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Administration Update - New Version of FreeTextBox
I just wanted to let everyone know I updated the FreeTextBox version on to hopefully get a cleaner interface to adding information to your blog. I have been using Live Writer or w.Bloggar for so long I forgot how hard it was to use the textbox offered in administration. If you notice any issues with this version, ping with your problem and screenshot if you can. Technorati tags: Geekwithblogs, FreeTextBox, .Text ......

Posted On Sunday, October 22, 2006 4:25 AM

IE7 is out, looks great using it!

I just wanted to let everyone know that with IE 7.0 out, we have tested the site and all is good!

Posted On Thursday, October 19, 2006 2:09 AM

Tired of Contact Page SPAM - CAPTCHA has been added
I don't know about you guys, but over the past couple months, I have been getting a lot of SPAM via the Contact page on my blog. I knew this would happen since it would be extremely easy to scrap the site and find this page on every blog with a simple form to fill out. Since this has been a huge problem, we added CAPTCHA to this form. Just like adding a comment, this process makes it very difficult to automate auto filling and submitting. This will not stop spammers who are willing to fill out the ......

Posted On Thursday, October 19, 2006 1:39 AM

Email is up again

Sorry for the email downtime, I didn't realize we were having a problem until today.  Emails on Contact and Comments should be working correctly now.  You might check your feedback tab via admin to ensure you didn't have any spam over the weekend.

Posted On Monday, October 16, 2006 6:14 PM

First Few Days on the New Servers
I need to start publishing site related news on this blog again as that is the exact reason I started this blog. The honeymoon period is over with the new hosted servers and it is time to start fighting a few small fires that keep popping up with IIS and the site. With the new horsepower, it is hardly noticable when an error occurs, but they are still happening (we knew we wouldn't be able to throw servers at this problem). Hopefully I will find some solutions to the problems we are having this week ......

Posted On Monday, October 16, 2006 1:57 AM

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