Server Upgrade

My web host has just informed me that there will be a 15 to 30 minutes of downtime that would take place on Thursday, June 19th. My web host will be adding new Hard Disk Drive (HDD) to the current server and the procedure will take place at 1 AM EST.

One of the things that I like about my web host is that they inform me in advance on what’s about to happen with the server and when something is going wrong with the server. It’s the best shared hosting web host I’ve ever come accross so far 🙂

Proxy Update

I have been working on the proxy with the beta testers and it seems that the script is not fully compatible with MySpace. It seems that some features of MySpace cannot be used if accessed using the proxy. I’ll be contacting the script coder to analyze this matter. Maybe this has something to do with the recent announcement by MySpace about the major redesign?

Well, we’ll just have to wait and see. I’ll give an update once the script is fixed.

CentralMS Proxy Coming Up!

After days of searching for the perfect proxy script. I have finally found one. Since I could not find a free script that would fully work with MySpace, I’ve bought a custom-coded script.

I’ll be testing out the script in a few days time and will update with the results. I’ll be thoroughly testing out the script with a few of my beta testers 😉

If anyone wants to join my ‘Beta Testers’ team, contact me directly using the contact form at http://www.centralms.net/contact/ 🙂

Wish me luck!

CentralMS Proxy Site?

I’ve been thinking for a few days now about making my own proxy service. I will have no problem setting up the proxy but since I am in a shared hosting environement I am not sure whether the server could handle it. I’m already using almost 70% of my allowed CPU usage. Hosting a proxy site on CentralMS might cause the server load to shoot up.

I’ll think about it for a few more days whilst trying to find a proxy script that is stable.

Upgraded to WP 2.5.1

It has been a few months since the release of the new version of WordPress – v2.5.1. I was too occupied blogging and catching up since my month long holiday and now I finally have some free time to update this blog.

The upgrading was easy (as always) and one of the best features of WordPress 2.5 is that you don’t have to manually upgrade plugins anymore, you can just go to the Plugins Admin Panel and click on the update plugin button an poof! A few seconds later a new plugin is transloaded to this blog and re-activated automatically 🙂

For those who have not upgraded to WP 2.5, I suggest you do so 😉

Server Maintenence

I’ve just received an email from my Server Administrator stating that the server that this blog is hosted will have a downtime tomorrow morning. According to the email, the technical team will be performing software upgrades. The expected downtime will be about 1 hour.

I’ve been experiencing some ‘odd’ errors in the server web panel so it will get fixed in the software upgrade.

This is Why Google is Struggling to Sell Ads on MySpace

I didn’t notice the url I didn’t notice the url first, so I was trying to Google the keywords – “myspace advertising”, I clicked on the first search result which is a sponsored link with a heading “myspace advertising”.

I checked again, and that’s when I noticed the the URL was actually pointing to Facebook advertising but with the heading “myspace advertising”. I didn’t notice the url first, so I was wondering how come the results brought me to the Facebook Advertising page?While I was wondering how come the results brought me to the Facebook Advertising page?
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A New Theme *Again* – Deadwood Lite

After a day of using the True Colours theme, I found another theme that I think is better than True Colours. The new theme that I’m using is the Deadwood Lite theme by Graph Paper Press.

I feel like this new theme is much better because it has a very pleasant colour combination and text’s are now easier to read. Plus, it has a widgetized footer 🙂

I hope I won’t be changing to other theme(s) anytime soon because I’ve already done a lot of ‘internal code’ modifications.