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09.08.2009

Using WordPress to Generate Flat Files

Some readers have emailed asking me for more specifics about how to run WordPress offline, like I suggested in my last post. So I spent a couple of hours struggling with it last night to get a sense of what it would take.

This is an almost useless and jargon-packed summary, but my hope is that some intrep…

09.06.2009

How Not To Get Your Blog Hacked

I am going to break with seven years of precedent and indulge in a little bit of blog software wank.

Recently an exploit has surfaced in WordPress, a popular kind of blog software. If you run WordPress on a public server, an attacker can get full access to your site and do nasty things, up to and including deleting all your data. If you listen to the WordPress people, the answer to…

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