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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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Merch

Merch

I was asked by my sister for advice on building a web e-commerce solution which set me thinking about if I could sell some “merch”. 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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Email Verify

Email Verify

Another GDPR requirement is that when signing up for something, the publisher needs to verify that the email given is genuine and belongs to the user. WordPress offers several plugins; there are other ways, 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.