Web Publishing – Tips on Creating Content

content is kingContent rules in publishing. Hard working content creators will get their audience. And if you are going to create content -publish for making some money on ads then do not start with choosing your niche on how much money particular adsense word would generate. This is a mistake. Continue reading “Web Publishing – Tips on Creating Content”

Weebly vs Blogger vs WordPress

serveimageWeebly is what Google’s blogger.com platform’s users were dreaming of all years since blogger was bought by Google in 2003 – thousands of high pro templates, no coding, extremely flexible site building tools in completely drag-and-drop environment. Can one dream of more?? Continue reading “Weebly vs Blogger vs WordPress”

Lazyest Gallery Plugin Site is Up, Hopefully

Lazyest Gallery home page (Lazyest.keytwo.net) suddenly went up, though only allowing to download gallery packages. Good news are that the new Lazyest Gallery v 0.9.6-beta is available for download (together with previous stable 0.9.5 release). Quick look at read-me file revealed added support for widgets in new release and minor bug fixes. Also, author removed Lazyest Gallery version from footer and Lazyest Gallery version from HTML code (for security reasons)

Attention All Wordspew Users

Shoutbox Wordspew (and Wordspew Extended) is absolutely open for spam bots. Last three days they attacked me every 2-3 minutes. I was deleting spam and minutes later I got next 6 spam comments in shoutbox. This scenario went on for hours, eventually forcing me to remove Wordspew from my site completely. Spammers submit messages directly through Wordspew routines which add submitted data to database, bypassing submission form. Even if you completely remove submission form you will still get spam in your shoutbox. Switching Wordspew to “registered only user ” does nothing – you still get spam. Even deactivating plugin doesn’t stop them. In other words they have you all possible ways submitting “Keep up working!” with a bunch of links. All they need is Wordspew.php file in plugins folder. Continue reading “Attention All Wordspew Users”

Tips On Error Free Blogging

One of the Biggest advantages of a free blogging platform is its huge community and army of third party code delelopers. Writing plugin is extremely easy in WordPress and I think that causes (together with extreme popularity) the tendency of growing number of problems when using plugins. Bad coding habits of inexperienced coders multiply the mess.

These problems include cases when two plugins just wont work together, or bad coding causes php engine errors/warnings which may not be noticed until you check your error logs through cpanel. In latter case if errors/warnings generated become a substantial flaw, your hosting provider may even suspend your acc. Also, keep in mind that if php generated warnings are rare in your case, they may dramatically increase in number with grow in traffic flow. So my first tip and recommendation: Continue reading “Tips On Error Free Blogging”

Real Time Users Online Counter Plugin

One of the things I wanted from visitor counters was ability to do this in real time (without page reload). Some time ago I found Rtoc (real time online counter) using Ajax technology. Developer writes – ” RTOC is a free statistics script that uses flatfiles to store data. It includes an online users counter as well as a unique hits counter that stores unique hits for that day as well as a total. It uses JavaScript to update itself dynamically, so that all stats are in real-time! It has been tested and working on both Firefox 1.5 and Internet Explorer 6 web browsers.” Continue reading “Real Time Users Online Counter Plugin”