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WPMu Tutorials (Week 2)

This one’s a little late, and fortunately I didn’t have to do much work to bring the following resource to you. Keeping in line with a philosophy that Scott, D’Arcy, and Brian were promoting at Open Ed 2007, why create … Continue reading

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Creating a dynamic frontpage for WPMu

For anyone interested in the dynamic homepage of UMW Blogs, this post may be of some interest… Part of what I started thinking about when working on UMW Blogs this Summer was how to capture some of the activity going … Continue reading

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divShare plugin for WordPress and WPMu

Recently I have been corresponding with Mario A. Núñez Molina, a professor at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus, who has been also working on integrating a WPMu blogging solution (RUM Edublogs) for the College of Arts and Sciences. … Continue reading

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WPMU Hacks for BDP RSS, Optimal, & YouTube

In my previous post I failed to detail how I hacked WPMU in order to include BDP RSS & Optimal in a static page and embed YouTube videos in posts. Sorry for this oversight, below you will find the play-by-play … Continue reading

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A Few Customizing Tips for K2

The semester is coming, so here’s a little something to keep you going… Including a Custom Header Image in K2: To include a custom header in K2 you have two options. You can use the custom header tool in the … Continue reading

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A WordPress Website with Static Front Page

Update: be sure to check out bloghelper’s tutorial on the same subject which offers more in-depth details and a few more alternatives. For many the WordPress application has become synonymous with blogging. And while I am certainly guilty of this … Continue reading

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Flickr Set Slideshow, featuring the Red Scare!

For a while now I have longingly watched Darcy Norman include Flickr sets in his blog posts. My urge to finally scratch this itch was further prompted by the fact that I recently bucked-up and became a proud Flickr Pro … Continue reading

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Creating Custom Categories for WordPress using K2

One of the things we have been experimenting with here at UMW is creating custom categories for a WordPress installation that will allow us to track students and/or groups quickly and easily in the sidebar. The NIAHD Journals gave me … Continue reading

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