Archives: Wordpress

Changing A WordPress Post Title The Search Engine Friendly Way

June 20, 2007 by reuben | 1 Comment | Filed in SEO, Wordpress

I recently wrote a post with a glaring typo in the title – I wrote loose instead of lose (one of those late night posts). I hadn’t noticed until someone pointed it out to me. Since the post had already been cached by the search engines I thought I’d do the right thing and make […]

Matt Cutts Blog Hacked – April Fools Joke

April 1, 2007 by reuben | 2 Comments | Filed in Google, SEO, Wordpress

Obviously an April fools joke… I mean look at all the references to known SEO/marketing people… scbl – Robert Scoble? davenator – David Naylor? RandomFish – Randfish? Z-man – G man? Shchoeoe+npMMo – Shoemoney? You need to do better than that Matt :) Here’s a screenshot for prosperity:

SEO Title Tag Plugin

February 15, 2007 by reuben | 1 Comment | Filed in SEO, Wordpress

I decided to install the SEO Title Tag Plugin by Stephan Spencer, since I wanted to clean up the titles. WordPress by default puts in a bunch of extra stuff in there which just doesn’t really look very good. Ironically, by installing the SEO Title Tag plugin, it allowed me to clean up all the […]

Socializer and Socializing

February 3, 2007 by reuben | 2 Comments | Filed in Web 2.0, Wordpress

I was using the Social Bookmarks WordPress Plugin by Apostolos Dountsis which places a bunch of small icons at the bottom of each post. I don’t know how successful they are because popular social bookmarking sites like and reddit have browser buttons, so you never really know which button they’re clicking on. I’d like […]

Protecting the WordPress wp-admin folder

January 16, 2007 by reuben | 75 Comments | Filed in Wordpress

After reading about greywolf’s blog being defaced as well as a few others, I thought I’d tighten up security a little. According to comments by shoemoney, it looks like the vulnerability is exposed by accessing some of the files contained within the /wp-admin folder. This should be fixed with the 2.0.7 WordPress upgrade [2.1 is […]