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Towards a new theme

Towards a new theme

I can’t make the Nulis theme work with modals and there’s been a problem with CSS for a while; I am planning to switch my theme again. I have collected  whole bunch, and have short-listed  I like Cronus, which is a derivative of Tempo. Nulis and Cronus seem to have been abandoned.  Here are my notes.

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This site, moving home

This site, moving home

I have finally moved this wordpress wiki into the davelevy.info domain from its historic site at wiki.davelevy.info; it’s now at ./wiki to be precise. Here’s how I did it. …

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WordPress Tags, maintenance

WordPress Tags, maintenance

I have some notes on the wordpress schema; I am trying to tidy up my tag list on my blog, there’s a shed load of tags which only have one entry in the database, there are some spelling mistakes and some inconsistency in the use of spaces and plurals. But I might leave those with only one use on the blog/wiki for the search engines. There are 56 which have become orphans.  I have documented the image credit at the bottom of the article. Here are my notes … 

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Easy Index

Easy Index

While experimenting with YOP Poll, I came across Easy Index, which looked rather pretty, although it depends on on the featured images chosen. I made a category index to see how it looked. This might be better if one of the first plugins chosen as it would allow you to chose the featured images more carefully. It seems they’re not too keen on transparencies either as they are displayed as black.

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WordPress in the Cloud

WordPress in the Cloud

WordPress is famously available at wordpress.com as Software-as-a-Service. What should one do if one comes to the conclusion that this isn’t what you need? The two obvious solutions are one of the cloud providers and I should say I personally use one&one for various reasons.

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WordPress 301 Redirects

WordPress 301 Redirects

I am looking to 301 my old blog.davelevy.info site. This would seem to be complicated by the need to transform the permalinks from ./YYYY/MM/DD/slug into ./slug. Here are my notes, 

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WordPress calendar plugin

WordPress calendar plugin

I have just installed the time.ly All-in-One Event Calendar, a wordpress plugin on this wiki/blog. It’s rather cool, you can view the one event, a test on this wiki via the calendar page and here. The event has an “add to calendar” widget, which I have been playing with on other blogs. It displays a map if you want. It’s much faster than Nationbuilder.