Upgrading to Livefyre 3.52

Result of Upgrading to Livefyre 3.52

September 14, 2012 · 1 min · Alexander Holbreich

Switching commenting system to Livefyre

Switching commenting system to Livefyre

September 11, 2012 · 2 min · Alexander Holbreich

WPopularity progress

Hello friends, I’m pleasure to report progress in development of wPopularity plug-in. Yesterday I took some time just for me and wPopularity. After hours of bootstrap debugging (change, ftp upload, look ofr changes) of wPopularity I finally understood why activation problems occurred. Also I refactored the plugin. But i’m still not at the and. The next released version is at least 1.0.0. I do not plan to test it on Wordpress version below 2....

July 20, 2008 · 1 min · Alexander Holbreich

What if you get google malware notification?

At first, it is a quite bad feeling. All pages of holbreich.de1 flow out of google index :(. According to Murphy’s Law that happened when I was at some seminar and therefore had not time for my personal page. Google is kindly enough and tries to contact you in such case, when they about to throw your site out of the index because your site is malware infected. In such one unlucky case you get the Malware Notification....

April 26, 2008 · 2 min · Alexander Holbreich

W-Popularity Plug-In

New Wordpress plug-in is born. I’ve created a new branch from the latest version of famous Popularity Contest Plugin. While the Popularity Contest Plugin does not support widgets natively, you need to code your templates to show most popular list of post on the Sidebar. My Widgetized Popularity Contest Plugin - short W-Popularity solves that, by providing dynamically widget for it. Here are the features of the first public version of my W-Popularity Plugin:...

February 16, 2008 · 1 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

HeadSpace - Meta-Information Plug-in

If you keep on blogging you sure want that people read it. In that case early or later you will be interested in SEO basics. Site Meta-information One of the important aspects of is properly made page for the search engine optimization point of view. I don’t want to cover all these points in this article, if interested, you can read Wordpress SEO - The Beginners Guide by Joost de Valk, which is good introduction in the theme....

February 14, 2008 · 3 min · Alexander Holbreich

Wordpress 2.3.3 fixes XML-RPC bug

Please upgrade your Wordpress blog as sun as possible to the released version 2.3.3, because there are security reasons for it. Further check the content of your posts in the code perspective, because maybe it was changed by some intruders, which have possibly used XML-RCP Bug in the Wordpress version 2.3.2. … A flaw was found in our XML-RPC implementation such that a specially crafted request would allow any valid user to edit posts of any other user on that blog....

February 5, 2008 · 2 min · Alexander Holbreich

Category vs Tag

Since Wordpress official introduced tags, there is a question what to do with categories? I think that tags are very flexible and also somehow naturally to use, you don’t have to think very carefully which should be taken, and which was used before, you just tag it with firs you get in mind. Tagging or labeling is something natural to humans. Everybody has normally meanings about things in his near environment, we used to label every thing, even then when we don’t really understand them....

February 2, 2008 · 3 min · Alexander Holbreich

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