Helpful Posts About Webvanta History
It's been an exciting week, with the official launch of Webvanta on Tuesday. We've had a great response, and we look forward to working with all of our new customers. And I'd especially like to thank all of the early believers who have been working with us during our beta period.
Webvanta includes comment spam filtering, via the Akismet service, which does a remarkably good job of keeping spam comments from appearing. We also have another trick in place that stops most of the robots.
But not all undesirable comments are spam: there's also trolls and abusive comments.
Robert Scoble recently blogged about how he no longer feels safe with WordPress, after hackers broke into his site, deleted archives for which he had no backups, and added a lot of spam content. This is a painful situation that I wouldn't wish on anyone. And it is all too common.
Often, it's very helpful to a visual design to have an image associated with each item. Until now, you've had to explicitly link these "icon" images into articles and database items, as part of the HTML code, rather than being able to handle them in the template. Now, you can associate an image with an article or any other DB item by selecting that image in the "icon picker" in the admin form.
We've just launched a new Webvanta site that showcases a remarkable collection of historical photography by Alfred T. Palmer. Check it out at www.alfredtpalmer.com.