Monthly Archives: March 2008

Don’t Call it A Blog!

Over the last month I was a proud member of two different presentations with the same title, “Don’t call it a Blog, Call it an Educational Publishing Platform.” The whole idea behind these presentations was to highlight the immense possibilities open source web publishing tools like WordPress Multi-User and Drupal afford educational institutions for […] Continue reading

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WPMu at a campus near you?

WordPress Multi-User as an educational publishing platform…who knew? You, that’s who!
The Blogs@Baruch publishing platform, powered by the ever venerable WordPress Multi-User, is ready for official promotion, so given my status as fanboy, consider it promoted. Mikhail Gershovich has worked long and hard over the last year and a half on this project, and if […] Continue reading

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Educational Blog Aggregation that Scales

I just commented over at William & Mary Blogs (wmblogs.net), and I can’t begin to tell you how excited I am that William & Mary is not only playing around with WordPress Multi-User and kicking around the questions surrounding aggregation, but blogging it publicly! That takes it all to the next level. I should […] Continue reading

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Akismet…Ouch! for WPMu

Patrick just informed me the great Spam Karma 2 plugin is no longer being maintained by the developer (something I should have know, but may have purposefully blocked), and a quick search for the developer’s blog (Unknown Genius) may very well confirm this given it is no longer available. So, being reluctantly forward-thinking I took […] Continue reading

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WPMu Text Encoding Hell

Important Update: In the following discussion I talk about how changing the UTF8 setting in the wp-config.php file for WPMu to UTF-8 fixed my encodong problem, and this is true. That said, this change has led to a far bigger problem, namely it has prevented me from creating any additional sites on my WPMu account. […] Continue reading

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WPMu Text Encoding Hell

Important Update: In the following discussion I talk about how changing the UTF8 setting in the wp-config.php file for WPMu to UTF-8 fixed my encodong problem, and this is true. That said, this change has led to a far bigger … Continue reading

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Just Another Virginia college using WPMu

The College of William and Mary is now running WordPress Multi-User for its blogging platform, and these forward thinking mavens are even hosting it externally, very cool! I just wish they would open up the comments on the front page so I could tell them as much. The comments are, indeed, open — my […] Continue reading

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Just Another Virginia college using WPMu

The College of William and Mary is now running WordPress Multi-User for its blogging platform, and these forward thinking mavens are even hosting it externally, very cool! I just wish they would open up the comments on the front page … Continue reading

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WPMu blog-by-blog upload space quota

Here’s a quick question I got today that may be of use to some: “Can you control the upload soace quota on a blog-by-blog basis in WPMu?” As of version 1.3.x administrators now have this useful option.
The overall setting for upload space quota is set in the Site Admin tab under the Options subtab, as […] Continue reading

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WPMu blog-by-blog upload space quota

Here’s a quick question I got today that may be of use to some: “Can you control the upload soace quota on a blog-by-blog basis in WPMu?” As of version 1.3.x administrators now have this useful option. The overall setting … Continue reading

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