Category Archives: plugins

Unconfirmed

Last week was intense, I came off a week’s vacation and the spring semester was in full effect at Reclaim already. It was head’s down most of the week, but one small highlight for me was getting a ticket from … Continue reading

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Multi Networks

Recently I’ve written about undoing and archiving the WordPress Multi Network setup on UMW Blogs I created eons ago to run various Faculty Academy sites, this post will be the opposite. I had the occasion this morning to revisit how … Continue reading

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The Grey Warm Pearls Shone…

I finally got around to playing with Tom Woodward‘s Erasure Poetry SPLOT (smallest possible learning online tool?) on the VCU’s Artfulness site. I knew of the process of removing text from a page of text to create a tight, terse phrase or … Continue reading

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Building a Small Academic Org Site with WordPress

A long while ago I worked with UMW History professor Allyson Poska to migrate the Society of the Study of Early Modern Women‘s  (SSEMW) website to WordPress. It was fairly straight forward given it was a small academic organization without too many pages … Continue reading

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Wiki Embed: Telling the True Crime Story

In my last post I talked about how excited I am that students are building a resource using the true crime wiki as part of the course Paul Bond and I are teaching this semester. I wanted to use this … Continue reading

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When Plugins Go Rogue

I logged into UMW Blogs yesterday only to find this garrish header advertisement in my dashboard panel: What the hell is this? Advertisement? On UMW Blogs! THIS IS AN OUTRAGE! And so forth. I posted on Twitter to get see … Continue reading

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Cookies for Comments: another Spam Solution for UMW Blogs

Given I still haven’t got the error for TypePad AntiSpam fixed on UMW Blogs, but after a recommendation from the WordPress forum legend @andre_r I installed the spam fighting plugin Cookies for Comments, and so far I am blown away … Continue reading

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YouTube Favorites, and some thoughts about aggregation

It’s been a long while since I played with WordPress plugins on the bava. But tonight I was thinking that if CogDog is right, and just about everything we share through various networks can be thought of as blogging, than … Continue reading

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Testing Wiki Append plugin

I have previously had problems getting the WIki Append plugin to work on this blog, but I think that is no longer the case. Am I right? If it works, the following article is a multi-media project students in Mara … Continue reading

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Playing with WPTouch

So, I am a little late to the mobile revolution (and frankly I still think it’s ridiculously over-hyped for education), but I finally got an iPod Touch through work in order to test out the interface of WordPress on a … Continue reading

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