This is a bit of a test. I recently dumped Facebook and may well go back to writing more on here, so I thought I would look into a WordPress plugin to cross-publish posts to Twitter. I used to have that ages ago but when it stopped working after something somewhere changed I just dropped […]
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August 11th, 2016 · Comments Off on Linking to Twitter · Technology
March 24th, 2014 · Comments Off on Embedding Spotify · Music, Technology
A friend has suggested that, if I mention a track or album on Spotify I should embed it in the post. Previously I have sometimes put a hyperlink in though often I haven’t bothered. I thought I would try installing a plugin and see what it does. This is just a test of that plugin […]
August 23rd, 2011 · Comments Off on Baby Got Back · Technology
Strap in and brace yourself, because this could get boring very quickly. Keen-eyed regular readers will have noticed the unavailablility of this site for a few days and wondered whether it was the latest victim of Anonymous or Lulzsec or a Tory conspiracy. Nothing so exciting: just technical problems. I won’t describe the problems in […]
August 23rd, 2011 · Comments Off on Is it just me or… · Technology
…is this all really slow now? Anybody else find that pages can take forever to load or time out?
I’m not saying the first test didn’t work – it just didn’t work as much as I had hoped.
August 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off on Testing · Life
I think everything is back, at least as much as I can restore. This is by way of a test to check everything is working going forwards.
June 29th, 2011 · Comments Off on No comment · Technology
It turns out that I effectively turned off comments here when I upgraded WordPress the other day. I forgot that the captcha plug-in I use always screws up when I upgrade WordPress and I have to de-activate and re-activate it to make it all work again. I always forget.Â I expect I will forget next […]
June 26th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Life, Technology
I have been having a bit of a frustrating time with WordPress lately. After not writing anything at all for ages – all my recent thoughts have been short enough to fit on Twitter or Facebook – I wrote a post today and when I hit ‘publish’ I did not get the normal message about […]
December 9th, 2010 · Comments Off on Upgrade time again · Technology
I think I shall upgrade WordPress before turning in.Â Just saying.Â It will explain why everything looks strange, if everything looks strange.
October 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off on Fast and furious? · Technology
Does it look faster here?Â Â Do pages load any quicker?Â Â I have tried installing a couple of plugins for WordPress: GZIP Pages and WP Minify.Â Unfortunately the pages rendered all wrong but worked again when I disabled WP Minify.Â Maybe I could fix that with lots of work, but I can’t be bothered with all […]