Behind the scenes: How to upgrade a citizen journalism website

Updated 22nd December 2010 with list of plugins used on the site. Groundviews launched its new version today. It was a radical departure from the look and feel of the old and first version to the new avatar. Old / original version Current version Counting articles and comments, Groundviews has, at last count, well over … Continue reading Behind the scenes: How to upgrade a citizen journalism website

WordPress.com goes down – A chink in the “cloud” and how to plan for it

The problem with cloud computing is two fold. One, the assumption based on the marketing spiel and hype that surrounds it that nothing will ever go wrong with data stored on and accessed via the Internet and web. Two, when something awry does occur, the almost complete inability for cloud services and products to continue … Continue reading WordPress.com goes down – A chink in the “cloud” and how to plan for it