A Good Example of Bad Customer Service (PayPal)

I recently soft-launched my leenk.me web app. leenk.me is a subscription based service that allows people to automatically post to Twitter and Facebook (more coming) whenever they post new content to their WordPress websites. I set the pricing as cheaply as I could, 99 cents every quarter for the basic account, and 2.99$ every quarter[Continue Reading…]

How to fix WordPress MultiSite switch_to_blog() permalinks

If you are using switch_to_blog() in your WordPress MultiSite installation and notice that your permalinks contain “/blog/” in them (or some other oddity). The give John James Jacoby’s plugin Switch Site Rewrite a go. Today I ran into this problem with a WPMS site that I am developing. I needed to pull posts from the[Continue Reading…]

Choose Your Weapon T-Shirt by Ian Leino

I follow a very talented designer on Twitter named Ian Leino. A few weeks ago he tweeted about a contest he was putting on to win one of his latest t-shirt designs called “Choose Your Weapon”. As with so many people, video games have been a major contributing medium of my cultural education since as[Continue Reading…]

Should Twitter Ban Users for using the ‘accept username’ Vulnerability?

Recently a Twitter vulnerability was leaked that allowed Twitter users to type ‘accept username‘ (where username was another twitter user) and it forced that user to follow you. For instance, the last time I looked Conan O’Brien’s account had over 300 followers. Even though he said he was only going to follow 1 random person[Continue Reading…]