Tag Archives: Blogging

Maintenance Window

Starting at 0900 EST this morning, Irreal’s hosting provider will be upgrading equipment so access may be intermittent. The provider expects that everything will be back to normal within 24 hours.

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Blogging Woes

I finally got yesterday's post up by generating the HTML from my Org source file and then pasting it into the WordPress editor. I'm still not sure what's happening. Very occasionally I can push a post with org2blog but most … Continue reading

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Problem Posting

I'm have a problem posting today's offering and I've run out of time to deal with it right now. I'll try to get back to it later tonight. If you're reading this, it means that it's not a problem with … Continue reading

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Blogging with Org Mode (Only)

Dennis Ogbe has a blog that he writes in Emacs with Org mode. There's nothing unusual about that, of course; lots of people do. All Irreal posts begin life as an Org file that is exported to HTML and pushed … Continue reading

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Comments

I've moved my comments to Disqus in the hope that that will be an effective way of keeping the spammers from using up resources and annoying my hosting provider. I've turned comments back on and we'll see how things go. … Continue reading

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Sorry

This morning I updated the .htacess file for Irreal in my seemingly never ending efforts to get spam under control. Sadly, while editing the file I hit 【Shift+x o】instead of【Ctrl+x o】and ended up blocking the site. If you tried and … Continue reading

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Comments

The spammers are hammering on the Irreal site again trying to post spam in the comments. They aren't getting through but they are consuming resources to the point that my hosting provider is complaining. Therefore, rather than risk having the … Continue reading

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Irreal Turns Three

Three years ago on April 26, 2011, I published the first post in this instantiation of Irreal. I guess that means that the terrible twos are finally over.

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More Site Tuning

Since I tuned up the caching software for Irreal.org I've seen a significant improvement in download speeds. Unfortunately, I've also seen some problems with client-side caching. After I add a new post and reload the site, I see the previous … Continue reading

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Delay Update

Just a quick note to bring you up to date on my efforts to fix the slow page loading that's been plaguing Irreal lately. As I mentioned in my last update, the problem appears to be page generation not server … Continue reading

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