Yahoo Shortcuts Plug-In deletes Posts

You can imagine how angry i’m now!!! I just deactivated this peace o shit (excuse me, but there is no other name for that Yahoo Shortcut Plug-In) i the second. Cause that Plug-in deletes my whole article as I clicked on the button to check the Shortcuts. :( And this is happened to me on the same article two times today! I don’t have any backup for that, cause i write my articles on the browser and it worked fantastic so far....

January 23, 2008 · 1 min · Alexander Holbreich

Polyglot Plugin

‘Polyglot’ is next Wordpress plug-in I want to tell you about. You maybe already has notice this flags at the post caption. As you may think this is translation of this post. Such translations are possible with polyglot Plug-in. The Plug-In homepage has an installation instruction, read it before begin with installations. Actual you need to copy polyglot to your Wordpress installation and then put something like this <?php if(functionexists('polyglotother_langs')) { //display existing language versions of the post polyglot_other_langs(' ','<ul>', '</ul>', '<li>', '</li>'); }?...

January 8, 2008 · 1 min · Alexander Holbreich

Semantic spam Attack

Today i notice five new comments on my blog that passed spam-filter and waited for approving. They all seemed to be OK. Example is: Yes we all know about that, but you published this on 2005, now it became very famous, moreover it very difficult to handle , all keys are very different so new people couldn’t work properly, its takes too much of time to take download, xp speed is better than vista in pc but in mac vista is best it works nice and speed too, every operation will done easily....

October 24, 2007 · 3 min · Alexander Holbreich

I was hacked...

Maybe you notice the downtime of this site last days. Unfortunately it was hacked by someone for unknown purpose. The attacker used some exploit in Wordpress or some plug in or maybe the problem in k2 wordpress theme. Some malfunction of these open source components was used out, so that attacker have added lines like echo passthru($_GET[1]); to some of php files. That gives them access to shell of my user account on this server....

July 13, 2007 · 2 min · Alexander Holbreich

Home Page v 3.0

Now i’ve changed my homepage ultimately! From now on, my main content is blog content and all other things will be arranged around it. I’ve made some permanent redirection (301) rewriting rules so Google crawlers and browsers should not have problems to deal with changes. But i’m not sure about your feed readers. In any case every content from old path http://alexander.holbreich.org/blog/ was moved and redirected to http://alexander.holbreich.org/ including rss feeds....

June 16, 2007 · 1 min · Alexander Holbreich

"NoFollow" considered harmful

“nofollow” Background The rel="nofollow" html attribute was initially proposed by google and was supported by MSN and Yahoo! The intention was to stem spam-links, that can largely occur in some webpages, especially blog comments. The famous blog engines founded that idea very cool and most of them are setting the nofollow attribute out of the box. WordPress does it by default too. But like many of good-mentioned ideas can lead to some not wanted problems....

February 3, 2007 · 3 min · Alexander Holbreich

Hello World

This Blog is1 powered by WordPress. I don’t know how long this blog will be interesting to me. But in the moment i feel pleasured to see how it works. My post about new blog was migrated from my first blog. I migrated old stuff just for fun to this blog and will continue my writing here. Now in january of 2007 this story starts. It’s not the case anymore since a long time....

January 6, 2007 · 1 min · Alexander Holbreich