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Getting Spammedanadgouda

Wed, 17 Jan 2007 13:31:10 +0000

Got a ton of spam here with the comment Google is the best search engine. I hope everything is fine at Akismet. We cannot depend on anything else more! Advertisements(image)

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Spam Filteringanadgouda

Sat, 09 Dec 2006 18:42:00 +0000

Akismet had a DNS Outage. Of course, that is the reason so much span could get through, and so much of manual spam filtering was required. Akismet has become as crucial as the Web itself. Web would not be this efficient without tools like Akismet. Akismet is like the police, only quicker. Society would be […](image)

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Implicitly WordPress.comanadgouda

Thu, 16 Nov 2006 13:16:25 +0000

This is something I noticed in two of my recent conversations about blogging. One of the attendees of my OOP training asked me that he wanted to form an archive of his own understandings. I said, of course, start a blog. When he asked me where, that is where I realised that I had stopped […](image)

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WordPress – Past And Futureanadgouda

Thu, 02 Nov 2006 02:21:58 +0000

Matt Mullenweg’s interview with Blogging Pro might not have been the hyped up media event, but it gives some insights into his thoughts which will drive the future of WordPress. I really like when he says that I don’t take competition too seriously, you have to do your own thing and not focus on other […](image)

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Wordress Admin Changesanadgouda

Tue, 31 Oct 2006 16:16:28 +0000 can be usually considered as a preview of what is coming in the future WordPress versions. It carried a new dashboard today. It is faster, has lesser boxes and shows more information, like, weekly individual comments. The problem with such a popular tool is that a lot of users have got too used to […](image)

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WordPress 2.0.5 Ready For Youanadgouda

Sat, 28 Oct 2006 02:33:25 +0000

WordPress 2.0.5 has been released. A recommended upgrade, it should make your blog easier and secure. Mark has the entire story. Another story is it has been nicknamed Ronan, for the first WordPress baby, congratulations Ryan. Technorati tags: release, ronan(image)

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You Don’t Own WordPress Nameanadgouda

Thu, 26 Oct 2006 11:27:47 +0000

If you are not Automattic. Lorelle explains why. Sometimes it is important to enforce restrictions to preserve authenticity. Technorati tags: trademark(image)

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Not Only WordPress But Even WordPress.comanadgouda

Thu, 26 Oct 2006 03:23:39 +0000

WordPress family now has a full bouquet of products. But its not only the tool, the is now offering all the services for hosting your blog. You can now have your own domain name for blog along with the CSS Upgrade feature. You can choose the VIP hosting if you expect high traffic […](image)

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Random Quote WordPress Widgetanadgouda

Sat, 21 Oct 2006 02:38:09 +0000

I wanted to use the excellent WP-Quotes plugin for random quotes on my main blog. However it did not have a widget, so I made one. Note that it will require WP-Quotes to be installed. I believe Dustin is planning to release the 2.0 version of the plugin which might include a plugin, so keep […](image)

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Blog Anonymouslyanadgouda

Sat, 21 Oct 2006 01:39:50 +0000

Ethan Zuckerman has setup a guide for blogging anonymously (via Lorelle On WordPress). The suggestions include using the free yet fantastic platform and Tor for anonymity. I think howmuchever a technology is good, there will always be technology that will break it. Probably the best way to blog anonymously is to blog from different […](image)

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Wed, 23 Aug 2006 12:50:05 +0000

I have put down my experience of moving from to my new home. Overall it was not very difficult, at most irritating sometimes. The WordPress exporters and importers do most of the work, you have to follow it up with some cleaning. I am going to keep writing on this blog, less frequently though. […](image)

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Moved, But Still Unpackinganadgouda

Mon, 21 Aug 2006 14:56:54 +0000

So this blog has found its new home! It is hosted on BlueHost, selected out of three that I was considering. Basic setup of the blog is done – posts, pages and comments imported, and functional theme is set. However, it is just that – functional right now. I still have to import links. I […](image)

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To Move Or Not To Moveanadgouda

Fri, 18 Aug 2006 02:36:25 +0000

I am contemplating moving to a self-hosted blog. Not because falls short of anything, just that I have become greedier. I want to control more and want to experiment more. I will definitely continue with WordPress. It has achieved the privileged milestone of one million downloads and is coming up with some dynamic features. […](image)

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Solutions Through Open Source Is The Solution For Open Sourceanadgouda

Thu, 17 Aug 2006 15:53:41 +0000

Eric Raymond, who re-invented, or rather founded the open source movement, warned the community against open source losing its users. Participating in a panel at LinuxWorld, ESR called for compromising to appeal and be useful to the newer generation. He used Linux, the pioneer in open source world, to exemplify where open source was lagging. […](image)

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*OA – The Different Web Programming Paradigmsanadgouda

Wed, 16 Aug 2006 18:41:19 +0000

Update: A Spanish translation of this post is available, thanks to Adrián Moreno Peña. Web has been the apex of networking, both from software and social perspective. The extreme software networking has turned Web into communication, social networking, collaboration, publishing platform as media and application programming platform. However, as mentioned earlier, Web was originally designed […](image)

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Should The Web REST Its Case?anadgouda

Tue, 15 Aug 2006 17:59:48 +0000

Today the Web is being treated as an application and messaging platform, as a publishing platform and as a medium. However, the initial intent and hence the design of Web was to host documents and make them available to everyone. Here is an excerpt from the summary of World Wide Web by Tim Berners-Lee: The […](image)

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Tue, 15 Aug 2006 05:13:28 +0000

Just like weekday, WordPress uses month global variable to store the month names. It is a single dimensional array set in [wordpress root folder/wp-includes/locale.php]. It stores the localized values of the month names. Plugin and theme developers can access this global variable, however, to retrieve time and date information about posts within a loop the […](image)

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Blogger Upgradeanadgouda

Tue, 15 Aug 2006 00:20:22 +0000

Blogger (from Google) is redesigned and with it goes static publishing. Like Matt says, whatever happened to the static publishing pros. I think with this change, it should probably read Blogger is reborn. For starters, static publishing is a way of exporting the post to HTML. A post when published, is processed, the HTML is […](image)

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Open Source And Wikipedia (Or About F/OSS)anadgouda

Mon, 14 Aug 2006 13:58:25 +0000

Ethan Zuckerman has a report on the discussion about What can Wikipedia learn from F/OSS. For some reason, the discussions seems to be more about comparisons between the two. In my opinion, the better way would have been to look at merits of one and try to incorporate in the other – if the aim […](image)

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Treat Your Customer As A Businessanadgouda

Sun, 13 Aug 2006 16:01:47 +0000

This is an attempt at making requirements elicitation more efficient and to help get the bigger picture. Software, whether it is explicitly said or not, makes an impact on the business it is being used in. Value of the software is driven by that magic number provided by the Return On Investment (ROI). So, even […](image)

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Thu, 10 Aug 2006 14:55:38 +0000

WordPress stores in the abbreviations of weekday names in weekday_abbrev weekday variable. It is a single dimensional array, indexed by the weekday name and is set in [wordpress root folder]/wp-includes/locale.php. Just like weekday global variable, weekday_abbrev stores localized values. Plugin and theme developers can use weekday_abbrev to get abbreviation of a specified weekday name. Back […](image)

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More Interesting Uses Of WordPressanadgouda

Wed, 09 Aug 2006 17:08:38 +0000

Lorelle points to a detailed article on using WordPress for online magazines. Max says: WordPress, however, is an extensible website content management system that can be used to run magazine-type websites. Here are steps I took to turn this online magazine on Cebu from a blog into its current presentation. So very right, WordPress is […](image)

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Consistently Differentanadgouda

Tue, 08 Aug 2006 13:26:17 +0000

Luke Wroblewski at Functioning Form discusses the most common and prevalent dilemma in software design – tension between consistency and content. Luke gives apt examples to show that same user interface can underperform when difference has to be illustrated to the user. However, consistency is something that is tightly integrated to usability, it is something […](image)

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Tue, 08 Aug 2006 11:30:19 +0000

WordPress uses weekday global variable to access, exactly what it says, names of the weekdays. It is a one dimensional array set in the file [wordpress root folder]/wp-includes/locale.php. It stores localized values. Additional global variables like weekday_initial, weekday_abbrev, month, month_abbrev are also defined. WordPress uses weekday internally. WordPress provides following functions, defined in [wordpress root […](image)

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Missing Wordcamp?anadgouda

Sun, 06 Aug 2006 11:26:10 +0000

Wordcamp – A WordPress Conference was announced and is on its way in San Francisco, California. It is a sore miss for those of us who could not be present there. Fear not, we have Matt Craven, Aaron Brazell and David Krug from The Blog Herald giving live coverage of Wordcamp. Thanks a lot guys! […](image)

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