Cloudflare – and the misty Firewalls from the Cloud!

RockmusicRaider - Internet FirewallI am a sucker. Like many others, too. A sucker for freebies, things promised on the web that will empower you, and – supposedly – your blog that you manage. All those goodies that will take a load off your back, so that you can be more efficient and – for sure – more effective. And they all come completely free of charge.

Well, of course (not). We all know that nothing is ever free. But you still do want to protect your blog from the woes of the internet, because being a blogger is hard work.

And

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Affiliate or Associate Programs – The Saviors of your Music Blog?

RockmusicRaider - Blog - Associate and Affiliate ProgramsAh, the riches that can be had. Amazon, the most affluent company in the world. Apple, a stable value across the business, techno savvy and cool. Whiffs of millions of greenbacks, sales by the thousands, your wares on their stores at all times.

Or better still: Scavenge off the merchandise of others, by skimming a little something off their sales. THAT is allure right there. But in truth, as you are a blogger, why not earn a slice off their fame. After all, affiliate or associate programs are there for a reason. To drive sales, methinks. Or are they really?[...] Click to raid more!

The XML-RPC trap. And how to get rid of it.

SEO - WordPress - Coding ScreenThe RockmusicRaider crew sometimes likes to write about stuff not directly related to music, metal or otherwise. But instead we touch on things that have peripheral importance to running the blog.

Subject matters such as blogging, SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and their very real implications come to mind. Those are intricately linked to managing your site, and – of course – security considerations.

Today we will touch upon the XML-RPC issue.

Or the past issue, if we want to be entirely correct. As of WordPress 4.7 the matter should be closed, and all integrated into the RESTful API. [...] Click to raid more!