SSL and secured connections is vital in our busy online lives and is key to ensuring the integrity of your private information. This is an excellent video from Common Craft and explains in simple terms web site security in a clear way anyone can understand, and a really cool video for educating non-tech literate people […]
After making some changes a while ago to how I run the wp-cron on this blog I noticed some odd problems as scheduled posts weren’t being published. This was getting to be a rather frustrating so I decided to debug the problem once and for all and eventually came to the conclusion that under a […]
Pagination is when you have a post split into multiple pages which can be particularly useful when posts (or pages) get quite long and splitting the post into pages can help with page load times and be more user friendly when users read through those posts. This is a little known feature of WordPress but […]
Firstly just so we are clear, when I refer to “sniffing” I am not referring to when you need a tissue or in fact anything to do with your nose or smell. It’s a computer term for when someone can “sniff” for information on the network/WiFi you are using. As the data you send and […]
I recently took up writing the majority of my posts using Windows Live Writer when I installed the Windows Live Essentials 2011 software, and so far its been pretty decent and includes some great features, including the ability to easily add watermark text to images before uploading to the blog, and here’s how. Once […]
I had a bit of a dilemma today as I needed to create a widget to house the BT.com widget (which you can now see on the sidebar) and for this I decided the easiest way would be to knock up a standalone plugin for this. While looking into this I discovered a very handy little WordPress […]
Recently i decided to start using Microsoft Outlook instead of Windows Mail which comes default with Vista, now in Windows Mail i counted a total of 5 simple clicks to turn on read reciepts, so every email i sent requests one – you can see a tutorial for how to turn on read reciepts for Window Mail here – in Outlook it takes a few more, as shown below.