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04.14.14

Techrights Rising

Posted in Site News at 2:29 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Site traffic in March-April (2014) is increasing

Techrights traffic in 2014

Summary: Effective immediately, Techrights will do what it takes to bring back old volume and pace of publishing

LAST year was a slow year for the site for purely personal reasons. Recently we have been able to post new material regularly, even if just in links form, resulting in heavier load on the 4 cores of the site’s server (with Varnish) and also increased traffic, which peaked in the past week. In prior years like 2009 we were able to publish almost a dozen posts per day; we’ll strive to get back to that. We are going to try to improve the Drupal side of the site and maybe get out of WordPress soon, for it is having security issues and is now pushing an automatic remote update feature that can act as a back door. Two more changes are imminent: daily news links will be back (we have not done those since last summer) and TechBytes, the audiocast, will be regularly released, starting this week.

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