Changelog

2011-10-27

  • Hacked: malicious code was injected to divert some visitors to a pharmacy website. The hacking was not detected for two weeks, after which the website was restored. Full report here.
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2010-06-19

  • WordPress: upgraded core application to v3.0 (from v2.9.2)

2010-06-10

  • Hosting: Migrated to Dreamhost after exhausting all other options with GoDaddy.
  • WordPress: Successfully installed with new host. All systems are a-okay.

2010-06-02

  • WordPress: intermittent Error 500 messages occur. Not sure why.

2010-05-09

  • Hacked: malicious code was injected to divert visitors to a scareware website. Website was completely restored within hours and additional security measures were taken. Full report here.
  • WordPress: upgraded core application to v2.9.2 (from v2.9.1)
  • MySQL: database upgraded to v5.0 (from v4.1)
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2009-06-11

  • WordPress: upgraded core application to v2.8 (from v2.7.1)
  • Speed up: execute plugins diet and other measures, inspired by this post.
  • About page: added ‘Praise and condemnation‘ section
  • Header navigation bar: trimmed down to show 5 links.
  • Popular posts: created page.

2009-02-13

  • WordPress: upgraded core application to v2.7.1 (from v2.7)

2008-12-17

  • WordPress: upgraded core application to v2.7 (from v2.6.5)
  • Theme: sidebar redesign including added tabbed widgets, Gravatared recent comments, an abbreviated ‘About’ description within the sidebar, and a FlickrRSS section of recent photos from hagigit.org.
  • Embedded Videos: made bigger and better, size increased to 550 pixels width, and gradually migrating from YouTube to Vimeo for better quality.
frgdr.com v3.3 - screenshot taken 2008-12-17

2008-11-25

  • WordPress: upgraded core application to v2.6.5 (from v2.6.3)

2008-10-23

  • WordPress: upgraded core application to v2.6.3 (from v2.6.2)

2008-09-08

  • WordPress: upgraded core application to v2.6.2 (from v2.6.1)

2008-08-15

  • WordPress: upgraded core application to v2.6.1 (from v2.6)

2008-07-21

  • Theme: changed to BASE v1.0 by Cobus Bester
frgdr.com v3.2 - screenshot taken 2008-07-21

2008-07-15

  • WordPress: upgraded core application to v2.6 (from v2.5.1)

2008-04-14

  • About pages: rearranged, added and simplified inspired by this post.

2008-03-30

  • WordPress: upgraded core application to v2.5 (from v2.3.3)

2008-02-12

  • Theme: changed to Cutline 1.2
  • Speed up: To cut down on JavaScript on front page there’s now no ShareThis; no TipJoy; disabled plugin WP-PageNavi; disabled plugin WassUp; delayed loading of Snap Shots until after the page loads.
frgdr.com v3.1 - screenshot taken 2008-02-17

2008-01-04

  • Hosting: changed to GoDaddy.com
  • blog database: imported through RSS, comments gone, permalinks changed, dates close to midnight changed.
  • PhpGedView: backed up but not restored.
  • photography portfolio: backed up but not restored.
frgdr.com v3.0 - screenshot taken 2008-01-04

2007-05-02

  • WordPress: core application installed, blogging in English starts.
  • Theme: Life is a Byte by Tran Manh Hung

2005-08-03

  • Domain: frgdr.com purchased by MelbourneIT via Yahoo!
  • Hosting: Yahoo! small business basic package
frgdr.com screenshot taken 2007-11-23

Circa 1998

  • Website: frgdr.com conceived, designed and goes online, hosted free on GeoCities
geocities.com/frgdrmnr - actual screenshot TBD - circa 1998

Circa 1994

  • Co-Sysop of OverDoze BBS: +972-8-472369; Elite BBS; IBM 386; 4800baud; Alias: KrUStY ChRisT
OverDoze BBS - not actual screenshot - circa 1994

Circa 1984

  • Heavy BBS user mainly on Israel’s 03 and 08 area codes
  • Occasional TXT files writer
  • IRC user on UNIX terminals at the Weizmann Institute of Science
  • Usenet user, regular on alt.binaries newsgroups
IRC user - not actual screenshot - circa 1984