Posts Tagged ‘interwebs’

So I ended up in the news again

Last week I wrote about an unlucky tram stop in Ascot Vale that gets hit by cars every second week. Shortly after it went live Melbourne newspaper The Age got in touch with me, interested in running a story on the tram stop. I gave him a call, and after a bit of a chat, they had enough details to put an article together.

I'm in the newspaper yet again!

PTV website redesign, and a trail of broken links

On 21 April 2013 Public Transport Victoria launched their new public transport information website, but they missed one big item in the move to the new website – making sure all of their old links continued to work.

'Page not found' error for an old URL on the PTV website

Fairfax website redesign, and a trail of broken links

The other night I was doing some research for an upcoming blog post, and via Google I found some useful newspaper articles published in the ‘Moonee Valley Weekly‘.
But when I clicked through to each of the links, I ended up at a error message. So what is going on?

Missing article at the 'Moonee Valley Weekly' website

Hitting the front page of Reddit

Yesterday I was looking through the statistics for my blog, when I noticed a rather large spike in traffic to my site. So what caused it?

Who’s behind WordPress comment spam?

I’ve discussed comment spamming previously – automatically generated comments that are posted to blogs in an attempt to game the Google search rankings. Now meet the person responsible for it.

Biggest douchebag in the Wordpress community?