Archive for the ‘Blogging’ Category

WordPress Database Tables

Sunday, July 5th, 2015

Research Links

WordPress User Roles

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

User roles determine the access level or permissions of a person authorized (invited by an Administrator) to use a site.


  • Administrator – nothing is off limits
  • Editor – has access to all posts, pages, comments, categories, tags, and links.
  • Author – can write, upload photos to, edit, and publish their own posts.
  • Contributor – has no publishing or uploading capability, but can write and edit their own posts until they are published
  • Follower (public sites) / Viewer (private sites only) – can read and comment on posts and pages

Learning Experiment Rating Stars

Saturday, April 6th, 2013


Number   Star Comments
00  Future experiment TBD
01 1 turn of low gear
02 Cramer kicks 8yo butt in his karate class
03 Finding a 20 in your jacket pocket
04 Your hot cousin blew you. ( opposite sex )
05 Oh man that was good one
06 Chocolate peanut butter Reeces cup ice cream
07 Ground moved
08 suborbital flash in the pan
09 Orbital Orgasm
10 Mental Moon Shot




WordPress Comment Spam delete in entirety

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

Lately I have not been able to delete all comment spam from my WordPress control panel.  This may be due to a recent update of WP.  The work around is as follows from phpAdmin

DELETE from wp_comments WHERE comment_approved = 'spam'

Blogging Professionally – Brad McCarty of Next Web

Sunday, December 23rd, 2012

Notes – 

The Mathematics Plugin that allows the equations to be typeset on this blog – wpMathPub

Sunday, August 17th, 2008

e^{pi i} + 1 = 0

The beautiful equation tying pi, 1, 0, e and i all together.  You have to love that.

I am using wpmathpub.

The wpmathpub math publisher plugin for blogs is now available directly from’s plugin site. The hosted version manages several promotional and support features:

  • Overview of the plugin here>
  • Overview of the PHP Math Publisher library here>
  • Installation instructions here>
  • Example of how wpmathpub works, and how to install it here>
  • Frequently Asked Questions and their answers too here>
  • Metrics here>
  • Download from here>

And most importantly for me now that I have it all installed

Secrets to successfully using

  • A set of {} curly brackets around things that do not properly render are invisible and give the code a signal character to know how to render.  An example is greek character mu.  I found this would not render in certain positions because the code did not know when the character started. However {mu} did render.