Category Archives: WordPress

Headless at VCU’s ALT Lab

Tim and I had the good fortune to be able to head down to Richmond on Wednesday to catch up with the Research & Development group of VCU’s ALT Lab. We basically sat in awe for over two hours while … Continue reading

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Changing URLs in WordPress Database via Command Line

I am learning the art of a sysadmin is not so much knowing how to do something, but rather how to do something quicker via command line 🙂 I transferred a cPanel account the other day from one domain to … Continue reading

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This WP User’s Capability Issues

In a post I wrote a couple of days ago I made a plea for help with a WordPress Multisite issue that was plaguing me. Within 24 hours it was solved, it’s like Reclaim Hosting—but in blog comments 🙂 The … Continue reading

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My Advancing Web Years: Issues with Trading my WPMS Mansion for a Florida Condo

I just got off a call with Tom Woodward on an unrelated matter, and mentioned in passing an issue I’ve been having after moving sites from my WordPress Multisite mansion into stand-alone installs. He likened it to my packing up … Continue reading

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Liberating the bava from Multi-Network Oppression

10 years ago I moved bavatuesdays into what was then a WordPress Multiuser (WPMU) site, a setup which would now be known as a multi-network WordPress Multisite (WPMS) instance. I had the idea back in March of 2008 to take … Continue reading

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WordPress, Movements, and the PressED Twitter Conference

Still buzzing (and a bit bleary eyed) after #pressedconf18 last night. Can't imagine how @Pgogy & @nlafferty must feel! Really looking forward to catching up with all the sessions I missed yesterday. — Lorna M. Campbell (@LornaMCampbell) March 30, 2018 … Continue reading

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Migrating WPMS blogs into cPanel Accounts

Early this week we had a pretty big migration for a school we work with to move both old school faculty web spaces as well as breaking out individual sites from a WordPress Multsite (WPMS) blog into their own cPanel … Continue reading

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Reclaiming Open with WordPress

Instead of/ in parallel with #deletefacebook, how about #createonopenweb? Promote activities that are not "alternatives to Facebook" but contributions to the open web? @jimgroom@cogdog @mizuko @davewiner @timbe — (((Howard Rheingold))) (@hrheingold) March 26, 2018 I woke up to a few … 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 Idea Generator

A year ago I went to Karlstad University with Tom Woodward thanks to the kind invitation from the great Jörg Pareigis to run a workshop for a group of faculty running open courses. It was a fun workshop, we used ds106 as … Continue reading

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