Tag: wordpress

Let’s try lots of blocks

Let’s try lots of blocks

Gutenberg is here and I have no idea how some of the new features work, so let’s see what they look like when you add them to a post. This first block of text is..

Updated to WordPress 5.0

Updated to WordPress 5.0

OK, so who’s idea was it to release the new version of WordPress this close to Christmas? WordPress 5.0 is the first major change in the blogging tool for what seems decades. They’ve introduced a..

11/1/2018 Blog

11/1/2018 Blog

11/365/2018 Blog by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA I love taking photos and I also like to blog, so each photo I take for my 365 subsequently gets stuck up as a post on..

Flickr hates WordPress

Flickr hates WordPress

During the glory days of Flickr – when it was a bit grubby around the edges but was by far the best image service on the Internet – you could post directly to your WordPress..

Malicious content?

Is that even how you spell malicious? Oh, it is. Anyway, it seems that Google has found some malware hosted on my blog and has thus flagged my site as “potentially dangerous”. If you’re using..

A Stitch In Time

If you’re using a self-hosted blog running WordPress and you haven’t upgraded for a while I would highly recommend upgrading. From the official WordPress blog (by Matt): A stitch in time saves nine. I couldn’t..

Back to the Firebug theme

I’m currently having a few problems with my admin backend (not a euphemism) caused by my preferred theme. Something broke along the way to WordPress 2.8.2 and it’s the Woothemes-written theme that’s causing some problems..

Yet another new theme

My quest for a blog theme continues. This time I’m trying out Irresistible by Woo Themes, a rather nice free theme with lots of options.

This includes something that I’ve been after for a while: a lifestream. It’s not that my life is particularly exciting or anything, it’s just that I’ve been wanting to incorporate a feed of my various internet-related activities into one place, and now I have one.

Links for March 30th

Women told: ‘You have dishonoured your family, please kill yourself’ When Elif’s father told her she had to kill herself in order to spare him from a prison sentence for her murder, she considered it..

Bookmarks for March 2nd through March 4th

Technology designed to ‘attack’ us | Platform – Open University – In a talk at The Open University on Thursday 26 February, Canadian activist, blogger and science fiction author Cory Doctorow stated that technology needs..

Upgraded to WordPress 2.7.1

I’ve just upgraded to the new minor version of WordPress (2.7.1). I had a couple of problems that required me to deactivate the Automatic Upgrade plugin (perhaps I should just remove that now considering that..

Blogging from the iPhone

I’m sat here on my sofa with my iPhone tapping away on the little touch screen to see how easy, or usable, it is as a blogging tool. There are several limitations. There’s no copy..