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10 Essential WordPress Plugins

Maintaining a blog is a lot of work – from designing your site to researching relevant content to writing and marketing. You surely don’t want to lose a year’s worth of work in a snap right? 283 more words


Views for a Muse

Despite having this blog for a little over six years I still haven’t really figured out what to do with it. I don’t want to self-publish any short stories on it and I don’t really have that much to talk about every day. 348 more words

Two years

Wow, my two year anniversary at Automattic just passed, and I didn’t even notice, someone had to point it out to me. It’s been an amazing ride so far, and I hope it doesn’t end anytime soon. 100 more words


Spamming for profit

I never wanted to spam the Internet. Google made me do it.
This is what I told myself back then.
If spamming is so wrong…

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Using Akismet

Akismet integrates so seamlessly into WordPress’s comment system that you might
not even realize it’s there. It takes over the comments list, automatically moving
suspicious comments to the spam folder and publishing everything else. 169 more words


Understanding Akismet

Akismet is one of many spam-fighting plug-ins developers created for WordPress.
However, it has a special distinction: Automattic, the same folks who built WordPress,
makes it. 240 more words