In our world everything wants to be instant. Lunch? McDonald’s. Coffee? Starbucks. There is one on practically every corner. Then there’s the online world, where some consider e-mail to be immediate, and Twitter even faster. Heck, it’s on, all the time, so you must be too. Hurry, now, and give me my instant gratification! There’s […]
Other news and information on WordPress, websites and marketing.
I decided to put up an official page for WordPress Coaching services here on WordPress Angel. It’s something I’ve done for a while, just not formally. Over the last few months, after I’ve done a fair amount of coaching so I thought I’d make it official. Here’s some of the types of questions I’ve covered […]
WordPress 3.3 is coming and there are a number of changes that improve things behind the scenes. One thing I’m really glad to see is the change with permalinks. /%postname%/ will no longer be a custom setting that you manually enter. It will be a selectable option. This one is big because the performance issues […]
Back from Vegas and Pubcon, can’t say enough good things about this conference! Here’s a quick recap of what I talked about on the panel and a list of some of the plugins I mentioned. The gist was this: be aware of what plugins you are using on your site. Check out the plugin before […]
I’ll be in Las Vegas next week for Pubcon. Look for me moderating the “CSS and HTML Coding Today” session, and speaking on “WordPress SEO and Installation” where I’ll be talking about the gotchas and glitches of plugins. It’s going to be a great event, if you’re there, come say hi!
Just a quick post. In October, I’ll be speaking at StomperNet Live 10! I’ll be speaking on WordPress (of course!) and SEO on Friday morning. If you’re coming, grab me and say hi! If you’re not – there’s still time to make plans. It’s going to be a great weekend – lots of networking and […]
This just out, latest nasty attack aimed at self hosted WordPress: Mashable on the Attack How to know if you’ve been affected: In your permalinks, look for additions that looks like: …eval(base64_decode… Also check your users, you may have an additional admin user – look for one you don’t recognize. Read more details at Lorelle’s […]
If you’ve recently upgraded to WordPress 2.8.3, you’ll want to head over to WordPress.org and download the latest update and upgrade your install to 2.8.4. There is a security exploit that allows someone to remotely change your admin password through a special url that’s formed in the right way. It basically removes the current password, […]
WordPress is simple to use, can be complex behind the scenes – there are so many variables that can cause issues – these are some of the most common. Sooner or later, you’re bound to run into this situation: you go to your site, prepared to make a post or update a widget and you […]
Just a quick update, we’ve been without power for one week in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike and have just received news that power has been restored! Woot! Very good news, indeed. Being without power and moving one’s office is not much fun – no vacation and full of stress. It looks like we’ll be […]