Arcane domain blog

Blog upgraded to WordPress 3.0.1

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

This evening I updated Arcane Domain to WordPress 3.0.1.  If you see anything that’s not working right, please comment here, or email the Web master (instructions on the About this Blog page).  Heartfelt thanks to everyone in the WordPress community who worked so hard on the upgrade!

One year on the air

Friday, February 5th, 2010

It’s been just about a year since this blog went “on the air“.   In that time, almost 2000 people have “visited”, from over 75 countries.  I don’t go out of my way to promote this blog, and these numbers are tiny in comparison to the most widely read blogs.  Still, it’s very, very rewarding.  Thank […]

Blog Performance Problems

Monday, May 18th, 2009

The hosting service for this blog, Dreamhost, has mostly provided excellent support and good performance. Well, they continue to provide good support, which is to say that every time I’ve complained they’ve gotten back to me with very good and very sympathetic explanations, but the fact is they’re having some serious performance problems lately.  They […]

Comment Copyrights Redux

Sunday, May 17th, 2009

Early readers of this blog will remember that the original policy on comment copyrights caused some controversy.  You can read about that in the posting Copyrights and Comments and especially in the interesting comment thread that followed.  As promised, I took some time to think about it all, and to talk to some people whose […]

Copyrights and comments

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

After this blog went live I received a few comments on the copyright policy, and in particular on the fact that copyright on any comments that you post is transferred to me.  

Welcome to Noah Mendelsohn’s Blog

Sunday, January 25th, 2009

It’s taken me a long time to put this blog on the air, but I’ve had a good time along the way learning about building WordPress themes that scale with window and font size, learning how to back up MySQL, how to move an existing blog to a new hosting provider,  how to use CSS […]