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It’s a jungle out there

April 11, 2013

Well, look at that. One day with a plugin to lock out the script kiddies and three are logged, one blocked. Two of them are listed spammers, like this well-known one. The other is listed at Project Honeypot. Oddly, they list it as no longer active when user comments on the same page say otherwise. […]

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moar cleanup

April 10, 2013

I see a lot of garbage had crept in over the course of using different publishing platforms, editors, and other tools. I’m sure there’s a better way to do this (like a stored procedure in MySQL) but I managed to hack back a lot of the weeds with stuff like this: mysql> UPDATE wp_posts SET […]

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Cleanup and migration

March 16, 2013

Someone somewhere is probably documenting the best way to do this — disentangle yourself from Google’s scuttling of RSS — already… I turned off Feedburner as the host for my feeds/syndication links. Haven’t seen yet where they appear upon the page so people can pick them up directly. I may have to turn it back […]

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Google made me do it

March 14, 2013

In response to Reader’s projected demise, I wonder if I can mirror my G+ shares here, rather than find out in years to come that they’re shuttering that service as well? I have used Google Takeout to pull a copy but I wonder if anyone has built a parser/extractor to turn those shares into WordPress […]

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