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Change password after blog has been hacked

Following on from my experience of my blog being hacked via the timthumb vulnerability within the first week of it being live, I thought I would post a short follow up. Luckily, I have not been hacked again yet (and I say yet, because I am sure it will happen again sometime!). I was very […]

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Setting an analytics benchmark

When starting off any kind of analytics reporting it is always important to set an analytics benchmark against which you can measure your success. Seeing as I am still in the first month of making this blog live I think my benchmarking process is going to be pretty straightforward! As you can see I got […]

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Clearing spam URLs after a hack

Having followed through with all the post-hack clean up tasks supplied by I realised that there was one more task to complete. I needed to to go through a process of clearing spam URLs from the Google index. Most blog hacks relate to creating spam pages on your blog (and your domain) to point people […]

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All my plugins disappeared!

So, on Friday, I login to WordPress to start a new post and keep momentum going, when suddenly all my plugins disappeared from the WordPress dashboard! Aargh! There I was , flushed with the excitement of finally getting my blog up and running and the first post live and I hit what I thought was a technical […]

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First blog post – What to write?

Hi there! This site has had many different incarnations over the last 10 years. This has been due to changing circumstances and an orgy of excuses and procrastination. However, my new years resolution for 2014 was to consistently update my blog (oh yeah, 7 months procrastination is me just getting warmed up! I can do […]

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