Archive for July, 2008
Every time I think I should get rid of my Ridiculing Stupidity category (it’s not nice to make fun of people/things), I see something else that demands attention. The most recent thing to catch my eye is this sort of “slogan” that Aquafresh is using:
I don’t kn ow if yu’ve herad the rumros, but aparntly thereis a backspace key on thek eyboard. I don’tbe lieve it myslf.
There is quite a bit that content owners (these are the people saying, “Put X on the site”) don’t know, which web developers (used in a very broad sense) often assume is common knowledge. This represents the difference in knowledge that developers have compared to normal users. In some cases, the users really should know [...]
I upgraded to the latest version of WordPress and it mostly went smoothly, but now caching is broken. I tried everything I can think of, but it’s still not working. The pages are cached successfully, but the cached pages are never served. WP Super Cache considers them instantly expired (even cached pages that were just [...]
Note: This post is part tree of a three part story called “Elbows.” For more information, see Elbows, An Introduction. Like at any doctor’s office, I had to wait a while before seeing the doctor who was an Air Force captain. He had me remove the Rambo bandages from my elbows, a task not unlike [...]