I’ve been concentrating on getting the AchillesBlog website more stable, and I devoted a chunk of my vacation time for this.
For example, I’ve found the “Gravatar” plugin that was causing huge problem on the site, so I’ve disabled it temporarily until I can fix it by getting the latest version or finding a replacement that is more stable.
The Gravatar allows your own picture as part of your comments, and you’ll notice that you don’t see the little avatars anymore. Don’t worry, I’ll be re-adding this again, but I felt that the stability of the site was more important.
I will also upgrade to a more recent version of the Wordpress software and then re-add all the code customizations that I’ve made so that this site is tailored for us.
In hopes of getting AchillesBlog to be rock-solid for all of us to use, I would like to reserve this page for everyone to comment and give me feedback on what’s not working right.
If the site is down, please either email me at email@example.com, or comment on this page later on when the site it back up. Please be as detailed as you can when you are reporting problems.
For example, “I tried to add a comment to http://achillesblog.com/dennis/2010/11/26/happy-thanksgiving-black-friday/ and when I typed in the comment, and then clicked Submit, I just got a blank page. I was using firefox browser from windows vista pc, and I experienced the same problem with Internet explorer too. This was around 2:15pm EST 12/3/2010. And reading posts on your blog, as well as others, seem fine.”