Monthly Archives September 2009

Testing Amazon Affiliate plugins for WordPress

There are so many amazon related plugins – as a result, my testing was pretty brief. Some notes: Amazon Associate Filter – nothing happens Amazon Book Picture from ASIN – just creates images from ASIN , uses shortcodes Amazon Carousel(*) – flash, uses shortcodes, cool, lots of options, easy to use Amazon Context Links Ads [...]

Notes on Event and Calendar related WordPress plugins

Tried and tested some plugins over the last few weeks.. here, are my thoughts, brief and in no particular order: Gigs Calendar (v0.4.6) – issues with timestamps posted to the future (but not with filter turned on) – no multi-day events – post created automatically GigPress (v1.4.9) – lots of setting (maybe too many) Events [...]

How to increase the size of a VMware vmdk file formatted as linux lvm

VMware can run many cool operating systems on a single host computer. But, having run the software for an extended amount of time, i eventually always run out of space on my guest OSes. This happened a few times before, but it wasn’t until my VM really froze up on me that i figured it [...]