It’s an accepted fact that all code will, at some point in time, break. The Open Source community is plagued with this problem, but it’s not endemic just of them. Software aging and rare conditions cause failure in all software.
The short-short version of this is “No, I’m not going to re-write my plugins to BLOCK IP addresses. It doesn’t help.”
Bill Engvall’s wife commented that he wanders off topic, and sometimes you have to suffer through ‘Bad Weiner Day’, but eventually he’ll get to the point. The point here is that you shouldn’t be afraid to wander off topic.
My high school had, as it’s primary lesson, a goal of teaching us the difference between wants and needs. I continue to apply that to my every day life, and especially my code.
Are we lowering the bar too much for people with self-hosting? Where do we draw the line?
The concept was great. Make a way for people to easily prove they’re people and stop bots! The problem is it’s no longer ‘easy’. Nor do they work.
So you’re not a coder but you you need help from IT. Here’s some advice on how to ask for help from your techs.
We all know this adage: Your data is only as secure as your last backup. But how do you backup? What do you backup? Where do you put it so that your data is safe, secure, and above all, accessible in a pinch?
This is not a post about how to use Onion Tor to obfuscate who you are. It’s about how I know who you are.
This came up because I’m considering moving to cloud hosting. I don’t have to, yet, and since it’d cost me an extra $25 to $30 a month, I’m not planning on it just yet. (Actually, it would be pretty much WHAT I pay now, if I drop cPanel, which is an extra. But for the… Read more about What is Cloud Hosting?
There are two WordPresses. This confuses lots of people, to the point that Matt Mullenweg has implied he’ll never name something like this again. It’s almost as confusing as pages vs posts, which is a whole different post. WordPress.org – The location of the software you can download and install your own WordPress blog on… Read more about com or org? Which WordPress is Right for Me?
If you’re running a website, you have a lot more responsibility than just yourself.