Blue Ice by Mark N. Cahill (yeah, that’s me) is now released. You can find it on Amazon.com, at Createspace.com, on the Kindle, and on the Nook. Additionally, it’s up on Goodreads.com and I’ve been accepted into their Authors Program. There […]
On my personal blog, I just posted a series of Mysql database scripts that will help you migrate from Drupal to WordPress (Drupal 6.22 to WordPress 3.4.2 specifically). I was very surprised to find so little out there on the […]
For established sites, big changes virtually require A/B testing to ensure continued we maintain our search engine rankings. For most of us, this is a gray area fraught with danger. Any prudent developer worries what’s going to happen if they […]
The Web, Balkan-ized The old George Santanaya quote that “Those who cannot remember the past, are condemned to repeat it” has reared its ugly head once again, and this time its turned up in the world of web design. In […]
For those that don’t recognize the term, craphat (in this example at least) is short for that crap SEO professionals should know better than to do, but do it anyway because they’re lazy SOBs. For some reason, these craphat SEO […]
<Cue Ennio Morricone’s theme from The Good, the Bad and the Ugly> For most of the problems I see in WordPress, we’ve got no one to blame but ourselves. I get a lot of emails, calls, etc. and they generally come […]
Rotten MySQL performance can generally be attributed to a couple of simple optimization errors I see over and over again. Sometimes the problems are from our initial server setup, other times they are due to the growth of our database […]
AFter 17 years of online development with companies like Atex and Namemedia, I have opened my own development shop. Watch for more info shortly.