WP-BlackCheck 1.11 is my latest work here, adapting to the current spam situation of my blog. Due to much trackback spam, some improvements were done here too. Another check about link-counts got implemented. Please give me feedback if things work and what spam does look like on your blog.
As I spotted a few glitches in my code, I started to iron them out. While doing so I had one of my brighter moments which did lead to implementing new features to make the blog even more unattractive to spambots. Hope you like this release. Update:WP-BlackCheck 1.10 contains some blank lines after the closing ?> tag for […]
The ms-corefonts are fonts done by Microsoft – which aren’t included with CentOS by default – just like many other useful packages. If you want to install them, you can either fetch an RPM file from someone else or just do the stunts on your own. It’s pretty easy as you just need cabextract, rpm-build and a spec […]
Sometimes it’s really fun to mess around on a Linux box – but it also can be a mess to get things back to a working state after breaking some configurations. As we are just talking about text files, things shouldn’t be too hard to do.
This time, Version 1.9 of the WP-BlackCheck Plugin got released. This versions highlight is the implementation of an admin panel which enables you to toggle the display of statistics and the stack size of reported IPs to solve a problem with lazy reporters and script runtimes. This version will now submit its version while reporting IPs which is […]
As a programmer I am fighting with updating my own software from time to time. What should I do regarding bugfixes? What should I do regarding features? How often should I release a new version? Honestly, this is a dilemma: If I release my bugfixes sooner, users are pissed that they need to update again (if they even […]