Tag Archives: Plugin

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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Archiving with Amber

I was reading John Johnston’s blog this morning (gotta keep up with my European peeps) and his post about fighting linkrot hit home. Every morning I wake up to an email letting me know a few more links on the bava … Continue reading

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Moving from Multi-DB to SharDB on WPMu

In the early morning hours yesterday we moved UMW Blogs from multi-db (which is a multi-database setup provided through WPMuDev Premium at a cost) to the ever so free SharDB multi-db setup, and I’m happy to say it worked. We’ve … Continue reading

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Syndicatin’ Welfare: UMW Blogs’ Syndication Framework on the Cheap

Can you you feel the bass and guitar kick in, and hear the tempo surely rise? I knew that you could! I know that it’s evil I know that it’s got to be I know I ain’t doing much Doing … Continue reading

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WPMu Privacy Options and Sitewide Feeds-a question…

I’m in the process of writing up the syndication hub we got up and running on UMW Blogs, and I think it is as close as we’ve come to the mythical Eduglu. In getting my thoughts together to give a … Continue reading

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Playing with BuddyPress

For the last 12 hours or so I have been playing pretty heavily with BuddyPress, which is basically a series of powerful plugins developed by Andy Peatling that creates a social networking layer for WordPress Multi-User. I had played with … Continue reading

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Wiki Inc plugin changes the labor of documentation

I don’t think I have made this clear enough, so let me repeat it. The WIKI Inc plugin, developed by Enej Bajgoric at UBC, may very well change the way you look at publishing support documentation. I just remembered that … Continue reading

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FeedWordPress: A Widget Wish

The whole syndication-oriented architecture (feed-frenzied learning) many have been playing with using WordPress Multi-User has been moving along pretty well for us at UMW. With the help of just a couple of plugins we have been able to generate a … Continue reading

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UMW Blogs loves Akismet

After reading this post by D’Arcy about how easy and free it is to get Akismet up and running for WordPress Multi-User, I finally decided to take the plunge and replace the developmentally languishing Spam Karma 2 with Akismet–I’ll miss … Continue reading

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