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Users need to be ratified before you can post.

September 8th, 2009

Due to the mindless actions of a few, we have now removed the ability to register as a subscriber automatically. This is due to a security problem within WordPress. We will allow further automatic registrations once we have a fix for the problem.

Chris..

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Upgrade to 2.7 underway with a few minor issues

December 17th, 2008

We have upgraded to WP 2.7 or we are at least in the throws of finishing off! If you tried to access the site a few minutes ago and simply got the header and nothing else it was because we did not activate one of the plugins to provide Flash content!

Anyhow we are back up and should be fully upgraded by the end of the day.

Chris..

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Updated to WordPress 2.6

August 11th, 2008

If you have been having problems viewing the blog it is probably due to the update to 2.6. Read more…

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Could not sign into the admin pages

December 6th, 2007

Bad behaviour had a small problem which stopped us signing into the blog from our IP address. The plugin is meant to stop the bad boys out there hacking into the blog but somehow it had recognized our own IP address as a bad one and blocked us! Simple solution was to download the latest copy of Bad_Behaviour (2.0.11) install it and you can get back in…

So if you get the message and are directed to a site which says contact yourself and enter a key, this is the problem!

Chris…

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Finally found the answer to the ‘<' & '>‘ character problem

July 31st, 2007

One thing which was driving me mad with the WordPress Blog software was how every time I entered the ‘<‘ sign or ‘>’ sign into the post I would get strange results!  Most times they just would not appear in the post at all other times they would affect what was being shown to the user!  So I tried to find out if the code formatter I installed would make any difference, well no it does not support html formatting as I would have liked! So I installed the wysiwyg editor and tried to use the visual editor, copy and paste had even more problems so I went back to html basics, in the code view I entered ‘&GT;’ and the ‘>’ sign appeared in the visual editor, same for the < code so I had the answer to my problem. How ever I had some code to copy into the blog which requires the ‘<‘ & ‘>’ signs to be used (my C code had the same problem I just replaced them with “).  I did a paste and found that in the visual editor it looked good but when I went into the code view the entries surrounded by ‘<‘ & ‘>’ characters were now matched ie <virtualhost></virtualhost> and the code which ahd been sat within these was now outside! Instead of going through the code and replacing the ‘<‘ with ‘&LT;’ in every case I found that by using the visual editor I could delete the offending lines and replace the with what should have been there ie <virtualhost> before the code and </virtualhost> after.  Checking the code in the code viewer correctly shows <virtualhost> before the code and </virtualhost> after!  So I can now ensure my code shows as it is written even with ‘<‘ & ‘>’ characters in it!

Chris… 

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