Monthly Archive: March 2013

Password reset questions are getting out of hand 3

Password reset questions are getting out of hand

As soon as the Web had developed sites that required logging into, it also developed the problem of lost passwords. The solution for that was simple: password reset questions. You’ve probably run into these a hundred times and they are typically the same questions on every site, like “Where were you born?”, “What’s your mothers maiden name?” and “What street did you grow up on?”.

Resume Tips from an IT Hiring Manager 0

Resume Tips from an IT Hiring Manager

Recently I went through a round of hiring in my IT Department. Nothing special or out of the ordinary about it. I thought there was a lot of information out there on the net about how to write resumes and cover letters. However, during my recent round of hiring I received a LARGE number of applications which were… well… fairly depressing (to put it nicely). Since I don’t consider myself...

Snowulf Mobile lives again! 0

Snowulf Mobile lives again!

This past week or so has been pleasantly quiet for me at work, so I’ve actually had some time to myself. Additionally, I managed to spend a fair amount of time on the blog this weekend, both writing and doing miscellaneous site maintenance. One of the site maintenance related items was the discovery that the mobile site was horribly, horribly broken. Currently the site’s traffic is roughly 13% mobile, up...

WordPress 3.5 and mod_pagespeed do NOT play well together 7

WordPress 3.5 and mod_pagespeed do NOT play well together

WordPress 3.5 may look cool, but it has found a dozen new and clever ways in which to break itself. Last week, I figured out how to fix the “Add Media” button. This week, I discovered that I could no longer select any drop-downs in the admin screens, add tags, or click most buttons. I dug around and found the “Troubleshooting WordPress 3.5 Master List” which lead me to discover...