The Kloutocalypse

Klout recently did an upgrade of their algorithm or crystal ball or whatever it is that they use. I lost about 15 points or so. as a result. My Klout score was 80 and it came down to 65. Curious, I looked around to see what exactly was happening. Outrage abounded, and I investigated further. …

HTML Tidy on Ubuntu

Uh… this could have been a tweet instead of a post. in your terminal, paste: apt-get install php5-tidy Answer “y” when asked. Done. Just to make this last longer… if this doesn’t do the trick, you aren’t logged in as root. try: sudo apt-get install php5-tidy Restart Apache service apache2 restart Now, really, I’m done. …

Configuring Varnish Cache for WordPress

Oh, so you installed Varnish, what good will it do, if most of your content is not cached? I went for the “Preparing Varnish/Wordpress? for a Slashdotting in 60 seconds or less… ” code provided on the Varnish site. Its rather ruthless, but I’m not particularly attached to seeing the logged in version of my websites that …