Jetpack, and what this means for Wibstats

The WordPress guys have recently announced their latest project, Jetpack. It’s basically a set of plugins that run on the WordPress cloud, so you get infinitely-scalable resources to back you up. One of those plugins is stats. Now, anyone that knows me knows one of my plugins is a statistics system called Wibstats. I’m part-way…

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May 23, 2019, 7:44 pm

May 23, 2019, 7:44 am