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WooThemes 4-for-1 Special

Here’s how I got my 4 themes: My lucky night. After over 2 years away from WordPress workings, I quickly figured out that with my limited time there’s no way I would be able to catch up with all the

Posted in Blog Tools, Web Development, WordPress

Firefox WordPress.com Sidebar Widget

Ruff has concocted a neat sidebar widget which allows you to post to your WP.com blog straight from the Firefox sidebar.

Posted in FireFox, Wordpress.com

Widgety-doo-dah, widgety-day

I really thought I was going to leave all this stuff for a while and concentrate on more pressing domestic tasks … and then, along comes a Widgets plugin which of course cries out for fooling around with.

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Dabbling with Photopress 0.9.4

Unfortunately, photopress 0.9.2 stopped working properly when I updated my WP installation at my PinkBat personal blog via SVN to the latest trunk (revision 5542). So I decided to give 0.9.4 a try … Yay, it’s working! However, I continue

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WP 2.0 Theme Competition

The competition is now closed and 188 themes are available for download. Well, theoretically … there seem to be server problems; and the download facility at uploading.com is incredibly tacky and only worked the second time round.

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SPIP – a content management system

I’ve known about SPIP for some time; but never evaluated it because it was only available in the original French version. By chance, I noticed that it’s mushroomed into many language versions now, including English, thankfully. Plus, they operate a

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Phenomenal Speed

I don’t know what switches they pulled here at wordpress.com … but the lags of the past few weeks are gone. I’ve got blistering speed now, and it feels awesome.

Posted in Wordpress.com