WordPress 503 error

Posted by on Oct 26, 2014 in Web development | No Comments
WordPress 503 error

Blocked! I discovered something today when trying to access one of the sites I’ve produced… some hosts block access to files that get repeated brute force login attempts. One of those files is the wp-login.php used by self-hosted WordPress sites for administrative access. So, if your public site is working just fine but then you […]

Google Webmaster Tools and WordPress

Posted by on May 27, 2013 in Web development | No Comments
Google Webmaster Tools and WordPress

Managing your self hosted WordPress site to be managed in Google’s Webmaster Tools is a good way of improving your SEO. I won’t go into all the benefits here – there are plenty of other sites for that – but I felt that writing down the steps involved in adding your site and getting it […]

Circles in CSS

Posted by on Feb 8, 2013 in Web development | No Comments
Circles in CSS

I recently found that I wanted to have nicely rendered circular backgrounds for a site I was working on and, while there are a few options here: Include them in the images, include them as an image on a background, draw them in jscript… I decided to look at a nice, simple, CSS route to […]