Monthly Archives: August 2005

Displaying (vs executing) PHP code on web pages

While working on an earlier post, I needed to find a way to display a PHP module on a web page without having it executed. I knew this was fairly simple and involved the .phps file extension, but I hadn’t … Continue reading

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Footer plugin requirements, notes

Reasons for a statcounter plugin, generalized to “footer” plugin, links to plugin-writing resources.

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SK2 blocking multiple pingbacks?

Spam Karma 2 rocks! Have I said that already? Well, not in so few words… But I just noticed something. I wrote a post last night with multiple references to my own blog–in this case, I refered to two other … Continue reading

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Blacklisting with Spam Karma 2 now

When I originally set up my blog, I installed Farook’s WPBlacklist plugin to help combat blog spam. Then, a few days ago I installed Spam Karma 2 in order to take care of issues that were possibly being caused/exacerbated by … Continue reading

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More books for Modoc Hall OBCZ

siriradha is sending a box of books to the Modoc Hall/Java City OBCZ. Thanks, siriradha! These are being sent fourth class (media mail) from Colorado on Wednesday, 2005-08-31, so they might show up almost any time in September. (Media mail … Continue reading

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Eastern Empire

It was too hot to cook again on Friday night, so we went looking for a good Chinese restaurant in our new neighborhood. I think we may have found it–Eastern Empire on Howe near Fair Oaks Blvd. My wife and … Continue reading

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The Green Mile

I found The Green Mile on the bookshelf at work a few days ago, just finished reading it late last night. I’ve never considered myself a Stephan King fan before because I always perceived him as a horror writer, a … Continue reading

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Spam Karma 2 installed

I read a post today on Nicholas’ blog which indicated that he was having trouble commenting on my site. I’ve had other commenting problems (1, 2) in the past which have been traced to my spam-blocker, WP-Gatekeeper. I haven’t spent … Continue reading

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Email from Mike Comfort

When I published my review of “Free” by Mike Comfort, I sent him an email letting him know about it. Imagine my surprise when a published artist took the time to write back, almost immediately! I can certainly accept a … Continue reading

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Top-rated games on BoardGameGeek

I stopped by Viking Hobby today and got to chatting with Mark about the top-rated games on the ‘Geek. Until today, I only knew how to find the rank of a particular game, and there’s no Internet access in the … Continue reading

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