My Geek Origin Story (for Microsoft Australia TechEd 2011)

As Microsoft TechEd 2011 is fast approaching & Delic8genius has made a call-out to the Australian community “What is your Geek Origin Story” So, it’s time for me to document My Geek Origin Story My first geek obsession started with cats. Or, as we now call them, kittehs. Quiet companions on the Autistic scale, kittehs…

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IIS7.5, FTP Sites, 530-error, bindings

I have multiple sites on the same IIS 7.5 server. Using the handy Bindings… feature, I am able to redirect incoming :80 HTTP queries to the appropriate server with ease. On more than one site I have added FTP (File Transfer Protocol) to ease publishing. I kept getting a 530 error when attempting to log…

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WordPress on IIS7.x : Permalinks, Media /wp-content/ access

One of the mechanisms of improving SEO on WordPress driven sites is to switch to a more semantic URL scheme. On an IIS7 installation, after selecting one of these permalink options, WordPress then suggests you edit and/or create a web.config entry: If your web.config file were writable, we could do this automatically, but it isn’t…

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