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blog software updates

Wow, I had really let this blog fall by the wayside! When I started the 30-day challenge earlier this month, I knew one of the urgent things that needed to be done was a full update of the blog software, … Continue reading

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Day #2 of “30 Days to a Better Blog”

The assignment for day #2 of 30 Days to a Better Blog was to edit your title and tagline, and flesh them out more in a widget. I actually found this much more difficult than yesterday’s assignment. When I first … Continue reading

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Blog updated

Well, it’s long past time that I updated this blog! I was given extra incentive when my hosting company updated PHP, which broke the old software. The new version of WordPress doesn’t support my old tags plugin, so I’ve finally … Continue reading

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Markdown formatting broken

Pair upgraded our web server last night, and in spite of all the work I did to get the blog software updated in advance, it still got broken. All of my Markdown-formatted posts are displaying the following message: Warning: preg_replace_callback() … Continue reading

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Tags are back

Took a bit of work, but tags are back up! I was originally (2005) using Felix Wong’s plugin, but it hasn’t been updated yet. So I installed the latest (and final, sob!) version of Ultimate Tag Warrior by Christine Davis. … Continue reading

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Remodel URL broken

Nuts! The URL I’ve been using for our remodeling project was broken by the recent WordPress upgrade. (Well, technically it was the old tagging system that broke.) So I’ve temporarily changed the remodel URL to point to all blog posts. … Continue reading

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New themes

My old theme, Journalized Blue, didn’t quite survive yesterday’s WordPress upgrade. I’ve downloaded Journalized v2 (beta), but while I was at it I decided to go “theme shopping”. I was looking for a 2- or 3-column fluid layout–<rant>I hate it … Continue reading

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WordPress upgrade

My web host, pair networks, is upgrading my server tomorrow, so it looks like a good time for me to upgrade WordPress. Hopefully I’ll be posting a comment on this article in a few moments saying how easy everything went…

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A little Apache magic…

I got tired of telling people the lengthy URL for the remodel project: http://sonicchicken.net/blog/wordpress/tags/remodel I’ve added the following shortcut to my config: http://sonicchicken.net/remodel That’s just the domain name followed by “remodel” — short and sweet!

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New ping service is live!

PingQueue is the latest blog ping service.

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