Lately I've come across a lot of persons asking me about the privacy of blogging. Others tell me that they seem to know a lot about me by reading my personal blog even without meeting me. This led me to actually evaluate the privacy of having your own blog.
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.
Splog is short for a "Spam Blog". This is a blog with absolutely no useful information made for targeting search engines. Most of the slogs I have seen gather their content automatically usually gathering that from other sites by robbing their feeds or by random generation of content.
Tim O'Reilly in his article What Is Web 2.0? attempts to clarify Web 2.
I think I finally figured out why my PC started behaving weirdly a few days back. News.com reports this.
Most of us have added our sites to some top site list at some point of time. I know I have, with many different results and so I am sitting here and taking a closer look at them. Way back in 2000 when I started my first site on Sherlock Holmes, I was totally clueless about everything but design (and I will admit that I pretty much sucked at that then).
Following a link from Weblog Tools Collection, I landed up on Yahoo! Domains. I normally register my domains with Godaddy or Mydomain because I find their service and prices very attractive.
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.