Tag Archives: wordpress

Blogging and Blog Hosting

Blogging and Blog Hosting

A reader sent me a couple of interesting questions which I think is worthy of its own blog post. The question is related to blog hosting (or blog site hosting).

1. How much does web hosting cost you annually?

Annually, it costs me about $84 for the hosting and $9 for each domain name at Host Monster . Host Monster has a promo now, $1 cheaper than regular rates, so you might want to buy now.

Beware of hosting companies who offer very cheap plans.  Sometimes their services are also cheap.

2. If your web hosting plan says you have a choice for multiple domains, does it mean you can have a second and possibly a third blog at no additional cost?

The short answer is yes.

The long answer is: Read the rest of this entry

Blog Hosting

Blog Hosting

So, you blog… and your blog is hosted on either Blogger or WordPress.com. You write well (or you think you write well) but still you think something’s wrong with your blog site. What could it be? It’s right at the tip of your tounge. No, it’s not your cigarette. Riggght, the URL of your blog is not quite cool or catchy. Read the rest of this entry

WordPress Comment Notification Bug

WordPress Comment Notification Bug

I am using WordPress version 2.3.2 and haven’t been receiving comment notifications ever since. I was a bit busy with my day job so I didn’t have time to work on this.

Finally, I decided to take care of this on a weekend. The fix (or workaround?) is to create a valid “wordpress@<yourdomain>” mail account. The defect, together with the fix/workaround, is documented here.