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WordPress Pingback Hack Attack

May 2, 2013

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What’s going on? This: Are you a WordPress blogger? Yes? Did you spend the weekend attacking a gaming site? No? Don’t be so sure. Incapsula, a Web services company that offers protection from distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, has announced that over the weekend one of its clients was the object of a sophisticated […]

The Cookie Dance

May 1, 2012

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my Google+ problem fixed thanks to @raincoaster. Now I have to find out whether it's of any use. — GeorgeMonbiot (@GeorgeMonbiot) May 1, 2012 Oh, am I going to gloat about this? YOU DAMN WELL BET I AM! And what was this nugget of 24 karat genius that I was able to impart to crusading […]

#OpSpamHeadChop 2.0

April 2, 2012

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It seems our enemies the Twitter spammers have (mostly) given up on their old tactics of using an army of spambots to @-direct people to one central account, which then directs people to a website. I guess the first iteration of #OpSpamHeadChop was too effective for their liking, and Twitter is wise to their games. […]

Post-Pipping for Pros!

May 19, 2011

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Many and varied are the questions in the WordPress.com technical support forums. I lie. Basically, all the questions come down to: Why can’t I find my blog in Google? (answered) OMG HOWCUM I CAN FIND MY BLOG IN GOOGLE???/?? I AM SUING YOU JUST AS SOON AS THIRD PERIOD IS OVER How do I get […]

App of the Day: CORNIFY!

April 13, 2011

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More unicorns at Cornify It’s Wednesday (all day!) and you know what that means: hump day unicorn chasers across the raincoasterverse! Today, to help us get over our regular hump day dumps (exacerbated in this case by the premature demise of the Julian Assange Fanciers Guild) we are featuring the fabulous CORNIFY as App of […]

SEO Secrets for WordPress.com

September 10, 2010

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Image via CrunchBase Everybody wants to know about SEO. Everybody wants to make Google their bitch. And some days it seems like EVERYONE wants to run giddily away from WordPress.com so they can access the supernatural power of the All In One SEO plugin and I’m just about fed up with destroying their pretty little […]

Comments and Community Management: A raincoastermedia Workshop at WordCamp Victoria

April 7, 2010

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Image by Kjirstin via Flickr Yes, I’m teaching at WordCamp Victoria again, May 15th. I love Victoria, and it’s an easy day trip from Vancouver; moreso for us carless ones now that the Canada Line connects with the bus out to the ferry terminal. I’m really looking forward to this and to spending another day […]