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[7 Mar 2009 | 13 Comments | 25,203 views]

Now that we have our LLMP Stack setup, we can setup our WordPress Blog. Because Lighttpd does not use a .htaccess file like Apache does, we need to create rewrite rules and put them in the Lighttpd configuration. These are the easiest rewrite rules out there as there is only one line.
All you have to do is add the following line to your vhost.
server.error-handler-404 = “/index.php”
So lets create our vhost. I prefer to create each vhost in a seperate file. We are going to create the vhost for chrisjohnston.org. To …

Misc Tech Stuff »

[11 Dec 2008 | 3 Comments | 145 views]

Yesterday marked the release of the next version of WordPress. WordPress 2.7, codenamed “Coltrane” has a completely redesigned admin interface, and is notably faster than WordPress 2.6.
The admin dashboard can be rearranged by dragging and dropping the widgets to the location that you like. You can also shrink the widgets with the click of a button to clear more space on the main page. The admin menu on the left side of the dashboard can be changed from icons and text links, down to just icons to free up additional …