Finally installed WPTouch plugin

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Like about 2 million other people, I finally downloaded the WPTouch WordPress plugin allowing this site to have a phone friendly version. So far I’m liking it, and it looks much better than the other plugins and themes I checked out. This one really does look like an iPhone program, which is cool even tough… Read more »

Starting a blog vs starting a forum

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I’m a bit addicted to starting web sites. While WordPress is my go to software, I’ve been leaning towards forum software recently. While I like the idea of blogging because I can put pretty much whatever I want online, I can do the same with a forum. And a forum has the advantage that other… Read more »

My checklist for setting up a WordPress site

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Found myself setting up another WordPress blog this afternoon – blatant link plug – and got to thinking that I do the same steps every time I setup a new blog, and probably should write them down.  So here are my steps.  They may be a little different on your end, and I’d like to… Read more »

Should have joined Twitter earlier

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For whatever reason, Twitter just never really appealed to me. The idea of limiting myself to 140 characters seemed, well, too limiting. And my first few skims of Twitter had too high of a junk to good stuff ratio. But after finally dragging myself to give it a shot, finding a few people to follow,… Read more »

…and a test post with myWeblog

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Found another offline WordPress editor to try on my MacBook. This time it’s myWeblog 2.1. I like the looks of it. Seems very Mac-like, which I suppose is a good thing. One of the things I’m most looking for, and so far only found in myWeblog, is the ability to edit pages. WYSIWYG would be… Read more »

First post with MarsEdit

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If you read the post up from this you’ll see that I just tried out Qumana and wasn’t all that happy with it. It was nice to be able to blog without logging into WordPress, but it had a couple of deal breakers for me. Unfortunately none of the free solutions I’ve come across have… Read more »

First look at Qumana

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Trying something new again.  The WordPress iPhone app that I posted about a few days ago was nice, but it doens’t work well for longer posts.  Nothing against the app.  But  I can type pretty quickly and it’s frustrating to have to slow down for the little keyboard.  Fortunately I have my MacBook with me… Read more »

Blogging from an iPhone

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Let’s see how this goes. I’m writing my first blog post from my iPhone. A few months ago I tried the WordPress app version 1 point something. Couldn’t figure out if it supported tag, and I prefer using tags over categories. Fortunately I came across version 2.1 today and it works without a hitch.

WordPress release archive

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Didn’t know this was around, but looking for older versions of WordPress to test plugins against I found the WordPress release archive.  Looks like you can find pretty much every release they’ve put out.

How to wrap a SMF forum in WordPress

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After spending the better part of yesterday getting a forum setup with the same layout as its parent WordPress site I thought I’d share a couple of tips along the way. And I picked a less efficient way, including wp-blog-header.php in the forum code, because it was far easier. At some point I may go… Read more »