Category Archives: web tech

Back from the dead…

Well, poo. I’ve been really busy lately. Sometime in the last month or so, I noticed that ye  olde blog wasn’t working. Attempts to access it were greeted with a database connection error. I poked around a bit trying to … Continue reading

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Orbs Crush Quack

Today I received an email through the contact form of my girlfriend’s website, orbgoddess.com. It started out: Our Website [dreamhealer dot com] has a link from your website. We request you to remove that link at earliest because the backlink is … Continue reading

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medical cannabis patient records and verification system

One of my web clients is the friendly neighborhood pot doc. I’ve been working with him over the last few years to develop a system for veryfying his patients’ status and keeping track of their records. It’s one of the … Continue reading

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Mini Sites Redux

The beta testing has begun for the store pages on realMendocino.com. In a great moment of general dopeyness, I put out a note on Facebook saying I was looking for a few good beta testers, and then went camping for … Continue reading

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Mini Sites for Everybody?

This is part of the ongoing saga of the development of realMendocino.com. Sort of, sort of not. While I was doing data collecting and data entry for the directory section of realMendocino, I noticed that many of the local businesses … Continue reading

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Indiegogo Sucks

In a previous post, I wrote about how I had started a crowdfunding campaign through Indiegogo to raise capital for my Mendocino community website project, realMendocino. It didn’t go well. A week after the campaign ended, I’m still trying to … Continue reading

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Nice PayPal Button Lite

If you’re just tuning in… Your erstwhile blogger/webdeveloper is trying to overcome his aversion to website-in-a-box development platforms and find a simple Paypal payment solution for a prospective client. If I happen to sell some of my own photography along … Continue reading

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WordPress Paypal Plugins

A possible new client wants to do some hyper-simple e-commerce. Usually, I create custom sites, but WordPress has a lot of advantages, starting with easy set-up and maintenance, and this site will be so simple, it shouldn’t really require anything … Continue reading

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realMendocino and crowdfunding

I’ve been contemplating, planning, and dabbling with regards to realMendocino.com, my Mendocino community website project, for a couple of years. I’ve got a lot of the background code written, and some of the data entered for the directory. But there’s … Continue reading

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Spam Bait

In the tradition of using my blog as a guinea pig for my clients… One problem with WordPress is that WP blogs get a lot of spam. Spammy comments. Spam trackbacks. Etcetera. So forth. Ad infinitum. One of my clients … Continue reading

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