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Wanted: Drupal developer to implement a mobile theme

Jan 1st, 2012 | By
Wanted: Drupal developer to implement a mobile theme

Update: Thanks to everyone who helped. I have now identified a developer! One of my websites, Humanitarian News, runs on Drupal 6. I’d like to implement a mobile theme on it, to make browsing from a mobile device easier and faster. I am looking for a Drupal developer who can implement a very simple and (…)

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How one small plug-in can slow down your site.
The Drupal version

Jan 26th, 2011 | By
How one small plug-in can slow down your site.<br/>The Drupal version

Remember my rumbling about how one plug-in can make your WordPress blog slow? Well, here is a similar story about my Drupal news aggregation site. Before I begin, let me re-state that Drupal by itself, is fast. I mean real fast. That’s why I gave Drupal two thumbs up in my 2010 blogger’s wrapup. But (…)

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A blogger’s 2010 wrapup of cool and failing services

Jan 13th, 2011 | By
A blogger’s 2010 wrapup of cool and failing services

During 2010 my blogging activity increased, up to the point where I went on a sabbatical to concentrate full-time on my social media exploits. In the past year, I used many services available to the blogging community, both paid and free, much more extensively than ever before. I thought of wrapping up my findings of (…)

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An analysis of the latest website hacks

May 21st, 2010 | By
An analysis of the latest website hacks

After the latest spree of hacks on thousands of websites, it is time to look at some of the commonalities and ways to security our sites better. Given that the security holes are clearly at the level of the website hosting companies, and it is their duty to close those holes, nothing stops us from (…)

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Godaddy hacked again. Another way to cure your site.

May 17th, 2010 | By
Godaddy hacked again. Another way to cure your site.

Godaddy got hacked again this morning (This is what Godaddy has to say about it). Update: and again on May 20. And again on September 18 and September 21. If you host your blog on Godaddy, you would do well to check your site regularly for any malware, and here is how. The hack is (…)

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How to cure your GoDaddy WordPress hacked blog

May 9th, 2010 | By
How to cure your GoDaddy WordPress hacked blog

Update: I adapted a script to easily verify and cure the infection on your site. Check this post for more. The GoDaddy hosting service got hacked three times in a row now. On April 27, May 1 and May 7, many sites, including thousands of WordPress blogs, got infected by malware code. Update: GoDaddy hosted (…)

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Selfhosting or not: Hackers

May 5th, 2010 | By
Selfhosting or not: Hackers

In a previous post, part of a series about selecting the right blog platform, I urged you to think if you want to selfhost your blog or not. I revisited the subject, stressing the fact that when you choose for selfhosting, you should be aware of the many things bloghosting platforms like Blogger would do (…)

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