Winamp is retiring. Here’s a goodbye to it. Also time to look at some alternatives.
Spotted this a few minutes back. This is a good move from Twitter. You don’t need to follow back anyone to receive DMs. This takes out the mandatory followback requirement to chat with someone out. Though that user needs to follow you first to send DM. That requirement hasn’t changed. Although this is a global option… Continue reading Twitter now allows you to get DMs from your followers without following back
Need an alternative to Akismet plugin for your WordPress blog?
Child theme is arguably the best thing that happened to WordPress themes. But still I see many people who create a child theme incorrectly use wordpress functions to refer to the images and stylesheets which result in broken urls. WordPress provides four functions to refer to the different files inside parent and child themes: get_template_directory(),… Continue reading How to reference files properly in parent/child themes?
As reported by Cloudfare, Hostgator and several other webhosts around the world, WordPress sites are under a heavy attack by some sort of botnet which is using brute force technique to try and log in “admin” to various blogs by using over 90,000 IP addresses from around the world. While web hosts and Cloudfare are… Continue reading WordPress sites under attack
We have all used Comic Sans font in our early days. Though its considered more of a joke now but it certainly has a novelty factor attached to it. Comic Sans Font Creator, Vincent Connare talks about the need to create the font. Its a good read. Comic Sans was designed because when I was… Continue reading Comic Sans Creator talks about the need for the font
I talked about Twitter’s new API restrictions few months back. And March 5 the day when it happens is approaching. Guess what? Apps have started feeling the heat already. Just 2 days back, Falcon Pro – one of the bes apps for Twitter on android ended up hitting the 100K token limit. Worse is that… Continue reading Do your good deed of the day – Revoke access to Twitter clients you don’t use
You have selected a theme for your blog. You are excited to show it to the world. But I would suggest you to hold it for a little more and make sure the theme is ready before you make it live. So if you are planning to change the theme for your blog, I would… Continue reading Post Theme Install Checklist – Things to do after you install a new theme