Sunday, December 13th, 2009

Blog stats geekery: interim update

Here’s a teaser for those WordPress stats geeks who simply can’t wait until March to read the full-year update on this blog’s web analytics. Moving to self-hosted WordPress away from the coziness of has caused a certain amount of stats upheaval. Primarily this is because I now have Google Analytics installed. WP stats Up until […]

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Publishers, Government – fix your broken links!

Having just installed the WordPress Broken Link Checker plug-in, I thought it would be a good idea to run it over the blog to see how disastrous my recent migration to a new web host has been. So – how bad was it? Actually, not so bad. Freelance Unbound has “975 unique URLs in 1,345 […]

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

Back to skool

This week sees the undergraduate journalism timetable crank back into gear – and this year I’m getting more involved. As luck would have it, I get to be lead tutor on a second-year online journalism unit at UCA, and I’m also having quite a bit of input into the third-year unit. The big change has […]

Friday, July 24th, 2009

3-column, Widget-ready Pressrow

Warning: intense WordPress geekery ahead The headline above will mean nothing to most readers. But there will be a little niche of WordPress nerds for whom it will cause a tiny thrill of excitement. Anyone who has made it to the footer of one of these posts will have seen that I am using the […]