Not literally of course.. 😉 Michael has outlined his roadmap for Bad Behavior 2. As many of you are well aware, Bad Behavior is a plugin for WordPress (and many other software) which helps block spammers even before they attack you.
Update I missed this, but Donncha has already taken care of this request 🙂 For those new to WordPress, in versions 1.5.x and below a nice feature for creating teasers was available while posting.
While you still can’t edit your templates here at WordPress.com the WP.com FAQ suggests a good method to add images to the sidebar using the Link Manager.
This FAQ states that in the near future you may use your very own domain with your WordPress.com blog. This will come as a nominal yearly cost.
Have seen a lot of Flock the past few days and decided to investigate. For those who don’t know yet, Flock is a new browser based on Firefox. Wasn’t really into downloading it until I saw Matt’s post which got me interested.
WordPress.com now gives you the option of importing your posts from your blog at Blogger.com Blogger is a blogging service offered by Google.
Came across a nice article on geeksmakemehot on making your own guestbook in WordPress 1.5. This would be better than having an external guestbook because: 1.
Got another golden ticket for WordPress.com at another email address of mine. Now, that ticket is pretty useless for me as I already have a blog out here.
Following discussions at the WordPress support forums, bug #1713, the bug was fixed by Changset #2933 In simple English, WordPress confirms pingbacks with a blank user-agent. The latest version of Bad Behavior blocks sites with send a blank user agent, as this is a common technique being used by spammers to get through user agent filters. I faced a similar problem with Silktide and added their IP to the whitelist.
The last two days have seen long page loads along with temporary downtime at WordPress.com Well things seem to be back on track now. Though I do have a feeling that an older backup was used, because I seem to have lost a comment on my post below.