Monthly Archives: July 2008

UMW Blogs Documentation updated for WPMu 2.6

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Media Anarchy in WPMu?

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WPMu Sitewide Tags, Feeds, & Archives! Oh, My!

So….so so so so so so, it’s time for a little walk down WPMu history lane. Last year at this time I was desparately scrambling for a way to have sitewide tags for UMW Blogs. I found the solution in Dr. Mike’s hack shared on the WordPress forums here, but it was a kind of […]SHARETHIS.addEntry({ title: “WPMu Sitewide Tags, Feeds, & Archives! Oh, My!”, url: “http://bavatuesdays.com/wpmu-sitewide-tags-feeds-archives-oh-my/” }); Continue reading

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A List of Plugins Used on the Bava

I have been meaning to use David Benini’s Plugins List plugin (I love plugins about plugins–the meta-plugin!) which simply allows you to include a list of all the plugins you are using on your site. Simple, yet potentially very useful for others, and a way to give a shout out for all the hardworking folks […]SHARETHIS.addEntry({ title: “A List of Plugins Used on the Bava”, url: “http://bavatuesdays.com/a-list-of-plugins-used-on-the-bava/” }); Continue reading

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Playing with WPMu 2.6 beta 1

I have upgraded bavatuesdays (and six other domains I tend on one WPMu install) to the beta release of WPMu 2.6 in anticipation of upgrading UMW Blogs come August 1st. In fact, the next few weeks are going to be an all out WPMu push. I will be working on updating all our […]SHARETHIS.addEntry({ title: “Playing with WPMu 2.6 rc 1”, url: “http://bavatuesdays.com/playing-with-wpmu-26-rc-1/” }); Continue reading

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Reading Capital, Part 3: Forums vs. Discourse

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This part of the Reading Capital discussion framework looks at the Reading Capital Forums (powered by bbPress) and a feature called Discourse which is the theme Prologue for WordPress blogs that offers a similar functionality as Twitter without the 140 character limitation. Despite what the title of this […] Continue reading

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Reading Capital, Part 2: Blogs, Feeds, and Aggregation

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So I’m finally returning to creating a discussion framework for the Reading Capital site. I will detail my thinking for the design of the site below (and in at least two subsequent posts), and I invite any and all recommendations and criticisms. It’s a model that is […] Continue reading

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Self-Service Feed Aggregation with WPMu

This post will detail how to create an aggregator site wherein people can simply add their feeds to a site and have their content automatically re-published. This example is specifically for WordPress and/or WordPress Multi-User. It depends upon three plugins, so download them ahead of time from the links below:

1) Oz Politics’s BDP RSS […] Continue reading

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