Stinkin’ WordPress

I’m starting to see the downside of these prepackaged web site builders: lousy plugins.

I’ve been away from the site for a while, so I’m not sure if it’s been so slow¬†all along or just slowed down because of a batch of upgrades I installed, but apologies for the sluggishness if you’ve suffered through it.

I’ve disabled the worst offending plugins (nextgen gallery and w3 total cache), but if you find the site is still unusably slow, please leave a comment below.

One small step for Matt…

Okay, I’ve finally decided to do something with this site. It’s been fallow for years now, except for a brief period when I was hosting the EPUB 3 accessibility guidelines while they were under development, and we were still considering the best permanent home for them. (You can find them now at

I don’t know what I’m going to write about, whether it’s EPUB 3 + accessibility or anything else I find myself working on, but I at least have the ambition to try and maintain some kind of useful outlet for thoughts stuck in my brain. Unfortunately, as people who know me know, there are few things I’m capable of saying in 140 characters or less, else I’d be more active on Twitter than I am.

I also have to try and find some kind of permanent theme and name for this blog, but “Oh Blargh!” is actually kind of growing on me