WordPress Tip: Using the More Link

I was noticing in the wordpress admin, that you can add a more link. This more link is very useful. Have you ever been to a website an noticed that each blog posting just runs on and on? Well some of the postings on my own site have been very long, and I don’t really like that. I want them to be more of an intro text on the homepage, with a link to read more. Here’s an example.

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Fedex API testing

I’m currently working on a project where we want to integrate some of the Fedex functionality. I have the test account, and all the php code, and wsdl files. The one thing you can’t seem to find on their website, is the specific url for testing. I did some digging online and found a post from someone who ran into the same problem. The solution was to change the url from https://gateway.fedex.com:443/web-services to https://gatewaybeta.fedex.com:443/web-services

Fedex, please update your dev site with this little bit of information.

WordPress releases version 2.6

WordPress released their latest version of their blogging software on July 15th. I hope to have some time to try out the new version andd examine the way it uses resources. I’m hoping to see some improvement from it.

In the process of my initial research, I came across one possible solution to the handling resources better. It’s called WordPress Light, that replaces the front end portion of the software, but limits your capabilities a bit.

Ultimately, I would like to have a blogging software that would run very efficiently on a VPS. WordPress is working fine for now, but I’m concerned as traffick builds up.

WordPress is a hog

I was doing some reading on WordPress and came across some people’s experiences with it and how they switched to another blogging software or how they have concerns with the way the software runs. Some of the posts note excessive queries for data that may not be necessary. Finding these articles made me decide to do a little digging myself. I currently have this website running on wordpress and I have another website I manage that runs on wordpress.

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Why Flash is bad at times.

I’m on the canon website, checking out a single point of information. A friend of mine purchased the Canon EOS 10D (lucky bastard), and I wanted to know the time between the click of the photo button to take the picture, and the time of the photo capture. My experience with a non-SLR camera has been about 1-3 secs. That’s all I wanted to know. Well after going through the country selection, and some simple product selects, I see the product, and click on it… I’m taking to a flash site.

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