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WordPress Child Themes

WordPress Child Themes

For a while, I have been thinking about creating my own WordPress themes, but I didn’t know where to start or how many hours it would take. I always assumed that it would take many hours and that I would have to create templates, style sheets and more for a number of pages. In reality, you need an index.php page and a stylesheet. Anything else is a bonus. A shortcut is to find a theme that you like and to…

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Learning To Code By Building CMSs

Learning To Code By Building CMSs

It’s easy to use Facebook or other CMS every day without thinking about how the code works. This summer I have coded two CMS using Linkedin Learning. One of these CMS was running with PHP and MySQL and the other was running with Ruby On Rails and MySQL. The PHP CMS In the process I learned how to install MySQL, how to get MySQL and PHP to talk to each other. How to organise files between private and public folders…

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New video features

New video features

I will be experimenting with the new video tools for the current version of wordpress so you can expect more original content in the near future. I will specify which system I am using.

Friendconnect

Friendconnect

Today I got round to installing friendconnect on this blog. This means that everyone that has a gmail account can log in and become part of the community sprouting from this blog. You can also comment about things in general now. There’s a new layout now, as a result information is easier to find and the whole site should load quite a bit faster.

I was incomplete

I was incomplete

Yesterday I talked about feeds not being incomplete and how it was a shame that we could not read the article unless we had a connection to the sites in question. Desertrose0601 on twitter pointed out in a blog comment that I was guilty of  the same thing that I was commenting on. That has since been resolved.

Twittervox now has a facebook page

Twittervox now has a facebook page

Twittervox, a show which I do under the name Warzabidul with the help of Loudmouthman of Loudmouthman.com now has a facebook page which I created earlier in the day. The point of this facebook is to bring together all those that have participated in the show so that they may discuss past and future program topics, from social media, through twitter rules and regulations and towards related topics like seesmic and Second life. If you’re on twitter or seesmic and…

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Wikipedia Reaches 2 Million Articles

Wikipedia Reaches 2 Million Articles

A recent article has brought to the world’s attention that Wikipedia has over 2 million articles on its website and that’s great. What it means is that thousands of people have taken a little time out of their day to provide what knowledge they had to a global audience through their small contribution. The World Wide Web was not always as easy to use as it is today. Back when I started using the world wide web there were less…

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Half a Million Visitors

Half a Million Visitors

Over the past year, over half a million visits have been counted to this website. Over the past five months over fifty thousand visits, a month took place. For the period in question, there have been almost two million hits and  58 gigabytes of data transfer.

Four Reasons to be Happy

Four Reasons to be Happy

There are four reasons to be happy today. The first of these is that my MBP is finally in Geneva therefore it is a short matter of days before I get it into my hands and start playing with the computer and the new software. The laptop will be used for all video editing and multimedia work I have whilst the iBook will be used for daily tasks such as surfing the web, mobility, and more. I’m going to have…

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