Ass-Kissing Blog Comment Spam


Recently, I have been receiving a large amount of a different kind of comment spam on my WordPress blog. In an effort to get around the Akismet spam protection, they have created several variations of the same kind of poor English, brown nosing comments… that effectively mean nothing. The whole point of them, is to allow their URL to be posted in the “Website” field of the comment. I recently had...

Using JoeBlogs -metaWeblog API Wrapper


Step 1 Download the latest release of JoeBlogs from Codeplex (Click the Downloads tab, and select the latest download) Step 2 Unzip the contents of the downloaded zip file. (I usually copy DLLs I am going to use into a “lib” folder at the root of my solution) Step 3 Add a reference to BOTH CookComputing.XmlRpcV2.dll AND JoeBlogs.dll Include AlexJamesBrown.JoeBlogs in your class, with using /...

C# WordPress Wrapper


Ok, I’ve barely finished this as a stable release, but I thought I’d post this up any way…. A little open source project I’m working on – Joe Blogs. In a nutshell, it allows easy communication to your WordPress (or other blog) via an xml-rpc interface. Big thanks to the work by Charles Cook at Joe Blogs is currently hosted on CodePlex – I’ll be posting more info, tutorials, documentation...