Contents tagged with Blogging

  • Updated blog Site

    This post is mainly to test the syndication still works correctly from my heavily updated web/blog site so apologies for the non-SQL nature of it.

    Finally after promising myself to do so since late 2013, I've actually got around to updating my blog site to the latest version of Orchard. I was running quite an old version and had to work through a number of issues to get it all working with the latest version hence keep putting it off! After a couple of days of mainly deleting incompatible …

  • Using Facebook to extend/enhance your blogging

    I read a blog a few months ago by Ramkumar Gopal (blog) in which he had setup a Facebook page to record and post things that he doesn’t want to create a blog post for. I thought this was a really good idea for a whole host of reasons, so much so I went ahead and setup a community Facebook page for myself as well.

    My blog, like many others, is syndicated to a couple of large SQL server sites so I’m quite careful with my blogging. I only blog once or twice a month (too busy to blog …

  • Blogging: Controlling SPAM in Orchard CMS with OpenCaptcha

    When I started blogging last year, my first major decision was either to host my own site somewhere using a CMS type system or use an online blogging service like blogger for example. Ultimately, because I wanted to have quite fine grained control over my blogs and also the space to expand into other areas, I choose the hosting route and because I had heard good things about Orchard CMS, and the fact that it can use SQL CE as its database, I also opted to install Orchard v1.3.9

    Everything went …