Dispatches from the living amongst journalism's walking dead


I’ve been playing around with caching plugins and a few other tinkerings inside the site code. Let me know in the comments if you see anything out of the ordinary. First and foremost, this site is for me to play and learn without the risk of wrecking my employer’s server, so you’ll see weird stuff every now and again. Also, there will be a “for real” post soon, I swear.

In other news, the submitted posts experiment is now over. Thanks to all who participated (you can pick up your football phone at the front desk). It worked, which is cool. What isn’t cool is all of the spammers trying to post about penis pills. *Sigh*


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  1. Hopefully you have the Akismet plugin installed and are capturing most of the spam comments. DISQUS is also a neat comment system that ties well with social networking sites.

    • I do have Askismet, which has completely taken spam off the blog comments. Opening it up for full post submissions, however, gave the vultures a new road in. Luckily I had everything set up to need pre-approval before posting.

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