Tag Archives: Blogging

Nonsensical Blog Comments

When I started writing this blog, my plan was to build up some content before sharing the link with anyone. I was surprised to see comments start to roll in almost immediately. My ‘instant fans’ were in fact instant ‘spam.’ Comment spam is a common occurrence in blogs with spammers attempting to push out as many links to their products/services as possible. WordPress, the software I chose to power my blog, has some built-in spam protection, but I wasn’t taking full advantage of that protection. Read more […]Share this:FacebookEmailPrint

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Welcome to my new blog

Welcome to my ‘new and improved’ website — www.gordoncooper.com 2.0. I got this URL (www.gordoncooper.com) after moving from Atlanta to Silicon Valley for a job promotion. I wrote a daily web update as my sister and I drove from New York to San Jose. My intention for the site was to keep family and friends that I left on the East Coast updated on my activities out West. I was only supposed to be in California for a year. Which turned into two. Which turned into a lifetime commitment when I met Read more […]Share this:FacebookEmailPrint

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