Update WordPress permalinks easily without losing SEO

These days SEO experts recommend that the permalinks for WordPress and ClassicPress websites are set to ‘post name’. If you have an older site then you may have chosen a… More »

7 Reasons you should not host your own videos

There are times that users encounter issues when watching videos. Common issues include videos that can’t be played on mobile devices, users only see a black box where the video… More »

ZigPress – now with added ZigCare

It’s been quite a long time in the making but the new ZigPress website is finally live. We hope you like it. Our goals in this redesign were easy navigation… More »

How to remove the security hole in WordPress comment HTML

Before reading further, you should read my earlier post, Your WordPress site comments are giving information to hackers, since this post provides a neater solution to the problem described in… More »

Your WordPress site comments are giving information to hackers

Something I recently discovered: if you run a WordPress site and make a comment on a post yourself while logged in, information relating to your username is added to the… More »

ZigPress Hardware Kit

I work from many locations – my living room in Malta, the office in Malta where I consult for a tech startup, my place in Gozo, my family home in… More »

Beware of WordPress Community links

If you’re a blogger, particularly one who uses WordPress, you may well have received an email, or a contact form submission, with content very much like this: You have been… More »

Be careful what you comment on

Over the last few months I have been receiving increasing numbers of emails which go along the lines of: Two years ago I made a comment on your article (TITLE… More »

Twitter changes affect WordPress plugins

Yesterday, Twitter updated its API (the method by which websites and other programs access Twitter feeds) so that a particular kind of authentication (oAuth) is required. “Big woop”, you may… More »