Blogging is nothing to be afraid of

Though the name Blog sounds hor­rible; per­haps the name of a large pool of dank, dark, brack­ish water that even­tu­ally spawns a mon­ster so hor­rible, only the most stal­wart of cleft-chinned her­oes could pos­sibly defeat it, Blog­ging really is noth­ing to fear. Really… …more This post is an excerpt from one of my weekly posts […]

The top three URL shorteners for ReTweets

If you use Twit­ter at all you know that tweets really are the essence of tight-writ­ing, since you’ve only got 140 char­ac­ters to work with. If you’re plan­ning to include a link to oth­er web con­tent or leave space so that oth­ers can retweet your tweet, your char­ac­ter count drops fur­ther. Sav­in’ the tweet, one […]

Tweaking your FeedBurner / FeedSmith plugin to support WordPress 2.5+ tag feeds (easy!)

photo cred­it: mag­bag Sorry for the über tech in this post, but I thought this was a simple fix that any­one run­ning a Word­Press 2.5+ blog could do if they wanted to enable ‘Tag Feeds’. Before I get into the how, let’s explore the why briefly. Some back­ground: Feed­burn­er is the ser­vice I (and many […]

Hello there…

Wow, my first post on an ancient blog: red‑5.info, which you can find at Archive.org March 05, 2003 Hello there… Wow, after play­ing with a very cranky serv­er, read­ing a whole swack of online doc­u­ment­a­tion, and swear­ing a lot…I stumbled upon this excel­lent tutori­al. Now to fig­ure out tem­plates. Pos­ted by Brad Gri­er at March […]