Month: April 2010

  • Easily Convert Database Character Sets

    If you began using WordPress prior to version 2.2, you may notice that your database has tables with two different character sets and collations. This is because all database tables created prior to WordPress 2.2 use the latin1 character set and the latin1_swedish_ci collation, and all database tables created after WordPress 2.2 use the utf8 […]

  • Earth Day, 2010

    It’s April 22nd, and that means that it’s time to celebrate Earth Day again! If you haven’t been saving the environment for free, why not start today?  Today is also the perfect day to plant trees and donate to a few worthy charities, like The Nature Conservancy and The Conservation Fund. Want to do more for […]

  • Review: The Death and Return of Superman

    The Death and Return of Superman, the omnibus edition, is a colossal masterpiece from the collective minds of Dan Jurgens, Karl Kesel, Jerry Ordway, Louise Simonson, Roger Stern, and Gerard Jones. In 746 detailed pages, it deals directly with what it would take to kill a hero, what the world would be like without that […]