A Bristol Geek

No trees were harmed in the creation of this blog; however, a significant number of electrons were slightly inconvenienced.


XML Feed Configuration woes

It has been one of those weeks (well two in a row actually); some legacy systems went astray and some bad decisions were made by some of my colleagues. In both situations myself and other members of my team rode to the rescue and corrected the problems quickly. Needless to say I am glad that […]

Tag and Categorize your WordPress Pages

Wordpress Categories and Tags

Some websites (like this one) are part blog part and part static page, by static page I mean sections that are written down from the moment they are published such as the sections in my “Other Things” area. Those bits are written using WordPress Pages, where as the rest of the site (the day to day, well week to week, articles) are Posts

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How to prevent WordPress death!!

The WP Database Backup Schedule Screen

The biggest fear of a small time blogger is that their website suddenly goes belly up. It can be caused by any number of things, server failure, failed upgrades or dodgy plug-ins. Without a good set of backups you can loose everything, sometimes months or even years of work.