Category Archives: Wordpress

Jetpack Update

Sorry folks, seems like I was wrong about how Jetpack generates the menu for the mobile theme. It doesn’t use the inbuilt WordPress menu. It does it by finding all of the public pages you have, whether they are linked … Continue reading

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WordPress Wrangling

Some of you may have noticed the additional share buttons on this blog. That’s part of my experimenting with Jetpack, the official WordPress plugin that is seeking to supplant many commonly used independent plugins. My initial experiences are fairly positive. … Continue reading

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Twitter & WordPress – The Other Shoe Drops?

As if by magic, Automattic, the people who own WordPress, have suddenly announced an upgrade to one of their plugins that includes export to Twitter. I shall give it a try and see if my site is suddenly OK again. … Continue reading

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In Training

Kevin and I are on vacation in South Devon. The primary purpose is to allow Kevin to ride lots of trains that he has not been on before. There may also be history and good food involved. It is a … Continue reading

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Tinkering with WordPress

One of the good things about WordPress is that it is continually being improved. Unfortunately this conflicts with one of the other good things about it – the large amount of third party support. That is, when WordPress releases a … Continue reading

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We Are Mobile

One of the things about having an iPhone is that you suddenly start to care much more about how your blog looks on that device. Of course you have Safari available, but really the iPhone screen is a bit too … Continue reading

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Options for LJ Refugees

I see from LiveJournal that a mass panic is going on following a substantial numbers of layoffs at the LJ offices in San Francisco. Personally I can’t see LJ going away. They still have their Russian operation, which is the … Continue reading

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WordPress 2.7

So far so mixed. This site is now upgraded and appears to be working fine, though I haven’t done anything to enable the new threaded comment system. Emboldened by that, I tried another site that I manage, and it was … Continue reading

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We Have The Technology

So, because I am an incurable geek, I now have my latest tweets showing up in the sidebar on this blog, and I can generate a tweet every time I make a blog entry. I haven’t yet turned on the … Continue reading

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WordCamp

So, that was a bust. By the time I got to the convention center it was 12:30. Signage was pretty much non-existent, but I found Registration because a) it looked exactly like a Registration table and b) the girls behind … Continue reading

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Ah, Software!

I have just spent an hour or so trying to puzzle out why I can’t add podcasts to the blog any more. I have finally tracked it down, I think. WordPress 2.6 does not work with PodPress. If you upgrade … Continue reading

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WordCamp & SF in SF

Tomorrow I will be spending the day in San Francisco. The day starts with my first ever attendance at WordCamp – a convention for WordPress users. It doesn’t seem especially organized. It is the day before the event and they … Continue reading

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Nice Blog, Gordon

It seems that having a WordPress blog is becoming quite popular. Some chap from London called Gordon Brown has just launched one. He has named it after his house. Apparently he’s quite big in UK politics, which is odd because … Continue reading

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Too Many Conventions

Not content with Finncon and Worldcon, I have just signed up for WordCamp, which is a WordPress convention taking place in San Francisco on the 16th. I have to be in The City anyway for SF in SF and I … Continue reading

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Another One Goes Live

I’m feeling slightly more awake today, so I’ve been able to get yet another web project live. This one is for the SF in SF Readings series. Many thanks to the excellent Mike Dashow for the fabulous artwork, and of … Continue reading

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Upgraded

WordPress 2.6 now installed. So far so good. Plugins appear to be working. Many other blogs to do…

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Another One Goes Live

I’ve been doing a lot of web site work of late. The most recent one to go live is an upgrade to the SFSFC web site. It is now WordPress-based, which will make it much easier for Kevin and subsequent … Continue reading

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Avoiding Misoneism

I am testing a new plugin – one that does comment previews. This is for you, Petrea. If it works OK here I’ll add it to SFAW as well.

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What I Did on My Weekend

Well, lot of things actually, most of them to do with paid work, which I’m not at liberty to discuss. I did, however, spend a few hours getting a web site up and running. Kevin and some other folks at … Continue reading

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Theme Magic

I’m always on the lookout for good WordPress themes, and these most definitely caught my eye. Sadly they are all a little cramped for writing space, which doesn’t really suit someone as wordy as me. However, Vixx has definitely joined … Continue reading

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