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A List of Plugins for WPMu

So what plugins are we using at UMW Blogs? Well, there is a two-part answer to this question: which site wide plugins (mu-plugins) are we using? and which user-activated plugins have we made available? Below you will find a list … Continue reading

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Gladly Eating Some Drupal Crow

Bill Fitzgerald has posted about a most impressive aggregator he put together with Drupal in about six hours. He documents the modules he used, and his creation slices and dices the content from various feeds in some really impressive ways. … Continue reading

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UMW Blogs & Middlesell Sittin’ In a Tree…

…R-S-S-I-N-G. I happened upon Middlesell early this morning (this site is an independent homepage for UMW students established by the inimitable Bobby Durette) only to discover that posts from around UMW Blogs are being fed into this space. How fascinating! … Continue reading

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Simple Forums Plugin for WPMu

Once again, I must thank Dr. Mike for pointing me to the Simple Forums plugin at Yellow Swordfish. This is an amazing plugin that basically allows you to include a pretty powerful forum right into a blog on WPMu. You … 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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Customize the WPMu Dashboard

Here’s a simple hack to make your WordPress Multi-User Dashboard display news and recent posts from within your specific WPMu community. For example, I am going to briefly illustrate how to display the “Latest News” for our community (traditionally where … Continue reading

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WPMu: Sitewide Tags, Search, and Archive

Sitewide tags is a feature of UMW Blogs I spent a bit of time working on this past Summer. In fact, one particular workaround allows you to have a sitewide tag cloud as well as sitewide searching of blog posts … Continue reading

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The D’Arcy Norman Effect

From Alex Ragone’s post Not Drupal, WordPress MU (emphasis mine): So a few weeks ago I blogged about the Drupal installation I was going to create. I had a plan and began to implement it. I had installed Drupal in … Continue reading

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The UMW Blogs Twilight Zone

I guess I have been having too much fun on UMW Blogs featuring faculty and students blogs. But this evening something happened to me, something so strange it invokes the smoke smooth voice of the great Rod Serling, “Next stop, … Continue reading

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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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