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Animated Movie Trading Card Tutorial

As promised, I’ve created a tutorial for the “Movie Trading Cards—Now With More Animation!” assignment I did earlier today. The tutorial was written in the spirit of the Animated GIF tutorial I wrote a while back which seems to have … Continue reading

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Displaying Distributed Comments on the Hardboiled Blog

One of the nuts of aggregating mother blogs that was tough to crack for a long while was showing the number of comments on posts that were syndicated in. Almost two years ago  Martha Burtis cracked that nut for ds106. I’ve … Continue reading

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Video Essay Tutorial

I started a page on the ds106 wiki that takes you throw the possibilities for getting the Video Essay done. It takes you through ripping DVDs (for Mac and PC), some quick trimming and compression tools, and how to do … Continue reading

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Best tutorial for adding Custom Menus to WP Themes

I’ve been slowly trying to update as many themes as possible in UMW Blogs for the custom menus feature, and a Google search can be hit or miss in terms of howtos. In my experience thus far this tutorial is … Continue reading

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UMW Blogs’ Support Stats

When people ask me how much time I spend supporting UMW Blogs, I say it’s about an hour of my week, which is true. Now, to be clear, I think of support along the lines of “I lost by password” … Continue reading

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WPMu Multi-DB Tutorial

Sooner or later we had to do it on UMW Blogs, and over a week ago we made the jump to a multi-database setup for our WordPress Multi-User environment. We have a subscription to the WPMu Dev Premium service, which … Continue reading

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Integrating WPMu, BuddyPress, and bbPress

This is a tutorial documenting the steps I’ve been working through over the past week to integrate WPMu, BuddyPress, and bbPress. All of the applications versions I am currently using are either in beta, alpha, or taken from the trunk. … 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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Multiple Domains on WPMu: Mission Accomplished!

Well, I hate to quote our fearless leader out of turn, but unlike him I really was successful! I had blogged earlier this semester about the potential possibilities available to UMW if we were to pursue mapping multiple domains to … Continue reading

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OneClick Installer Plugin Screencast Tutorial

I recently posted about the OneClick Installer plugin for WordPress and how easy it makes installing themes or plugins right from your browser. This plugin will be extremely useful for the folks in the Teaching & Learning Technology Fellowship we … Continue reading

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