New Host

As some of you may have noticed, over the past 2 months or so, BdW has not been exceptionally reliable. Sometimes it was super slow in loading. Other times, it wouldn't load at all. It has been a source of frusteration for me that I've constantly been trying to deal with by alerting my web host. While he was always quick to respond (as soon as I could track him down), it still meant lots of downtime which isn't good for anybody.

Now, though, I am pleased to announce that I have moved to a new host*. From preliminary tests, it is a big step up. Pages compile uber-fast and the ftp access is also quite snappy. I have yet to figure out how to set up other domains (so troothpicks will continue to stay over at Cheapstream for the time being). Anyway, I guess the point is that things should work better now. If you notice a problem, please tell me. And if you know someone that quit reading because of these previous technical issues, please encourage them to give me another try.

With the move to a new host, I figure it would be a good time to launch some minor upgrades which I will just quickly mention. First and foremost, I've introduced searching by tag. That way, if you want to find all posts about, say, food, you can just click "food" under "filled under:". I also tweaked the way the pagination buttons work to account for space. It is a temporary fix, but I think it is kind of neat. (Scroll down to the bottom and hover over the page numbers.) Lastly, I changed the RSS to be a little more standards compliant. If you've got upgrades that you would like to see*, please let me know.
Tuesday October 23 2007File under: coding, blog

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on Tue 23rd Oct, 2007 05:02 pm PDT Go! Turtle said:
It "frusterated" me as well
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on Wed 24th Oct, 2007 08:57 am PDT Wren said:
Well, I'm pretty frusterated that firefox 2.0 dropped the ball on that one. Or maybe I just didn't see the little red "this word is spelled wrong" underline. But, G!T, I'm glad you share my frusteration.
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on Wed 24th Oct, 2007 03:19 pm PDT Andrew said:
i would appreciate 22% more bikini babes. Thanks!
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on Wed 24th Oct, 2007 06:27 pm PDT Jule said:
I always thought that I couldn't access your blog because you finally had enough of my "witty" comments and blocked my computer. Good to know that I am just wrongly uber-paranoid and not a jerk. well, maybe i am still a jerk.
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