If you’ve ever managed a BuddyPress site, you know that SPAM registrations quickly became the bane of your existence. When we built NetDivvy, we were cleaning out thousands of spammy user records every single day. It didn’t take long for me to start brainstorming ways to get rid of the problem.
Author Archives: Brandon
I was notified today that I’ve been invited to the first WordPress Community Summit in October. I’m humbled to say the least. The list of invitees is chock full of top-notch developers, businesses people and community leaders. I can’t wait to go and represent the Orange County area.
Last night when I upgraded to WordPress 3.2 on a site we’re working on, I got a WSoD on the front end of the site after I logged in. Luckily it was easy enough to fix.
We gave a presentation on maintaining and securing your WordPress installation at this month’s OC WordPress meetup. These are our notes from our presentation.
It has been said that the majority of readers don’t comment on blog posts because they don’t feel like they have anything specific to add to a conversation. This plugin allows you to prompt your readers to comment by asking them to answer a question specific to that post. A simple box with text that […]
WordPress 2.8.6 was released today. It includes some security fixes for vulnerabilities found by WordPress users. As always you can get the newest version of WordPress from the WordPress.org download page. We recommend always upgrading WordPress to the latest stable version available. If you don’t have the time or don’t know how, you can always […]
Sency is a real-time search engine. While the service is still in its infancy, I think it has the potential to become a big player in the search industry. My initial reactions to the service were of the “so what” nature, but after talking through the goal of the service with the founder, Evan Britton, […]