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The Boring Side of WordPress

The Boring Side of WordPress

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...

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Need Help? I’m a WordPress Coach

Need Help? I’m a WordPress Coach

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...

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WordPress 3.3 is Coming

WordPress 3.3 is Coming

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....

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WordPress SEO Session

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...

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Pubcon and WordPress!

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...

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Speaking on WordPress

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 -...

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WordPress Attack on Self Hosted Sites

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...

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WordPress 2.8.3 Admin Password Security Exploit

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...

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Troubleshooting Your WordPress

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...

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