Note: this blog will, I hope, be out of date soon! There are several issues relating to this post which I hope Mautic can resolve soon which will make this process much easier. List cleaning to become (even) more important The ECommerceFuel mid December podcast featured Xiaohui, founder of the email deliverability firm essenceofemail.com. He […]
There are lots of benefits to contributors uploading a profile picture (also known as an Avatar) to your WordPress site: it makes it clearer who is writing each blog, it helps the writer feel part of your site, it makes your site more personable and friendly which helps your readers to engage more. WordPress, by […]
When installing fedora I almost always forget to tick the “make user an administrator” box. Then when I want to install some software or update later I get a rather morose ticking off from my terminal… “Username is not in sudoers file. This incident will be reported”. Just what every girl wants to hear… one […]
Today’s task list involved installing Fedora 25 (yay!) on my new computer and reformatting some hard drives to use as backup disks. The install was fine however I couldn’t seem to get gparted started (poet / know it). Gparted is the tool I find most useful for dealing with hard drives, partitions etc, but apparently […]
This is a up-to-date variation of some docs I found useful, the original was made by johnSUN. My problem Today I was researching for a possible change in the phpList UI: right now the behaviour of the menu item “Send a campaign” depends on if you have draft campaigns or not. If you have no […]
This blog contains a discussion of website models for Open Source projects with Software as a Service (SAAS) element, and uses four real projects as examples.
I had heard tell of dramatic/humiliating problems caused by erroneous email auto-complete before, but never been personally affected. I recently discovered that, while social embarrassments are… embarrassing, when you leave one employer and join a new one, the stakes are raised and the problems caused could easily have wider repercussions. I decided to sort out […]
I heard Jonas Öberg speak about blockhash and elog.io (since mothballed) at Fosdem2015. The general purpose of these tools is to allow users to make attribution of CC licensed images easy. First they identify CC licensed images when they are used on-line, the tools then match the image with a record in a central database […]
I will be attending fosdem for the first time in a few days, and have been working hard figuring out all the best talks for Community Managers to go to. Here is a lowdown to save you the effort! Where there are conflicting events, the one I personally will attend is in black and the […]
The game teaches the basic principles of asymmetric encryption in a fun way; that is a public and private key. Additional topics such as key servers, the web of trust and “back-door” snooping are also touched on.