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GDPR: Some helpful documentation

It seems that I can help some readers with a library of information about GDPR, the new (in May 2018) European Regulation about Privacy and the handling Personal Data on web sites. It may appear as quite complex. So, I collected a list of those articles I found most interesting for a first reading/introduction (aimed at… Read More

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How to comply with GDPR in WordPress

I have several web sites wirtten with WordPress  and I needed to comply with the new GDPR European regulation (new in May 2018). After a few hours of work to find how to do this right… I decided to share my experience and show the steps I went through; not very difficult, but rather lenghty,… Read More

Milestone: 11 years, 1 million visits in a year

Roumazeilles.net just went through one of these moments I will easily remember! The visit count regularly climbs since the inception of the web site, but I just noticed something I’m pretty proud of: In the last year (more precisely, the last 365 days), this web site got more than one million visits as counted by… Read More

Test your web site load speed

While working on improving the performance of my web sites, I have been using several tools in order to evaluate the performance of the site itself. Some are good, some are very good, some are overwhelmingly good. You cannot avoid mentioning the Google webmaster tools. They do a lot of things and contain a performance… Read More

Top commentators

If you are one of the fastest typing commentators on this web site, you may find yourself interested in the newest little widget on Roumazeilles.net. The most prolific commentators are now highlighted on each and every page (in the side bars). If you have correctly filled your web site affiliation, this will count as a… Read More

Search terms

Looking into the search terms used by people on the Roumazeilles.net, I had some fun recently. Let’s quickly browse some of the most representative surprising ones: chasseur francais poussiere reflex (in English: French hunter SLR dust): I did not have in mind that we had so many readers interested in photo hunting in the most… Read More

PHP changes

This is what I told myself when uncovering a little PHP code fragment that stopped working on one of my web sites. So, this is a reminder for those of you inattentive programmers like me: $DOCUMENT_ROOT = $HTTP_SERVER_VARS[‘DOCUMENT_ROOT’]; is deprecated and works no longer. You must now use the newest form: $DOCUMENT_ROOT = $_SERVER[‘DOCUMENT_ROOT’];. Be… Read More

Be a beta-tester

If you have the heart of an adventurer, you may be interested to know that Ijust put in beta-test some new websites that I am working on. YLovePhoto.com (site specializing in digital photography) YLoveBigCats.com (about felines and other big cats) YLoveIllusions.com (optical illusions) YWantVisits.com (SEO, traffic optimisation and web site revenue maximization) Your opinion will… Read More

WordPress 2.6 and images

Minor information about using WordPress v2.6 (the latest revison of this great blog/web-site-wrinting tool). I had a few difficulties to ensure that images where correctly aligned and displayed after the improvements in their presentation in WP2.6. For those really interested, I ended up adding the following to my CSS file: /*************************************/ /* Align code for… Read More

Daily inspiration with WordPress

Some people have been telling me: “You blog! That must take a lot of time and you must be there each and every day”. Don’t worry, I may post something on Roumazeilles.net every day, but it does not mean that I am in front of the keyboard every day. Far from it. I am using… Read More

User rights in WordPress 2.3

Pour ceux qui souhaitent le savoir, chaque utilisateur sur le site Rouamzeilles.net peut avoir des droits différents selon le rôle qui lui est attribué (par mes soins). Les droits attachés ne sont pas toujours évidents, même pour un habitué de WordPress. C’est pourquoi j’ai produit le tableau ci-dessous pour expliquer. Cliquer sur le tableau pour… Read More

It’s time for the 2008 awards

I wanted to thank 2007 readers and visitors, so here are the 2008 Roumazeilles.net awards: Best Guest Post Thanks to xo-fashi0n-x0 for her post of “La Cigarette“. A welcome poetic distraction from the routine of this web site. Best Commenter This one was easy since ted is a persistent commenter with interesting insight and providing… Read More

bbPress installation

While installing the new forums software on Roumazeilles.net (bbPress) [it was only an evaluation that will not be followed immediately by a full implementation], I noted a few of the details I needed to do in order to reach a conveniently installed package. Since bbPress is only lightly documented, it may be helpful for other.… Read More