New Blog Version

So I decided this evening that I should update the blog to a new version being that I am missing out on the ability to Tag entries and have a tag cloud. I figure that a tag cloud would be quite cool for the site being that I blog about so many different things to highlight the main topics.

So the Baby-Green Blog is now running on WordPress 2.5, the latest and greatest, and at the same time I’ve added two new things to the blog:

  • Tag Cloud for keyword tracking of the topics being addressed y the blog.
  • StatPress: This excellent little plug-in which I found on the WordPress site gives me statistics for the blog.

With StatPress, I can see how people are looking at the blog, and how many people are looking at the RSS feed. I can also see which blog entries people are reading so I know what of my work sucks and what doesn’t. Being that until this date, I have never seen any stats for the blog and assumed that me and about one other person read it, I will be interested to see what kind of activity this picks up. If it shows anything interesting, I may even turn on the widget for it on the sidebar on the right of this text so that you can all see the stuff too.

While on the subject of the blog, I just wanted to say a world-wide thanks to Akismet for providing such an excellent anti-spam engine for WordPress. I looked at the counter today, and it’s showing as having blocked 189 spam comments and trackbacks to date – Nice work 🙂


Richard works as a Cloud Consultant for Fordway Solution where his primary focus is to help customers understand, adopt and develop with Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and System Center. Richard Green is an IT Pro with over 15 years' of experience in all things Microsoft including System Center and Office 365. He has previously worked as a System Center consultant and as an internal solutions architect across many verticals. Outside of work, he loves motorbikes and is part of the orange army, marshaling for NGRRC, British Superbikes and MotoGP. He is also an Assistant Cub Scout Leader.