Fastest Blog Theme Ever?

When I resurrected this blog, all I did was switch the root folder configuration on the server, update the core WordPress files, plugins, and installed a the Generatepress theme. I decided to run the Google Lighthouse tool to check page speed and was amazed with the results. I haven’t seen a WordPress blog score anywhere … Read more

Matt Cutts Blog Hacked – April Fools Joke

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

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 … Read more

Socializer and Socializing

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 del.icio.us and reddit have browser buttons, so you never really know which button they’re clicking on. I’d like … Read more

Protecting the WordPress wp-admin folder

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 … Read more