Contents tagged with Blogging

  • Using Facebook to extend/enhance your blogging

    Tags: Facebook, 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 … more

  • Blogging: Controlling SPAM in Orchard CMS with OpenCaptcha

    Tags: SPAM, Blogging, Comments

    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 … more