WordPress Tutorials Reborn

Sherman Hu’s WordPress Tutorials site has just received a massive facelift.

It might be thought that this facelift was due to recent perceptions of the site.

Unfortunately the timeline just doesn’t reflect on the recent situation.

Redirects from Blogspot | Bug in WordPress Import

I have finally got my redirects from blogspot working perfectly.

Well almost…

It is not as good as a 301 redirect, as it will not transfer pagerank.

There is also a bug I found which means I will have to go through my imported content carefully checking page slugs.

Ultimate Tag Warrior SEO Tricks (pt 1)

On my blogs, I prefer not to use nofollow for comments and trackback.

It is my belief that if someone adds to the conversation on my blogs, the least I can do is offer them a backlink for their trouble.
I prefer people to write a post about me than to add me to their blogroll. I know a blogroll link theoretically gives me more Google Juice, but if they give 200 people a blogroll link, suddenly the value of that link from every page is greatly deminished.

WordPress needs an Email system revamp

Here is a little something I just posted to the WordPress Hackers mailing list.

If you are using a badly coded plugin to subscribe to comments on a blog, take this as a very serious warning.

WordPress | Mininet membership site

I have been planning for a long time to launch a membership site based on custom wordpress plugins, and also taking advantage of various mininet strategies, especially those discussed in Revenge of the Mininet (which you can now get free). It is honestly required reading.