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No offense meant to baristas

I’ve added some content, links and a made-up indented quote to my WordPress Notes page, after noticing one-too-many student sites made with WordPress that show signs of “this was just done for class and I left it hanging around.” Often,

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New WordPress Has More ‘not a blog’ Layout Features

Mashable discusses the addition of new customizable content types in the next release of WordPress, the software holding this blog. Right now, there are two basic writing layouts: dated blog posts like this one, and “pages,” which appear as tabs

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RSS widgets for republishing

For my intro to Web Production students to ponder over spring break, here’s a demo site that uses RSS plug-ins, content management software widgets, and related aggregation services to consolidate blog postings, social bookmarks and even a Twitter account… bobwebs

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More blog platform transition notes

In response to another WordPress blogger trying to get an old flat-file HTML copy of an archved blog online, I suggested this: Not exactly the solution you want, but you could try this, if you own your own domain: Pay

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Drupal –> WordPress

Just starting to collect notes… http://socialcmsbuzz.com/convert-import-a-drupal-6-based-website-to-wordpress-v27-20052009/ http://macmegasite.com/node/5075 http://www.darcynorman.net/2007/05/15/how-to-migrate-from-drupal-5-to-wordpress-2/ http://vrypan.net/log/2005/03/10/migrating-from-drupal-to-wordpress/ http://blog.urbanmainframe.com/2008/07/mysql-search-replace/

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Getting to know WordPress again

My school site may be making a transition from Drupal to WordPress, so I’d better get some practice here. And maybe I’d better go back and see what I did at Harvard: http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/stepno For now, the Radford University School of

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