archive for February, 2009

Gigya Social Widgets

posted February 19th, 2009 by

Gigya.com is a “widget sharing platform” that helps developers and publishers distribute widgets, providing an API and analytics, to help you create and publish to 70 well known social networks, blog platforms and bookmarking sites.

Are My Sites Up?

posted February 14th, 2009 by

aremysitesup.com offers a web service that notifies you when your website becomes unavailable and then comes back up. The free package will check up to 20 sites 25 times a day, sending notifications by email or SMS. more…

Improved WordPress performance, shared hosting and 500 errors

posted February 3rd, 2009 by

WordPress, shared hosting and 500 errors

I’d previously mentioned how I’d had problems with WordPress 500 errors when attempting to install plugins. I had put this down incompatibilities between WordPress MU and some plugins, but with a few simple changes to the configuration of the PHP installation on your hosting account, you can quickly improve WordPress performance. more…