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Excerpts and not full content, but only sometimes

WordPress filters and actions remains one of my favorite features. There is so much that you can easily manipulate without modifying a theme’s files. For example: on my front page I like the latest published post to show the whole content with… Continue Reading →

Better living through WordPress filters

Every now and then you find an interesting support question in the WordPress forums. A member wanted to take the HTML YouTube oEmbed code and modify it to suit his needs. It was an easy set of requirements. Replace ?feature=oembed… Continue Reading →

Beware the canary mismatch on efree monster

For traffic logs, I use Clicky Web Analytics and take a look from time to time. See that flat dark blue line? Around noon on December 3rd my blog stopped serving web pages and it was not until about 5… Continue Reading →

WordPress file monitoring

Over a week ago I complained about WordPress users crying security wolf and not being able to recover their blog when the “Bad Thing(tm)” happens. Since then a real brawl developed on the support forum that could be summed up… Continue Reading →

Sigh, WordPress users and hacking

If you are not running the latest version of WordPress and you get hacked, don’t go to the WordPress forum and tell the world.  Odds are you invited the disaster yourself. When WordPress 2.5 came out I was disappointed to… Continue Reading →

eAccelerator for Opensuse 10.0

Updated: I bumped the version from 0.9.5 to 0.9.5.1. The source RPM for 0.9.5.1 can be found here. The 32 bit compiled version can be found here. I no longer have access to a x86_64 opensuse installation but running this… Continue Reading →

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