Category Archives: WordPress

Heavy Hitting Twitter Traffic 0

(Click to enlarge) Every now and again, people discover a post I wrote back in 2006 that discusses the Fedex logo, and presents an interview with its designer, Lindon Leader of Leader Creative. A Twitter user tweeted the Fedex article, and before I knew what was happening, a flock of followers were hammering my server. […]

Hello Again! I’ve Been Missing You Too…. 0

Click the image to make it bigger, please. (It’s a rare picture of the Articles and Texticles aesthetics committee, scrutinising a submission from an artist hoping to have his work hung on this site…) Articles and Texticles is now functioning (almost) normally after changing web hosting company. Yippee, I say. It was a somewhat fraught […]

Moving Day for Articles & Texticles 0

Articles & Texticles is powered by WordPress publishing software. I like the way that WordPress   works and the direction that its open source developers are taking it. From a webmaster’s point of view, WordPress is so much easier to administer when you compare it to the standard HTML based static website, especially when it […]

“I am Piter Kokoniz, from Latvia” 4

Who the hell is “Piter Kokoniz, from Latvia”, and why would he want to post the same comment on over 924,000 blogs when he’s clearly not trying to sell anything? The weird bit is that PK has a stalker called Raiul Baztepo, who frequently comments yes there is a pattern here, on the same blog […]

How to Link a Small Image to a Big Image in a WordPress.com Blog 0

There is no need to feel constrained by the apparently small images allowed in most WordPress.com blog themes. You can couple your small (typically around 500pixels wide) thumbnail pictures to an enlarged version as big as your and your visitor’s screens will allow. Here’s how to post an image into your WordPress.com blog that will […]