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Four Things

Several topics floated around recently, but nothing I really wanted to write on at length — on the off-chance anyone was wondering: “Why hasn’t Wil blogged lately?”

Once More, Thank You All

Showing the days of the year on which I published blog entries   Despite this blog not being about you, the fact that you’re here makes it more interesting for me. According to statistics provided by JetPack, this blog was viewed nearly 9,000 times this year — nearly 10% of those on one day in[…]

What Be This Blog?

Part of a page from my journal, written in July 2000. (Copyright © 2000, 2013 by Wil C. Fry. Some rights reserved.)   I want to clarify my purpose here a little bit, in light of a recent request from someone I care about: “Tell me you aren’t using this blog to systematically attack my[…]

Thanks, All Of You

Categories: Internet, Personal
Comments: 2 Comments
Published on: 2014.12.30

I appreciate everyone who reads this blog, whether just once, occasionally, or regularly. A handful of you have been my nearly constant companions that past couple of years.   I’m not sure why my Stats bot listed Richard Barron twice. Maybe because Richard Barron is just that awesome.   For those of you who don’t[…]

Web Statistics, 2014

I think the last time I checked my website’s statistics was more than a year ago. Since I switched hosts last night, I thought I’d take a look at the statistics my old host had compiled for 2014, for the entire domain of wilcfry.com — not just this blog.

Categories! For the Selective Reader

Categories: Personal
Comments: No Comments
Published on: 2014.03.18

Several spam comments (which I deleted straightaway) on this blog got me to thinking. And, as usual, my thinking follows a circuitous and tangential course. The comments are about “SEO” (search engine optimization), and how I could easily improve my number of “hits” (page views) by clicking on their spammy links. As if hits are[…]

WordPress ‘Revision’ Frustration (UPDATED!)

Categories: How To, Pet Peeve
Comments: 3 Comments
Published on: 2012.12.17

I first learned about WordPress post revisions when I began wondering why my blog entries aren’t consecutive numbers. For example, this entry is numbered “1599” — something that WordPress does automatically. But the previous entry was “1576”. Shouldn’t this one be 1577? No, because WordPress uses the in-between numbers to save “post revisions”. That means[…]

How To Import a Xanga Blog to WordPress

Categories: How To, TechReview
Comments: 11 Comments
Published on: 2011.01.14

For five years, I’ve kept two blogs, one at Xanga.com and one at Blogspot.com (now Blogger). When I made the switch to self-hosting my blogs (powered by WordPress), there remained the task of importing all my old blog entries to the new location. With the Blogger blogs, it was easy. As mentioned on the WordPress[…]

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