• Articles,  Blogging,  WordPress

    How-To: Use .htaccess to redirect your Blog Feed to your Feedburner Feed

    FeedBurner provides an excellent feed service that lets you track how many users are subscribed to your feed and more. Users can still bypass your FeedBurner feed and continue to subscribe to your original blog feed. While this is not a problem, your stats may not give you slightly inaccurate number of your feed subscribers. A good option is the WordPress FeedBurner Plugin, which will redirect all your feeds to Feedburner. If you do not wish to use another plugin or if, like me, you are redirecting a category feed, (I got one for Connections Reloaded), then you can redirect your users by adding the following code to your .htaccess…

  • Articles,  Blogging,  Connections Reloaded,  Plugins,  Themes,  WordPress

    HOWTO: Integrating FAlbum with Connections Reloaded

    Good news for those who use Falbum for displaying your Flickr Photos on your WordPress Blog and who use Connections Reloaded to power it. Download falbum-wp.zip and upload falbum-wp.php included in it to the folder you have Connections Reloaded installed, usually /wp-content/olduploads/themes/connections-reloaded/ I don’t run FAlbum myself for now. But I have plans for a demo blog which I shall install soon. Will have a live demo then. The file uses code based on this post in Falbum forums. Download: falbum-wp.zip And for those who would like do, please do contribute a small amount for my development. The amount is blank, so you can fill in whatever amount you choose.

  • Articles,  Blogging

    Comment spam and trackback spam

    Have been getting a lot comment and trackback spam both on this blog as well as the blog of my friend Melody. My blog is powered by WordPress, but I have b2evolution running for her. Have added a lot of spam words to her block list of b2evo and it seems to have currently stopped. I guess b2evo has much better spam handling capacities than WP, especially since it has Central Blacklist. For WP 1.2.2, I have a lot of plugins and hacks enabled. For one I use the Comment Preview hack for comments which blocked my comment spam. However, that’s when I started getting hit by Trackback Spam. Even…

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