5 Fascinating Mistakes Discovered With Self Hosted WordPress 0 (0)

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I have been blogging on WordPress.com site since 2007 (earlier since 2005 in Blogger.com) and since it is a free site where certain things cannot be done or limited (like installing plugins, monetization of the site, etc), all I had to worry about back then was ensuring that I had a good content for the blog post. Image source: WordPress.org.

Seriously back then terminologies like SEO, AMP, Fast Website Loading, Caching, Backups, etc was basically sounded alien to me. Well not true exactly, I had some idea on some of the concepts as I have seen the same at my workplace but it was clear that using the free WordPress.com site, there was nothing much I could play around on this.

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Blogging: When the Mind Goes Totally Blank 0 (0)

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I did not check but this probably one of the longest mind being blank when it comes to blogging.

Working 7 days a week including working up to 10 at night on the weekdays sure pulls the energy from the mind. Somehow, I still force myself to take a late night shower (I have tried but I could not bring myself to bed without a shower…it simply feels too “sticky”) and sometimes put the clothes for washing.

Then it is off to the bed and wake up again at about 6.30 am (without alarm) after the alarm goes off at 5.45 am, 5.50 am and 6.00 am (I am rarely aware of the time I switch off the alarm on 3 separate occasions).

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Bersih 2.0: Reform Cause Torpedoed? 0 (0)

Ya, ya still on Bersih 2.0 rally but this is the last one, I promise…

(The famed stand-off between the peaceful protestors and police who bend on breaking up the rally at whatever the cost. Poster source: Mob’s Crib)

It has been interesting reading everyone’s post rally experiences, opinions and suggestions over Bersih 2.0’s… Click to read the rest

Reviews Outsourced 0 (0)

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I started blogging in 2005 – it seems to be “in” thing back then

I started blogging mainly because I wanted an avenue to put my thoughts in writing and improve on my mastery of English (I am still trying). And along the way, I have picked something on presentation, html and coding.… Click to read the rest

Theme Headache 0 (0)

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Regular visitors to this blog must be wondering on the question – why the theme of the blog keeps changing?

To tell you the truth, I am rather unsettled with the existing templates from WordPress (either that or I am lost for blog content) – there are good ones there but somehow there are always some kind shortcomings in those themes.… Click to read the rest

On Break 0 (0)

(Good thing I brought tripod for the camera – sunset by the seaside is simply too beautiful to be missed – higher resolution here)

It has been a relaxing weekend for me and the family – a quick trip to sea side resort, good food and revival of upgrade work for my car (major works on this have been planned and hope to complete in 1 month time) before finishing my short break in Malaysia and fly again.… Click to read the rest

Red Screen 0 (0)

Perhaps it is just one of those days not worth mentioning…

(I hate too much of RED! Image source: http://travislaird.com)

Just when I thought I could sit down and start my work, the graphic card on my DELL laptop decided to give up and turn anything that is black into red.… Click to read the rest

Blog Email Subscription 0 (0)

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For those who has been subscribing to this blog via email in Feedburner, would appreciate if if you could please change the subscription mode to WordPress email subscription as listed on the sidebar under “Email Subscription“.

Click on the “Sign me up!” button for further action.… Click to read the rest

Nearing 50,000 words 0 (0)

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I am sorry for not writing very regularly for the blog.

It is just that I have been busy with work and during the night and on the weekends, I have been “burning the midnight oil” on my novel for the NaNoWriMo 2009. Since I have been concentrating all my free times on this venture, as at todate I have completed almost 92% of the 50,000 words which was required to win the NaNoWriMo 2009 and I still have another 8 days to complete the balance 8% words.… Click to read the rest

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