Internet Archive: Wayback Machine

Continuing in our series on the Internet Archive, we have the one thing it might be known best for, the Wayback Machine! There are over 462 billion web pages saved in the Wayback Machine, which leads to some powerful options. The Wayback Machine is named for the WABAC time machine from the Peabody’s Improbable History […]

MacManX.com in 2015

According to this report from the good folks at Jetpack, 2015 was another big year for MacManX.com. Along with some interesting stats, the report sums it up best: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 16,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Sydney […]

The WordPress.com Desktop App

There’s a new desktop app for WordPress blogs, this time from the good folks at Automattic, the people behind WordPress.com. I know many of you have heard me say that WordPress.com¬†and¬†WordPress are two entirely separate entities, so let me clear this up right now. You can use this app with both WordPress.com and self-hosted WordPress(.org) […]

MacManX.com in 2014

2014 was another big year for MacManX.com, and as usual, the folks at Jetpack prepared an awesome recap of my year for me! There’s some fun numbers and charts in there to round-up the year, as well as this gem: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed […]

Finding Stats

After three years of blogging on WordPress.com, I moved back to a self-hosted WordPress.org installation so I could re-learn what I had forgotten and tinker with things that I had never tried before, like caching. When you’re on WordPress.com, you can only use WordPress.com’s built-in stats program, but now that I had a chance to […]

Back on WordPress.org

So, before I get too far into this post (or perhaps before I even start it), I should point out that there are essentially two recognizable types of WordPress. There’s the main one, WordPress.org, which is blogging software that you install on a hosting provider. You own it and manage it, so there are fewer […]

Tweet From Your Blog

Are you tired of your Twitter client, or do you just want to turn your blog into your own social media hub? Well, now you can Tweet from your blog! Yes, I did mention this briefly in my earlier Timepiece post, but I figured it was so cool that I had to mention it again. […]