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Flickr Feed Gallery: A Quick Hack for DS106

All images courtesy of various DS106 Internauts. Image credit: spur_dotz’s “Ash and Ichabod” Thursday night’s class started in one direction and ended up in a whole ‘nother one. It was pretty fun, well, at least for me. I was planning … Continue reading

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Theme Previews borking in WPMu 2.7.1

The last few days I have been doing the arduous work of making sure the BuddyPress admin bar and D’Arcy’s Akismet Credit Inserter plugin work cleanly with all the themes on UMW Blogs. It’s painstaking work, but pretty important if … Continue reading

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Hacked P2: Is it a blog? A micro-blog? Or twitter?….Or all three?

I’ve been dying to blog this, but I’ve been in beautiful Camden, NJ, piling up more work to do for Digital Whitman, a project which will shortly become the center of my life. But before that happens, I wanted to … Continue reading

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Small Pieces To-Go

Image credit: devnull’s Kafka2 Andy Rush and I recently did a presentation focusing on the small pieces loosely joined approach for mobile devices.  It was a fun presentation, particularly because Andy collected a wealth of information about apps for the … Continue reading

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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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Twourse Design

Today I got to thinking about something while talking about building a community site: where is my community right now? Well, Twitter, and at this very moment I can see all kinds of cool things happening. I’m currently following two … 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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WordPress as CMS

Ok, so in addition to the Moosecamp session “WordPress Anonymous” on Friday (depending on interest) and the “Don’t Call it a Blog, call it an Educational Publishing Platform” on Saturday, Lloyd Budd recently facebooked me asking if I would “lead” … 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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WPMu: Unable to Update Sitewide Themes

On Friday I ran into an error that had me perplexed. I reallized, thanks to Patrick, that the options for choosing additional themes throughout the UMW Blogs environment was not available. I checked the Site Admin–>Themes subtab and all of … Continue reading

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