Splitting Bound Domains – Keeping Everyone Happy

Having two domains mirroring one another, I wanted to split them up and actually use them for different purposes. But how can one safely split apart the domains without upsetting the folks and search engines referencing the domain that is going to be used for a new purpose? It turns out rather easily!

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Where the Heck has Kieran Been?

So, the past month has been so very busy, I feel like I’ve been paying attention to everyone, and yet no one at all. Story of my life, actually. So what have I been up to?

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The Joy of Technology

After a good weekend of coding, designing, tweaking, fetching content from other sites…  I think I’m past the “moving in” stage and can now sit back, relax, and enjoy.  The menus at the top of the page are ripped right from kieransmith.net (well, the old kieransmith.net) except for the photos, which come from eclecticthoughts.com before I gank that down and mirror this blog there as well.

So, I thought I’d get creative and see if I could use the RSS feed from my blog to get stuff into Facebook.  You know, why duplicate efforts?  So in my quest I discovered two nifty apps.

For wordpress.org participants (you host your own blog), there is Wordbook – a nifty app that integrates WordPress postings into Facebook.

Don’t host your own blog?  You’re hosting it at wordpress.com instead?  Not a problem!  Check out the Wordpress.com Facebook application.

Even having worked on this sort stuff for 14 years now, with the last few years most definitely being full of “application-based” projects, technology never ceases to amaze me.  If you can think of it, someone else has already done it.  The real trick is doing it better!