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WordPress 2.8.2 Download!

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As you might know, I have been fighting hackers all this weekend and last weekend, there seems to be many “loopholes” that the hackers are able to take advantage of, especially if you are even running version 2.8.1.

Well, looks like the WordPress Team has version 2.8.2 available for download, download WordPress 2.8.2 here.

WordPress 2.8.2 fixes an XSS vulnerability. Comment author URLs were not fully sanitized when displayed in the admin. This could be exploited to redirect you away from the admin to ano

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Web DIY – How to Increase Web Traffic!

Alexa, the company that aggregates all sorts of cool web traffic data, has a great blog post on how to increase web traffic.  If you are a blogger, webmaster, or anyone who’s trying to promote their website online, this might be a very useful blog post to read. (for FREE!)

Optimize Your Site. Use your keywords and phrases on your site. Put them in the title of your page, in the H1 tags, metatags and throughout your site. Use them in the text of links that point to your page. Shoot for having keyword density of about 6%.

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Documents DIY – How to Convert Your Scanned Documents for FREE using OCR!

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Most scanners comes with an OCR(Optical Character Recognition) software that will convert your scanned documents into text.  Of course, if you happened to scan a document somewhere sometime but wanted to quickly convert it to digitized text, you might want to learn that there’s a FREE OCR conversion site called Free-OCR.com.

In a test conducted by Lifehacker, this OCR was just as effective as a commercial OCR software:

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Arduino Hack – How to Connect Sensors to Pachube!

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Do you want to learn how to connect sensors via Arduino to the free online monitoring site, Pachube?  This could be a great way to monitor any of your Aduino projects, even if you are on the other side of the globe.

I recently discovered Pachube and have just fell in love with it. This is a video of my first Pachube project and what I’ve been able to do. I connected two light sensors to an Arduino. One sensor measure light levels in my room, the other measures light levels outside. The Arduino is connected to a

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Facebook Robot!

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Bored, lonely?  Get the Facebook Robot and stay happier as the Facebook Robot has 5 different moods and will connect to your Facebook profile to entertain you with various different behaviors. – link

Aside from the Facebook integration, it’s similar to the Nabaztag in that it can also read out information from RSS feeds, e-mail, stock quotes, weather forecast, Twitter posts, instant messages, calendar appointment alerts, and more.

The MyDeskFriend can actually move around as well. It has infrared s

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WordPress DIY – How to Make your FFFFOUND Website!

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FFFFOUND.com is a very interesting image bookmarking site that has been growing steadily.  Here’s a neat DIY on how to make your own image bookmarking site like FFFFOUND:

I’ve been a daily visitor of ffffound for some time now, but I have never been lucky enough to receive an invite to actually use it. It’s a GREAT source of inspiration for all types of design, and I constantly refer to it and the QBN pic of the day thread for some good laughs and beautiful pictures. After realizing that I had a spare domain name I decide

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Interesting Twitter HOWTOs/Theories!

Here’s a quick compilations of interesting Twitter HOWTOs and theories I have made over the last month over at my .Biz blog:

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Web Programming Hack – How to Replace Images at Time Intervals with Fading!

Here’s another cool web programming hack for you web developers out there, how to replace images at a set time intervals using jQuery.  Nice. – link

This post is somehow a continuation of our previous post on replacing images, but this post is one step closer to creating an image gallery using jQuery. In this post I will show you how to replace one image with another one in specific time intervals. For example: replacing image1.jpg with image2.jpg every 5 secon

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Znak It! – The New Pay-As-You-Go Solution Alternative to Paypal!

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video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Fht0M3_4aQ

There’s been a lot of rumors that Web 2.0 Expo this year really sucked and I have to agree that there were less innovative companies than last year but it’s a good thing I took my crappy HD camera to take vids of the handfuls that are very, very innovative including this Znak It, launched just 1 day before Web 2.0 Exp

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Pringo – A Possible Social Networking Solution to WordPress – Web 2.0 Expo 2009

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video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ykaDs52fwo

Well, I have a really long weekend as I worked through the weekend (as usual) but I still have plenty of interviews from Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco to blurt out.

Pringo is a new social networking platform that is compatible with many CMS including WordPress.  From what I can see, you can take your blog to another level by adding Pringo to your blog.

If you are running a bl

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