Last updated on June 9th, 2018 at 11:32 am
Best practise is to use a plugin to add Analytics code to your website, not the options in your theme.
When you change themes you lose the code and often the first thing you know about it is a gap in your analytics data.
A detailed explanation is at WPTavern Why You Should Never Add Analytics Code to Your WordPress Theme
I’m really enjoying the poetry of Mary Karr a contributor to the New Yorker. From her short bio: Mary Karr teaches at Syracuse University and lives in Manhattan. Her New York Times best-seller, “The Art of Memoir,” will appear in paperback this fall. I first read The Crotchgrabber her article “On a shockingly casual case of sexual assault”.… Continue reading Mary Karr’s Poetry
I’ve updated my Apple iPhone to a 6S and adjusted the custom iPhone backup location on my external HDD. This time I’ve enabled the Encrypt iPhone backup feature in iTunes. Apple does not backup important data to transfer to a new phone if you don’t encrypt your backups. Things like: Account passwords WiFi passwords Health app data HomeKit data iCloud backs… Continue reading Encrypt iPhone backup
I’ve created a page for Banned Domains on this server. Any spammers that get through the blocklists will be added to the list. To get off the list comment below. If your comment is spam I’ll add you to a popular blocklist.
Last updated on February 24th, 2016 at 06:30 pm Sorry to those of you whose emails I’m not receiving. Unless I’m receiving them and you’re in the smaller group of people who can’t receive my emails. Unless you’re in a non-intersecting group of people who are connecting to an older server (in which case you… Continue reading Server woes
Last updated on February 17th, 2016 at 04:04 am Bottom line up front: Prevent spam in your Google Analytics with only 2 filters Google Analytics is the most widely used web analytics service today so it is a target-rich environment for spammers to get eyeballs. They hope that web masters will see their url and… Continue reading Fix Google Analytics Spam
Last updated on May 3rd, 2016 at 09:38 am I have a 64GB iPhone 5S but my MacBook Air only has a 128GB SSD which is not enough to regularly hold a backup of my phone. iCloud offers 5GB free online space so I have to pick and chose what gets synchronised via iCloud. I… Continue reading Change iPhone Backup Location
Last updated on February 17th, 2016 at 04:06 am During a hasty server relocation I discovered that the database that stores ZagZ.com was slightly corrupted. Not badly enough to affect the performance of the site. But enough that the backups didn’t notice it and reported themselves happily complete. The actuality was that the posts and… Continue reading ZagZ redesigned
Last updated on November 5th, 2021 at 01:18 pm I am writing a huge series of articles on crowd funding for independent productions. The emphasis is on international projects outside the USA. Taken together they form a comprehensive plan you can follow to launch your own crowd funding campaign. Crowd funding works even when it… Continue reading Crowd Funding for Independent Film (Series)
Last updated on March 27th, 2017 at 02:18 pm Truly insightful analysis of the movie matched with deep knowledge of history & currency of punk. This guy gets it. “Beijing Punk” is fast-paced and fun, with a fantastic selection of music from the cream of the Chinese punk scene being heard the majority of the… Continue reading Good Review for Beijing Punk by The Impaler Speaks