Tag Archives: mediawiki

New digs for UMW Blogs, or the anatomy of a redesign

UMW Blogs has got a brand new bag, with no small assistance from Andy “EDU” Rush nation who turned me on to the beautiful theme PrimePress (Andy’s the go to theme guy without question), along with Serena Epstein an Jerry … Continue reading

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MistyLook Theme for MediaWiki Toolbar Fix

This can be filed under obscure hacks. For those of you out there who are using the MistyLook theme for MediaWiki and haven’t been able to get the editing toolbar to show up in the later versions of MediaWiki, then … Continue reading

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The Era of a One-Click WordPress

We have been talking for a while about how easy the installation of WordPress (and many other apps) is made by the one-click magic of script installers like Fantastico. However, this didn’t solve the problem of uploading themes and plugins … Continue reading

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Pimp that bliki!

I responded to a comment by Sue Mayberry -who was asking for more details about creating a bliki (a WordPress MediaWiki mashup)- offering a kind of quick overview of some of the steps with links to the specific posts and … Continue reading

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Get your bliki on!

That’s right, the WordPress MediaWiki mashup is gaining some momentum. Just check out the Blogfolio del Dr. Mario Nunez, a self-proclaimed “Blogfesor” at the Recinto Universitario de Mayaguez in beautiful Puerto Rico. I love it!!! The other thing I love … Continue reading

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It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No, it’s a visual text editor for MediaWiki!

Update: Not exactly a full-featured visual text editor 🙂 Just found this little hack for MediaWiki that adds a more comprehensive visual text editor to the coolest wiki application going. How long have we been waiting for this? What’s more … Continue reading

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A cry for help! Can we build a bliki plugin to integrate WordPress and MediaWiki?

Over a month ago we started playing with the idea of bringing MediaWiki pages into WordPress post. The logic being you can combine the presentation possibilities and RSS feed generation of WordPress with the ease of formatting, editing and collaborative … Continue reading

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MediaWiki/WordPress User Integration: One step closer to a bling bling bliki!

Update: I tested this extension with WPMU to no avail. Looks like it works only with single WP installs 2.1 or higher with MediaWiki installs that are PHP 4 based (I got it to work with version 1.6.8). Alan Levine … Continue reading

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Tales from the Teaching Crypt: Discipline and Punish

OK, so last night’s class was so inspiring (a.k.a. sick) that I thought I would blog about it right quick. I have been leaving traces of some of the resources I have been finding on YouTube, and alluding to some … Continue reading

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Open, Connected, and Social

D’Arcy Norman has already announced the (MAC) Learning Environments presentation that will take place this Wednesday, April 25, 1:00pm EST (10:00am Pacific, 11:00am Mountain, etc…). D’Arcy, Brian Lamb, and Alan Levine will be re-visiting some of the generative ideas from … Continue reading

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