WordPress Shouldn’t Use nofollow

In my random wandering across the internet today, I discovered that, by default, WordPress adds the rel=”nofollow” attribute to links in comments. Now, we all know the original purpose of nofollow, to try and discourage comment spam. This isn’t really relevant to WordPress anymore, though. Akismet has been supported in WordPress for quite some time.… Continue reading WordPress Shouldn’t Use nofollow

Fed Square Microbreweries Showcase

Yesterday, I went to the Microbreweries Showcase, held at Federation Square. With 17 breweries showing their product, there were plenty to try from. Here are my notes from the variety I tasted: Brewery Brew Notes Arctic Fox Brewery Ice Cap Lager Light flavour, with a slightly fruity aftertaste. Drinkable, but not particularly exciting. Bridge Road… Continue reading Fed Square Microbreweries Showcase

pento.net goes mobile!

With a bit of fiddling around, I’ve found a good combination of WordPress plugins for mobile support. For iPhone/iPod: WPtouch. Lots of options, looks good on the iPhone browser. For all other mobiles: WP-viewMobile. This one is particularly handy, because it gives you the option to define the user agent strings it should activate for.… Continue reading pento.net goes mobile!

Don’t use GoDaddy Hosting

It will only cause you pain. To give a brief description of the problems I had: Apache is horribly slow. To the point that some RSS readers were having problems subscribing to my blog. Apache setup is weird, and causes all sorts of problems. FTP access is mind-boggling slow, only allows one connection at a… Continue reading Don’t use GoDaddy Hosting