WordPress blank screen after upgrade to 2.8

Yesterday evening i decided that it was about time to upgrade my WordPress from 2.7 to 2.8 and after successfully backing up all my files, i ran the upgrade.
It went smooth. I upgraded the database, activated my plugins, got on the admin and then…bam! A white screen suddenly greeted me.

I thought it was just a temporary issue until i realized i can’t get into the admin area. Like the blue screen of death in Windows….except it was all white and no error. Continue reading

New commenting feature on Carol's Vault


disqus New commenting feature on Carol's Vault
Thanks to the newly installed plugin -Disqus – you can now comment on Carol’s Vault with your Facebook, Twitter, OpenId or your Disqus account.

I can honestly say that this is one of the best WordPress plugins ever build and i think it should be integrated into WordPress in the future.

Give it a try and you’ll see what i mean.


DISQUS | Turn Blog Comments a Powerful Comment System

disqus logo2 DISQUS | Turn Blog Comments a Powerful Comment System

Plug in the DISQUS comment system and bring out the best discussion on your website.

Okay, this is really cool! I found this plugin by mistake while looking for a twitter one. Really excited about it.

Basically, you turn the boring commenting system of WP into a really cool and pleasant one.
The look gets a 10. The set up gets a 10. The overall usefulness gets a 20.

It works like this: you download and install the plugin. Create an account with Disqus. Set up the plugin from your dashboard. Continue reading

Google Analytics Plugin for WordPress from MailChimp

From the web site:

MailChimp’s Analytics360 plugin for Worpress allows you to pull Google Analytics and MailChimp data directly into your dashboard, so you can access robust analytics tools without leaving WordPress.

In order to get this up and running, you need to create an account with MailChimp ( you don’t need to actually use it) and get an API key. With that you can then access the analytics. It looks pretty neat and clean.

ss main Google Analytics Plugin for Wordpress from MailChimp

This plugin is also available for Movable Type, Expression Engine and Drupal.
To download it for WordPress, follow the link below.

via Google Analytics Plugin for WordPress from MailChimp.

Create Synchronicity – Easy, fast, and lightweight solution to synchronize and backup files

Create Synchronicity is an open source application developed in VB.NET to synchronize files and folders across different locations.

You can use it to syncronize or backup files and folders from a location to another.

I tested the app this morning. It’s lightweight, really fast and easy to use.

For more information, examples and download, visit the web site.

via Create Synchronicity – Easy, fast, and lightweight solution to synchronize and backup files.