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More social media? Is Mastodon a more-social medium?

Yes, I’ve joined my [INSERT NUMBER HERE]th online network of human beings. This one has inspired waves of hope and nostalgia. Unlike Facebook or Twitter and several others I’ve used in the past, “Mastodon” is not owned by a media

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Posted in 2022, blogging, communication, community, International, j-heroes, Journalism, Online-Only, Social media, socialnets, Twitter, WordPress

Blogversary

A belated happy 20th anniversary to my oldest continuing blog, started November 24, 2001, when I was exploring a lot of writing-on-the-Web tools as part of the “Digital Culture” and “Online Journalism” courses I was teaching at Emerson College. It’s

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Posted in 2008, blogging, memories, Radio Userland, WordPress

Springtime Renewal

Perfect timing: I just noticed that I had not reinstalled the WordPress app on my phone after a system crash last month, that I hadn’t added a post to this blog in two months, and that the sun was going

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Early online-newspaper nostalgia

Niemanlab.org on: The forgotten history of Access Atlanta, one of the early Web’s most innovative newspapers CJR.org on: The San Jose Mercury, The Newspaper That Almost Seized the Future Prodigy, mentioned in one or both of those recent articles, was

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Posted in Internet, Journalism, Newspapers, Online-Only, Technology

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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Posted in Blogging, CMS Software, WebDesign

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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Posted in CMS Software, WebDesign

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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