While some articles may be timeless, depending on the type of content being published, many posts have a definite expiry date. It is the double edged sword of rapidly evolving technologies – they improve swiftly, but articles written about them become outdated just as fast. This site, for instance, is primarily about cloud computing and… Continue reading Adding a Notification to Old WordPress Posts
Akismet and Conditional CAPTCHA make the perfect combination in avoiding spam comments on a Wordpress site.
In WordPress (v3.3), FORCE_SSL_LOGIN will transmit login credentials over SSL, however, the login page itself may be accessed over HTTP (as opposed to HTTPS). If the login page is accessed via HTTP, the user has no (easy) way of verifying that the page is legitimate and that the credentials will in fact be sent over… Continue reading WordPress – SSL login page without SSL admin
I decided that I wanted the login for this site to be over SSL/TLS, instead of unencrypted – at this time, I decided against having the admin area also running under SSL. This article describes how to accomplish the following: Preparation of private key and certificate signing request (CSR) Obtaining a free SSL certificate (from… Continue reading Setting up SSL Login on WordPress
I have recently been working on a few optimizations for this site. While there are many more to go, I thought I would note a few while they were still fresh. While I prefer Chrome as my daily browser, because of a few addon’s, Firefox is my testing browser of choice. A few must have… Continue reading Website Optimizations, Part 1