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11 years of blogging

11 years of blogging

It’s been 11 years since I started blogging and yet, it doesn’t feel like it was that long ago I was registering YogeshSarkar.com at Godaddy and trying to build a website and blog. I guess this is what interesting journeys do to you. They seemingly make the time fly, until […]

February 23, 2017
Moved to Reliable Servers

Moved to Reliable Servers

Past couple of months has been fairly hectic for me. From lots of website related developments to overhauling of home network, entertainment and storage systems. All this has kept me on the edge and working. Last thing I wished to do was change my server and move to another webhost. […]

February 13, 2017
How I spent my Diwali

How I spent my Diwali

Diwali is a time of celebrations, sharing happiness, sweets, and gifts, and somewhere along the way, also celebrating and remembering the return of Lord Ram back to Ayodhya after 14 years in exile. It is India’s largest festival, sort of like what Christmas is in America, only a lot brighter, […]

November 2, 2016

8th anniversary of YogeshSarkar.com

Today is the 8th anniversary of YogeshSarkar.com. And even though I knew when I started this blog in 2006, that I was in it for the long haul, it still feels incredible that I have managed to keep this blog running for so long. While for the past few days […]

February 23, 2014
WordPress 3.7 Beta 1

WordPress 3.7 Beta 1

WordPress 3.7 Beta 1 has been released by the WordPress team and while the stable version would only be available next month and it isn’t pegged as a major release, it is heartening to see WordPress is working to resolve some of the core underlying issues, plaguing WordPress today. Most […]

September 29, 2013
New Blog Theme after 5 years!

New Blog Theme after 5 years!

Lately I have been feeling rather constrained by the limited display area of my blog’s theme, which was preventing me from posting images larger than 500px in width. Add to that, I was serving mobile visitors with a specific mobile theme, which although easier to navigate and faster to load […]

September 12, 2013
Backup strategy for bloggers and photographers

Backup strategy for bloggers and photographers

Even though I had earlier written about developing a Business Continuity Plan (BCP) for Home Office as well as Blog, I had never quite gone into details of developing a redundant backup strategy, which can save your years of hard work in case of software or hardware failure. Add to […]

August 27, 2013

How to start Photography Blog/Portfolio site

In this day and age of the Internet, it has become all the more important for Photographers (whether budding or professionals) to market themselves online, in order to not only gain business through web, but also to showcase their talent to their perspective customers. One of the most basic and […]

May 14, 2013

Tweaking and speeding up vBulletin Forum

It is funny how great length we forum admins and website owners at times go, even to shave off a few milliseconds off of our website’s loading time and to make it run smoother under heavy load. Guess it just becomes a sort of like an obsession at times and […]

February 12, 2012

BCP for a Home Office

Running a Home Office is always a challenge, more so when your livelihood depends on the internet and especially when you’re living in country like India, where even in the national capital, one can’t be assured of finding basic things like uninterrupted power supply and internet connectivity. This is where […]

October 3, 2011