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UPDATE 05/08/2013 - IP address of 208.67.195.49 is also affected. Hi Bloggers, I’m posting this urgent message because we've decided to move the hosting of GeeksWithBlogs to Azure. This means that any custom domain names that are currently pointing to the old IP address of 208.67.195.100 or to 208.67.195.49 will break around June 1st when we do the ......

Hey bloggers! This is just a quick update about some of the new features we’ve been releasing: New details for your most popular posts: Select the statistics icon… … to reveal total views and “hot topic” designations Disqus comments integration (Beta): Activate the Disqus comments engine in the admin tool on the Options > Comments page: Voilà! All ......

We launched another release of GeeksWithBlogs this morning with the following changes: Added a new “Related Posts on GWB” area to the footer of posts of blogs using the new Minimal template. This allows visitors to your blog to see related articles that yourself and other authors on GWB have posted that happen to be tagged with the same category. It ......

We’ve been working hard on a new template for GWB. We’re not there yet, but we wanted to release the Beta version for GWB bloggers to try out for themselves. Chances are, if you’re reading this, you’re already viewing the new template. It's called “Minimal” and can be selected in the GWB admin area: The new template has several new features that you ......

We'll be performing routine maintenance and a code release this weekend, from late Saturday night to early Sunday morning. There will be moments of site downtime but we'll minimize this as much as possible of course. We intend for the following fixes & features to go to production: Over 30 Windows Update hotfixes & security updatesBug Fix: Homepage ......

Please extend a warm welcome to Ben Barreth as the new community builder and full-time software developer at Geeks With Blogs. We've been wanting to add some cool features to the site but haven't had the opportunity until now. Adding Ben to the team should give us a big kick in the right direction. Ben has several years of .Net development experience ......

TechEd 2012 Orlando Blogger Hub We are proud to announce today that Geekswithblogs.net will be at Microsoft TechEd 2012 in Orlando, hosting the Blogger Hub for the event. This area in the Expo Hall will be dedicated to blogging. If you need a spot to gather your thoughts, grab some power, and write a blog post, we will have it. If you need to talk with ......

John and I will be making a visit to the UK in March for a week and we are very excited. If we have any London based bloggers or readers, please let us know if you would be up for a gathering while we are there. We have a few meetings during the days, but will be around the area from the 13th to the 18th of March ......

Today we launched a new feature on Geekswithblogs.net to make it easier to share your posts with short URLs. The domain we are using is wblo.gs and you can share individual post or you can share you main blog page through the shortened URLs. To share your blog URL, use your blog application name like this: http://wblo.gs/jjulian – Jeff’s Blog http://wblo.gs/ ......

Just a few months after the launch of the new total site spam tools, I have some very good early results. Right now about 45% of all feedback left on the site has been flagged as spam by the service. That is a lot of spam! The service is not perfect and quite a bit of spam still gets through, but I am very happy with the tool thus far and I wanted to ......

We are really getting tired of spam. They get past the captcha and keep posting. We have decided to pay for an Akismet account for Geekswithblogs.net globally and have integrated it into the system. We hope this will take spam down by 50%. My hope is you will see a dramatic decrease in spam and we hope to continue to build the system further in our ......

Over the past few months we have been tweaking the usability of the Geekswithblogs.net Admin Tool for editing posts. We definitely suggest using Windows Live Writer for publishing you blogs due to the awesome plugins and support of image uploads, we understand the need for a non-Windows editor for posts or updates. One of the bugs submitted to us in ......

Over the past few weeks we have been cleaning up the skins to support most modern browsers and monitor resolutions. This will cause your content area to have more space and support larger images. If you see any problems, please email us at support@geekswithblogs.com and we will get back to you ASAP. We have also added some changes to the “Share Link” ......

After reviewing some of the feedback from our bloggers we added a couple new features to Geekswithblogs.net and there are still more to come. Here is a list of the features we added. Fixed the Twitter parser to better support URLs and Hash Tags Added some hooks behind the scenes to tags posts with common keywords automatically Added Facebook likes and ......

It looks like the MVP renewals went out over the weekend and we want to congratulate all the renewed and new MVPs for this quarter. If you are new, renews, or removed from the MVP program and are a Geekswithblogs.net blogger, please let us know @StaffOfGeeks and we will update our system accordingly. Congrats again! Technorati Tags: MVP,Geekswithblogs ......

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