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May 11, 2014
by Neil Turner
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Bad Behavior for WordPress configuration guide

One of the WordPress plugins that I recommend most emphatically is Bad Behavior, which, in my experience, is the single most powerful spam protection plugin available for WordPress. It has cut my comment spam down to practically zero, and can … Continue reading

January 31, 2014
by Neil Turner
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Switching from Movable Type to WordPress – what to expect

Following on from last week’s post about Movable Type Open Source being discontinued, and Wednesday’s post about WordPress plugins, here is another post for thoseĀ  considering switching from Movable Type to WordPress. I’m intending to cover the differences – both … Continue reading

December 12, 2013
by Neil Turner
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WordPress 3.8 released

Earlier today WordPress 3.8 was released. Though it’s only a point release, it includes major changes to the WordPress Dashboard – the screens used by bloggers to administrate their blogs. It has been completely reskinned, with bigger fonts and brighter … Continue reading

July 1, 2013
by Neil Turner
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How to automate posts from your WordPress blog to Google+

Google+ turned two years old on Friday. Following its launch, a public API was made available in September 2011, but for most developers this API is read-only. This means that you can get data out of Google+, but the only … Continue reading