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A Fix for the TimThumb Vulnerability in Your Blog

Unless you are a techie, you probably don’t know about TimThumb script that is included in most WordPress themes for resizing images. I know I didn’t and I also didn’t know that just last month a major vulnerability was found that allowed hackers to invade your host. Here is a story that describes what happened.…

Sharing is Simple with AddThis for Firefox

Firefox just updated a cool tool called AddThis for Firefox.  After you download the app to your computer, a navigation bar will appear across the top of your screen.  As Firefox describes it, AddThis for Firefox makes “sharing and bookmarking simple. Have all your favorite web 2.0 social networking, bookmarking, blogging, and e-mail services at…

Today’s mobile blogging

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Publishing on the go and on location leverages a variety of technologies ranging from traditional voice calls to more sophisticated imaging devices. In this post I share the tools I am using today to reap the benefits of mobile blogging.

How Do I Put an RSS Feed on My Web Page?

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Yesterday a web designer e-mailed me this question: “We have a client who wants to be able to post an article to their WordPress blog and have it show up on their Web site.  Your article recently talked about how to get WordPress articles to post to Facebook and Twitter which was great, but do…