Tag Archive for software

TypePad Connect

For the past few weeks, I had been looking into a new commenting system for my blog because it was difficult to track lengthy conversations. I’d had good experiences with Disqus as a commenter on a few¬†blogs. Although Disqus advertises that bloggers can use it on TypePad, what they didn’t reveal — until I tried to install it — is…

Bad Behaviour Behaving Badly

Yesterday visitors to my blog, including me, discovered that we were unable to leave comments. I also discovered that I was unable to execute any administrative functions. We were greeted with the following message: Error 403 We’re sorry, but we could not fulfill your request for /wp-comments-post.php on this server. Your Internet Protocol address is listed on a blacklist of…

WordPress.com

I was bored and curious, so I made a blog on WordPress.com. WordPress.com is another free blog hosting site, using WordPress (multi-user version) as the blog software/publishing platform. The advantage of hosting one’s blog on WordPress.com is obviously that it uses WordPress. WordPress.com is great for newbie bloggers and for anyone who doesn’t want to deal with code. WordPress is…