Want to learn how to start a blog? A good blog, not a free Blogger blog that looks like every other blog in the universe. This tutorial series wlaks yo through coming up with a name, buying a domain, finding a good host, installing Wordpress, configuring Wordpress, finding and installing a theme, and more.
If you want to start a blog, check it out.
A proposed logo for the 2012 Olympics in London has been disapproved. It does look a little…odd.
Maybe they should try the Web 2.0 approach?
Welcome to the Weekly What the Heck!
Google Buys Feedburner: As Aaron M. said, “I just hope they donÔÇÖt start adding Feedsense on your feedsÔÇŽ”
EBay Snatches up StumbleUpon: Why would EBay want to buy StumbleUpon? WTH! Let me guess, you’ll stumble upon auctions, right?
Second Life “Land” Dispute Moves to Federal Courtroom: WTH? It’s virtual! Hmm…They’d better update their TOS. Otherwise, people could Linden Labs for banning them. After all, they’d lose all their “valuable” virtual stuff, right?
Dell Quietly Drops Extended Warranty Support For Ubuntu Machines:┬ The whole Dell/Ubuntu thing has “Marketting Stunt” written all over it…
Here’s a useful tip for you Wordpress users: If you want to name a subcategory on you blog “rss”, make sure you edit the category slug to be something other than “rss” (like “rss-cat”, whatever). If you don’t, Wordpress thinks users are trying to open the rss feed of the parent category. Oops.
Apple has just updated their Macbook Pro line. The main updates are the Intel Santa Rosa chipset and LED-backlit displays (cool!). Take a look at MacRumors for more on it.
Along with these updates, they’ve increased RAM amounts, and some other things as well. Currently, the laptop I would buy (if I had enough money), would be the 15-inch MacBook Pro (with a 200GB hard drive update).
My brother found this online when he was searching Google Images for “mordor”. It’s called Google Mordor. Hilarious.
Unfortunately, it doesn’t work. It gives you the same results page no matter what you search. Too bad.
No one has www.googlemordor.com. Someone should buy the domain and use a Google Custom Search to make a working version.
After a couple days of work, the new Webmaster-Source is online.
You may have been to the old site, which was just a, well, source for links to sites for webmasters. After the recent update, Webmaster-Source is now a blog. It is now a source for links, tutorials, and general stuff for webmasters.
Or maybe I should say that it’s a blog about the internet. Take a look, you may like it. I’ll be posting tutorials there a bit in the near future.
Just so you know, I may be doing a bit less posting on here. I’ll be posting on Webmaster-Source and the NTugo Blogs a bit, so I’ll be posting less on here. I’m not shutting this blog down or anything, just shoving some of my posts onto other blogs (check ‘em out!).
For example, I’ll be posting most most of my stuff for webmasters at, predictably, Webmaster-Source.
I’ll continue with the Weekly What the Heck. I’ll post my highly opinionated stuff here, along with plenty of other things as well. My post rate will just drop a little. I’ll go from (what about 8-9 posts a week?) to about 3-4 plus a WTH.
BackPack is yet another 37Signals service. If you spend a lot of time online (blogging, for example), you probably scribble notes and ideas on scraps of paper (or scattered text files). Wouldn’t it be cool if you could store all that online in a central location accessible from any computer? You can, with BackPack.
I use it to keep track of ideas for blog posts. It works well.┬ Now if only you could add stuff to it when you’re not online….
Google’s at it again. This time, they bought Feedburner.
In case you didn’t know, Feedburner is a useful site that sort of “re-hosts” your RSS feed, taking the strain of your server. They also provide a great stat-tracking system. Google has some big plans with Feedburner, you can be sure of that.