Tag Archives: Wordpress Plugins

How To Add Site Speed For Google Analytics In WordPress

Yesterday, Google announced the addition of Site Speed to Google Analytics, which adds a page load time dimension across a range of reports. Great! Lets get it working with our WordPress sites.
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WordPress Caching Plugins For Shared Hosting: W3 Total Cache vs WP Super Cache vs Hyper Cache

I recently was faced with a decision: which WordPress caching plugin to use on my shared hosting account. The choice was between WP Super Cache, W3 Total Cache and Hyper Cache. This article documents my admittedly limited testing of these plugins and the decision I made as a result.

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Version 1.12 Of Comment Warning Released

I’ve released version 1.12 of Comment Warning overnight. It only contains a small, non critical, change – it now counts how many comments have been made from each IP address in the Log. Continue reading

New WordPress Plugin To Deter Comment Spam

Late last week, I quietly released my new WordPress plugin, Comment Warning. Over the weekend, I added some extra functionality and it’s now reached the point where I’m ready to announce it to the world. Continue reading

WordPress Plugin Development (Beginner’s Guide)

This is perhaps my most overdue post ever – a review of Vladimir Prelovac‘s book, WordPress Plugin Development (Beginner’s Guide) Continue reading

WordPress 2.7 And My WordPress Plugins

I’ve been using WordPress 2.7 for a while now and have comprehensively tested my WordPress plugins on it. In this post, I release the results of my testing: Four plugins work fine (albeit with a non version specific bug found in one of them). One plugin seems to have problems with WordPress 2.7.

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2008 On More Than Scratch The Surface

Happy New Year to all! A new year, a new start, but before I start churning out new posts, I want to have a quick look at 2008 on More Than Scratch The Surface. I’m not normally given to writing review posts, but I was looking at my Google Analytics stats for 2008 and felt moved to write a review of 2008.

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Christmas Update – Greasemonkey, WordPress 2.7, Plugins And More!

First let me wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! I hope you all accept my best wishes, even if you don’t celebrate Christmas.

December has been a very busy month for me and I haven’t had much time for posting. I may not get another post out this year, so I thought I’d take the opportunity to update you on some of the projects I’m working on.

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How To Display Ads Only To Search Visitors

In the past, I’ve written about only showing Google Adsense to search engine visitors, so as to decrease the chance of being smart priced. In this post, you’ll see how to improve the technique outlined previously, so that you can make more money.

Note: Although this post is about showing Adsense to search engine visitors, it’s really about determining whether a user came from a search engine or not. The technique can be used to show search engine visitors whatever you choose, not just Adsense.
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Plugin News And Theme Update

This is a brief update on what I’ve been doing, my plans for the site and my WordPress Plugins. Continue reading