Mark on January 30th, 2010

The blog has been resurrected after the hacker attack. Things are still a bit of a mess around here — category menus don’t work, for instance — but the content has almost all been restored. That’s only because I use a WP plug-in that backs up my database once a week and emails me the […]

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Mark on December 17th, 2008

Everything seems to have worked out fine, and I’m now blogging with WordPress 2.7. After a quick run-through the new interface, I’m impressed.

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Mark on September 14th, 2008

Just a note on yesterday’s post, where I reported that I was feeding updates to the Kwantlen Chronicle to Twitter through Twitterfeed. Well, I’m not. Twitterfeed had a number of problems reading the RSS feed from both WordPress and Feedburner, so I’ve abandoned it in favour of the WordPress plugin Twitter Tools. Right now, it […]

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Mark on September 13th, 2008

One of the things I wanted to do this summer was convert the college newspaper site from Joomla to Drupal. There’s nothing wrong with Joomla as a CMS, but I couldn’t make it work the way I wanted for a newspaper site, and I figured if I was going to have to learn something in […]

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Mark on May 5th, 2008

I’m upgrading the blog to WordPress 2.5.1 so if things go a little wonky, it’s only temporary. I hope. Update: All done. Nothing appears broken. Score another one for WordPress.

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Mark on March 30th, 2008

I appear to be all upgraded, with no major breakage. You’ll let me know if you come across any, right?

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Mark on March 30th, 2008

I’m about to upgrade my WordPress to version 2.5. Some weirdness may ensue. But no too much, I hope.

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Mark on March 4th, 2008

I’d been planning to spend the summer learning Drupal and rebuilding our j-program’s online newspaper. We currently use Joomla, which is getting just a little too frustrating in too many little ways. But I’m rethinking this and wondering if my time might be better spent converting the site to run on WordPress. For one thing, […]

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