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server load

6 Feb, '074 Comments

Guys, sorry for the various downtimes the server has been experiencing. The biggest culprit is the amount of comments being pulled all the time from the database which is overwhelming it. In the words of tech support: SELECT comment_post_ID, post_title FROM (wp_comments LEFT JOIN wp_posts ON (comment_post_ID = ID)) WHERE comment_approved = ‘1’ AND (wp_posts.post_status=’publish’ […]

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New AJAX Comments module installed

31 Jan, '0712 Comments

[POLL=7] Quick admin stuff: I’ve installed a new Ajax-Comments plugin, that means that the comment is posted when you click submit without it having to reload the whole page to show it. Did you not notice that sexy drawer effect when you hit submit? That lessens the load on the server a lot (I hope). […]

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Say hello to Ella

24 Jan, '0719 Comments

I’ve upgraded the blog this afternoon to the latest release of WordPress, 2.1, code-named Ella for Ella Fitzgerald. There are many fixes, security enhancements and improvements on the previous release (obviously) and it should also be faster and leaner. I think the actual upgrade went well and as far as I can tell nothing is […]

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Private Messages plugin installed

Private Messages plugin installed

20 Jan, '073 Comments

I know you guys want to connect with each other, but don’t want to bother with spam and all that good stuff, so I installed a new “Private Messaging” plugin which you can use to send quick notes to each other if you wish. And if you are logged in, you can quickly see how […]

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Mahmood’s Den Scapegoat of the Moment –> Esra’a!

13 Jan, '0721 Comments

The tradition continues… I’m off on my travels again, and that means that someone’s got to be the Scapegoat on whom the ills of the world shall be blamed! If you’re not familiar with this, the most ancient of traditions in the Bahraini blogosphere, then hearken unto me and looksee here for your edification. ’tis […]

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