Auto-backup your blog with Amazon S3
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Auto-backup your blog with Amazon S3

Since the last time we suffered a major downtime due to a DDOS attack, been…

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WordPress 3.0 is here!
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WordPress 3.0 is here!

This is one of the major updates to the blogging software, WordPress 3.0 is now…

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Is your WordPress blog updated?
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Is your WordPress blog updated?

Sometimes, it takes a huge/serious security alert like the one we have now with WordPress…

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WP DB Cache vs. WP SuperCache
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WP DB Cache vs. WP SuperCache

Most bloggers are familiar with WP SuperCache, a WordPress plugin that dynamically caches WP by…

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WordPress 2.7 out with new Admin UI
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WordPress 2.7 out with new Admin UI

A new version of WordPress is now out at 2.7. Some major re-design of the…

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Interesting Akismet Stats
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Interesting Akismet Stats

Since the late 2006 when I started moving to Akismet for some spam protection for…

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WordPress for the iPhone & iPod Touch
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WordPress for the iPhone & iPod Touch

Blogging just got better on the iPhone with WordPress for iPhone App at the iTunes…

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Codename: Tyner, a WordPress 2.6 Release
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Codename: Tyner, a WordPress 2.6 Release

A new version of WordPress (version 2.6, codenamed Tyner) is now out. That’s 194 bugs…

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TypePad Anti Spam
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TypePad Anti Spam

A couple of weeks ago, SixApart launched a new blog anti-spam software called TypePad Anti-Spam…

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Important Security fix on WordPress 2.5.1
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Important Security fix on WordPress 2.5.1

A new WordPress release is just out on version 2.5.1 which fixes tons of bugs…

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WP Trackback Spam Attack
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WP Trackback Spam Attack

They say that the more popular you are, the more attacks you get. This is…

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All up on WordPress. 2.5 Final Release
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All up on WordPress. 2.5 Final Release

Been upgrading dozens of blogs in the last 24 hours to the latest WordPress 2.5…

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WordPress 2.5 Release Candidate 2
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WordPress 2.5 Release Candidate 2

After trying out the initial release of WordPress 2.5 RC1 on some smaller blogs, I…

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Lessons in Optimizing a Really Huge Blog
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Lessons in Optimizing a Really Huge Blog

Up until now, I haven’t had any close experience doing server-side optimization of a highly-trafficked…

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Stop Site Scrapers with AntiLeech
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Stop Site Scrapers with AntiLeech

It’s always a constant challenge how to protect our original content from site scrapers. It’s…

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WordPress Plugins should be Regulated
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WordPress Plugins should be Regulated

As someone who maintains hundreds of WordPress blogs for myself, friends, and clients, the number…

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Free 3GB Upgrade on WordPress.com
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Free 3GB Upgrade on WordPress.com

Matt of Automattic has just announced that it has upgraded all WordPress.com account’s upload quota…

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Blogger or WordPress.com?
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Blogger or WordPress.com?

Was having time debate with several of the participants here in my workshop on which…

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Why WordPress moved from Technorati to Google BlogSearch?
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Why WordPress moved from Technorati to Google BlogSearch?

Only a few people may have noticed this but since WordPress 2.3 came out, they…

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Defensio Anti Comment Spam System
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Defensio Anti Comment Spam System

We’re all familiar with Akismet since it comes loaded with every WordPress installation. Aside from…

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Running WP Super Cache
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Running WP Super Cache

After upgrading this server to PHP 5 and mySQL 5 last week, I tested a…

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Make Money Online Making WordPress Themes
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Make Money Online Making WordPress Themes

On WordPress.com, that is. Matt Mullenweg on Automattic recently announced a WP Theme Marketplace on…

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Automattic buys Gravatar
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Automattic buys Gravatar

Nice to hear good projects get nice attention and some more lovin’. Matt announces that…

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WordPress 2.3 Dexter: Major Update, Major Headache?
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WordPress 2.3 Dexter: Major Update, Major Headache?

The long awaited release of Dexter, WordPress 2.3 is here. The upgraded features are awesome,…

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Red WordPress T-Shirt
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Red WordPress T-Shirt

Last July, WordPress Shop opened business for international fans. The Red WordPress T-Shirts are hot.

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