Over the years my WordPress database had become bloated - very bloated. Despite using WP-Optimize to keep the database in check, 12 years of content, many host migrations and export/import cycles had caused my database to balloon to a massive 98.6 MB in size. Needless to say, this caused more than a few issues when I recently migrated my site to dedicated WordPress hosting and importing the database was a nightmare. Enter WP-Sweep. Developed by WordPress guru Lester Chan, WP-Sweep gets way … [Read more...] about WP-Sweep – You Simply Need To Use It On Your WordPress Install
While I applaud the efforts made by the WordPress team to include a distraction free editor, it unfortunately does little (and cannot for technical reasons) to stop the myriad of distractions that occur on my desktop or laptop. The only real way to stop the flood of email notifications, IM's, phone calls is to disconnect from the internet completely, turn off my phone and write my posts in an offline editor - none of which have feature parity with the WordPress platform. When I look at my … [Read more...] about Distraction Free Blogging? I’d Pay For That!
Cardinals have "bunga bunga" parties in the Vatican, Darth Vader runs Death Valley, levelling 5000-year-old Peruvian pyramids, the State Department spends $630,000 failing to engage on Facebook, Bebo goes cheap(er) and the Viralheat Blogathon. Stories mentioned in this episode of the Nothing Serious Podcast include: Pope's 'gay lobby' remarks stir up new storm of Vatican gossip Taste Receptors Found In Mouse Testicles. Tasticles? Guy dressed as Darth Vader runs Death Valley in 129-degree … [Read more...] about BIIP… BIIP.. BIIP… Tasticles!