There’s an upcoming WordPress Community Summit, and I’ll be attending! I was invited before I was employed here at DreamHost (who is providing lunch, yay!), so now I’m serving two purposes! The first is as a community support leader, and in that auspice, I plan to represent the common user. The second is as DreamHosts’s […]
Archives for October 2012
Embrace your failures, for from them come innovations.
Add a ‘Cancel Post’ button to your post editor in WordPress.
Join or die! Adding users to multisite, when you want your site-admins not to have to work all the time, just got easier.
Don’t let your eyes be bigger than your server. Know when you need cloud and when you don’t.
In my last post, I talked about how I did something dumb with my subdomains. How did I install subdomains? Stupidly. Or rather, stupid for DreamHost. See, many other hosts, when you make a subdomain, come up with this structure for your files: So when I made my subs, I made them similar to that. […]
Site slowness shouldn’t start with pointing fingers at your host, but at yourself.
Grep vs ack is like vi vs emacs. What tool you use is based on your comfort level. While I’ve been a grep-er for years, I just switched to ack, and I regret nothing.
More of an example on how to do embed, but useful for some.
By ‘CMS’ I mean WordPress, Drupal, whatever. So here’s a funny. I moved my DreamHost site to a VPS, so I could learn nginx (I’m still a newb) and suddenly I couldn’t get to my phpMyAdmin anymore! Before someone says it’s DreamHost’s fault, this is actually due to how I installed subdomains (which I don’t […]