I’ve been blogging in a shadow location for a month, while trying to get the kinks out of the system. This site now uses the WPTouchPro plugin to deliver iPad and mobile-friendly versions. What do you think of the design? What do you think of the WordPress features?
Somebody controls Facebook, and makes decisions about what Facebook will be like, and how Facebook will make money. Same goes for Twitter. Blogs are different, because no single company decides what blogs will be. Now that people who want to express themselves online have many different choices, and blogs are just the more writerly of [...]
Even if you think it’s “not fair” that someone in power can (and will) judge you based on your behavior in a social space, it’s a fact. Be liberal and tolerant when it comes to interpreting and responding to the behavior of others online, but be conservative and restrained about what you do.
I write [...]
I’m fine-tuning my WordPress multisite blog installation.
A blog is designed to look into the past, not the future. While it was a simple matter to turn MovableType into a rudimentary course management system by simply post-dating blog entries, WordPress goes out of its way to hide future content.
I use the plugin “No Future [...]
I threw a muscle in my shoulder while furiously blogging a record of a committee meeting.
It wasn’t quite the five-minute installation process that WordPress promises, but within a couple hours I had created a new database in MySQL, linked it to WordPress, twiddled my thumbs while uploading a lot of files, and before long, it was working.
It took another hour to convert my installation of WordPress from a single-blog [...]