Spam epiphany

Published June 4th, 2014 under General

I had an epiphany whilst out running this evening. You can use “sporting methods” to block comment spam, but this can be improved.

Cryptocat Facebook integration

Published May 14th, 2014 under General

Due to the risk of my private messages becoming non-private, I am now using the Cryptocat to Facebook encryption service to secure my messages.

Dot KIWI conundrum

Published May 1st, 2014 under General

I am a proud Kiwi and am now the proud owner of both the ryan.kiwi and hellyer.kiwi domain names. What should I do with them?

SVG fallback class

Published April 27th, 2014 under General

You may have noticed that WordPress won’t allow you to upload SVG files by default. The following class can be used to provide SVG support in WordPress.

WordPress backup plugins

Published March 2nd, 2014 under Plugins

Backing up your website regularly is extremely important. If you aren’t, then you should be! I’ve seen way too many people have their websites hacked.

Multi-lingo update

Published February 28th, 2014 under Plugins

I have released an update to the Multi-lingo plugin, based on input from Nadia Tokerud.

Converting thumbnails

Published February 21st, 2014 under General

There are two excellent plugins for handling multiple post thumbnails within WordPress. They are unfortunately not compatible with one another.

Fight government surveliance

Published February 11th, 2014 under Plugins

I’ve installed the The Day We Fight Back WordPress plugin to protest government surveillance.

WordCamp Norway 2014

Published January 19th, 2014 under General

I’m heading north, back to the frozen wilderness of beautiful Norway to attend WordCamp Norway this weekend.

End to end encryption plugin

Published December 1st, 2013 under Plugins

I spent the whole of today camped out in a Kiwi cafe in Berlin, nutting out how to handle end to end encryption in WordPress. The result of all that effort, is a WordPress plugin called “End to end”.