Get JIRA for 10$ only

Probably most of modern IT-related people know Atlassian JIRA - issue and project tracking system. Maybe many of you know other popular tracking system like Bugzilla, GNATS, and many many others. Personally, I like JIRA last but not least because I worked many years with it and I’m impressed with a simplicity of the workflows it offers. However, this is not one post that should bring JIRA near to you. But if you know that you need it, now is best time to get it, because Atlassian started their “Get Started” Price, which now allows you to by full functional JIRA for only 10$ for ever - even with one year support....

May 25, 2010 · 2 min · Alexander Holbreich

Mark Meta widget with "nofollow"

Due SEO considerations it is not recommended (e.g. by Matt Cutts) to spend precious page rank on links like log-in, register forms, rss pages and other meta stuff. One should mark them as nofollow and that is one example where nofollow attribute can be turned in something useful. Nearly every Wordpress blog would have something like Meta section in the sidebar, every link there should be marked as nofollow. Unfortunately they are not coded in one widget, they are distributed over two files in the standard wordpress installation....

February 15, 2008 · 2 min · Alexander Holbreich

Pligg 9.9.0 Test

Pligg developers have released version 9.9.0 of Pligg CMS quite months ago. Now a had time to test it. In comparison to my last pligg installation of pligg 9.8.2this version is more stable. It does not broke pages with PHP errors in the browser on every second click and you get good feeling navigating through it. But some bugs are still there. Some links still does not work (without reporting PHP exception to the user), e....

February 1, 2008 · 2 min · Alexander Holbreich

My Top 10 Wordpress Plug-ins I won't miss

Here is the list of Wordpress plug-ins, that i personally don’t wanna miss ony every Wordpress installation. My Top 10 Wordpress Plug-Ins Askimet DoFollow GoogleAnalytics GoogleXMLSitemaps Instant Upgrade Simple Database Backup Simple Trackback Validation Similar Posts 404-Notifier Share-This-Classic or similar Social book-marker Details Askimet should be nothing new for every blogger. DoFollow. I see often that bloggers are to lazy with “nofollow” problem. “nofollow” attributes should be used wisely Read why....

December 27, 2007 · 2 min · Alexander Holbreich

Update your wordpress with one click

How many lifetime people spend to administrate their software. Upgrading, updating, patches, bug-fixes etc. Also in case of Wordpress new versions arrive pretty often, and it’s recommended to upgrade, because several security relevant fixes or some very cool features you was long time waiting for, might be included in next release. I’m not kidding with security after my wordpress was hacked But updating Wordpress means download, backup, copy files per FTP, creating an moving of backups....

December 23, 2007 · 2 min · Alexander Holbreich